300-Pound College Pitcher Takes Internet By Storm
deadspin.com Updated May 30
St. Thomas (Miami) pitcher Ben Ancheff got the whole Internet talking last night after starting in the Bobcats’ NAIA World Series game in Idaho last night against Lewis-Clark State. But it wasn’t his 5.40 ERA or his unimpressive 3-2 record that blew eve…Share Tweet
yahoo.com Apr 8The Charlotte Hornets’ return to the postseason in 2015 was always going to be a tenuous proposition, the team overachieved a bit in winning 43 games in its final year as the “Bobcats” last season, and LeBron James’ return to the Cleveland Cavaliers jus…Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 5There's this play that Steve Clifford likes to run when his Charlotte club, whether Bobcats or Hornets, is triggering an inbounds from the baseline under their opponents' basket. Put Gerald Henderson in the paint next to a big on the block, have Henders…Share Tweetdeadspin.com Nov 19, 2014The NBA announced in a memo Wednesday evening that Hornets small forward Jeffery Taylor had been given a 24-game unpaid suspension, after he pleaded guilty in late October to misdemeanor domestic violence assault. He was sentenced to 18 months probation…Share Tweet
Yeah, Everyone Likes The Hornets More Than The Bobcatsdeadspin.com Nov 7, 2014This chart from the Wall Street Journal shows Cleveland, predictably, getting the biggest bump in Facebook likes this offseason after bringing LeBron home. But Charlotte was the only other team to have their likes increase by more than 10 percent, and t…Share Tweet
Obama On Jordan’s Golf Quip: Think More About The Bobcats – Or Hornetsdimemag.com Nov 5, 2014We just think it’s cool that President Barack Obama and NBA icon Michael Jordan are even friends. That they feel comfortable poking fun at one another through the media? Pretty awesome. After Jordan recently quipped that Obama is “a s****y golfer”, POTU…Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 23, 2014The rebranding of the Charlotte Bobcats as the Charlotte Hornets has been a very positive experience, with a franchise in need of market traction and increased popularity grabbing hold of one of the most recognizable brands in the NBA's past 25 years. T…Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 3, 2014One of last season's best stories began with one of its most widely criticized moves. The Charlotte Bobcats' decision to give Al Jefferson a three-year, $40.5 million deal on July 4, 2013, got lit up like the sky in an Independence Day fireworks display…Share Tweet
Watch Lance Stephenson’s “Hot N***a” Remix Music Videodimemag.com Sep 23, 2014The hottest beat of the summer is Bobby Shmurda‘s “Hot N***a.” Pretty much every rapper has tried their hand at riding the same beat during an avalanche of remixes this summer. Lance Stephenson recently put his new Hornets hat in the ring, and his simpa…Share Tweet
Charles Barkley blames his 'rift' with Michael Jordan on his criticism of the former Charlotte Bobcatsyahoo.com Sep 4, 2014Basketball Hall of Famers Charles Barkley and Michael Jordan have a decades-long friendship that is probably the most documented and detailed in NBA history. Sure, Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell had their good times toward the end, and Larry Bird and…Share Tweet
Hornets Coach Clifford Says Lance Stephenson “Can Do Everything” Offensivelydimemag.com Aug 26, 2014The Charlotte Bobcats were one of the most surprising teams of the 2013-2014 season. Broadly questioned when they signed Al Jefferson to an outsized contract of three years and $40 million last summer, the Bobcats rode his low-post supremacy and team-wi…Share TweetThe Charlotte Hornets introduced three new uniforms on Thursday, completing the long process of moving away from the Bobcats brand and reclaiming the Hornets mantle from the similarly rechristened New Orleans Pelicans. And as promised by owner Michael J…Share TweetCNNSI.com Jun 13, 2014The Spurs are one win from the NBA title after their 107-86 rout of the Heat in Game 4 of the Finals.Share Tweet
30 GIFs To Explain Every NBA Team’s 2013-2014 Seasondimemag.com Jun 5, 2014Reddit user Orly6454 recently asked followers of r/nba to describe their favorite team’s season in a single GIF. We did it for them. Atlanta Hawks Boston Celtics Brooklyn Nets (GIF via SBNation) Charlotte Bobcats (GIF via reddit user ChaHornets1) Click …Share Tweet
NBA Mock Draft 2.0: Joel Embiid, Andrew Wiggins top new-look lotteryCNNSI.com Jun 4, 2014Where will the biggest names go on draft night? We unveil our Mock Draft 2.0, led by a new No. 1.Share Tweet
2014 NBA Finals: Legacies on the line in Heat-Spurs IICNNSI.com Jun 3, 2014The Heat-Spurs Finals rematch is for more than just the 2014 championship -- it's for history.Share Tweet
We Reminisce: The Hornets Return, And We Remember Bobby Phillsdimemag.com May 20, 2014The Charlotte Bobcats are no more, so you can finally put those Primoz Brezec jerseys away for good. The franchise is officially bringing back the Hornets team name today. As part of the name change back to the original moniker, we take time to remember…Share Tweet
2014 NBA draft lottery: Each team's shopping listyahoo.com May 20, 2014Each team in the 2014 NBA draft lottery needs something. OK, some of them need a lot of somethings. The Ball Don't Lie staff takes a look at the biggest positions of need for each team holding a lottery pick, along with the wild-card Charlotte Bobcats H…Share Tweet
Eastern Conference finals preview: Heat-PacersCNNSI.com May 16, 2014They took opposite paths to the East finals, but the Heat and Pacers still know what's on the line.Share Tweetnydailynews.com May 11, 2014Now you can say these Nets are built to play the Heat in the playoffs. We still don’t think they’ll end the Heat’s two-year reign, but at least the Nets aren’t going to go down like Michael Jordan’s Bobcats did in the first round, on the wrong end of a …Share Tweet
Mannix: Indiana wins ugly in Game 3 over WashingtonCNNSI.com May 10, 2014Indiana's 85-63 win over Washington in Game 3 wasn't pretty, but that's just how the Pacers like it.Share Tweet
The 10 Best Moments From The NBA Playoffs So Fardimemag.com May 6, 2014Good news: We are still very early into the conference semifinals, meaning there is still a lot more trash-talking to be had, buzzer-beaters to be made and dunks to be slammed for the rest of the playoffs. Bad news: We are already in May at the conferen…Share Tweet
Kings Cruise Past HornetsMar 20The Kings topped the Hornets 101-91 to snap their four-game losing streak.
Clippers Hold Off HornetsMar 17The Clippers topped the Hornets 99-92 to snap their two-game losing streak.
Jazz Rout HornetsMar 16The Jazz scored 61 points in the first half and went on to beat the Hornets 94-66.
Kings Snap SlideMar 11DeMarcus Cousins' double-double of 20 points and 14 rebounds helped the Kings snap a four-game slide with a 112-106 win over the Hornets.
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