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Hornets Coach Clifford Says Lance Stephenson “Can Do Everything…

Hornets Coach Clifford Says Lance Stephenson “Can Do Everything” Offensively

dimemag.com Updated Aug 26 (7 days ago)
The 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…
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  • Here are the Charlotte Hornets' new uniforms, featuring plenty …

    Here are the Charlotte Hornets' new uniforms, featuring plenty of purple and teal (Photos)

    The 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…
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  • Spurs dismantle Heat again to take 3-1 Finals lead

    Spurs dismantle Heat again to take 3-1 Finals lead

    CNNSI.com Jun 13
    The Spurs are one win from the NBA title after their 107-86 rout of the Heat in Game 4 of the Finals.
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  • 30 GIFs To Explain Every NBA Team’s 2013-2014 Season

    30 GIFs To Explain Every NBA Team’s 2013-2014 Season

    dimemag.com Jun 5
    Reddit 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 …
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  • NBA Mock Draft 2.0: Joel Embiid, Andrew Wiggins top new-look lo…

    NBA Mock Draft 2.0: Joel Embiid, Andrew Wiggins top new-look lottery

    CNNSI.com Jun 4
    Where will the biggest names go on draft night? We unveil our Mock Draft 2.0, led by a new No. 1.
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  • 2014 NBA Finals: Legacies on the line in Heat-Spurs II

    2014 NBA Finals: Legacies on the line in Heat-Spurs II

    CNNSI.com Jun 3
    The Heat-Spurs Finals rematch is for more than just the 2014 championship -- it's for history.
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  • We Reminisce: The Hornets Return, And We Remember Bobby Phills

    We Reminisce: The Hornets Return, And We Remember Bobby Phills

    dimemag.com May 20
    The 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…
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  • 2014 NBA draft lottery: Each team's shopping list

    2014 NBA draft lottery: Each team's shopping list

    yahoo.com May 20
    Each 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…
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  • Eastern Conference finals preview: Heat-Pacers

    Eastern Conference finals preview: Heat-Pacers

    CNNSI.com May 16
    They took opposite paths to the East finals, but the Heat and Pacers still know what's on the line.
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  • Nets show some life, keep LeBron James quiet in second half

    Nets show some life, keep LeBron James quiet in second half

    Now 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 …
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  • Mannix: Indiana wins ugly in Game 3 over Washington

    Mannix: Indiana wins ugly in Game 3 over Washington

    CNNSI.com May 10
    Indiana's 85-63 win over Washington in Game 3 wasn't pretty, but that's just how the Pacers like it.
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  • The 10 Best Moments From The NBA Playoffs So Far

    The 10 Best Moments From The NBA Playoffs So Far

    dimemag.com May 6
    Good 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…
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  • Bobcats forward McRoberts undergoes toe surgery

    Bobcats forward McRoberts undergoes toe surgery

    nba.com May 1
    Charlotte Bobcats power forward Josh McRoberts had surgery Wednesday to remove bone spurs from his left big toe.
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  • The Charlotte Bobcats? Gone till November

    The Charlotte Bobcats? Gone till November

    yahoo.com Apr 30
    With every season that ends, for the playoff teams at least, we felt it right to take a look ahead. TNT already has the rights to "Gone Fishin'," and because we're sure that someone, somewhere, still likes that Wyclef song, we're going with &q…
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  • Big Al And The Bobcats Deserved More Than What They Got

    Big Al And The Bobcats Deserved More Than What They Got

    deadspin.com Apr 29
    For a few short minutes during the Bobcats' Game 3 loss to the Miami Heat, Al Jefferson did his thing. Which is to say he stuck his ass into whatever helpless defender got himself dragged onto the left block, took a brief moment to size up the situation…
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  • LeBron James Finishes Off Bobcats After Banging Leg

    LeBron James Finishes Off Bobcats After Banging Leg

    dimemag.com Apr 29
    Going into Game 4 against the Charlotte Bobcats on Monday night, the Heat needed one more victory to sweep the first round (before tonight they were the only higher-seeded team to lead their series). Charlotte was not going down without a fight, as they…
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  • Video - Full-Extension, Above-The-Rim Alley-Oop 00:17

    Full-Extension, Above-The-Rim Alley-Oop

    Jul 20
    In summer league play, Charlotte Hornets guard Rion Brown unleashed a full-force, alley-oop jam against the New York Knicks.
  • Video - Buzzer-Beating 3-Pointer 00:12

    Buzzer-Beating 3-Pointer

    Jul 16
    Roberto Nelson ran down the court and shot a 3 at the buzzer to give the Hornets an 82-81 summer league win over the Mavericks.
  • Video - Stephenson's Impact On Hornets 03:49

    Stephenson's Impact On Hornets

    Jul 16
    Avery Johnson and Tom Penn discuss the impact of Lance Stephenson signing with the Charlotte Hornets and how it affects the Pacers.
  • Video - Stephenson Signs With Hornets 02:31

    Stephenson Signs With Hornets

    Jul 16
    Chris Broussard discusses Lance Stephenson's decision to sign a three-year, $27 million deal with the Charlotte Hornets.

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  • Kevin Durant of Oklahoma City Thunder stays with Nike after shoe company m…

    Aug 31
    With Kevin Durant on the verge of a move to Under Armour, sources told ESPN on Sunday that Nike has exercised its right to match any rival shoe company's offer to the Oklahoma City Thunder star.
  • Sources: Spurs, Clips join race to sign Allen

    Aug 30
    The San Antonio Spurs and the Los Angeles Clippers are the latest elite teams to join the race to sign Ray Allen, ESPN.com has learned.
  • San Antonio Spurs have interest in signing Mexico star center Gustavo Ayon

    Aug 29
    The San Antonio Spurs have expressed interest in signing Mexico star center Gustavo Ayon, ESPN.com has learned.
  • Team USA fields youngest squad since '92

    Aug 29
    USA Basketball will field its youngest team since 1992 when it takes the court for the FIBA World Cup this weekend.