Teams’ Latest Twitter Contest Is #NBADramas
dimemag.com Updated Sep 17 (4 days ago)
The increasingly active and humorous Twitter accounts of NBA teams are at it again. We’ve already shown you our favorite #NBASitcoms and #NBAMovies; now it’s time for some #NBADramas. Here are some miscellaneous notables this time around: Good Wall Hunt…Upvote Share Tweet
New Orleans’ Austin Rivers: “This Is My Year”dimemag.com Sep 6Austin Rivers hasn’t lived up to the massive hype that accompanied his high school recruitment. After a solid but unremarkable freshman season at Duke, Rivers entered the NBA Draft and was chosen tenth overall by the New Orleans Hornets – a development …Upvote Share Tweet
Hornets first-round pick Vonleh out 6-8 weeksnba.com Sep 2The Charlotte Hornets say rookie forward Noah Vonleh will be out for six to eight weeks after surgery to repair a sports hernia.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 26Kobe Bryant will never be traded. Never be traded again, we mean, as our grandparents will tell us tale of the Charlotte Hornets dealing a 17-year old Kobester for something called a “Vlade Divac” just hours after he was drafted in the summer of 1996, b…Upvote Share Tweet
Hornets Coach Clifford Says Lance Stephenson “Can Do Everything” Offensivelydimemag.com Aug 26The 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Watch Amir Johnson Work On His Post Game With Olajuwon & Al Jeffersondimemag.com Aug 26There aren’t many 6-9 power forwards like Amir Johnson, who can hit at better than 30 percent from beyond the arc. Amir added the three-point range last year, but this offseason, he looks to be working on his low-post moves under the dual tutelage of Ha…Upvote Share Tweet
Kobe Bryant Says Cavs Are Making Mistake Trading Andrew Wigginsdimemag.com Aug 15During the 1996 NBA Draft, Kobe Bryant was selected by the Charlotte Hornets with the 13th pick, and promptly traded to the Lakers for center Vlade Divac. At the time, it seemed like a big win for the Hornets, since Divac was one of the better big men i…Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Aug 13Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry won’t be a free agent until the summer of 2017. That’s three years from now. Discussion surrounding Curry should be limited to his chances of navigating the Warriors through a historically difficult Western …Upvote Share Tweet
Larry Bird On Pacers This Season: “We’ll Do Our Best To Make The Playoffs”dimemag.com Aug 13After losing Lance Stephenson to the Charlotte Hornets in free agency and with Paul George likely out for the season, the Pacers are nobody’s favorites to win the East this season. In fact, it’s not far fetched to imagine a scenario where they miss the …Upvote Share TweetHornets owner Michael Jordan, a 14-time NBA All-Star, is pushing to bring the big game back to Charlotte.Upvote Share TweetThe assault and battery case involving Charlotte Hornets rookie guard P.J. Hairston has been rescheduled for September.Upvote Share Tweet
Hayward On Max Contract: “I Don’t Think I have To Live Up To Anything Now”dimemag.com Jul 30Gordon Hayward signed a four-year, $63 million offer sheet with the Charlotte Hornets this off-season. The Utah Jazz matched the offer and will be bringing Hayward back on a maximum-level contract. Yesterday, Hayward spoke about the new reality of being…Upvote Share Tweet
Hornets officially sign Vonleh, Pargonba.com Jul 25The Hornets have announced they've signed rookie forward Noah Vonleh and re-signed veteran point guard Jannero Pargo.Upvote Share TweetThe Hornets announced they've signed free agent point guard Brian Roberts.Upvote Share Tweet
Larry Bird calls Lance Stephenson's exit 'disappointing,' but it's a disappointment of the Pacers' makingLance Stephenson's decision to turn down a five-year, $44 million contract offer from the Indiana Pacers to accept a three-year, $27.4 million deal with the Charlotte Hornets left plenty of people scratching their heads ... including, it seems, Larry Bi…Upvote Share Tweet
Ivan Johnson Gets Tossed For Saying "Really, Motherfucker" At Refdeadspin.com Jul 16What you see here is the Dallas Mavericks' Ivan Johnson getting tossed from a summer league game against the Charlotte Hornets for the crime of looking staring at an official and saying "Really, motherfucker?" after having fallen to the floor.…Upvote Share TweetLance Stephenson is bringing his swag to Charlotte.Upvote Share Tweet
Free-agent roundup: Lakers, Rockets, Hornets turn to Plan B; OKC lands Morrow; Mavs nab Jefferson; etc.yahoo.com Jul 15After LeBron James announced his choice to head back to Ohio on Friday afternoon, the free-agent dam burst, with plenty of players and teams whose activities were on hold while waiting for LeBron's move getting back to work and coming to terms in the ho…Upvote Share Tweet
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