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Does Nic Batum’s ‘Unfinished Business’ Comment Mean He’s Re-Sig…

Does Nic Batum’s ‘Unfinished Business’ Comment Mean He’s Re-Signing With Charlotte?

dimemag.com Updated 14 hours ago
Getty Image Nicolas Batum rebounded nicely in 2015-16 after a down season, helping guide the Hornets to the playoffs. The Frenchman averaged nearly 15 points and six assists for Steve Clifford’s club this season, and he started all seventy regular seaso…
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  • Why Jeremy Lin ‘Absolutely’ Wants To Re-Sign With The Hornets, …

    Why Jeremy Lin ‘Absolutely’ Wants To Re-Sign With The Hornets, But Shouldn’t Take A Discount

    dimemag.com May 2 (yesterday)
    Getty Image Regardless of their Game 7 loss to the Miami Heat on Sunday and a disappointing early postseason exit, the Charlotte Hornets are coming off one of their most promising campaigns in franchise history. They’ve improved exponentially since last…
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  • Despite blowout loss, Steve Clifford and Hornets leave their ma…

    Despite blowout loss, Steve Clifford and Hornets leave their mark

    ESPN.com May 1 (2 days ago)
    Despite blowout loss, Steve Clifford and Hornets leave their mark
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  • Heat scorch Hornets behind Dragic, Whiteside to win blowout Gam…

    Heat scorch Hornets behind Dragic, Whiteside to win blowout Game 7

    yahoo.com May 1 (3 days ago)
    Before Sunday's do-or-die Game 7 against the Charlotte Hornets, ABC's cameras captured Miami Heat superstar Dwyane Wade seeming to be overcome by emotion during the singing of the national anthem: Dwyane Wade shedding a tear and getting emotional during…
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  • This Video Of Scottie Pippen Surprising Michael Jordan Will Mak…

    This Video Of Scottie Pippen Surprising Michael Jordan Will Make You Long For The 1990s

    dimemag.com May 1 (3 days ago)
    Scottie Pippen daps up Michael Jordan at Heat-Hornets Game 7 pic.twitter.com/SMnFuuPzCS — Kenny Ducey (@KennyDucey) May 1, 2016 The NBA was a much different place in the 1990s than it is today, and we’re of the opinion that changes to the league over th…
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  • Three Things to Watch in Game 7: Miami and Charlotte Edition

    Three Things to Watch in Game 7: Miami and Charlotte Edition

    yahoo.com May 1 (3 days ago)
    The Miami Heat and Charlotte Hornets have streaked to a series-deciding Game 7, set to tip at 1 ET on Sunday afternoon. Both teams have second-round merits, but as is always the case with these sorts of close calls, the slightest edge could make the dif…
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  • Purple Shirt Man Came Forward To Defend His Ridiculous Court-Si…

    Purple Shirt Man Came Forward To Defend His Ridiculous Court-Side Antics

    dimemag.com Apr 30 (3 days ago)
    Getty Image You know how we feel about Purple Shirt Man by now. Hopefully, you feel the same way. Despite fueling Dwyane Wade’s throwback crunch-time performance and thereby negatively affecting the Charlotte Hornets, though, the playoffs’ most infamous…
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  • The Hornets Shouldn’t Let Purple Shirt Man Sit Court-Side After…

    The Hornets Shouldn’t Let Purple Shirt Man Sit Court-Side After Provoking Dwyane Wade

    dimemag.com deadspin.com Apr 30 (4 days ago)
    Getty Image Flash was back Friday night, in a big, weird way. Three-pointers? Wade? The notoriously inaccurate shooter from deep connected on two triples in the final frame and the Heat are heading back to Miami for a Game 7 Sunday matinee when NBA fans…
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  • Dwyane Wade Found ‘Flash’ With Crunch-Time Heroics To Force Gam…

    Dwyane Wade Found ‘Flash’ With Crunch-Time Heroics To Force Game 7 Against The Hornets

    dimemag.com Apr 29 (4 days ago)
    Getty Image Dwyane Wade isn’t his former self. He can’t come close to running as fast, jumping as high, or cutting as hard as the live-wire superstar who terrorized the league for so many years in the late 2000s and early 2010s. Don’t tell that to the C…
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  • There Is No Smart Bush

    There Is No Smart Bush

    deadspin.com Apr 29 (4 days ago)
    Tonight in the first round of the NBA playoffs, the Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade made several remarkable shots to force a Game 7 against the Charlotte Hornets. Jeb Bush, who has nothing better to do than tweet about basketball like the rest of us, celebrate…
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  • Hornets' Hawes (MCL sprain) likely out for series

    Hornets' Hawes (MCL sprain) likely out for series

    ESPN.com nba.com Apr 28 (5 days ago)
    Hornets' Hawes (MCL sprain) likely out for series
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  • Dwyane Wade Might See Similarities With 2012, But He Doesn’t Ha…

    Dwyane Wade Might See Similarities With 2012, But He Doesn’t Have LeBron For This Game 6

    dimemag.com yahoo.com deadspin.com Apr 28 (6 days ago)
    Getty Image After going up 2-0 against the Charlotte Hornets, the well ran dry for the Miami Heat and they now face a 3-2 deficit heading to Charlotte for Game 6. Miami is looking for their first playoff series win since LeBron James returned to Clevela…
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  • Gabrielle Union Unleashes A Spectacular Twitter Tirade After Dw…

    Gabrielle Union Unleashes A Spectacular Twitter Tirade After Dwyane Wade’s No-Call

    dimemag.com Apr 28 (6 days ago)
    USA TODAY Sports I guess Gabrielle Union can’t get on her husband, Dwyane Wade, any more about hitting the glass hard. Wade, as you might have seen in the Heat’s 90-88 loss to the Hornets Wednesday night, looked like he might have been fouled (or not) o…
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  • Courtney Lee keeps the faith, stuns Heat to give Hornets 3-2 le…

    Courtney Lee keeps the faith, stuns Heat to give Hornets 3-2 lead

    yahoo.com Apr 28 (6 days ago)
    You know, for a 6-foot-5 shooting guard, Courtney Lee sure seems to be a pretty important offensive rebounder. [Follow Dunks Don't Lie on Tumblr: The best slams from all of basketball] Two nights after grabbing a crucial carom of a Kemba Walker miss wit…
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  • Luol Deng Drove The Lane And Dropped This Huge Hammer Dunk On T…

    Luol Deng Drove The Lane And Dropped This Huge Hammer Dunk On The Hornets

    dimemag.com Apr 27 (6 days ago)
    Midway through the second quarter of Game of 5 in Miami, Luol Deng caught a sweet dime from Josh Richardson in the lane and threw down a filthy, one-handed, tomahawk jam over the Hornets. The Heat are hoping to take a 3-2 series lead on their home court…
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  • Did The Hornets Coach Just Shade Dwyane Wade, The GOAT At Flopp…

    Did The Hornets Coach Just Shade Dwyane Wade, The GOAT At Flopping?

    dimemag.com ESPN.com Apr 27 (7 days ago)
    Getty Image “That’s a flop.” That utterance annoys us. Yes, flopping happens, more than any basketball fan wants to admit, but we’re tired of armchair analysts jumping to their feet any time they see contact that’s embellished. It’s an onerous part of t…
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  • Jordan on HB2: Hornets 'opposed to discrimination in any form'

    Jordan on HB2: Hornets 'opposed to discrimination in any form'

    One week after NBA Commissioner Adam Silver clarified the league's willingness to move the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte if North Carolina legislators do not overturn a controversial new state law that reverses a Charlotte ordinance that had expan…
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  • Video - Warriors Cruise Past Shorthanded Pelicans 00:57

    Warriors Cruise Past Shorthanded Pelicans

    Mar 20
    Playing without Anthony Davis, the Pelicans fell to the Warriors, who got 22 points from Harrison Barnes in a 112-96 win.
  • Video - Suns Beat Davis-Less Pelicans 00:50

    Suns Beat Davis-Less Pelicans

    Mar 19
    The Suns held on to beat the Pelicans, who played without center Anthony Davis.
  • Video - Nuggets Survive In Double OT 01:38

    Nuggets Survive In Double OT

    Mar 15
    Kenneth Faried dropped 20 points and pulled down 10 rebounds to help the Nuggets outlast the Pelicans in double overtime 118-111.
  • Video - NBA Top Plays 01:08

    NBA Top Plays

    Mar 15
    Anthony Davis' block that led to a high-flying slam is the top play of the night in the NBA.