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Michael Jordan Can ‘No Longer Stay Silent’ About The Senseless …

Michael Jordan Can ‘No Longer Stay Silent’ About The Senseless Killings Of African-Americans And Police Officers

dimemag.com yahoo.com Updated Jul 25
Getty Image Michael Jordan has had enough. The six-time NBA champion, majority owner of the Charlotte Hornets, and consensus pick as the greatest basketball player of all time released a lengthy statement concerning the nation’s growing divide between c…
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  • Hornets co-owner rips NBA, pols for All-Star exit in wild email

    Hornets co-owner rips NBA, pols for All-Star exit in wild email

    yahoo.com Jul 22
    The NBA on Thursday followed through on multiple previous threats by announcing it was pulling the 2017 NBA All-Star Game out of Charlotte in opposition to House Bill 2, a law passed in March by North Carolina legislators and signed by Republican Gov. P…
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  • Hornets Minority Owner Has Wild, Bigoted Shit To Say About The …

    Hornets Minority Owner Has Wild, Bigoted Shit To Say About The NBA Moving The All-Star Game

    deadspin.com Jul 22
    When the NBA announced it was moving the 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte, North Carolina, because of anti-LGBT legislation the state passed in March, the Hornets reacted quite reasonably. “We understand the NBA’s decision and the challenges around hol…
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  • Hornets' statement on 2017 All-Star Game

    Hornets' statement on 2017 All-Star Game

    nba.com Jul 21
    The Charlotte Hornets and Chairman Michael Jordan on Thursday released the following statement regarding the 2017 NBA All-Star Game:
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  • Hornets' John Brown talks the best game at Orlando Summer Leagu…

    Hornets' John Brown talks the best game at Orlando Summer League

    ESPN.com Jul 8
    Hornets' John Brown talks the best game at Orlando Summer League
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  • Jeremy Lin Thanked Hornets Fans For His ‘Most Enjoyable Season …

    Jeremy Lin Thanked Hornets Fans For His ‘Most Enjoyable Season In The NBA’ On Reddit

    dimemag.com Jul 2
    Getty Image Jeremy Lin seemed like he really was enjoying himself in Charlotte this past season. The former Harvard star helped lead the Hornets to the playoffs before they were eventually knocked out by Miami, but even though he openly said he wanted t…
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  • Marvin Williams Reportedly Rebuffed Bigger Offers To Re-Sign Wi…

    Marvin Williams Reportedly Rebuffed Bigger Offers To Re-Sign With The Hornets

    dimemag.com Jul 2
    USA TODAY Sports Many think of Marvin Williams as the guy the Hawks drafted ahead of Chris Paul in 2005, but the former North Carolina wing who went No. 2 overall in that draft has carved out a nice niche for himself in the NBA as a 3&D guy who does…
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  • The NBA Declares They ‘Do Not Endorse’ The Changes To North Car…

    The NBA Declares They ‘Do Not Endorse’ The Changes To North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT HB2 Law

    dimemag.com Jul 1
    Twitter (@nbacares Just days after NBA Commissioner Adam Silver was sighted walking in NYC’s Pride Parade, the NBA and the Charlotte Hornets released a statement stating that the current Anti-LGBT law up for passage in the North Carolina legislature is …
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  • Nicolas Batum Has Reportedly Agreed On A 5-Year, $120 Million D…

    Nicolas Batum Has Reportedly Agreed On A 5-Year, $120 Million Deal To Re-Sign With The Hornets

    Getty Image At this time last year, Nicolas Batum was dealt to the Charlotte Hornets from Portland for Noah Vonleh and Gerald Henderson. The Blazers were clearing house after losing LaMarcus Aldridge to the Spurs, and Batum was one of the four starters …
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  • Hornets' Kaminsky to have 'minor procedure' on chest

    Hornets' Kaminsky to have 'minor procedure' on chest

    nba.com Jun 28
    The Hornets say forward Frank Kaminsky will undergo a "minor procedure" on Wednesday to repair a small pocket of air between his lung and chest wall and will not participate in the Pro Summer League in Orlando.
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  • Kings dealing Chriss to Suns; Belinelli to Hornets

    Kings dealing Chriss to Suns; Belinelli to Hornets

    ESPN.com Jun 23
    Kings dealing Chriss to Suns; Belinelli to Hornets
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  • Nearly Perfect: The Night The Bulls Were Tired

    Nearly Perfect: The Night The Bulls Were Tired

    deadspin.com Jun 16
    On April 8, 1996, the Chicago Bulls trudged into the United Center on an unseasonably cold Monday night to face the Charlotte Hornets. They hadn’t lost at home in 44 games. The Hornets, meanwhile, entered the game as the East’s eighth seed, with a recor…
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  • Where Will Jeremy Lin Land This Summer In Free Agency?

    Where Will Jeremy Lin Land This Summer In Free Agency?

    dimemag.com Jun 7
    USA TODAY Sports Jeremy Lin is going to be one of the NBA’s most fascinating free-agency cases this summer. After a forgettable year with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2014-15, he was something of a reclamation project when he signed a two-year deal with th…
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  • NBA Rumor Central: Nicolas Batum set to re-sign with Hornets?

    NBA Rumor Central: Nicolas Batum set to re-sign with Hornets?

    ESPN.com May 30
    NBA Rumor Central: Nicolas Batum set to re-sign with Hornets?
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  • Watch Jeremy Lin Take On A 14-Year-Old Iceland Fan One-On-One

    Watch Jeremy Lin Take On A 14-Year-Old Iceland Fan One-On-One

    dimemag.com May 22
    Jeremy Lin is undoubtedly one of the most down-to-earth players in the NBA. We’ve seen the Hornets point guard interact with his fans online before, like when he went undercover as a bearded trainer, and he’s so unassuming that sometimes he even has tro…
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  • Source: Rockets to interview Hornets' Silas again

    Source: Rockets to interview Hornets' Silas again

    ESPN.com May 19
    Source: Rockets to interview Hornets' Silas again
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  • Hornets' Walker undergoes successful knee surgery

    Hornets' Walker undergoes successful knee surgery

    nba.com May 9
    Charlotte Hornets guard Kemba Walker underwent successful surgery today to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee. The procedure was completed by Hornets Team Physician Dr. Marcus Cook at Novant Orthopedic Hospital in Charlotte. Walker is expected to r…
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  • Houston Rockets to interview former Suns coach Jeff Hornacek, H…

    Houston Rockets to interview former Suns coach Jeff Hornacek, Hornets assistant coach Stephen Silas, according to sources

    ESPN.com May 5
    Former Suns coach Jeff Hornacek and current Hornets assistant coach Stephen Silas will interview for the Houston Rockets' coaching vacancy, sources told ESPN's Brian Windhorst.
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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 May 3
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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 Apr 30
    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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  • 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.