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Game Trend: Kemba Walker Finds His Way Late to Help Pull Out the Victory

It was a long night for Charlotte Hornets leader Kemba Walker, yet he managed to hit shots when the team needed it the most. Kemba Walker was 3-for-18 from the field when he checked back in the game during the fourth quarter. For the first-time…

March 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Game Trend: Cavaliers Exploit Handy Matchups Against Hornets Bench

It feels like we’ve been here before, doesn’t it? A LeBron James team beats the HornCats for the 718th straight time (to be more precise, Charlotte is 1-29 in the last 30 matchups). They seemingly escape with a close win, yet in reality you never…

March 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Do Two-Center Lineups Still Work in the NBA?

The DeMarcus Cousins trade between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Sacramento Kings from this recent All-Star break was of such magnitude that it is likely to go down in NBA history as one of the most fascinating pre-trade deadline transactions ever.

March 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Game Trend: Clippers Outlast Hornets in Hero Ball Exhibition

Kemba Walker and Nicolas Batum combined for 14 made 3-pointers to force overtime against the LA Clippers, yet it ultimately wasn’t enough for the Charlotte Hornets to pull out the win.

February 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Handle Podcast – Jeff Cook: 02/20/17

Idaho State Bengals legend Jeff Cook came on the podcast to relive the Bengals 1976-77 season in which they reached the Elite Eight, share memories from his time with the great 1980s Phoenix Suns and tell stories from teams and leagues like the Cleveland Cavaliers and the…

February 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Game Trend: The Hornets Can Play Well, But They Can’t Do it for a Whole Game

Charlotte Hornets lost a 17-point advantage at Toronto due to missed shots and bad transition defense. It was going just well. The Charlotte Hornets were unlocking the potential of a lineup with Frank Kaminsky at center and entered the…

February 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Handle Podcast – Gus Gerard: 02/13/17

Gus Gerard — one of the few ever Spirits of St. Louis — joined the show to relive the days of the strong ACC in the 1970s, his time in the ABA with the Spirits and the Denver Nuggets, how underrated the Kansas City Kings were and to tell more about the secret life he lead during his play days, how he…

February 13, 2017 · 1 Comment