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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

Euro Rookies Growing in Bench Roles, Starring Satoransky, Bertans and Bender

Like it has been with almost every NBA rookie class in the recent past, this season’s crop has its fair share of international talent. Philadelphia’s Joel Embiid was a candidate for the All-Star Game, despite playing limited minutes and sitting out the…

February 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

The BBALLBREAKDOWN Mock Trade Deadline: Charlotte Hornets

The Charlotte Hornets might be among the least flexible teams in the NBA which presented quite the challenge for this exercise. They’re locked in on a core of their own draftees —Kemba Walker, Cody Zeller and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist—and a couple…

February 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Game Trend: Hornets Not Ready For Warriors Offense From the Jump

It only took the Golden State Warriors five minutes and a couple of Charlotte Hornets mistakes to blow out the visitors.

February 2, 2017 · Leave a comment