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Looking Back at Al Jefferson Missing Chippies and Throwing Down Dunks

Al Jefferson’s FG percentage near the rim has dropped quite low the last two seasons. A barrage of missed chippies only has highlighted that. Yet, in the meantime, the 12-year veteran somehow had his dunking-est year for the Hornets as well.

May 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

How the Heat Broke Down Charlotte’s Defense in Game 1

The Charlotte Hornets started their first round series against the Miami Heat continuing to use a reasonable amount of aggressive coverage of the pick-n-roll. Only the Heat were ready for that and blew the Hornets defense out of the water.

April 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Hornets Allow the Wizards to Flourish in Transition

The Charlotte Hornets failed to stop the fast-breaking Washington Wizards and thus lost an important game with regards to playoff seeding.

April 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Hornets 105, Nets 100: Notes and Observations

Al Jefferson willingly spread the ball around from the post as the Brooklyn Nets tried to stop Charlotte’s second unit go-to scorer with double-teams.

March 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Hornets 76, Hawks 87: Notes and Observations

The sleepy Charlotte Hornets were no match for the Atlanta Hawks’ alert and mobile defense which awarded the division foes a valuable tiebreaker.

February 29, 2016 · 2 Comments

NBA’s Top 7 Chuckers of This Season

Which NBA players shoot the ball the most per the number of touches they receive during the game and why? A breakdown of the top 7 “chuckers” so far.

January 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Hornets 108, Lakers 98: Notes and Observations

The Charlotte Hornets have returned to .500 against the Los Angeles Lakers in the Bobcats-Hornets era. A few notes on Charlotte’s success against Kobe Bryant’s Lakers teams and the game from last night itself.

December 29, 2015 · Leave a comment