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Season in Review: Bismack Biyombo

Regular boxscore metrics don’t paint the picture of any kind of improvement by Bismack Biyombo this past season. His averages and thus his impact look the same to the naked … Continue reading

April 21, 2015 · 1 Comment

Hornets Playoff Push: The Mo & Kemba Duo

With us getting closer and closer to the post-season and there being less opportunities for me to present new material regarding the team as a whole, I’ve made an executive … Continue reading

March 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hornets Week 13 & 14: Kemba’s Replacements

With Kemba out until at least March due to a surgery on his left meniscus, it’s time to look at relevant topics concerning the guys who are now filling his … Continue reading

February 4, 2015 · 2 Comments

Hornets Week 11 & 12: Defense Remains Stingy

A few topics from the last two weeks that I want to get to… Defensive Numbers Stay Put The state of the Al-less Hornets was pretty much covered two weeks … Continue reading

January 21, 2015 · 3 Comments

Hornets Week 10: OffRtg Without Kemba – 73.7

It’s been a fascinating week of games to watch for Hornets fans as this feels like our first real stint without Al Jefferson on the court ever since the big … Continue reading

January 7, 2015 · 9 Comments

Analyzing Film: Al Jefferson’s Bad Defense in 4th Quarters

A bit of a different approach for the Week 7 blog. Following an 0-4 week, two of the losses again coming in close games, I was tempted to re-watch every … Continue reading

December 19, 2014 · 5 Comments

The Channing Frye Effect: Explaining the Orlando Loss

A full day has passed since our Charlotte Hornets surrendered a 23-point lead to the Orlando Magic and lost. Enough time has gone by for everybody to calm down and … Continue reading

November 23, 2014 · 3 Comments

Analyzing Film: Maxiell vs. Biyombo

The 3-5 Charlotte Hornets start has formed a lot of possible topics for debate. Ones that concern the gelling process of our roster and the overall chemistry of it, some … Continue reading

November 13, 2014 · 5 Comments