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The Handle Podcast – Justin Thomas: 10/27/15

ESPN 730’s Justin Thomas joined me to talk Charlotte Hornets, P.J. Hairston’s starting role and his fit among the starters, Frank Kaminsky being the fifth big man, the rotation and the team on the whole the day before the 2015-16 NBA season starts for Charlotte.

October 28, 2015 · 4 Comments

Season in Review: Kemba Walker

Kemba Walker is a hard worker and a feisty player which helpsĀ buildingĀ the narrative that he’s a very good defender. That isn’t though necessarily the case and there are certain shortcomings … Continue reading

April 20, 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

Hornets Week 8 & 9: Kemba’s Hot Shooting Without Lance

A bit of a belated column this week due to me considering to move on to a format of one Hornets blog every two weeks and wanting to acquire a … Continue reading

December 29, 2014 · 2 Comments

Hornets Week 6: Interesting Defensive Wrinkles

A write-up on what was a particularly long “week” with two 4-day breaks in between… Aggressive Help vs. Chicago Following a break during which we reportedly paid more attention to … Continue reading

December 11, 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

Hornets Week 3: One Like and Many Dislikes

A bit late this week considering that we started the season on a Wednesday, but I guess there is no harm, no foul since we only play the first game … Continue reading

November 21, 2014 · 2 Comments