The Hornets return with a familiar roster and a familiar head coach in Steve Clifford. It’s on Clifford to repeat last season’s success.
There are numerous things which point to the great job coach Steve Clifford and his staff have done with the Hornets. One of them, albeit just a small and fun nugget, is the way coach Clifford is ready to navigate his players through opponent out-of-bounds plays.
The Charlotte Hornets succeeded at adjusting their defensive coverage in order to force more desirable looks from the Miami Heat. Problem is that the Heat stayed white hot for the second game in a row.
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.
Head coach Steve Clifford has done a great job at bringing the Charlotte Hornets back to the top10 in defensive efficiency for the third time. Now, he has an important job ahead of him in Charlotte’s most promising playoffs run since the early 2000s.
In what otherwise could have been a low intrigue column of notes and observations, I took a look at Philadelphia’s success at playing four guards against the Charlotte Hornets and specifically Frank Kaminsky.
The legendary Charlotte Hornets announcer Steve Martin joins me to talk about Charlotte’s off-season moves, the outlook on the team’s future and to share his favorite Hornets memories from the past.
To piggy-back on something I said during the season when Al Jefferson went down, we’ve now seen how do we look like as a team when the all of the … Continue reading
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