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Grading The Deal: Marvin Williams Re-Signs With Hornets

by Christopher Reina

Jul 3, 2016 6:42 PM

Marvin Williams was always destined for this combo forward role as soon as he worked on his perimeter shot and the NBA evolved to match his physical gifts. Read more »

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Grading The Deal: Nicolas Batum Re-Signs With Hornets On $120M Deal

by Christopher Reina

Jul 1, 2016 1:21 PM

The Hornets traded for Nicolas Batum a season before his free agency, thoroughly tested out the fit, really liked the fit and then re-signed him on a five-year, $120 million deal. Read more »

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Grading The Deal: Jeremy Lin Finds New Home In Brooklyn

by Christopher Reina

Jul 1, 2016 12:55 PM

Jeremy Lin has become too good to be a rotation player off the bench but not good enough to be a starting point guard on a playoff team, so he's settled in now with the Nets on a three-year, $36 million deal. Read more »

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The Trade Value Of Russell Westbrook

by Michael Pina

What could the Thunder trade Russell Westbrook for in the final year of his contract if Kevin Durant signs elsewhere? We look at the seven teams who need a point guard and have an attractive package to offer. Read more »
Leroux's 2016 NBA Draft Review

by Danny Leroux

Headlined by the great drafts from the 76ers and Nuggets, we go team-by-team to breakdown how every GM did based on the opportunities available to them. Read more »
2016 Offseason Preview: Charlotte Hornets

by Keith P Smith

The Hornets are in a tricky situation. They are a good team, but not yet a contender. Their ability to add pieces to become a contender is somewhat limited, since they are largely looking at bringing back their own free agents. Read more »
How The Hornets Have Come Back Against Miami

by Matt Lurie

The Heat have the deepest collection of wings in the league, and the Hornets were now scrapping along with one of the weakest. What the Hornets did have, however, was an assortment of big-men, and a head coach that has established a sound defensive system and an ultra conservative offensive style. Read more »
Three Question Playoff Preview: Heat Vs. Hornets

by Brett Koremenos

On whether the Heat can survive the "Dwyane Wade effect", the Hassan Whiteside vs. Al Jefferson matchup and if Josh Richardson is ready for playoff basketball. Read more »
The Maximum Available 2016 Cap Space For All 30 NBA Teams, Version 2.0

by Keith P Smith

Several teams will start the summer assured of having cap space. They'll be joined by several more as roster decisions are made leading up to the summer with more max contract slots available than ever before. Read more »
Kemba Walker And His Newfound Space

by Matt Lurie

The Hornets did well bringing in the right supporting cast to complement Kemba Walker's game, but this stuff doesn't happen accidentally overnight. Read more »
Ten Questions Following The NBA Trade Deadline

by Jonathan Tjarks

What to expect from Channing Frye, Donatas Motiejunas, Markieff Morris, Jeff Green, Randy Foye, Courtney Lee, Jarnell Stokes, plus the future of Mike Conley and whether Orlando kept the right players. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Hornets Acquire Courtney Lee In Three-Team Deal With Grizzlies, Heat

by Keith P Smith

The Hornets had a hole on the wing with Michael Kidd-Gilchrist out for the season, so adding Courtney Lee on an expiring contract allows them to remain in the playoff contention. Read more »
Eastern Conference: Buyers & Sellers

by Keith P Smith

With the trade deadline quickly approaching, we look at which teams in the Eastern Conference will be buying or selling, or could even do either. Read more »
The Merits Of Trading Blake Griffin To The Hornets

by Brett Koremenos

The Clippers are stuck under a glass ceiling while the Hornets are on the mediocrity treadmill. Here's a fake Blake Griffin trade that could help both teams improve. Read more »
2015 Year-End NBA Team Portfolio Rankings

by Christopher Reina

The only considerations are talent, age, cap flexibility and future draft picks with the goal being to eventually compete for and win the NBA Finals. Read more »
Charlotte's Three-Pointer Experiment

by Jonathan Tjarks

This year's version of the Hornets are a controlled experiment to see just how far hoisting 3's can take an average NBA team. Read more »
NBA Season Preview: Charlotte Hornets

by Brett Koremenos

The offense was always going to be centered around Kemba Walker and Al Jefferson, so Lance Stephenson is out and in his place are a plethora of shooters. Charlotte is hoping this revamped roster will be enough to get them back in the playoff race. Read more »
Offseason Review: Charlotte Hornets

by Keith P Smith

The Hornets have questions marks all over their roster and there was a significant opportunity cost of not accepting Boston's offer on draft night along with dealing away Noah Vonleh. Read more »
The Second Chances Of Perry Jones, Jeremy Lamb

by Jonathan Tjarks

Perry Jones III and Jeremy Lamb were supposed to be part of a second wave of young players who would augment the Thunder core as they started making real money. That's how fast the worm can turn in the NBA - from a key part of the future to yesterday's news in a snap of the finger. Read more »
Merging New Shooters With The Rest Of The Hive

by Brett Koremenos

If the three-point shot is both the present and future of the NBA, the last season's performance beyond the arc by the Hornets must have meant they were stuck in the past. The goal this offseason was fairly straightforward: add as much shooting as possible. Read more »