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The Top Picks From 2020 Are Making Watchable Trouble

by Colin McGowan

Feb 3, 2021 4:11 PM

The most you can ask of a young player, if they're not immediately awesome as so few are, is for them to illumine new possibilities. Anthony Edwards, James Wiseman and LaMelo Ball are certainly doing that during their young careers. Read more »

Tags: James Wiseman, Anthony Edwards, LaMelo Ball, Charlotte Hornets, Golden State Warriors, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA

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On LaMelo Ball, Who May One Day Impress Himself

by John Wilmes

Jan 11, 2021 4:52 PM

What we can see already is that LaMelo Ball is a player with a newness that matters, and that is in all likelihood bound to matter more and more. Read more »

Tags: LaMelo Ball, Charlotte Hornets, NBA

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20-21 NBA Season Preview: Southeast Division

by Keith P Smith

Dec 9, 2020 2:23 PM

While the Heat hope to return to The Finals, the Wizards, Hawks, Hornets and Magic are in the crowded morass of teams from 7-12 hoping for a spot in the play-in tournament. Read more »

Tags: Atlanta Hawks, Charlotte Hornets, Miami Heat, Orlando Magic, Washington Wizards, NBA

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Thirty Futures: Charlotte Hornets

by Colin McGowan

Gordon Hayward is moving to Charlotte to stack ends, buy property, and play relatively pressure-free ball. That is getting older, for a lot of people. You give up a little bit, and realize it feels okay. Read more »
Suspended Indefinitely: Slumping Towards Charlotte

by Colin McGowan

Expansion franchises usually feel weird and fake for a while, because they are, but eventually over time become ordinary and identifiable- something with a history, something you know. The Hornets lack that familiarity, even with 16 seasons and counting in the rearview. Read more »
Ten-Year NBA Net Rating Rankings (Infographics For All 30 Teams)

by Christopher Reina

We look at the trajectory of every team in the NBA in terms of how they rank in the category. Read more »
Thirty Histories: Charlotte Hornets

by Colin McGowan

It is difficult to describe the immensity of a young Larry Johnson. Because even he didn't get a firm handle on it, to use his blazing ability the way he might have if he had possessed it for a little longer. Read more »
2019 Eastern Conference Offseason Chatter From Summer League

by Keith P Smith

With so much turnover this offseason, and another exciting draft class, teams had lots and lots to say. Read more »
Charlotte Hornets: 2019 NBA Offseason Preview

by Keith P Smith

Both Kemba Walker and the Hornets have a complicated $221 million question to deal with this summer that will determine just about everything for both parties. Read more »
The Maximum Available 2019 Cap Space for All 30 NBA Teams, Version 2.0

by Keith P Smith

The Knicks, Clippers, Hawks, Kings and Lakers project to have the most cap space this offseason. Read more »
2018 NBA Offseason Review: Southeast Division

by Keith P Smith

On the offseason moves by the Hawks, Wizards, Magic, Heat and Hornets. Read more »
Thirty Futures: Frank Kaminsky

by Colin McGowan

Frank Kaminsky types are esoteric and small and, in relation to their best colleagues, not all that good at the thing they're supposedly good at. Read more »
The Maximum Available 2019 Cap Space For All 30 NBA Teams

by Keith P Smith

The NBA cap will jump by $7 million while some of the bad contracts of 2016 will come off the books, which means an abundance of cap space again. Read more »
2018 Eastern Conference Summer League Notes

by Keith P Smith

Keith Smith emptied his notebook after speaking to players, coaches, front office personnel and agents with all 15 Eastern Conference teams. Read more »
Leroux's 2018 NBA Draft Review

by Danny Leroux

On how all 30 teams fared in the 2018 NBA Draft. Read more »
Dwight Howard's Long, Multi-Stop Journey Into Irrelevance

by Colin McGowan

Dwight Howard's personal peevishness and immaturity aside, the back half of his career has been a long, agonizing decline for someone who was a bona fide star not so long ago. Read more »
Projected 2018 Cap Space For All 30 NBA Teams, Version 2.0

by Keith P Smith

The Lakers, Pacers, Hawks and 76ers enter the offseason with the most project cap space. Read more »
Ten-Year Net Rating Rankings (Infographics For All 30 Teams)

by Christopher Reina

We look at the trajectory of every team in the NBA in terms of how they rank in the category. Read more »
Kemba Walker Held Captive By Circumstance, By Himself

by Colin McGowan

How often does Kemba Walker get existential? Read more »
Projected 2018 Cap Space For All 30 NBA Teams

by Keith P Smith

Approximately 80 percent of the league will be over the cap. The cap spike that caused multiple teams to have copious amounts of cap space each summer from 2015 through 2017 has now flattened out Read more »