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Will the Hornets be better this year?

SBN: At the Hive (Ben Swanson) — We expect the new additions will make them better in the present, but the most important part might be how it might make them better in the future. The titular question here of course is not one...
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Hornets end Summer League with close loss in semifinals to Houston

SBN: At the Hive (Ben Swanson) — P.J. Hairston shined with 27 points to cap the Hornets' final game of their Summer League play. The Hornets finished their Summer League play with a loss in the tournament semifinals to the ...
  • 3 days ago
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Hornets Summer League semifinals game vs Rockets gamethread

SBN: At the Hive (Ben Swanson) — The game starts at 6 p.m. EST. NBATV is broadcasting the game live, and you can find it on the NBA's broadband league pass app on their website. The Hornets moved on last time in a victory over...
  • 3 days ago
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Bee stings: Hornets now "legitimately dangerous playoff team", Lowe says

SBN: At the Hive (Ben Swanson) — Lance Stephenson's signing has helped further the Hornets' prominent upswing, and has writers and analysts very positive about their chances this season. Zach Lowe of Grantland and formerly of...
  • 3 days ago
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Hornets Summer League tournament: vs Knicks

SBN: At the Hive (Ben Swanson) — Hey all, I'm at the pool but there's a summer league game about to happen so sorry about the lateness, but here's a place to chat while the game happens!
  • 4 days ago
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Where might the Hornets rank in the new Eastern Conference?

SBN: At the Hive (Chris Barnewall) — There's been a lot of movement in the East this off-season. Has the power shift helped the Hornets? In the Charlotte Bobcats era, had you predicted them to be fourth in the East's Southeast...
  • 4 days ago
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Hornets and Lance Stephenson eager to bring talent and experience to fresh start in Charlotte

SBN: At the Hive (Ben Swanson) — Lance Stephenson detailed some of his reasons for leaving a leading contending team to join the Charlotte Hornets in an introductory press conference following his official signing Friday...
  • 5 days ago
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The Charlotte Hornets have a lot of shooting guards

SBN: At the Hive (DBWalker) — It wasn't too long ago that the NBA team in Charlotte could barely put together an NBA level starting five. Now the Hornets find themselves with a wealth of young talent, especially at shooting...
  • 5 days ago
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Hornets Summer League game 5: vs Pelicans

SBN: At the Hive (Ben Swanson) — The Hornets got their first win in Summer League competition led by better scoring across the board. Cody Zeller , assuredly buoyed by the hot sports takes about his first game of the summer,...
  • 6 days ago
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Lance Stephenson's past raises ethical concerns

SBN: At the Hive (Ben Swanson) — Lance Stephenson's past is impossible to ignore, but the reconciling of history, youth and our fandom is a difficult intersection we must navigate. By Ben Swanson and Chris Barnewall From...
  • 6 days ago
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Hornets to sign Lance Stephenson on 3-year, $27 million contract

SBN: At the Hive (Ben Swanson) — With their options to improve the team rapidly dwindling, the Hornets made a move on one of the most talented players still available and came to an agreement to sign former Pacer Lance...
  • 7 days ago
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Zeller's first summer league game back brings DEM HOT TAKEZ YO

SBN: At the Hive (Ben Swanson) — A lesson in contextual quotes and criticism Cody Zeller returned to his first competitive play since the playoffs, starting for the Hornets in their third Summer League game, a rough 23-point...
  • 8 days ago
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Hornets summer league game 3: vs Knicks

SBN: At the Hive (Ben Swanson) — Tipoff: 4 p.m. EST The Hornets should be back to full strength today with Cody Zeller expected back in the lineup following his absence the last two games to attend his brother's wedding. ...
  • 9 days ago
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Hornets unable to control limbs, fall to Kings in Summer League

SBN: At the Hive (Ben Swanson) — Charlotte fouled the Kings 39 times, sending Sacramento to the line for 40 free throws. It was not a successful strategy. The Hornets saw some improvement tonight, but still came up short of a...
  • 10 days ago
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Jeff Taylor on the road to recovery, cleared for full basketball activities

SBN: At the Hive (Ben Swanson) — Though he's not all the way back, Taylor has been practicing following doctors clearing him for basketball activities. Hornets small forward Jeff Taylor has been cleared for full basketball...
  • 10 days ago
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Hornets trade Scotty Hopson for cash. Sweet, sweet cash

SBN: At the Hive (Ben Swanson) — The Hornets have successfully liquidated Brendan Haywood's contract and second-round pick Dwight Powell for cash considerations,  completing a trade tonight with New Orleans exchanging former...
  • 10 days ago
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Hornets Summer League game 2: vs Sacramento gamethread

SBN: At the Hive (Ben Swanson) — The game starts at 6 p.m. EST. Hopefully Noah Vonleh and P.J. Hairston will play better than their horrid debut in which neither shot the ball well against Golden State. It would help if Cody...
  • 10 days ago
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Hornets reach agreement with point guard Brian Roberts

SBN: At the Hive (Chris Barnewall) — The Hornets finally find their backup point guard. The Hornets have reached an agreement on a  two year contract for $5.5 million with point guard Brian Roberts, according to Adrian Wojnarowski...
  • 10 days ago
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Bee stings: Hornets' interest in Lance Stephenson may or may not be serious

SBN: At the Hive (Ben Swanson) — Also, Charlotte has reached out to D.J. Augustin, and the Brendan Haywood trade was completed with Scotty Hopson instead of Alonzo Gee. Per a report from  Sporting News , which is based in...
  • 10 days ago
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Replacing Josh McRoberts

SBN: At the Hive (Derek James) — Josh McRoberts left a huge impact in Charlotte during his 15 month stay with the franchise. Now that he's moved on, the Hornets will have to find a way to replace all that McRoberts does. If...
  • 10 days ago
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