Charlotte Hornets

Why are there no black Koch brothers?

<b>The full version of this story was originally published by The Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative news organization in Washington, D.C.</b><p>Media mogul Oprah Winfrey is worth nearly $3 billion.<p>Basketball legend-turned-businessman Michael Jordan's net worth is a reported …

Politics

San Antonio Spurs: As the offseason wanes, two decisions remain

The San Antonio Spurs still have two decisions that linger in an already chaotic offseason.<p>In an unusual summer for the San Antonio Spurs, they lost …

NBA

Who should start at center for the Charlotte Hornets? Willy Hernangomez or Cody Zeller?

Willy Hernangomez made a strong case to be the starting center in Las Vegas’ Summer League. Nonetheless, Cody Zeller won’t give up his presumed …

NBA

Charlotte Hornets: Isaiah Wilkins signed to training camp deal

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - MARCH 3: Isaiah Wilkins #21 of the Virginia Cavaliers cheers in the second half during a game against the Notre Dame Fighting …

NBA

Hopeful Hive, Keeping faith in the Charlotte Hornets

After back to back losing seasons, the Charlotte Hornets and their fans are looking forward to a bounce back campaign in 2018-19.<p>What is it to be a …

Basketball

Canada's Gilgeous-Alexander looks to create own path with Clippers

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is stepping into the bright lights of Los Angeles, but the Toronto native has no qualms about stepping in to fill the big …

Basketball

Liverpool set for a warm southern welcome as they return to Charlotte for first game of US tour

With passionate supporters from all across the American south, British-style ale houses conveniently surrounding a handy downtown stadium and …

Soccer

Here’s a first look at Kawhi Leonard, DeMar DeRozan in new jerseys, via NBA 2K

Kawhi Leonard is a member of the Toronto Raptors now. There’s no way of getting around it. Even with rumors swirling about whether or not he will be …

Basketball

The Proving Grounds: Justise Winslow Versus Trades That Never Happened

Back in June of 2015, Duke forward Justise Winslow was a popular man. The Boston Celtics infamously offered the Charlotte Hornets and Miami Heat six …

NBA

Charlotte Hornets: Was Miles Bridges the right pick?

Miles Bridges wasn’t the prospect that everyone wanted the Charlotte Hornets to take but was he the right pick for them?<p>The day after the NBA Draft, …

Basketball

NBA free agents: Team-by-team lists for 2018 and 2019

<b>Key</b>: Restricted = Restricted free agent; Player = Player option; Team = Team option; ETO = Early termination option<p>ATLANTA HAWKS<p>2018 free …

NBA

Raptors president Masai Ujiri apologizes to DeMar DeRozan after Kawhi Leonard trade

Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri opened Friday's news conference regarding Wednesday’s blockbuster trade for Kawhi Leonard by apologizing to outgoing All-Star DeMar DeRozan.<p>“I want to not only apologize to DeMar DeRozan for maybe a gap of miscommunication but also to acknowledge him and what …

NBA

The Hornets upgraded their center position by ridding themselves of Dwight Howard

When the Charlotte Hornets acquired Dwight Howard in return for a package of Marco Belinelli and Miles Plumlee, the general reaction was that the …

NBA

NBA win total odds: How every team's 2018-19 projections have changed since the end of last season

The Cavaliers and Lakers had the biggest changes this offseason, all thanks to a certain player switching teams<p>It's been well over a month now since …

NBA

Report: Nets Acquire Jared Dudley, 2nd-Round Pick In Trade With Suns

<i>By WFAN.com</i><p>The Nets have reportedly acquired veteran forward Jared Dudley and a 2021 second-round pick from the Phoenix Suns for power forward …

NBA

Washington Wizards: Will things be different for Dwight Howard this time?

Dwight Howard is looking for yet another fresh start with the Washington Wizards, but will anything be any different this time around?<p>There are few …

NBA

Charlotte Hornets to get $5.5 million RNC payment for use of arena

The host committee for the 2020 Republican National Convention must pay the Charlotte Hornets $5.5 million to use the Spectrum Center, according to …

NBA

Who is the Charlotte Hornets second-best player?

While Kemba Walker is the unquestioned leader of the Charlotte Hornets, there’s plenty of uncertainty about his second-in-command.<p>Finishing last …

NBA

Re-Drafting the 2018 NBA Lottery If Summer League Performance Really Mattered

Every year, summer league brings surprises and disappointments. The question is how much stock NBA teams should put in each.<p>We redrafted the 2018 class based on July's results. And some major changes were made.<p>Top names have fallen because of exposed weaknesses that raise legitimate questions about …

Basketball

Carmelo Anthony traded to Hawks, who will buy him out

Carmelo Anthony traded to Hawks in three-team deal, but not likely to stay<p>USA Today Sports Images<p>The stage has been set for Carmelo Anthony to hit …

NBA

Mavericks add Jenny Boucek to coaching staff

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks have added Jenny Boucek and Stephen Silas as assistant coaches.<p>The club made the announcements Wednesday.<p>Boucek …

Basketball

Charlotte leaders head to Austin for final convention vote

On the eve of what’s expected to be a formal vote to bring the 2020 Republican convention to Charlotte, city officials and business leaders planned …

Republican Convention

Kemba Walker, Andre Drummond To Teach Baskeball At NBPA Camp In New York

Kemba Walker and Andre Drummond, two of UConn’s stars in the NBA, will be working for the second year in a row at the National Basketball Players …

Basketball

Brooklyn Nets: 10 best Nets from 3rd NBA decade (1996-2006)

The franchise now known as the Brooklyn Nets found its greatest success in its 3rd NBA decade from 1996-2006. Here are the 10 best players from that …

Basketball

Wood opens eyes after performance with Bucks in summer league

Christian Wood proudly claims his favorite thing to do outside of basketball is to catch some Z’s.<p>“I love to sleep, that’s all I do. That’s how I …

Basketball

Sources: Yogi Ferrell agrees to new deal with Mavericks

Dallas Mavericks</a> guard <a class="link rapid-noclick-resp" href="/nba/players/5720/" data-ylk="slk:Yogi Ferrell">Yogi Ferrell</a> (11) battles <a …

NBA

Here’s what’s behind the uncertain future of Canes play-by-play radio announcer Chuck Kaiton

For the first time in 22 years, fans tuning into a Carolina Hurricanes game broadcast this fall may not hear Chuck Kaiton on the call. Instead, …

Carolina Hurricanes

The SLAM Legend of the Week: Baron Davis

Sometimes it’s obvious.<p>You can watch or listen to a player speak and instantly pick up on just how strong, and authentic, their passion is for …

Basketball

What's it like to play for Celtics coach Brad Stevens? Ask Butler Bulldogs.

Before Brad Stevens and Gordon Hayward were Celtics, they were Bulldogs.<p>Stevens spent 12 seasons — six as an assistant and six as the head coach — at …

Basketball

Noel Gillespie Named Erie BayHawks Head Coach - Erie BayHawks

<b>ERIE, PA</b> – The Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club has named Noel Gillespie as Head Coach of the Erie BayHawks, its NBA G League affiliate, it was …

NBA G League