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  1. Updating Bismack Biyombo's status

    Nick Borges

    The Charlotte Hornets have been without backup center Bismack Biyombo since Jan. 24 due to a severe bone bruise to his right knee. According to The Charlotte Observer, Biyombo will likely be cleared to play on Sunday against the Orlando Magic. Biy...

    Blog | February 27, 2015
  2. First Cup: Wenesday

    Nick Borges

    Rick Bonnell of The Charlotte Observer: The Bobcats/Hornets have obviously made some dubious player-personnel choices. They drafted Adam Morrison way too high, they traded for Gana Diop, they gave Tyrus Thomas a massive contract extension. I could ke...

    Blog | February 11, 2015
  3. Karl decision comes down to Kings owner

    Nick Borges

    UPDATE: Rick Bonnell of The Charlotte Observer tweeted Sunday night: "Either George Karl is the Kings coach on Tuesday, or probably never." Other media outlets report the two sides are getting close to a deal to name Karl as the new head coach of ...

    Blog | February 09, 2015
  4. Bismack Biyombo's bruised knee

    Nick Borges

    Backup center Bismack Biyombo sustained a bone bruise to his right knee on Jan. 24 and Sunday he had an MRI to give the team an update on the healing process, according to Rick Bonnell of The Charlotte Observer. Bonnell writes: "Biyombo will miss ...

    Blog | February 09, 2015
  5. First Cup: Friday

    Nick Borges

    Rick Bonnell of The Charlotte Observer: Jason Maxiell was a heck of a cheap addition: I get asked all the time why Maxiell gets Noah Vonleh's minutes. Thursday told the tale. Maxiell finished with 11 points, eight rebounds and seven blocks. There is ...

    Blog | February 06, 2015
  6. Latest: Nets-Hornets-Thunder deal dead?

    Nick Borges

    UPDATE No. 2: According to Rick Bonnell of The Charlotte Observer, on Friday morning, the trade talks between the Nets, Hornets and Thunder have been scuttled, at least for now. The Nets are looking at other options, reports Bonnell. ESPN The Maga...

    Blog | January 16, 2015
  7. Groin strain benches Al Jefferson

    Nick Borges

    Al Jefferson was forced out of Monday's game against Milwaukee due to a groin injury and Tuesday night the team announced he will be out up to four weeks, according to The Charlotte Observer. The injury is officially listed as a "strain of an adducto...

    Blog | December 31, 2014
  8. It's now Kemba Walker time in Charlotte

    Joe Kaiser

    Al Jefferson is out for the foreseeable future after he aggravated a groin strain in Monday's loss to Milwaukee, according to the Charlotte Observer, which is another crushing injury for a Charlotte Hornets team that could ill afford another bad brea...

    Blog | December 30, 2014
  9. First Cup: Tuesday

    Nick Borges

    Rick Bonnell of The Charlotte Observer: Point guard Kemba Walker continued a recent roll with 18 points and nine assists. He committed a single turnover in 30 minutes. He entered the game third in the NBA in assist-to-turnover ratio at 3.8-to-1. "My ...

    Blog | December 23, 2014
  10. MKG back as a starter?

    Nick Borges

    Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has been used off the bench since he returned to the active roster three games ago. There is a chance his role for the next game is going to change. Rick Bonnell of The Charlotte Observer writes: "Hornets coach Steve Cliff...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  11. First Cup: Thursday

    Nick Borges

    Rick Bonnell of The Charlotte Observer: The most ridiculous thing to do in sports is to say, "Forget about the result." Yet forget about the result. This was the first time this season the Hornets looked like a team, which was one of their enduring s...

    Blog | November 06, 2014
  12. ACC morning links

    David M. Hale

    Here's a storyline you probably wouldn't have expected six weeks ago. In Durham, Duke's passing game is a concern thanks to some erratic QB play and less-than-stellar efforts by the receivers, writes the Charlotte Observer. Meanwhile at Virgini...

    Blog | October 10, 2014
  13. First Cup: Monday

    Nick Borges

    Rick Bonnell of The Charlotte Observer: The NBA is reportedly set to announce a new television deal Monday with ESPN/ABC and Turner Sports that would nearly triple revenue from $930 million to $2.66 billion annually. Michael Jordan made a heck of a b...

    Blog | October 06, 2014
  14. Why Hornets signed Jason Maxiell

    Nick Borges

    The Charlotte Hornets have been looking at big man options the last few weeks and when general manager Rich Cho met with the local media on Thursday he announced the team would sign a veteran power forward on Friday, reports The Charlotte Observer. ...

    Blog | September 26, 2014
  15. Hornets need a big man?

    Nick Borges

    Charlotte Hornets head coach Steve Clifford spoke to Rick Bonnell of The Charlotte Observer and a bunch of topics were discussed including the possibility of adding another big man. "Noah Vonleh going down (to injury) means we need to add another ...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  16. Noah Vonleh's hernia surgery

    Nick Borges

    According to The Charlotte Observer, rookie power forward Noah Vonleh had surgery on Tuesday to repair a sports hernia. The estimated timesline for a full recovery is 6-8 weeks, which means he will miss all of training camp and at least half of th...

    Blog | September 03, 2014