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Drake blows in Lance Stephenson’s ear at ESPYs

  Yep. After Lance Stephenson blew in LeBron James’ ear during the Eastern Conference Finals, it became an Internet sensation. Something is a sensation, Drake has to get involved! The ESPYs’ host is always one for jumping on the bandwagon and used his monologue to poke fun at the then-Pacers guard. Stephenson can blow his way all the way to the bank as he just signed a new four...
Via Bloguin Best
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets: Stephenson signing makes them best in East?

Lance Stephenson has agreed to a 3-year, $27 million deal with the Charlotte Hornets. Stephenson averaged 13.8 points, 4.6 assists, and 7.2 rebounds per game last season with the Indiana Pacers. Also, it is important to note that he is just 23 years old.This is a nice signing by the Charlotte Hornets. Hornets fans have been waiting for a big offseason move. Signing Gordon Hayward...
Via Route4Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Our 2014-15 Charlotte Hornets…For Now

Ladies and gentlemen, I’d like to share with you the current Charlotte Hornets that are on the team for the 2014-2015 season.  Granted, we are still in the free agency period, and signings and trades can always happen, but as of noon today, this is what we are looking like.  Also, this is my best guess at the starting 5.  Power forward will probably be a battle to see who fits...
Via Trade Street Post
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Stephenson signing pushes Hornets toward East's upper echelon

Having Michael Jordan for an owner finally paid dividends for the Charlotte Hornets, as it was his personal face-to-face meeting late Tuesday that enabled his team to land one of the top free agents on the market: shooting guard Lance Stephenson. Stephenson and the Hornets reached a deal that will pay him $27 million over three years. His former team, the Indiana Pacers, had offered...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Lance Stephenson Signs 3-Year, $27M Deal With Hornets

According to Chris Broussard of ESPN, Lance Stephenson has agreed to a 3-year, $27 million deal with the Charlotte Hornets. Lance Stephenson will play for the Charlotte Hornets for the next three seasons. His contract is worth $27 million, according to league sources. The deal was signed early Wednesday morning after Hornets owner Michael Jordan, general manager Rich Cho, head...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lance Stephenson agrees to deal with Hornets

TweetAccording to reports from the Charlotte Observer, the Hornets have agreed to a three-year deal with Indiana Pacers unpredictable free agent guard Lance Stephenson worth at $9 million per season: The Charlotte Hornets will sign Lance Stephenson to a 3-year contract, the last season a team option, the Observer has learned. — Rick Bonnell (@rick_bonnell) July 16, 2014 Under...
Via Los That Sports Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Tolliver Reaches Two-Year, $6M Deal With Suns

Free agent Anthony Tolliver has reached agreement on a two-year, $6 million contract with the Phoenix Suns, league sources told RealGM. His agent, Larry Fox, confirmed the deal on Tuesday night. On the first day of free agency, every NBA general manager received a hard copy 20-page presentation highlighting Tolliver as the 15th best three-point shooter in the league, his 48.2 percent...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets: Brian Roberts Contract Grade

Charlotte Hornets: Brian Roberts Contract Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 2 Seasons, 5.5 Million The Charlotte Hornets have a new 2nd string point guard, Brian Roberts. It seems that 2-3 million per season is the standard rate for veteran 2nd string point guards this offseason and Roberts is the next to receive a contract in this area. The...
Via HoopStuff
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Offseason update for your Hornets!

So now that Lebron is done holding us hostage, everything is starting to shake out for the rest of the league, including the Hornets. After a nice draft that included Noah Vonleh and P.J. Hairston, the team has been quite active in free agency. They have agreed to terms with Power Forward Marvin Williams, a veteran big man who is fundamentally solid, plus can help the young bigs...
Via Trade Street Post
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan Criticized For Not Drafting Bulls’ Pick Doug McDermott

Posted to Chicago BullsMichael Jordan’s talent as an owner has been questioned ever since he took over the Charlotte Bobcats/Hornets, and his recent draft pick is drawing even more questions. “The Charlotte Hornets haven’t had much luck in the draft since the franchise joined the NBA and it’s possible that all the fault lies with Michael Jordan. Indiana’s Noah Vonleh might...
Via Sports Mockery
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets: Marvin Williams Signing Grade

Charlotte Hornets: Marvin Williams Contract Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 2 seasons, 14 million dollars Let me get this straight, they allow Josh McRoberts to leave with a contract at 6.5 million dollars per season, yet sign a far lesser player to a 7 million dollar annual contract. Smart move. Yes, it is only a 2 season contract instead of the...
Via HoopStuff
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets’ top draft picks have brutal debuts

Charlotte Hornets associate head coach Patrick Ewing didn’t want to hear about first-game jitters. Noah Vonleh and P.J. Hairston will be paid like NBA players this season; they have to live up to that. “If both P.J. and Noah are not going to play well for us, we don’t have a chance to win,” Ewing said after coaching the Hornets to a 70-58 opening-game loss to the Golden...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Gordon Hayward agrees to offer sheet with Charlotte Hornets

Utah Jazz restricted free agent Gordon Hayward has agreed to terms on an offer sheet with the Charlotte Hornets, reports Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte observer. Gordon Hayward has agreed to an offer sheet with the Charlotte Hornets, the Observer has learned. — Rick Bonnell (@rick_bonnell) July 9, 2014 Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reports the deal is a max offer sheet, for...
Via Sports-Glory
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets Make Pitch To Big Name Free Agent

Last offseason, the then Charlotte Bobcats surprised many when they signed Al Jefferson. Big Al helped Charlotte make the playoffs, and even though they were sent home in the first round, it was an important first step for a struggling franchise. It looks like the now Charlotte Hornets are going after a big name free agent for the second year in a row. This time around, it’s Gordon...
Via Pass The Pill
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: P.J. Hairston charged with assault and battery for fight during pickup game

P.J. Hairston has been charged with assault and battery in relation to a fight on Sunday involving a 17-year-old high school basketball player during a pickup game at a YMCA according to a court official. The rookie reportedly will not be arrested, according to a report from Raleigh-Durham’s ABC 11. A prep basketball star from […] The post Report: P.J. Hairston charged with assault...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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