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NBA superstar Steph Curry just inked a deal with Sony. Here’s what he hopes to produce.

NBA superstar Steph Curry plans to focus on family, faith and sports themes in the film, TV and other projects he intends to develop with Sony Pictures Entertainment. In announcing … Click to Continue »

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What’s ex-Hornets coach Steve Clifford’s new gig? (It’s glam, but no tie)

Steve Clifford, television superstar. The former Charlotte Hornets coach, fired earlier this month by new general manager Mitch Kupchak, is serving as an NBA playoff analyst for ESPN’s SportsCenter, the … Click to Continue »

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Mesmerized by Lance Stephenson’s NBA playoffs act? You’ve been fooled, like me and MJ

I watched more than enough of Lance Stephenson during his one awful year with the Charlotte Hornets, so forgive me if I don’t think anything Stephenson is doing in the … Click to Continue »

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For the first time since his rookie season, Dwight Howard won’t play in NBA playoffs

Dwight Howard, Charlotte Hornets center, talks about preparing for next season after missing this year’s NBA playoffs. … Click to Continue »

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Charlotte Hornets guard Malik Monk explains how he stayed focused, what he’ll do next

Charlotte Hornets guard Malik Monk, their top draft pick last year out of Kentucky, talked about the challenges of his rookie season in the NBA. … Click to Continue »

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4 burning questions for the next Hornets coach, including how best to use Malik Monk

The Charlotte Hornets have a whole new basketball operation. But that new staff inherits most of an old roster full of pre-existing issues. New general manager Mitch Kupchak fired head … Click to Continue »

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Source: Hornets to interview Spurs assistant for head coach as early as next week

The Charlotte Hornets will act quickly to interview San Antonio Spurs assistant Ettore Messina for their head-coaching opening, as soon as the Spurs season is complete. A source familiar the … Click to Continue »

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Should Hornets waive Nic Batum? Is blowing up roster the answer? Here’s what I think.

Some of you would accept just about any means to move on from Nic Batum’s contract. I appreciate the frustration that Batum, the Charlotte Hornets’ starting shooting guard, appears overpaid … Click to Continue »

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Heat’s Dwyane Wade shows why one must pay attention if an aging legend enters a game

As you get older, you pull for older athletes. I don’t pull for all of them. I’ve never been a fan of Oklahoma City’s Carmelo Anthony. The game slows down … Click to Continue »

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Jerry Stackhouse’s Tar Heel ties shouldn’t matter for Hornets. Look beyond the blue.

Every NBA team looking for a head coach apparently has discovered Jerry Stackhouse, the former North Carolina star. If the Charlotte Hornets hire him, this will mean that the team’s … Click to Continue »

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Pondering the Panthers with Dez Bryant. … Hold the anger with the Hornets’ Nic Batum.

Be interesting to take a poll and see how many fans of the Carolina Panthers would like to see Dez Bryant play for the Carolina Panthers. Bryant is only 29. … Click to Continue »

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Here’s how and why the Charlotte Hornets should pursue Spurs star Kawhi Leonard

In February, Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan told the Observer he wouldn’t consider trading Kemba Walker for anyone short of a major All-Star, like a Kawhi Leonard. So, how about … Click to Continue »

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No. 30 is No. 1 – again. Any limit to Warriors guard Stephen Curry’s NBA popularity?

NBA fans’ love of Stephen Curry shows no sign of a dip. For the third consecutive season, former Davidson star Curry’s No. 30 Golden State Warriors top is the most … Click to Continue »

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Dwayne Bacon could alter Charlotte Hornets’ sorry 2nd-round NBA draft history

Charlotte Hornets fans saw just a slice of Dwayne Bacon. But what he demonstrated his rookie season is a significant departure from this franchise’s history with second-round picks: Major long-term … Click to Continue »

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What drives the Charlotte Hornets’ Dwayne Bacon?

Bacon, a guard/forward for Charlotte’s NBA team wants to be the greatest second round pick ever. … Click to Continue »

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Will Charlotte Hornets go international with Spurs assistant?

Could the Charlotte Hornets go international with their head-coaching hire? ESPN reported Sunday that the Hornets have received permission from the San Antonio Spurs to interview assistant Ettore Messina, an … Click to Continue »

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Trade Howard? Pursue Leonard? Start Monk? What will Hornets do? Here are your answers

When I solicited questions for this week’s Charlotte Hornets mailbag, a lot of you wondered how coach Steve Clifford’s departure might affect roster strategy. I get that, considering Clifford had … Click to Continue »

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5 key thoughts on the firing of Charlotte Hornets coach Steve Clifford

Here are key thoughts on Friday’s firing of Charlotte Hornets coach Steve Clifford, who spent five seasons with the team: No hard feelings New general manager Mitch Kupchak did Clifford … Click to Continue »

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Hornets Head Coach Steve Clifford is out. Here’s what could happen next.

Clifford was let go following a meeting with new general manager Mitch Kupchak, who took over Monday night. The 36-46 Hornets missed the playoffs for a second consecutive season. Here’s what might happen next. … Click to Continue »

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Hornets Head Coach Steve Clifford is out. Here’s what could happen next.

Clifford was let go following a meeting with new general manager Mitch Kupchak, who took over Monday night. The 36-46 Hornets missed the playoffs for a second consecutive season. Here’s what might happen next. … Click to Continue »

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