Not everyone can have the same history as the Boston Celtics or Chicago Bulls. But still, that’s not stopping us from ranking the 15 all-time Eastern Conference starting lineups. From Michael Jordan all the way down to Kemba Walker — yes, Kemba Walker — here are the top players at every position for every East franchise. Read More »
TAG: Charlotte Bobcats
There’s a clear difference in a team that’s attempting to tank and a team that is flat out bad. There are teams that are constructed to be bad. Take the Philadelphia 76ers for example. The roster consists of players like Elliot Williams, Lorenzo Brown, James Anderson and Brandon Davies. Bless your soul if you know who any of those players are. Read More »
The Clippers beat up on the Bobcats last night when they visited Staples Center, sparking some Clipper contender talk. They dominated the Bobcats in the second half, outscoring them 56-29 on their way to a 112-85 laugher. DeAndre Jordan even found time to throw down a filthy dunk in the lane. Read More »
Scouring through the NBA’s new, in-depth, advanced take on stats with its SportVU add-on has changed the game for good, from the minds of the front office personnel who may use it to the fans who educate themselves on a player’s strengths and weaknesses.
From figuring out who the league’s fastest and most agile players are to which big men are the best rebounders in traffic, the SportVU tool can put an end to any type of NBA-based argument because of how advanced it is when it comes to the numbers it produces. Read More »
The NBA’s Eastern Conference is in need of immediate assistance because outside of the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers, there are 13 other teams that are on life support.
The Atlanta Hawks are the only other team in the East with a record above .500 and that’s not going to last much longer with Al Horford now out indefinitely. That leaves the likes of the Charlotte Bobcats, Toronto Raptors and Washington Wizards to compete for the coveted third seed. Read More »
The Thunder were dealt a severe blow in their attempt to get back to the NBA Finals when Russell Westbrook underwent surgery today to alleviate more swelling issues in the same knee where he tore a lateral meniscus in last season’s playoffs. Despite the loss of their All-Star point guard, they got a win in Charlotte on Friday night, 89-85, and Serge Ibaka again showed why he’s one of the best defensive big men in the entire league. Read More »
We’ve already shown you the 20-best fan-designed logos after it was announced Charlotte would be changing their logo back to the Hornets in time for the start of the 2014-15 season. On Friday night, at halftime the Bobcats game, Charlotte Bobcats chairman Michael Jordan unveiled the brand identity the team will use when the “Hornets” name returns. Former Hornets legends Muggsy Bogues, Rex Chapman, Dell Curry and Kelly Tripucka were introduced during the on-court ceremony for the unveiling. Read More »
With Toronto and Charlotte tied at 102 and just a second remaining in overtime Wednesday night, Kemba Walker, received the pass from the sideline and immediately launched an off-balance jumper. The ball fell true as the buzzer sounded ending the first overtime and sealing the win for the visiting Bobcats. Read More »
The Charlotte Bobcats will unveil the franchise’s new “Hornets” logo at halftime of a Dec. 21 game against the Jazz, according to a statement from the team. This comes months after Michael Jordan announced the organization was returning to the “Hornets” handle in 2014-15, when they will also reclaim the purple and teal color scheme used by the original Hornets. Read More »
There have been rumblings about the Lakers possibly trading Pau Gasol after his comments to the Los Angeles Times earlier this week, but Pau teamed with Kobe Bryant to lead the Lakers to an 88-85 victory in Charlotte on Saturday night. Pau even withstood Bryant’s on-court screaming after a defensive lapse, and Mamba’s tongue-in-cheek comments after the game. Read More »