TAG: Charlotte Hornets

NBA / Feb 24, 2014 / 5:00 pm

10 Reasons Why The ’90s Was The Best Era In The NBA

Michael Jordan

We are nearly 15 years removed from the ’90s but it is still the most talked about era in NBA history. The 1990s was just a great all-around decade for modern culture and style. Whether it was watching Will Smith in the Fresh Prince, Biggie and Tupac going at it for rap supremacy, or MJ dominating the game, the ’90s impact on our society is still very present. Read More »

NBA / Jan 16, 2014 / 1:00 pm

The 15 All-Time NBA Western Conference Starting Lineups

Dirk Nowitzki

Dirk Nowitzki (Gary A. Vasquez/USA TODAY Sports)

Not everyone can have the same history as the L.A. Lakers or even the San Antonio Spurs. But still, that’s not stopping us from ranking the 15 all-time Western Conference starting lineups. From Wilt all the way down to Wally — yes, Wally Szczerbiak — here are the top players at every position for every West franchise. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Dec 22, 2013 / 5:59 pm

Michael Jordan Reveals New Charlotte Hornets Logo & Mascot

Charlotte Hornets Primary Logo

Charlotte Hornets Primary Logo (courtesy Bobcats.com)

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 »

NBA, Style - Kicks and Gear / Dec 18, 2013 / 11:45 am

The 20 Best Fan-Designed Logos For The 2014 Charlotte Hornets

Charlotte Hornets

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 »

NBA / Sep 17, 2013 / 1:15 pm

The 25 Best Duos In NBA History

Kevin Durant & Russell Westbrook

Kevin Durant & Russell Westbrook (photo. Rob Hammer)

It’s an almost impossible task for one man to carry a NBA team. We are seeing more and more players with unique skill-sets flock into the league each year, which is why some superstars are pairing up with one another. Over time, many superstar combos seamlessly gelled together. Read More »

NBA, NBA Draft / Jun 13, 2013 / 11:45 am

The 5 Worst NBA Draft Day Trades Of The Last 20 Years

Kevin Love

Kevin Love (photo. Blake Peterson)

Remember watching Tyrus Thomas during LSU’s run to the Final Four in the 2006 NCAA Tournament? The man was an animal, destroying top overall seed Duke during a Sweet 16 matchup and then hanging 21 points, grabbing 13 rebounds, and blocking three shots against Texas in a regional final. He went from being a complete nobody during the preseason to looking like a surefire NBA star. Read More »

instagram, NBA, Style - Kicks and Gear, Twitter / May 22, 2013 / 9:18 am

Kobe Bryant Trolls Charlotte Hornets Fans on Twitter and Instagram

Dime #71: Kobe Bryant

Hey Charlotte Hornets fans, do you remember how your team drafted Kobe Bryant with the 13th pick in the 1996 NBA Draft, only to immediately trade him to L.A. for Vlade Divac? Oh, you still think about it every day?

Well just in case you have gotten past it, Kobe decided to remind everyone last night on Twitter/Instagram. Read More »

NBA, Style - Kicks and Gear / May 18, 2013 / 3:28 pm

Report: Charlotte Bobcats Changing Their Name to “Hornets”

charlotte hornets

After yesterday’s dustup with LeBron James (compliments of Alonzo Mourning and Scottie Pippen), here’s a nice move by Michael Jordan & Co: The Charlotte Bobcats are reportedly in the process of changing their name to the “Hornets.” Read More »

NBA, Video, We Reminisce / Dec 14, 2012 / 3:30 pm

Happy Birthday Anthony Mason!

Anthony Mason

Was it the hair? Perhaps not, but that didn’t exactly hurt. Was it the game? No one could ever quite figure out what to do with him, not even Pat Riley, but that probably wasn’t it either. Was it the style? The physical play, the swagger, the “can’t stop, won’t stop” play on the court? Maybe. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Sep 27, 2012 / 12:15 pm

The Top 10 NBA Jerseys Since 2000

Seattle Sonics

Indiana Pacers (photo. joogle2012)

In the new issue of Dime Magazine, we took a look at the best – and worst – the game has offered since the turn of the century. From the players to jerseys to sneakers to teams to even trends, you can relive the past 12 years by scooping up the new issue currently on newsstands nationwide. In those pages, you’ll find the following feature… Read More »