Tag "Charlotte Hornets"

The Stuck in Mediocrity Tier for the 2020-2021 NBA Season

A team that is stuck in mediocrity is one of the saddest appeals in sports. Teams that can not seem to make up their minds on whether they want to tank or contend. These teams usually find themselves just missing the playoffs or getting knocked out immediately. Therefore, they’re usually selecting mid-first round in the NBA Draft each year.

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Grading the Hornets’ Offseason Moves

Majority owner Michael Jordan, general manager Mitch Kupchak, and the rest of Charlotte’s front office must have sensed their fan base’s frustration this offseason because they were much more active. Here are grades for the most critical moves they’ve made so far.

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The Eastern Conference is Getting More Competitive

When it comes to comparing the two NBA conferences, there are stark and obvious differences in quality and ability. For years, the western conference has been far more competitive than the east.

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Knicks Receive Unfortunate Dose of Reality from Michael Jordan

The New York Knicks were poised to make a run at Gordon Hayward in free agency, but he instead got $120 million from the Charlotte Hornets. After a great draft week, New York received a bit of a reality check.

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2020 NBA Draft Third Overall Pick

With the third pick in the 2020 NBA Draft, the Charlotte Hornets select, LaMelo Ball, Guard, Illawarra Hawks.

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Every NBA Team’s Top Three Draft Targets

The NBA Draft is less than two weeks away, and pundits still have more questions than answers about it. The 2020 draft class doesn’t appear to be particularly strong, but many teams are hungry to add value to their rosters before the season begins on Dec. 22. So far, all we know for sure is that there will be plenty of surprises on draft night.

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Charlotte Hornets Draft Preview

The Charlotte Hornets cannot afford another draft-day meltdown. Their management has whiffed on franchise-altering decisions time after time with the likes of Adam Morrison, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Noah Vonleh, and Frank Kaminsky.

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Devereaux’s 2020 NBA Mock Draft 1.0

The NBA draft is just over a month away. Most teams are already in deep discussions about who they will be adding to their rosters by October.

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NBA Mock Draft: Projecting the First Round with the Draft Order Set

The 2020 NBA Draft Lottery can be added to the history books, with the Minnesota Timberwolves set to start the festivities for the second time in their history. Compiled from data, team tendencies/priorities, and conversations I’ve held with agents and members of front offices around the league, here’s how I see the first half of draft night winding up.

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Could Charlotte Have Made the Expanded Playoffs With Kemba Walker?

Could the Hornets have made the expanded postseason with Kemba Walker?

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