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Dec 21, 2013; Charlotte, NC, USA; The Charlotte Bobcats unveil their new branding logo as the Charlotte Hornets for the 2014 season at halftime during the game against the Utah Jazz at Time Warner Cable Arena.
They rode the momentum of a top-notch draft haul right into free agency and added to what has become an increasingly louder buzz in the organization.
Despite his brush with major injuries, veteran center Emeka Okafor is drawing serious interest from contenders around the NBA and two of those squads are LeBron James' current team, Cleveland Cavaliers and former team, Miami Heat both of which are looking for an extra big man to shore up their frontline for the upcoming 2014-2015 NBA season.
When you run across NBA All-Star predictions in August, they often come with the tagline that "it's never too early" to look ahead.
Hornets guard Lance Stephenson is exploring his interests outside of basketball and released a freestyle over a beat used by Bobby Shmurda.
As last season wore on and it became obvious the Timberwolves were going to miss the playoffs for the sixth time in Kevin Love's six-year NBA career, it was hard to fathom how Minnesota could get anywhere near market value in return for their want-away star.
The Timberwolves' forthcoming trade that will send Kevin Love to Cleveland is the NBA's fifth in the last three years in which an unhappy star forced his way to a bigger market or better team before he could leave as a free agent.
After Hornets draftee P.J. Hairston violated the NBA's Collective Bargaining Agreement by working with an agent not certified by the National Basketball Player's Association, there was some worry amongst fans that Hairston might not be able to play this season.
The former Syracuse University star confirmed Friday that he had been invited to a workout with the reigning NBA champions.
Kemba Walker is set to be a free agent after the 2014-15 season, and the Hornets would presumably want to sign him to a contract extension soon.
In case you haven't noticed there hasn't been a whole lot of NBA related activity in recent weeks and even less Hornets related items.
For the sake of clarity, the selections included here are free-agent signings and trades by the Los Angeles Lakers but not draft picks or draft day trades.
A #SadAthletes hashtag started up on Twitter today, with users offering their pun-based jokes about who the most depressed players in the NBA are.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 01:04 pm
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