I know Twitter is over-reaction theater: But the idea I picked the Hornets to win 47 games, and people thinking I underestimated them...wow.
Per ESPN, Westgate SuperBook has Heat over-under at 43 1/2, which does seem a bit low, projected two below Hornets, 6 below Wizards, Raptors
6FWIW, My over/under on the Hornets is 47 victories.
He never played another game for Bobcats. You know why Cavs love him? A peculiar unguaranteed salary of $10M-plus in 2015. Trade-bait.
Long first practice for the Hornets today in Asheville. Coach Steve Clifford said there was lots of scrimmaging.
Curtain lifted at Kings practice. Chris Mullin, Mitch Richmond, Mike Bratz sitting together. Ex-Hornets GM Rod Higgins here too
"A lot of people don't have League Pass. But even if you did, you probably weren't watching Milwaukee or the Bobcats." -- CDR
So four starters penciled in for Hornets. Fifth would be Henderson or MKG.
Hornets' Rich Cho will address the Jeff Taylor situation at 10 a.m. this morning. Check back for updates.
I don't want to call the Raiders bad, but the 28-120 Bobcats send their sympathy.
Hornets make it official that they've signed Jason Maxiell. Cho said Thursday it's a non-guaranteed contract. Objective: Big-man depth
With Phil's playoff pick, Knicks should be better, but hard to imagine who drops: Cavs, Bulls, Heat, Hornets, Wiz, Nets, Pacers, Hawks, Raps
That sounds like union expects Hornets to continue paying Taylor's salary. I'm told Hornets already planned to do so.
New NBAPA chief Michele Roberts issues a statement on Hornets Jeff Taylor, says while she supports the decision to hold Taylor out ...
Hornets move quickly, announce that Jeff Taylor will be excused from team activities while his domestic violence case is investigated.
NBA spokesman Tim Frank: "We support the Charlotte Hornets' decision to separate Jeffery Taylor from the team during the investigation."
Speaking of which, the Hornets just released this: http://t.co/E9U8sbTDL2
Hornets' Jeffery Taylor won't participate in team activities while NBA investigates his conduct in alleged domestic assault, team announced.
NBA: "We support the Charlotte Hornets' decision to separate Jeffery Taylor from the team during the investigation."
Hornets say they have spoken with Taylor about this decision and he accepts it.
Hornets announce Jeff Taylor will not be participating in any team activities following his arrest Thursday in Michigan.
Josh McRoberts said he "felt wanted" in Miami. Not sure if that was a shot at the Bobcats or not, but it seemed noteworthy.
Jeff Taylor's salary for this season is about $915,000 -- lowest among 14 Hornets as a former second-round pick.