As much as anything, Howard craves acceptance, and that’s why his trade to Charlotte, to Clifford, has him believing all over again. “Cliff’s going to push me, but he’s not going to ever be one of those guys who I would say would break my spirit,” Howard told ESPN. “He really believes in me. Throughout all the mess that has happened the last couple of years, this is a great opportunity for me to prove to myself that I know exactly who I am — to just shut people’s mouths.”
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Channel 2 Action News and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution have exclusively learned that Atlanta-based Sharecare has reached a five-year deal to become the official jersey patch sponsor of the Atlanta Hawks. “We feel really comfortable saying that this Sharecare partnership is the second largest annual partnership behind our Philips naming rights deal,” Andrew Saltzman, Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer for the Atlanta Hawks, told Channel 2 Sports Director Zach Klein.
Your first chance to see new Charlotte Hornets Dwight Howard and Malik Monk live in the regular season will be Oct. 20 against the Atlanta Hawks. Also, the Observer has learned, Charlotte’s Stephen Curry and the NBA champion Golden State Warriors will make their one visit to the Spectrum Center Dec. 6. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN. The NBA will release all 30 teams’ 2017-18 schedule at 6 p..m. Monday. Sources confirmed these two major games on the Hornets’ schedule.