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I'm inquiring about whether SportSouth will pick up that Raptors-Hornets telecast.
April 8 game between the Raptors and Hornets is no longer on ESPN. Detroit-Boston replaces.
Sam (best J-school prof ever) defined fairness as equally disenfranchising fanatics. Sure glad I was there for that lesson.
In the last 24 hours, someone described me as a "slurper.' Another person called me a "hater." Sure glad Sam Kennedy rule applies:(more)
Huge win by the Pacers tonight.
Clippers have 74 and its 2 minutes into the 2nd half in Boston.
Clippers are boat-racing the Celtics at halftime.
Clippers up 14 on Celtics end of first quarter.
“It’ll be huge. Monday could be the game of the season,” -- Hornets forward Marvin Williams on the matchup with the Celtics.
Final: Hornets 115, Hawks 100
Celtics have a home game Sunday against the Clippers.
Monday looks big. Celtics have a game lead over Hornets. A Hornets victory clinches a tiebreaker, 3-1 in season series.(more)
Biz with a block at one end and an offensive board at the other to set up Mo Williams' 3.
Lance Stephenson played 14 minutes vs. Nets and 12 last night. He's at 8 in this game and hasn't played second half.
Biz getting some tough rebounds in traffic. They need that from him, as fatigued as Big Al clearly is tonight.
Marvin Williams with the "You wouldn't like me when I get angry" expression.toward Dennis Schroder.
Al Jefferson looks exhausted.
Hornets general manager Rich Cho watching Wisconsin-Arizona on his I-pad from his arena seat. Time of year to multi-task.
Halftime: Hornets 57, Hawks 52.
Brian Roberts sees the floor for the first time in seven games.
Just the second time in 12 games the Hornets lead at end of first quarter. Hornets 27, Hawks 23.
I watched Cody Zeller work out. Took almost every shot with his left arm, so that right shoulder sprain is obviously still quite painful.
Clinching the top seed in the East in March is a good problem to have, but it does make for some judgment calls for Hawks management.
Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer on rest vs. rust for starters: "It's not math, not 2-plus-2. You have to have good conversations."
Hawks starters: Schroder, Jenkins, Bazemore, Muscala and Brand.
Cody Zeller again out tonight.
Steve Clifford said he expects MKG to be out at least 7-10 days.
Jeff Taylor starts vs. Hawks.
MKG walking without crutches.
Not that this is any surprise, but Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (ankle sprain) is out for Hawks game.
Tonight felt like the night the Hornets realized "Wow, even in the East we're not very good."
Brad Daugherty enjoyed doing NASCAR TV because he loves that. But he happens to be a really good basketball analyst.
SportsCenter had a great stat: Izzo and Massimino only coaches in NCAA tournament history with winning record vs. higher seeds.
Pitino vs. Izzo for a trip to Final Four. Two guys who can coach a little.
Hornets center Al Jefferson said Friday's loss "will haunt us all summer."
Final in 2 OTs: Wizards 110, Hornets 107
Have no idea why there was so much confusion over an obvious shot-clock violation.
Hawks victory, combined with Cavs' loss, clinches top seed in East for Atlanta.
Five more minutes.
Hawks beat Heat tonight.
Henderson's 11 rebounds a new career high.
Henderson ties a career-high with 10 rebounds.
Mo Williams takes the charge on John Wall. Huge play that negates a layup.
Terrific feed from Mo Williams to Al Jefferson for a dunk.
Left ankle sprain for MKG. Out rest of game.
Ramon Sessions with a nice backdoor cut on Mo Williams.
Rasual Butler hits a 3 to push the Wizards lead to four.
Hornets start the fourth quarter shooting 0-of-4.
End of third: Hornets 79, Wizards 75.
MKG limping back to locker room. Looks like left ankle. And he seemed in a lot of pain.
Correction: MKG was down.
Hawks drilling the Heat tonight 55-37 at the half.
Big Al with 21 points on 10-of-13 shooting.
Gerald Henderson has seven rebounds. HIs career high is 10.
Man, it's cold at Verizon Center.
Hornets start the third quarter on a 10-2 run, lead 64-61.
Kemba holding his wrist after taking that charge from Nene. Definitely not in the same weight class.
Tie game on Al Jefferson's 15-foot jump shot.
Halftime: Wizards 59, Hornets 54.Wizards shot 50 percent.
John Wall's speed dribble is some weapon.
Gerald Henderson, not generally known for his rebounding, has five boards in 14 minutes tonight.
Wizards outscoring Hornets in the paint 28-12.
Mo Williams shot 6-of-26 in his previous two games. He's 4-of-8 tonight with four assists.
Steve Clifford mentioned pre-game how dangerous John Wall is in transition. He just blew by everyone for that layup.
Mo Williams starts 4-of-7 from the field, so knee isn't affecting his shot.
Hairston comes out. He scored five points in five minutes.
Mo Williams' offense keeping Hornets in this game.
The Wizards had seven blocks in that first quarter. Four by Gortat and three by Pierce.
Based on that dunk, Bradley Beal's ankle is just fine tonight.
18 of the Wizards' 28 first-quarter points were scored in the paint.
P.J. Hairston in the game early. Been a long time since he played meaningful minutes.
End of first: Wizards 28, Hornets 19. So the pattern of slow starts continues.
Bradley Beal sure doesn't look like a guy playing on a bad ankle.
Kemba Walker and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (twice) have had their shots blocked at the rim early on.
Steve Clifford said Mo Williams' sore knee is such that they'll closely monitor him in games and limit his participation in practice.
Wizards list Bradley Beal (sprained ankle) among starters.
Troy Daniels inactive tonight for the Hornets so rookies P.J. Hairston and Noah Vonleh both active.
Mo Williams (sore knee) plans to play tonight for the Hornets.
Again no Cody Zeller tonight.
Bradley Beal (sprained ankle) will be a game-time decision for the Wizards tonight.
Roy Williams is tremendous when he has his ideal team. His flaw is inability to adapt to imperfections.
Congrats to Mike Brey. ACC upgraded by adding Boeheim, Pitino and Dixon. Brey got very little attention in that add-on. He's excellent.
Heels doing a good job of dictating tempo. But a long way to go.
That Dean Smith would put it in his will that he was buying every past letterman dinner is so cool and so him.
Congratulations to Mark Price being named the new head coach at UNC Charlotte. I wish him the best of luck! http://t.co/qdf7AlVzwV
Add Mo Williams to Hornets injuries. Sat out practice with a sore knee. Questionable for Wizards game.