There are two early suitors that could be interested in acquiring guard Russell Westbrook from the Los Angeles Lakers this offseason. The Los Angeles Lakers were expected to be contending for the Larry O’Brien Trophy at the end of the 2021-22 regular season, especially after they brought in guard Russell Westbrook. Instead, the team failed
The Charlotte Hornets and Orlando Magic got chippy on Thursday as a scuffle resulted in ejections for Robin Lopez, Admiral Schofield and Montrezl Harrell. The Hornets are battling for a more favorable draw in the Eastern Conference play-in games. They have plenty to play for this season. The Magic have been eliminated from the postseason.
The Whiteboard is The Step Back’s daily basketball newsletter, covering the NBA, WNBA and more. Subscribe here to get it delivered to you via email each morning. One week into the NBA season and 23 teams have already taken their first L (or three of them in the case of the Thunder and Pelicans). The best
Kelly Oubre Jr., Charlotte Hornets. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images) Raiders punter AJ Cole auditions to play linebacker with hit-stick, forced fumble by Scott Rogust Kelly Oubre was not cool enough to keep his cool when battling his former Golden State teammate Steph Curry in Charlotte. Kelly Oubure may play for the Charlotte Hornets now,
Nov 27, 2021; Houston, Texas, USA; Charlotte Hornets guard LaMelo Ball (2) drives with the ball as Houston Rockets guard Kevin Porter Jr. (3) defends during overtime at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports Cubs taking swing at former Yankees outfielder by Thomas Erbe Charlotte Hornets point guard LaMelo Ball shared his thoughts
CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA – NOVEMBER 14: LaMelo Ball #2 of the Charlotte Hornets drives to the basket while guarded by Damion Lee #1 of the Golden State Warriors during the second quarter during their game at Spectrum Center on November 14, 2021 in Charlotte, North Carolina. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that,
Charlotte Hornets guard James Bouknight gets kicked out of the UConn-Xavier basketball game, only to return a little bit later as a man of the people in the UConn student section. James Bouknight might be an anonymous player on the Charlotte Hornets, but he is a living legend in Storrs, Connecticut among the UConn faithful. While relaxing a
The life of an Army Veteran changed in a major way at the Charlotte Hornets game on Wednesday night. Talk about a night to remember for Army Veteran Forrest Severson and his wife Sarah. Severson, who will medically retire from the Army this month, was on hand for the contest between the Charlotte Hornets and
Myles Turner trades are being shopped by the Pacers as Indiana looks to rebuild and this Hornets trade that would land the big man could be perfect. The Charlotte Hornets dropped their second game in three nights to the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night, dropping the franchise to 14-13 on the season and the No.
The action kicked off early with a handful of big trades days before the actual NBA Trade Deadline. Here are all the latest rumors and analysis of every completed deal. We’ve already seen a few of the biggest dominos fall with Domantas Sabonis and CJ McCollum both traded on Tuesday. Here are the deals we’ve
The Charlotte Hornets found their new center before the trade deadline, picking up Montrezl Harrell from the Wizards for two players and a draft pick. The NBA trade deadline had the Wizards making moves and the Hornets biding their time but the two eventually came together for a trade. Washington sent center Montrezl Harrell to
Charlotte Hornets guard LaMelo Ball made some history after being named to the NBA All-Star Game. The NBA announced all of the participants for the 2022 All-Star Game in Cleveland, Ohio, with Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant being one of them. However, due to him being sidelined with an MCL sprain, he is unable to
Houston Rockets, Christian Wood (Photo by Jacob Kupferman/Getty Images) Cardinals could fix rotation woes with 1 move by Cody Williams Rockets big man Christian Wood isn’t known for his passing and that was never more evident than against the Hornets, as one unfortunate fan can attest to. Rebounding and scoring at the rim are where