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    Hornets To Use Stretch Provision On Nic Batum To Sign Gordon Hayward

    The Charlotte Hornets will use the waive and stretch provision on Nic Batum to create the necessary cap space to sign Gordon Hayward to his four-year, $120 million deal. Batum’s $27 million salary for the 20-21 season will be stretched over three seasons. Batum appeared in just 22 games last season with the Hornets. The […] More

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    Clippers Interested In Trade For Terry Rozier

    The Los Angeles Clippers have explored a trade for Terry Rozier, a sources tell Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated. The Clippers have targeted point guard as a position in which they seek improvement this offseason.  The Clippers also are interested in Rajon Rondo, though he may command a larger salary than what they can fit […] More

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    Hornets Interested In Trading For Russell Westbrook

    The Charlotte Hornets have emerged as a potential trade partner with the Houston Rockets for Russell Westbrook. Charlotte owns the No. 3 overall pick in next week’s draft. Westbrook is seeking a trade from the Rockets. Westbrook has three seasons and $132 million remaining on his deal. Westbrook endorses Jordan Brand. More

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    Hornets ‘Heavily Considering’ Onyeka Okongwu

    The Charlotte Hornets are targeting a big man in the draft and are multiple league sources tell Kevin O’Connor of The Ringer they are “heavily considering” Onyeka Okongwu of USC at No. 3. The Hornets have previously been believed to prefer Wiseman. Okongwu is described by O’Connor as a “do-it-all big with rare versatility as […] More

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    Hornets Radio Broadcaster John Focke Will Not Return To Team Next Season

    The Charlotte Hornets announced that radio broadcaster John Focke will not return next season. The Hornets suspended Focke on August 17th for using the N-word instead of “Nuggets” in tweet during the Nuggets-Jazz playoff game.  Focke would apologize for the tweet. “Since this is a personnel matter, the organization will not comment any further. The […] More

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    Michael Jordan Takes Equity Stake In DraftKings

    Michael Jordan is taking an equity stake in DraftKings in exchange for becoming a special adviser to the sports betting and fantasy sports company. Jordan will provide guidance and strategic advice to DraftKings’ board of directors. “Michael Jordan is among the most important figures in sports and culture, who forever redefined the modern athlete and entrepreneur,” […] More

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    Michael Jordan Emerges As Critical Liaison Between Players, Owners

    Michael Jordan has emerged as a go-between NBA players and owners. Jordan is the only Black majority owner of the NBA and reached out to Chris Paul in advance of the owners meeting Thursday morning in hopes of getting a better understanding of what the players hoped to achieve going forward. Jordan also spoke with […] More

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    Hornets Will Target Best Player Available In Draft

    The Charlotte Hornets plan to select the best play available in the draft as they don’t view themselves as being in a position to draft based on positional need. “We have some nice pieces that we like, but to compete in this league at a high level, our talent level isn’t where we need it […] More

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