| Jun 20, 2012
The Hornets are clearing cap space and getting younger.
New Orleans traded center Emeka Okafor and forward Trevor Ariza to Washington for Wizards forward Rashard Lewis and a second round draft pick, #46 in next Thursday's draft.
Okafor and Ariza were...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 8:56 AM
When the hornets landed the first pick in the draft, Emeka Okafor, with his $28 million owed over the next two seasons, was a goner.
And when Monty Williams benched Trevor Ariza for the last ten games of the season to play Al Farouq Aminu, Ariza was as...
| Jan 28, 2012
| 8:41 AM
At some point during a season, every NBA team — even a great team — will need a leader on its roster to step up and set an example for his teammates.
The Orlando Magic, by no means a great team, have reached that point after an inexcusable...
| Feb 13, 2012
The Hornets have claimed their first win in February.
Chris Kaman scored 27 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as the Hornets beat Utah 86-80. The Hornets snapped an eight game losing streak and won for only the 5th time this season in 28 games.
| Sep 10, 2009
Michael Jordan's basketball wizardry has yet to translate to the front office in his second tour as an NBA executive.
Following the unsatisfying end to his tenure as player/president of the Washington Wizards, Jordan bought into the Charlotte Bobcats...
| Dec 16, 2008
| 8:49 PM
The typically stoic demeanor of Derrick Rose disappeared into a fit of disbelief Tuesday night, and it had nothing to do with him failing to score in double figures for just the second time in his career.
When official Eli Roe whistled the rookie for...
| Jan 18, 2009
Andre Iguodala had 28 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists, and the Philadelphia 76ers returned to .500 with their seventh straight victory, 107-97 over the New York Knicks on Saturday night.
Andre Miller added 27 points and eight assists for the 76ers,...
| Feb 5, 2009
| 3:35 PM
Player of the Year
2004 — Emeka Okafor, Co-National Player of the Year
Big East Conference Awards
2009 — Hasheem Thabeet, Co-Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year
2008 — Hasheem Thabeet, Defensive Player of the Year...
| Feb 6, 2009
Rudy Gay (2004-2006), 1st Round-8th pick, Memphis Grizzlies
Hilton Armstrong (2002-2006), 1st Round-12th pick, New Orleans Hornets
Marcus Williams (2003-2006), 1st Round-22nd pick, New Jersey Nets
Josh Boone (2003-2006), 1st Round-23rd pick, New Jersey...
| Dec 5, 2007
| 9:15 PM
If you're an eternal optimist, you will focus on the fourth quarter, the one that propelled the Bulls to a 91-82 come-from-behind victory Wednesday night over the Bobcats.
The one where coach Scott Skiles played Luol Deng, Ben Gordon and reserves Chris...
| Dec 31, 2007
| 12:18 PM
What's happening to Sam's mailbag? Don't you realize that frustrated Bulls fans need you? Anyway, I'm sick of the accumulation of young "assets." It's time to use them and consolidate a little. How's this trade? Bulls send Ben Gordon, Andres Nocioni and...
| Jan 25, 2008
| 10:02 PM
A season in which the Bulls talked about winning the Eastern Conference sank to this Friday night:
Demetris Nichols was inserted to kick-start a moribund offense in the fourth quarter of a brutal 90-77 loss to the Bobcats.
Nothing against Nichols, who...