1. Charlotte Hornets Showing How to Play Free-Agency Game as a Mid-Market Team

    You're not worthless just because you're not perfect. Someone should tell that to the Lance Stephenson critics...

    Fred Katz Written by Fred Katz about 1 month ago 4,960 reads 7 comments

  2. NBA Free Agents 2015: Game-Changers Who Will Headline Next Year's Offseason

    So your team missed out on the LeBron James sweepstakes. Now what? Well, if you're a fan of the New York Knicks or Chicago Bulls, you're probably still wondering where Carmelo Anthony will be playing his home games next season...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 2 months ago 17,897 reads 1 comments

  3. Next-Step Acquisitions for Charlotte Hornets This Offseason

    After serving as the NBA 's punching bags for quite some time, the Charlotte Hornets finally made strides in the right direction this past season thanks to some bold offseason maneuvers...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 3 months ago 6,355 reads 52 comments

  4. 5 Teams Rasheed Wallace Could Benefit as Assistant Coach During 2014-15 Season

    Rasheed Wallace 's time with the Detroit Pistons has come to a close. The 39-year-old, who spent the prime of his career suiting up for the defensively oriented Detroit teams of ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 4 months ago 35,814 reads 59 comments

  5. Charlotte Bobcats' Final Player Power Rankings for 2013-14 Season

    No NBA team can make the playoffs while being led solely by two top-flight players. This certainly stood true for the Charlotte Bobcats , contrary to what many fans think...

    Matt Schneidman Written by Matt Schneidman about 4 months ago 938 reads 2 comments

  6. Are Kemba Walker and Al Jefferson Enough for Charlotte Bobcats to Build Around?

    In the end, the Charlotte Bobcats went out with a whimper. A playoff sweep at the hands of the Miami Heat will be our last memory of the Bobcats before they revert back to the ...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 4 months ago 5,368 reads 27 comments

  7. Charlotte Bobcats Don't Expect Al Jefferson to Recover from Injury During Series

    Al Jefferson is dealing with a painful foot ailment, a mildly torn plantar fascia that he suffered in Game 1 against the Miami Heat ...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 5 months ago 1,113 reads 8 comments

  8. Al Jefferson's Injury Raises an Old Debate: To Play or Not to Play Through Pain

    CHARLOTTE — Heard the expression "mind over matter"? When it comes to high-level sports, there comes a point at which athletes completely shut off their minds, because they've decided that only one thing matters...

    Ethan Skolnick Written by Ethan Skolnick about 5 months ago 10,960 reads 44 comments

  9. Charlotte Bobcats Are Wasting Al Jefferson's Best Effort vs. Miami Heat

    Al Jefferson hobbled into Miami's AmericanAirlines Arena, the weight of the Charlotte Bobcats on his shoulders and a walking boot on his left foot...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 5 months ago 2,188 reads 19 comments

  10. Al Jefferson and Scrappy Bobcats Earn Respect Despite Game 2 Loss to Heat

    MIAMI — Four seats from where the media gathered, an old basketball warrior sat stoically, only occasionally looking up from his phone to survey the scene...

    Ethan Skolnick Written by Ethan Skolnick about 5 months ago 36,531 reads 156 comments

  11. What Charlotte Bobcats Need from Al Jefferson in NBA Playoffs

    The Charlotte Bobcats put up a fight in Game 1 of the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs, but they were dealt a big blow early in the first half when star center Al Jefferson went down with a plantar fascia injury...

    Justin Hussong Written by Justin Hussong about 5 months ago 1,096 reads 5 comments

  12. Al Jefferson Injury: Updates on Bobcats Star's Foot and Return

    Updates from Monday, April 28 Al Jefferson has been ruled out for Game 4 vs. Miami (via the Bobcats): Following the decision, Clifford spoke about Jefferson's ...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 5 months ago 28,723 reads 98 comments

  13. Stephen Curry and Al Jefferson Named NBA Players of the Month for April

    We didn't get to see a full month of regular-season action in April, but we saw enough for the NBA to determine its Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Month. The honors were well-deserved...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 5 months ago 6,561 reads 18 comments

  14. Charlotte Bobcats' Defense Will Be Sizeable NBA Playoffs Hurdle

    The Charlotte Bobcats are finally winning games, and it's time to take notice. The 43-win Bobcats are coming off their second-best regular season in franchise history...

    Fred Katz Written by Fred Katz about 5 months ago 1,848 reads 9 comments

  15. How Al Jefferson Became a Beast in the East with an Assist from Patrick Ewing

    Everyone assumes that the Miami Heat will just roll through the first round of the playoffs, but there is one possible early matchup that could end up like the movie 300 , with the ...

    Jared Zwerling Written by Jared Zwerling about 5 months ago 93,851 reads 249 comments

  16. Al Jefferson Has Quirky New Website About Painting, Awards and Being 'Big Al'

    Charlotte Bobcats center Al Jefferson is having one of the best seasons of his career, but don't let that overshadow his most important contribution to the NBA scene: Big Al's Paint ...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 6 months ago 2,904 reads 6 comments

  17. Al Jefferson's Under-the-Radar Defense Deserves More Attention

    Al Jefferson 's 21.6 points and 10.4 rebounds per game along with 50.6 percent shooting, according to NBA.com , shouldn't come as much of a surprise...

    Dylan Murphy Written by Dylan Murphy about 6 months ago 1,906 reads 6 comments

  18. Charlotte Bobcats Proving It's Not Always Best to Rebuild Through Draft Alone

    On Tuesday, Charlotte Bobcats center Al Jefferson became the first player in franchise history to win Eastern Conference Player of the Month, this after a spectacular March in which he averaged 24...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 6 months ago 1,002 reads 29 comments

  19. Al Jefferson and Kevin Durant Named NBA Players of the Month for March

    It’s always fun when the NBA Conference Players of the Month (POM) offer such a compelling contrast in styles—in this case, an impossibly gifted scoring dynamo and a throwback big with vintage moves and skills to match...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 6 months ago 9,241 reads 43 comments

  20. How Far Can Al Jefferson Carry the Charlotte Bobcats?

    Al Jefferson has already completed the Herculean task of hauling the Charlotte Bobcats out of NBA purgatory and into the promised land of playoff contention. So it's hardly fair to ask any more of the 29-year-old post-up savant...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 6 months ago 3,674 reads 24 comments

  21. Paul Pierce Says 'No One on the Planet Can Guard' Charlotte's Al Jefferson

    The Brooklyn Nets came into Wednesday night's game against the Charlotte Bobcats as the hottest team in the Eastern Conference, having won 10 of their last 13 and 27 of their last 38...

    Joe  Flynn Written by Joe Flynn about 6 months ago 33,841 reads 45 comments

  22. Big Al Jefferson Proving He's Worth Every Penny for Charlotte Bobcats

    Overlooking Al Jefferson and the Charlotte Bobcats is no longer an option. Skeptics—yours truly included—came out in full force this past summer after Michael Jordan's 'Cats handed three years and $40...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 6 months ago 3,580 reads 31 comments

  23. Al Jefferson Leads Bobcats' Rout of Portland with Michael Jordan Next to Bench

    With the Charlotte Bobcats mired in a two-game losing streak and with an Eastern Conference playoff spot not quite yet sewn up, the team needed a big performance from center Al Jefferson on Saturday night against the Portland Trail Blazers ...

    Joe  Flynn Written by Joe Flynn about 6 months ago 2,222 reads 4 comments

  24. Is Al Jefferson Having the Best NBA Season That No One Is Talking About?

    Watching Al Jefferson methodically maneuver his 6'10", 289-pound frame on the low block is like getting a free NBA history lesson. Players like him are no longer supposed to exist...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 7 months ago 9,308 reads 49 comments

  25. The Real Reasons Behind the Charlotte Bobcats' Surprising Turnaround

    Two years removed from winning seven games over the course of an NBA season, the Charlotte Bobcats are officially one of the most fun and fascinating units in the Eastern Conference...

    John Dorn Written by John Dorn about 7 months ago 7,554 reads 17 comments