Tag: Charlotte Hornets

RB Christian McCaffrey leads the Carolina Panthers onto the field in a game in Charlotte, NC. (Image: Grant Halverson/Getty)

North Carolina Sports Betting Legislation Clears Committee Hurdle

The possibility of statewide sports betting in North Carolina received a boost this week when a legislative bill passed a Senate committee after months of delays. Senate Bill 688, sponsored by Sen. Jim Perry, R-Lenoir County, passed the state Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday following debate of the issue. Sports […]

Ja Morant of the Memphis Grizzlies defends Trae Young of the Atlanta Hawks in a heads-up battle between two of the top young guards in the NBA. (Image: Dale Zanine/USA Today Sports)

NBA Weekend Betting Preview: Grizzlies/Knicks, Hawks/Hornets, Heat/Blazers

With fewer than 20 games remaining in the 70-game NBA schedule, numerous bubble teams are in must-win situations this weekend, including the New York Knicks, Chicago Bulls, Memphis Grizzlies, Indiana Pacers, Toronto Raptors, San Antonio Spurs, New Orleans Pelicans, and Golden State Warriors. Plus, the Charlotte Hornets and Atlanta Hawks […]

LaMelo Ball and the Charlotte Hornets are a sleeper pick to win the Southeast Division. (Image: Neil Redmond/USA Today Sports)

Struggling Miami Heat Still Favorites to Win Worst Division in NBA

The NBA Southeast has become the worst division in the league, with all five members below .500. The Charlotte Hornets (13-15) sit in first place in the Southeast, but the third-place Miami Heat (11-15) are the favorites to win the division at -152 odds via DraftKings. Jimmy Butler and the […]

New York Knicks fans at Madison Square Garden embarrassed about their losing ways. (Image: Jonathan Bachman/AP)

Theme from the Bottom: Knicks, Cavs, Hornets Lowest NBA Win Totals

When oddsmakers released win totals for the upcoming 72-game NBA season, three teams were lumped at the bottom of the list with the New York Knicks, Cleveland Cavaliers, and Charlotte Hornets as the projected worst teams in the NBA next season. Now that the 2020 NBA Draft is complete, can […]

Russell Westbrook celebrates during a Houston Rockets game in late 2019. (Image: Peter Carini/Getty)

RWB at MSG or CLT? Russell Westbrook Knicks and Hornets Trade Rumors

Houston, RWB has a problem. Russell Westbrook, a 9-time All-Star, wants the Houston Rockets to trade him and the short list currently includes the New York Knicks, Charlotte Hornets, Orlando Magic, and Detroit Pistons. Westbrook averaged 27.2 points, 7.9 rebounds, and 7.1 assists per game with the Houston Rockets last […]

Miami Heat guard Jimmy Butler drives to the basketball in a preseason game against the Atlanta Hawks. (Image: AP)

NBA Southeast Preview: Miami Heat the Best of a Sorry Bunch

Upon closer look at this year’s NBA Southeast preview and you will see that aside from the Miami Heat and Orlando Magic, there’s lots of young talent but no major threats to challenge the status quo in the Eastern Conference. Jimmy Butler and the Miami Heat are -125 favorites to […]