Tag: Kemba Walker


Brian Geisinger

While he could probably do the job of the news director (who JUST got got on snapchat last week) better than him, for now Brian is working for Sports Channel 8 because he can work from home and they agreed to pay for half of his NBA League Pass. Next he’ll probably either work for his friend’s new bakery in downtown Raleigh or tend bar because at least those places he’ll meet girls. He’s also a Wake Forest fan from Guilford County who went to State.

Bridge The Gap: Miles Bridges presents intriguing options for the Hornets

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Normally Summer League is the special time of the NBA calendar that’s reserved for rookie overreactions. Media or fans see a guy light it up for 25 minutes out an Vegas and the tweets fly in: “I know this guy would be a star,” they say. Or, alternatively: “A few too many midrange jumpers from… Read more »

BG’s St8 of the NBA: Malik Monk and the short-term future of the Charlotte Hornets

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Normally on the St8 of the NBA, we take a look a four topics surrounding the Charlotte Hornets, and four league-wide items. However, next week will bring our year-end awards; so for today, we will focus on two matters regarding the Hornets — starting with rookie guard Malik Monk.   Uptown Monk Back? It’s been… Read more »

An appreciation of Kemba Walker, the greatest Charlotte Hornet of all time

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Kemba Walker, at age 27, with a full season remaining on just his second contract, is the greatest player in the history of the Charlotte Hornets franchise. The All-Star point guard made history this week — passing Dell Curry, the godfather of Charlotte basketball, to become the all-time leading scorer Hornets history. It was an… Read more »

St8 of the NBA: Is Charlotte the new Lob City? Plus: The Young Bucks and the rise of The Brow

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It’s been a few weeks, but we’re back for the stretch run. Let’s do this thing — eight up, eight down, starting with Kemba Walker and the Hornets. (FYI: For more on the Charlotte Hornets, don’t forget to check out Episode 55 of Buzz Beat radio — Spencer, Richie and I break down the Hornets… Read more »

St8 of the NBA: The possibility of trading Kemba, Expanding All-Star Rosters & Making it Wayne

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It’s been a hectic week in the association (Dell Curry voice). Let’s jump right into the action, starting with one of the top news items: Will the Charlotte Hornets trade Kemba Walker? Hornets Trade Kemba? It’s been a week now since ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news that the Charlotte Hornets were open to trading Kemba… Read more »

BG’s St8 of the NBA: Californication ends for the Hornets, Tyus Jones: “Ima fix Wolves”

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After an extended and totally undeserved holiday break, we return: 5 things on the Hornets, 3 on the rest of the NBA. (Tyus Jones in the house!) It’s the midpoint of the season, too. Let’s jump right in. Hornets First things first: A caveat of Maverickian proportions This was intended to be an exclusively postive… Read more »

BG’s St8 of the NBA: MKG find offense, Kaminsky’s struggles and Kawhi Comin’

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Basketball season is busy times, folks. Let’s jump right in. Hornets Nostalgia Ultra: Troublesome times in Buzz City The Charlotte Hornets are in a bit of a free fall right now. Losers of eight of their last 10 games, Charlotte ranks 22nd in the NBA in offensive efficiency (103.1 points per 100 possessions), and 29th… Read more »