Tag: nba

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.

SportsChannel8 Charlotte Hornets Podcast: Episode 1 Offseason Moves, A Return Trip to the Playoffs?

Hornets Hub, Podcast

It may seem hard to believe, but there was actually a legitimate basketball game over the weekend. Well, it was a preseason game in Vancouver. (To the surprise of literally no one, #NBATwitter loved Vancouver.) But still! Basketball! The Toronto Raptors politely defeated the Golden State Warriors (overrated!), and when there’s preseason ball, that means the start… Read more »

Hornets will look to Sessions, Lamb in 2016-17


One of the best signings in the chaotic offseason that was NBA free agency, which is still technically in progress, occurred when Courtney Lee inked a four-year, $48 million deal with the New York Knicks. It was a smart, cost-effective solution to a need: a shooting guard who can actually shoot. The Brooklyn Nets coming… Read more »

Breaking News

BREAKING: Kobe Bryant To Retire With Charlotte Hornets

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1lpFkSl5Vsw] Kobe Bryant announced Sunday he would retire at the end of the season. His ties to North Carolina run deep and have long been known. SportsChannel8 has learned that Kobe Bryant will sign a one-day contract and retire a Charlotte Hornet. But he might not. We could be wrong. It happens.

What We're Thankful For

What We’re Thankful For: #19 – NC NBA Stars


There’s not a day that goes by when we don’t wake up being thankful for being a sports fan in North Carolina. This November, the SportsChannel8 team and a panel of peers from NC media will be counting down to Thanksgiving with the top 25 things we have to be thankful for in this great state…. Read more »

Charlotte Hornets

Stat Boi’s NBA Title Contenders: The Elite 8


We here at SC8 couldn’t be more excited for the NBA season to start. Or, well, maybe that’s just me. But as a self-described League Pass junkie (SHOOT THE GOOD STUFF RIGHT INTO MY VEINS, BOYS), I’m thrilled to have pro hoops back. I could preview the whole season in this space — all 30… Read more »