NBA West 2017-18: Can anyone beat Golden State?

Part two of a two-part series of articles in which News sports writer Cory Smith gives the outlook for the 2017-18 NBA season. Part one, featuring the...

November 2nd, 2017 |  


Hoops season is here:Here’s how the Eastshakes down in ‘18

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. The NFL and college football are in full-force while college basketball teams across the nation are ex...

October 31st, 2017 |  


Elton Brand exemplifies NBA professional

With the NBA season kicking off, one of its best veterans has announced his retirement.Elton Brand will retire as a member of the Sixers, a team for w...

October 22nd, 2016 |  


NBA deserves poor grade for offseason work

NBA deserves poor grade for offseason work

On Wednesday, ESPN released a “report card” of all NBA teams on how well they have done at improving their rosters in the offseason.What E...

July 22nd, 2015 updated: July 22nd, 2015. |  


Hornets finish summer play

ORLANDO — The Charlotte Hornets finished up their week of summer ball with an 82-73 win over Brooklyn Friday.The Hornets started off the week by...

July 11th, 2015 |  


Hornets’ roster taking shape

Hornets’ roster taking shape

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July 9th, 2015 |  


NBA freeagent frenzykicks off

The summer free agent period is heating up for the NBA.Some of the player salaries have been higher than analysts had predicted. In fact, ESPN is repo...

July 2nd, 2015 |  


Hornets go Big 10 yet again

Hornets go Big 10 yet again

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June 26th, 2015 |  


Hornets wheelin’dealin’ beforetonight’s Draft

CHARLOTTE — The Charlotte Hornets made another trade this week, but still have some work to do putting together a team that can return to the pl...

June 24th, 2015 |  


LeBron is great, but no GOAT

With the NBA Finals over, I think it is fairly obvious that LeBron James is the best basketball player in sneakers right now.Any arguments to the cont...

June 20th, 2015 |