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The Buzz in Charlotte
« on: June 28, 2018, 03:08:15 PM »
Welcome to the home of the Hornets!


It's been a busy offseason already; dealing star young big Myles Turner, shipping off 2nd leading scorer Enes Kanter and torpedoing any shot to enter Free Agency. But that's all in the past and new management has been brought in. The PR department has been overhauled and there is a team working diligently on a new logo.

Notes/Highlights from the introductory press conference:
recent draftee Jacob Evans headlines the summer league team 
There is optimism regarding RFA Marcus Smart but they will likely let him test the market
They are open to using their remaining MLE but roster spots are at a premium
The Hornets appear to have an eye towards the summer of 2019 when their books really open up

As for the quotes of Franchise PG Jrue Holiday questioning the direction of the franchise, there was a sit down with the new GM and owner Michael Jordan. The team will do right by him but he is also under contract and is expected to go out and perform like the All-Star he is.

That's it for now, Michael and the new GM are off to Vegas for Summer League and not at all for the golf or gambling.



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Re: The Buzz in Charlotte
« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2018, 10:30:05 PM »
Charlotte has offered the tax-payer MLE to Demarcus Cousins according to sources.

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Re: The Buzz in Charlotte
« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2018, 11:57:43 PM »
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