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Layups, lineups and Lee: How the Hornets won Game 5

An in-depth look at some of the strategy and rolls of the dice that went into the biggest Hornets victory in years. In the midst of the ecstasy surrounding the biggest post-Bobcats victory ever, and a certain 2 guard's uncanny knack for offensive rebounds, here are some relatively unemotional, purposely non-homer-ific observations of what was a real-life signature win for a franchise...
Via At The Hive
15 hours ago

Hornets stun Heat with 90-88 win, take 3-2 series lead

MIAMI (AP) Courtney Lee's 3-pointer with 25.2 seconds left put Charlotte ahead to stay, and the Hornets beat the Miami Heat 90-88 in Game 5 of their Eastern Conference first-round series Wednesday night. The Hornets have won three straight games in the series, and will take a 3-2 lead into a potential Game 6 clincher on Friday night. Marvin Williams led the Hornets with 17 points...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NBA Reveals Last Two Minute Report from Heat-Hornets Game 4

With 1:24 left and the Miami Heat down by just three points in a critical Game 4 against the Charlotte Hornets, rookie Josh Richardson missed a three and Luol Deng grabbed the offensive rebound. However, as Deng grabbed the rebound, he was subsequently grabbed by Hornets guard Jeremy Lin resulting in the ball going out of bounds. As a result, the referees called the ball off of Deng...
Via Heat Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin On Playoff Fire Illustration

In four playoff games, Charlotte Hornets reserve point guard Jeremy Lin is averaging 19.1 points per 36 minutes and shooting 50 percent from the field. If this happens to be the sequel to Linsanity, the highlight of Lin doing the Jordan shrug after banking a three in front of his Airness was a nice touch. “I didn’t think about that until after the game when they said that,...
Via Hooped Up
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fans claim Jeremy Lin receives biased treatment from referees, and they might be right

Jeremy Lin might be getting a raw deal. The Charlotte Hornets point guard is apparently being ignored by NBA referees when it comes to drawing flagrant fouls. The discrepancy was so notable to a few fans that they worked to compile a nearly seven-minute long video detailing Lin’s tribulations. Lin may have receded from the public spotlight since his time with the Knicks and...
Via The Comeback
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Woman mistakenly tattoos Jeremy Lin’s name in Chinese, Lin does same in support

Everybody makes mistakes, and the people that support others during those times are some of the coolest people ever. Point guard Jeremy Lin of the Charlotte Hornets can be added to that list of one of the coolest people ever after helping out a new fan for mistakenly getting Lin’s name in Chinese tattooed on herself. So I accidentally got Jeremy Lin’s name tattooed on my ankle
Via The Comeback
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin reaches out to girl who got his name mistakenly tattooed

A young lady who embarrassingly admitted online that she mistakenly got a Jeremy Lin name tattoo by mistake received a surprise when the Charlotte Hornets star reached out to her. In a video posted to YouTube, the girl admits to how she ended up getting Lin’s name tattooed on her neck in Chinese characters. She reveals in the video that the entire debacle was spawned by a prank...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
15 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA responds to viral video about hard fouls on Jeremy Lin

The NBA has responded to a viral video that shows some hard fouls Jeremy Lin has received, and the lack of proper response from officials some fans feel was in order. Lin is four years removed from the “Linsanity” phenomenon that swept New York during the point guard’s surprising run of dominance with the Knicks. But he has found a home with the Charlotte Hornets this season...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Nelly photobombs Jeremy Lin during postgame interview

The Charlotte Hornets pulled off a huge upset and defeated the San Antonio Spurs 91-88 on Monday night. San Antonio was fresh off a big win against Golden State, so they were in a prime letdown spot, and Charlotte took advantage of it. Jeremy Lin led the way with 29 points on an efficient 11-of-18 shooting performance, and he was asked about the big win during a postgame interview...
Via The Sports Daily
March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lin rips Chris Rock, Oscars over questionable joke

Charlotte Hornets guard Jeremy Lin took to social media on Monday to slam both Chris Rock and the Oscars for what arguably could be called a tone-deaf bit that involved stereotyping Asians. The Academy Awards of course were broadcast under a cloud of controversy involving the absence of people of color among the nominees, something Rock admirably and amusingly confronted in his...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

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