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The new logo of the Charlotte Hornets is displayed on a video monitor during a halftime ceremony of an NBA basketball game between the Charlotte Bobcats and the Utah Jazz. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) The new logo of the Charlotte Hornets is displayed on a video monitor during a halftime ceremony of an NBA basketball game between the Charlotte Bobcats and the Utah Jazz. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Charlotte considers millions on Hornets arena

The city of Charlotte is considering a plan to spend about $30 million to make improvements at Time Warner Cable Area, home of the NBA's Hornets. More>>

US basketball decides bigger is better with roster

Dominican Republic forward Orlando Sanchez (16) defends as U.S. forward Rudy Gay protects the ball during the first half of an exhibition basketball game at Madison Square Garden in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. The United States won 105-62. (AP) Dominican Republic forward Orlando Sanchez (16) defends as U.S. forward Rudy Gay protects the ball during the first half of an exhibition basketball game at Madison Square Garden in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. The United States won 105-62. (AP)
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A desire for a bigger look made Andre Drummond necessary.
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Hornets, sports foundation to bid for NBA All-Star Weekend

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Team and foundation officials will fly to New York with former Hornets player Dell Curry and mascot, Hugo, Tuesday afternoon to deliver the bid to NBA Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum. More>>

Spurs hire NBA's first full-time female asst. coach Becky Hammon Video included

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Longtime WNBA star Becky Hammon was hired by the defending NBA champion San Antonio Spurs as the league's first full time female assistant coach.  More>>

LeBron's return to 23 scores big with fans Video included

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On Sunday afternooon Lebron tweeted an Instagram photo of him wearing his former St. Vincent-St. Mary jersey, and a Cleveland Cavaliers jersey. More>>

Hornets F Williams returning to Tar Heel state

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Nine years after leading the North Carolina men's basketball team to a national championship, Williams returns to the Tar Heel state as a member of the Charlotte Hornets. More>>

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  • Moore rallies Lynx past Mercury 82-77

    Moore rallies Lynx past Mercury 82-77

    Sunday, August 31 2014 7:50 PM EDT2014-08-31 23:50:44 GMT
    Maya Moore scored 13 of her 32 points in the fourth quarter and the Minnesota Lynx avoided elimination by beating the Phoenix Mercury 82-77 in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals on Sunday.
    After playing her worst game of the season, Maya Moore recovered to keep the Minnesota Lynx season alive.
  • Down at half, US beats Turkey in basketball worlds

    Down at half, US beats Turkey in basketball worlds

    Sunday, August 31 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-08-31 22:51:20 GMT
    Kenneth Faried scored 22 points, Anthony Davis all of his 19 in the second half, and the U.S. rebounded from a rare deficit at halftime to beat Turkey 98-77 on Sunday in the Basketball World Cup.
    They figured it would be simple, that they would just beat up on Turkey like they did Finland a night earlier.
  • US dominates Finland 114-55 in basketball worlds

    US dominates Finland 114-55 in basketball worlds

    Saturday, August 30 2014 9:01 PM EDT2014-08-31 01:01:13 GMT
    The U.S. held Finland without a basket in the second quarter, opening defense of its title with a 114-54 romp Saturday in the Basketball World Cup.
    As the U.S. lead got bigger and the crowd quieter, Finland's players were forced to have a most uncomfortable conversation.
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