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Kelly Oubre Jr., Hornets agree to 2-year, $25M deal

Free agent wing Kelly Oubre Jr. and the Charlotte Hornets agreed to a two-year, $25 million deal, agent Torrel Harris of Unique Sports International Management told Yahoo Sports. In a free agent landscape in which cap space is drying up, Oubre Jr. is securing one of the few remaining deal structures that is above the midlevel exception of $9.5 million. Oubre Jr., 25, will be in prime position for major payday at the conclusion of this deal as he’ll only be in his late 20s. Free agent wing… Source link

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Draymond Green’s late ejection leads to wild Hornets win

Draymond Green got thrown out in the final seconds of Saturday’s matchup with the Charlotte Hornets, and it likely cost the Golden State Warriors the game. Green picked up a pair of technicals after a wild scramble for a loose ball with less than 10 seconds left in the game. So, Terry Rozier hit a pair of free throws for the Hornets to tie it back up at 100. He then hit a heavily contested shot at the buzzer to give Charlotte an improbable 102-100 win. “[Draymond] crossed the line. That’s… Source link

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LaMelo Ball not spending money from Hornets contract

As LaMelo Ball prepares for his first taste of NBA action, one of his purchases received some scrutiny this week. Video of the Charlotte Hornets rookie showing off a very sparkly diamond grill started making the rounds on social media Wednesday, and the reaction was what you could imagine with one of the NBA’s most famous rookies and his infamous father. “He’s got nice teeth, what’s he putting a grill on for? These kids are something,” LaVar Ball said. “If that’s what he wanted,… Source link

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Google top trending searches in 2020 included Zoom, murder hornets, Among Us, and Joe Biden

Google has released its list of the top trending searches in the US for 2020, and as one might expect, “coronavirus,” “election results,” and “Zoom” led the way. To be clear: these aren’t top searches or most-searched topics. Rather, they’re “searches that had a high spike in traffic over a sustained period in 2020 as compared to 2019,” Google said. As year-in-review content goes, it’s pretty depressing; also among the top trending searches were Kobe Bryant, Naya… Source link

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Could Nic Batum, Warriors be free agency match after Hornets waive vet?

Could Batum be Warriors option after Hornets waive vet? originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea Unlike the Warriors, the Charlotte Hornets actually made a big splash in free agency on Saturday, coming to terms with Gordon Hayward on a four-year, $120 million contract, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski first reported. In order to create the necessary cap space for the deal, Charlotte reportedly waived swingman Nic Batum, who previously had opted into his $27.1 million salary for 2020-21 with the… Source link

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