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@tH's New Blogger

As the countdown to the regular season concludes, I'm thrilled to say that At the Hive is getting a new writer! Lee from the fantastic blog Hometown Hornets will be joining us, where he will surely...

Southeast Previews

Atlanta HawksMatt McHale: BasketbawfulHoopinion: Peachtree HoopsCharlotte BobcatsBrett: Queen City Hoops  Ziggy: BobcatsPlanetMiami HeatDarren Heitner: SportsAgentBlog.comGregory Broome: The...

Hilton gets 4th year

The Hornets have given Hilton a guaranteed 4th year (2009-2010) and Julian Wright a 3rd year (2009-2010). In case you were wondering why New Orleans didn't make Hilton sweat a little and earn his paycheck, the Collective Bargaining Agreement really doesn't allow for that. According to the CBA, "The Option for [a] player’s fourth Season shall be exercisable during the period from the day following the last day of the second Season through the immediately following October 31."

Northwest Previews

Denver Nuggets Jeremy: Pickaxe and Roll Nick Sclafani: The Nugg Doctor Minnesota Timberwolves Derek Hanson & Staff: TWolves Blog Andrew Thell: Empty the Bench Stop-n-Pop: Canis Hoopus Oklahoma...

The NBA's 10 Best Point Guards

Who are the ten best point guards in the NBA today? An in-depth look at the ten best than no sporting gentleman should miss.

NBA Blogger Previews: The Central

Round 3 of the blogger previews: Chicago Bulls Nels: Give Me The Rock Matt: Blog-a-Bull Cleveland Cavaliers Rock: Waiting For Next Year FTS: Fear The Sword David Friedman: 20 Second Timeout ...

@tH Talks to David Berri

Today we have an interview with sports economist and statistician David Berri. He kind enough to give us his thoughts on a variety of topics, including Chris Paul v. Deron Williams, what James...

Southwest Division Previews

Dallas Mavericks Jake Kerr: Mavs Moneyball Houston Rockets grungedave and UofTOrange: The Dream Shake   Memphis Grizzlies Joshua Coleman: 3 Shades of Blue New Orleans Hornets Rohan: At the Hive...

Hollinger: Chris Paul will be Better

John Hollinger's player projection rankings are out, where he projects the 2008-2009 PER for every player in the NBA. And while he may not have shown much love for the Hornets in general, he predicts that Chris Paul will be the best player in the league. I did a double take when I saw the figure he's projecting- 30.13. Seriously, 30.13. LeBron James led the league in PER last year with a 29.3 figure. The only players to hit 30 in NBA history: Tracy McGrady (his mind-boggling 2002), Shaquille O'Neal, David Robinson, Wilt Chamberlain, and Michael Jordan. The closest a point gaurd has ever come to the 30 PER plateau: Chris Paul last year with a 28.3 figure.

New Orleans Hornets 2008-2009 Season Preview

Last Years Record: 56-26Key Losses: Bonzi Wells, Jannero PargoKey Additions: James Posey, Devin Brown1. What significant moves were made during the offseason? The most talked about addition was...

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