The Charlotte Hornets will be paid $5.5 million for the use of the Spectrum Center during the 2020 Republican National Convention, according to the city’s contract with the Republican National Committee and the local host committee.
Former UNC star Antawn Jamison, now a Los Angeles scout, gives his thoughts on LeBron James signing with Lakers, state of the NBA, Tar Heels basketball, Tony Parker and possible changes to one-and-done rule.
NBA superstar LeBron James, who just jumped to the Los Angeles Lakers from the Cleveland Cavaliers, was at the Charlotte Convention Center to see his son Bronny’s basketball team in the USBA Nationals.
Dell Curry explained why his son and two-time NBA MVP Steph Curry had to jump in Lake Tahoe after a celebrity golf tournament, plus how Steph and his wife, Ayesha, are spending the summer with a new son.
Charlotte Hornets: New York Knicks, Brooklyn Nets should have salary-cap means to pursue Kemba Walker as free agent after the 2018-19 season. Mitch Kupchak: Keeping Walker may be “a challenge to figure out.”
Short takes: Thoughts on NBA free agent Carmelo Anthony, Charlotte Hornets point guard Tony Parker as well as rookies Miles Bridges and Devonte Graham, former Duke Blue Devils star Grayson Allen’s fighting style and movie “American Animal.”
NBA: When when I think about Charlotte Hornets center Bismack Biyombo, acquired in a trade from the Orland Magic, I remember something he said during his first stint in Charlotte. “I enjoy life. I enjoy everything.”
Second-year Charlotte Hornets guard Malik Monk, who was originally diagnosed with a fractured thumb after the team's first game at Las Vegas Summer League, only has a sprain and may be able to participate later in the summer event.
Charlotte Hornets: NBA Summer League team 2-0 and doing the simple things, which is the new coaches' mantra. That made Sunday’s 94-90 victory over the Miami Heat at Las Vegas satisfying on multiple levels.