Charlotte Hornets: 66-1
Even if the rebranded (is it a rebranding if you’re only going back into an older brand? How can brands work? Somebody get me a brand strategist on the telephone ) Charlotte Hornets are not anything near to title contenders, they’ll at least look great as they attempt to improve on the No. 7 seed that they caught since the Bobcats last season.
The new duds are slick, and Lance Stephenson will unveil the club with tons of”no, no, YES!” razzle-dazzle. Additionally, but rookie big man Noah Vonleh is intriguing, and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist’s jumper appears more like a shot than a contortionist pattern gone horribly wrong.
There’s reason to get fired up about those Hornets. You might even say there is a buzz in Charlotte. You wouldn’t say that, naturally, because that is about as hacky since it gets.
Suffice it to say the accession of Stephenson and much more minutes for Kidd-Gilchrist could assist the league’s sixth-ranked defense get even better this season. If the offense around focal point Al Jefferson also enhances (which it could with Kemba Walker heading right into a contract season ), the Bugs could certainly increase the playoff ladder.
Read more: fighthits.net