Charlotte's rebranding efforts will bring back the "Hornets" nickname in 2014-15, and it may have the next Grandmama on its roster to make the transition complete. UNLV freshman Anthony Bennett, a thick offensive-minded combo forward deemed by some to be the next Larry Johnson (the No.
Dan McCarney of the San Antonio Express-News: As well as the Spurs played in Game 1, a letdown was almost inevitable. It didn’t happen until the fourth quarter, but happen it did with a 15-2 Memphis run - fueled by Manu Ginobili’s flagrant foul on Tony Allen (see below) - that forced overtime.
He's 6-5. He shoots like Ray Allen. He dunks on people. He's a candidate to be the top overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft. And yet, he still gets confused, now and again, with that guy who raps about thrift stores.