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99: Hornets' Offseason Primer

4/17/2019
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Richie, Spencer, and Brian return to breakdown the options this offseason with free agents, non-guaranteed contracts, and player-options that are in play for some of the Hornets on the roster. The trio also answer your Twitter questions to wrap the episode.

Duration:00:46:08

98: Playoff Podcast?

4/8/2019
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Richie, Spencer, and Brian analyze the wins over the Raptors and Pistons as the Hornets keep their playoff hopes alive. The young players are playing a huge role and should see big minutes if the team makes the postseason.

Duration:00:51:04

97: Kemba Walking

4/2/2019
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Richie, Spencer, and Brian return to re-hash Kemba's chances of making the All-NBA team, the implications that has on his salary, if it makes sense for Charlotte to even offer the max, and wrap by profiling Rui Hachimura and De'Andre Hunter.

Duration:00:50:17

96: Kemba Talk with Kristian Winfield

3/27/2019
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Richie, Spencer, and Brian bring on NBA writer for SB Nation, Kristian Winfield, to talk Kemba Walker's gradual rise during his 8-year career. The crew also discuss if Kemba will stay with Charlotte or test the waters in free agency, debate whether or not Kemba makes the All-NBA team, and react to Charlotte's 4th straight win with the 125-116 victory over the Spurs.

Duration:00:46:09

95: Too Late To Tank

3/18/2019
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Richie, Spencer, and Brian discuss if James Borrego is a good coach, the disappointments of the season, and if it makes any sense to send Monk to Greensboro. The crew wrap the episode with breakdowns of four college prospects to watch during the tournament and if they have potential to land in Charlotte in the 2019 NBA Draft. bluewirepods.com

Duration:00:51:10

94: Playoff Preview?

3/11/2019
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Richie and Brian are back to discuss the Hornets loss to the Bucks, how Charlotte would fare against Milwaukee if they snuck into the playoffs, if Michael Jordan has too much say in decision making, and preview a couple of ACC prospects as the NCAA tournament is just around the corner.

Duration:00:45:10

93: Hornets Lack Identity

3/5/2019
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Richie, Spencer, and Brian chat about the Hornets 118-108 loss to the Blazers, question if head coach James Borrego has a plan, and debate if the Hornets would be better off missing the playoffs. bluewirepods.com

Duration:00:53:13

92: Was Kemba Fouled?

2/24/2019
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Richie, Spencer, and Brian return to breakdown the heartbreaking loss to the Nets and if Kemba was fouled in the final seconds. The co-hosts also discuss Miles Bridges' ceiling, how many games the Hornets will need to make the playoffs, and the weirdness of Kaminsky's buyout situation.

Duration:00:50:46

91: Post-Deadline Hornets

2/13/2019
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Richie, Spencer, and Brian breakdown the 99-90 loss to the Pacers and analyze the trades that didn't happen for the Hornets at the NBA Trade Deadline. The trio try to ease the angst among Hornets' fans as no help was provided to Kemba on February 7.

Duration:00:51:01

90: Hornets Trade Show

2/4/2019
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Richie, Spencer, and Brian are back to discuss the Hornets and how they will approach the NBA Trade Deadline on Thursday. The trio discuss what you can expect out of the Hornets' front office, what Charlotte should avoid when approaching trades, and toss around hypothetical trades that could work in Charlotte's favor. bluewirepods.com

Duration:00:44:52

89: Ex-Hornet Kenny Gattison

1/29/2019
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Spencer, Richie and Brian bring on Hornets' legend Kenny Gattison to chat all things NBA and the good old days in Wilmington, NC. Gattison reveals his greatest Charlotte Hornet, discusses his recruitment to Old Dominion, compares the NBA now to that of the 90s, and shares if he'd be able to play in today's era. bluewirepods.com

Duration:00:50:55

88: Hornets Split Back to Back

1/21/2019
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Richie and Brian breakdown the Hornets' back-to-back games against the Suns and Pacers. The duo spend time discussing Charlotte's transition offense, the evolution of Kidd-Gilchrist's game, the plan for Kaminsky, and hypothetically toss around ideal teams that could use Kemba's services.

Duration:00:46:18

87: Buyer's Territory

1/16/2019
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Richie, Spencer, and Brian breakdown the final two games of the Hornets' road trip. The trio discuss the highs and lows of the turnover-filled game in Sacramento and the surprising victory over the Spurs. They also explain why there's a 0% chance Kemba gets traded before the trade deadline. bluewirepods.com

Duration:00:52:34

86: Rod Boone of The Athletic

1/11/2019
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Richie, Brian, and Spencer bring on Rod Boone of The Athletic Carolina in the midst of the Charlotte Hornets' 6-game road trip. The crew weigh in on the Hornets positives, downfalls, whether they will be active during the trade deadline, and if it makes sense to bring Kemba Walker back next season. bluewirepods.com

Duration:00:44:18

85: Shrinking the Rotation

12/26/2018
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Richie, Spencer, Brian return for another episode to recap the Hornets games against the Pistons and Celtics. The trio speak on Kemba’s finishing at the rim, Hornets' struggling defense, Borrego shrinking the lineup, and Charlotte using the 2-3 zone more often. bluewirepods.com

Duration:00:44:11

84: Stuck at 500

12/21/2018
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Brian Geisinger, Richie Randall, and Spencer Percy return for another episode to breakdown the depressing loss against the Lakers and much-needed victory over the Cavaliers. The discussion focuses on Kemba’s slump, Monk’s tendency to make bonehead plays, Borrego shortening his lineup, and if the TPE is in play at the trade deadline. Listen to more podcasts like this: bluewirepods.com

Duration:00:44:18

83: Hornets Get Dunc'd On

12/14/2018
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Richie, Brian, and Spencer bring on Nate Duncan of the Dunc'd On Pod to discuss big-picture topics on the Charlotte Hornets. The crew break down the biggest surprises and disappointments on the season, the strengths and weaknesses of the team, and the implications of re-signing Kemba Walker this offseason. Tune in to see where Nate thinks the Hornets will finish in the playoff standings. Listen to more podcasts like this: bluewirepods.com

Duration:00:45:53

82: 2 Game Win Streak

12/11/2018
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Richie, Brian, and Spencer return for another episode of Buzz Beat to discuss the Hornets' two game win streak over the Denver Nuggets and New York Knicks. The crew spend time breaking down Tony Parker’s crafty midrange game, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist’s scrappiness, Marvin Williams' impact on corner 3s, and if Kemba escaping his slump. Listen to more sports podcasts like this: bluewirepods.com

Duration:00:51:20

81: Tale Of Two Batums

12/6/2018
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The Charlotte Hornets have hit a rough stretch in the season and now have a record of 11-13. Richie and Brian break down the recent losses to the Pelicans and the Timberwolves. Nic Batum has been a hot topic of discussion. His play, along with Kemba’s struggles, Kaminsky’s spark off the bench are discussed in this episode of Buzz Beat. Listen to more podcasts like this: bluewirepods.com

Duration:00:49:43

80: Hawks, Bucks, and Beal

11/29/2018
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In the 80th episode, Buzz Beat recaps the two games against the Hawks this week, and the victory over the Bucks on Monday. Trends such as Marvin Williams' rising 3P%, Lamb's efficiency, and Kemba's struggles are discussed. To wrap, we discuss the likelihood of a Beal trade and if there are any packages that make sense.Intro/Outro Music: Mike StudSports Channel 8: North Carolina’s #1 Sports News NetworkBuzz Beat Patreon : If you can afford to, we’re asking for your help to keep this podcast...

Duration:00:52:55