Buzz Beat Ep. 34: Schedule Set In Stone

For the 34th installment of Buzz Beat, we bring you a two-part episode. In ‘Part 1,’ Brian, Richie, and Spencer discuss the signing of Julyan Stone as the third point guard, breakdown the schedule, and Clifford’s thoughts on Monk and Howard. Listen for our thoughts on Stone’s play style, what might happen to Dwight if the season goes awry, and …

Buzz Beat Ep. 33: New Season, “New” Unis

In the 33rd episode, Spencer, Richie, and Brian breakdown several Hornets-realted topics in the dead of the NBA offseason. The crew looks at some of the recent transactions — waiving of Briante Weber, signing of Marcus Paige, and keeping O’Bryant on the roster for the upcoming season. With the third point guard spot still up in the air, the trio …

Buzz Beat Ep. 32: MCW & Orlando Summer League

The trio share their thoughts on the most recent acquisition of Michael Carter-Williams as the Hornets’ 2nd point guard. Spencer and Brian try to pump up the signing while Richie shares his skepticism. The crew also run down the top contributors — Graham, Bacon, Weber, O’Bryant — of the Orlando Summer League. The show wraps up on the news that …

Buzz Beat Ep. 31: Free Agency Primer with Chris Kroeger

Spencer, Richie, and Brian are joined by WFNZ’s Primetime host, Chris Kroeger. We recap the crazy week that included the trade for Dwight Howard and the draft where Charlotte landed Malik Monk and Dwayne Bacon. We also prep for NBA’s Free Agency period by tossing around possible free agents that are realistic options for the Hornets. Topic Overview: Dwight’s Impact Dynamics …

Buzz Beat Ep. 30: Dwight Howard is a Charlotte Hornet

EMERGENCY POD: We discuss the Dwight Howard trade that just occurred — two days before the draft. Atlanta sends Dwight Howard, 31st Overall Charlotte sends Marco Belinelli, Miles Plumlee, and 41st Overall Be sure to check out our live draft show Thursday, June 22nd on Periscope. Listen to the Buzz Beat on iTunes Listen to the Almighty Baller Network on …

Buzz Beat Ep. 29: Final Draft Thoughts with Brian Geisinger

Spencer and Richie are joined by recurring guest and stat-guru, Brian Geisinger of ACCSports and Sports Channel 8. This is the final pre-draft episode where we give our thoughts on what direction the Hornets will take come Thursday. We discuss the possibility of trading up vs. trading back vs. staying put. We also tier the prospects in the lottery and debate …

Buzz Beat Ep. 28: The Mitchell, Kennard, and Collins Show with Cole Zwicker

Spencer and Richie are joined by another Almighty Baller member, Cole Zwicker. Cole hosts his own NBA Draft podcast on the network, What’s On Draft?. We discuss three prospects that have been closely linked to the Charlotte Hornets in Luke Kennard, Zach Collins, and Donovan Mitchell. Cole tells us his preference for who the Hornets should select. We also debate …

Buzz Beat Ep. 27: Draft Risers and Fallers with Sean Derenthal

Spencer and Richie are joined by a fellow Almighty Baller-ite, Sean Derenthal. Sean hosts his own NBA Draft podcast on the network, Ode to Oden. We get a chance to pick his brain on several prospects in Charlotte’s range but also some that may slip to us at 11. Sean feels there’s a strong consensus this year among prospects and …

Buzz Beat Ep. 26: Catching Up on Hornets’ News

You only get Richie, one half of the show, in this abbreviated episode of Buzz Beat. He shares his thoughts on Charlotte being awarded the 2019 All-Star Game, Kemba’s third knee procedure, and MKG’s new shooting coach. He also answers your Twitter questions and possibly gushes about Donovan Mitchell. Listen to the Buzz Beat on iTunes Listen to the Almighty Baller Network …

Buzz Beat Ep. 25: The Combine, Lottery, and Prospects with Brian Geisinger

Spencer and Richie are joined by recurring guest, Brian Geisinger of ACC Sports and Sports Channel 8. In this week’s episode, the Buzz Beat crew give their stance on the NBA Combine and its importance. They also brainstorm what needs to be done to get the big names to participate. Spencer, Richie, and Brian each present an in-depth profile of two prospects …