The Story Is Bigger Than Magic

Magic Johnson is the centerpiece of a tampering accusation filed by the Indiana Pacers alleging illegal contact with then Pacers forward Paul George. The Pacers, stunned by the George defection, are operating on a theory that Magic Johnson, on behalf of the Lakers, had contact with George that caused George to tell the Pacers he…

The Charlotte Truth: We Are What Our Record Says We Are

The 1996-97 Charlotte Hornets were 54-28. To date, it’s the best single-season record in franchise history. Unfortunately, it resulted in an unimpressive 4th place finish in the Central Division, a playoff 6-seed and ultimately, a first round sweep courtesy of the New York Knicks. The narrative is telling. Try as they might, the Hornets have…