2013 was a great year to be a sports fan in Charlotte! From the Carolina Panthers’ winning season & hopefully NFL Playoff run to the Charlotte Hornets name and identity coming back to the Queen City, there have been many story lines from the past year to make any Charlottean proud to root for the home team. Check out our Top 10 stories from this year, and then let us know what your big sports stories are from 2013!
The Charlotte Bobcats announced today that the organization will introduce the brand identity of the Charlotte Hornets during halftime of the first Buzz City Night on Dec. 21 vs. the Utah Jazz. The Dec. 21 Buzz City Night is driven by Mercedes-Benz and will include Mercedes-Benz sponsoring a Buzz City long-sleeve T-shirt giveaway to the first 10,000 fans in attendance.
Kemba Walker loves a good challenge. So when Stephen Curry started lighting it up Monday night in his homecoming game, Walker decided it was time to match him.
Bobcats small forward Jeffery Taylor is hoping a spot in Charlotte’s starting lineup will help shake his recent shooting slump.
Dirk Nowitzki apparently wasn’t kidding when he said an early season game against Charlotte was a must-win for the Mavericks.
Charlotte guard Michael Kidd-Gilchrist fractured his left hand in a loss to Dallas and coach Steve Clifford isn’t sure when the second-year player will be back.
Chris Bosh scored 13 straight points for Miami in the final minutes, including a trio of 3-pointers that capped a late rally, and the Heat found a way to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 99-98 on Sunday night to extend their winning streak to 10 games.
Check us out as Charlotte Bobcats Brendan Haywood sat in with the crew on Talking Bleep with The QCB.
The Bobcats are going to be involved with WFNZ’s Street Turkeys tomorrow (November 26, 2013) at the WFNZ Dog House. To discuss their involvement as well as the Bobcats change to the Hornets name, Bobcats team president Fred Whitfield joins the Mac Attack.
Celtics coach Brad Stevens said he could sense the frustration in Gerald Wallace’s voice when the two spoke on Sunday. The 31-year-old Wallace wasn’t pleased with the Celtics losing six of their past seven and was eager to help the team get things headed in the right direction.