The Kobe situation is awkward, the Nuggets aren't sexy, and some surprisingly good defenders. All that and more in this week's NBA 360.
Jeremy Lin seems to have found a home with the Charlotte Hornets.
More and more teams have opted to forego rookie extensions in order to preserve cap room to add other players. However, this type of gamble doesn't come without risks -- for either side.
The Hornets believe in Jeremy Lamb and are investing in his future.
Michael Jordan recently called Jeremy Lin the Hornets' "biggest acquisition." Ken Berger believes it's the other Jeremy -- Jeremy Lamb -- who can make the biggest impact.
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist wasn't likely to make a huge impact for Fantasy this season, but his absence still leaves big questions for the Hornets.
You'll notice this preseason the Charlotte Hornets are taking a ton of 3-pointers. Expect that all season, especially with Michael Kidd-Gilchrist out.
Let's say this season doesn't live up to the hype, will your team at least get a good draft pick?
Lance Stepheson is gone, the wings have improved, and this Hornets team might be deep. But is the East too deep for them?
The Oklahoma City Thunder are gambling on their coaching change and a new bill of health to return to title contention and keep Kevin Durant around.

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