Jan 18, 2014; Charlotte, NC, USA; Charlotte Bobcats center Cody Zeller (40) shoots the ball over Miami Heat small forward Shane Battier (31) during the second half at Time Warner Cable Arena. The Heat defeated the Bobcats 104-96 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

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Reece Helms, editor

Lifelong Charlotte sports fan, UNC, and the Yankees. Editor of Swarm and Sting. You can follow me on twitter at @Reece_Helms

Andrew Snyder, Staff Writer

Andrew is a huge sports fan who loves talking about the NBA or the MLB. Andrew is a Charlotte Hornets fan, and Atlanta Braves fan.

Brandon Bevil, Staff Writer

Raised in Charlotte, moved to the Triangle, been there since. Life long Charlotte sports fan, as well as the Wolfpack. Works as a Physical Therapist in Raleigh.

Daniel Zimmermann, Staff Writer

My name is Daniel Zimmermann. I am currently a high school student living in London, UK, but lived most of my life in Charlotte. I am the biggest Hornets fan I know, and I am excited to cover the Charlotte Hornets for swarmandsting.com.

Brett Thompson, Staff Writer

Native of Lincolnton, North Carolina. Sophomore at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Reporter for Sports Xtra. Staff Writer for Swarm and Sting. Lover of all things Hornets, Tar Heels, Orioles, Penguins, Panthers, and dogs.

Adam Lutterloh, Staff Writer

UNC '07, Duke '14, Charlotte Hornets, Carolina Panthers and Washington Nationals fan.

Andy Moore, Staff Writer

I am a life long Charlotte basketball fan (Hornets then Bobcats now Hornets) who is excited about the direction of the team. I enjoy 80's power ballads, bad sci-fi movies, and North Carolina barbecue.

Cody Hodgins, Staff Writer

UNC Charlotte Grad and lover of all things Panthers, Hornets and 49er!

Cory Suttles, Staff Writer

Born and raised in North Carolina, C.J. is an original Charlotte Hornets fan, a Bobcats loyal and an ecstatic supporter of the Hornets returning. Other favorite teams include the Atlanta Braves, Carolina Panthers and all Clemson athletics.

Will Young, Staff Writer

Clemson grad and passionate sports fan. Hornets, Panthers, Clemson and Red Sox.

htwells, Staff Writer

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