Off the Court: Roger Mason

By: Jim Eichenhofer,, @Jim_Eichenhofer

Roger Mason leads the Hornets in numerous categories related to basketball experience, entering the 2012-13 season with the most career playoff games (24) and second-most regular season appearances (424, behind only Hakim Warrick’s 498). The 32-year-old Mason is at least a decade older than multiple teammates, including several Hornets who were born in the 1990s.

Lopez adds much-needed presence in paint

By: Brian Travis,

When asked what he was most looking forward to at the start of the 2012-13 NBA season, his answer was simply, “To push around and get physical with other players besides my teammates.” This, after Robin Lopez and his teammates had been hard at work against one another through the offseason and training camp.