Scott Fowler: 'Joy and wonder.' Hornets announcer Eric Collins on LaMelo, Dell and his unique style

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Eric Collins does play-by-play for the Charlotte Hornets’ television broadcasts, and he’s excited about it. Collins, in fact, gets excited about a lot of things. His gee-whiz, isn’t-this-fun enthusiasm is catchy, especially when the Hornets are playing well. Just ask a Charlotte fan who watches games all the time from the West Coast. “I don’t know if Eric has ever had a mediocre, just chill play call,” Steph Curry said. “He’s always just hyped. I absolutely love it.” In his sixth season paired with Curry’s dad, Dell Curry, on Charlotte’s TV broadcast, Collins said he likes to…

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