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How long until we have the Charlotte Hornets again?

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#1 Zod



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Posted 13 January 2013 - 09:09 AM

I don't feel like reading through this forum.

When can I get a purple and teal hat again?

#2 Third Degree

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Posted 13 January 2013 - 12:11 PM


Name change in a year to three years

#3 Herbert The Love Bug

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Posted 13 January 2013 - 02:43 PM

Ebay has all kinds of vintage Hornets hats and jerseys. I've got so many old charlotte hornets jerseys off of there for cheap

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Posted 13 January 2013 - 03:02 PM

name change for next season, as new orleans will officially become the Pelicans next season.

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Posted 13 January 2013 - 06:51 PM

I can't imagine it would be as quick as next season. I'd say NO will change their name, we remain the Bobcats a year, and then become the Hornets again. No facts to back that up, just my opinion.

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Posted 13 January 2013 - 11:22 PM

We can easily become the Hornets again. Actually, if they can become the Pelicans then it's much easier for us to be the Hornets since the NBA already owns all the rights and trademarks of the name. There is no reason we can't be the Hornets next season, as long as the name is given up and MJ pays the $3 mill or so for the rights.

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Posted 14 January 2013 - 04:24 AM

First the name has to become available, the the nba needs to approve it, mj put the money up. Then it would take a couple seasons unless the nba puts a rush on it.

#8 chknwing


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Posted 14 January 2013 - 09:54 AM

this has all been hush hush. Its pretty much a done deal ever since Benson bought the team.

#9 Proudiddy


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Posted 14 January 2013 - 10:51 AM

Adam Silver pointed out last season that we would be able to change much quicker than the usual timeframe b/c the NBA already has the rights, designs, etc. as the Hornets is an NBA property. So, I fully expect that we'd be able start the season next year as the Hornets.

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 12:48 AM

KT baiting are we?

I'm in. Bob johnson sucked.

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