I stay at Aloft because they're super dog-friendly and right in the middle of everything. Actually have two nights booked the weekend before Thanksgiving. Love weekends in Asheville drinking and eating.
Presale of single game tickets started today. However, you can only order them if you have a password given to you by the team. It looks like they're only allowing high end season ticket holders to preorder single ticket games, mainly opening night & games against Cleveland, Miami, LA, NY, etc.
It's just another money grab. They're only letting STH buy those tix, which means they will sale them at 500% plus face value online, thus making people more likely to just buy a 6 game plan from the team.
Very greedy & very frustrating.
The Hornets allowed STH to buy blocks of 25, 50, or 100 tickets to opening night about two months ago. Today we got an email, like you mentioned, with an option to buy more. I picked up four more today and when I did I looked at the seat map and there were only a few remaining. So I'm sure as of now they're all gone.
I don't see anything wrong with the Hornets using key games in packages to sell more ticket. I mean, they are in the business of selling tickets. People who will pony up to support the team for a minimum of six games should have the first crack at the best games. If you (or anyone) can't commit to six games then why do you get to come to what's going to be the most special game in team history thus far?
"As a Charlotte Hornets Swarm365 Member, I wanted to share with you our response to a serious matter surrounding our team. Thursday evening we learned about an arrest involving Jeffery Taylor. We immediately started gathering facts and doing our due diligence. After our initial investigation of the incident, we released the following statement Friday afternoon:
"We have informed Jeffery Taylor that effective immediately he will not be participating in any team-related activities while the NBA is investigating his conduct in this matter. As an organization, we understand and appreciate the seriousness of this matter, and will assist the NBA and law enforcement in any way we can until this comes to an acceptable resolution. We have spoken with Jeffery and his representatives and they fully understand our position."
As a member of the Charlotte Hornets family, we felt it was important to share this information with you directly. We will update you as warranted. Thank you for your continued support of our franchise.
Regardless of the player/situation, I tend to lean towards the side of letting the justice system play out - especially in a he said/she said case. If there is some evidence that undoubtedly shows guilt (Rice video) then I think it's ok for a team to go ahead and act before a trial.
I haven't seen the details of the Taylor case yet, so I don't know where the info lies.