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Warriors Fire Mark Jackson

06 May 2014 - 02:56 PM

 

Sam Amick @sam_amick - 49m

Mark Jackson will not be back as Golden State Warriors coach, @USATODAYsports has learned.  Story to come. 

 


Hornets Transformation Thread - Live Press Conference @ 12:30 PM (Updated 5/7 @ 11:49PM)

29 April 2014 - 01:40 PM

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The Bobcats transformation to Hornets is in full swing and I figured having one thread for all the information would be the best and easiest way for people to stay up-to-date.  I'll update the OP frequently as more and more information becomes available. 

 

UPDATE:  5/20:  TIMELINE OF ALL EVENTS:  

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June 5th:  Hugo the Hornet will make his triumphant return to Charlotte

 

June 9th:  The Hornets will hold a full-staff day of service at Hornets Nest Elementary School along with Lowe's and Fox Sports Carolinas/SportsSouth.  Employees from all three organizations will complete various beautification and refurbishment projects at the school, as well as delivering Hornets Thank You Kits to all 9,600 teachers at 160 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.

 

June 19th:  Hornets team uniforms for the 2014-2015 NBA Season will be officially revealed.

 

June 26th:  Hornets new playing floor design unveiled at Time Warner Cable Arena.

 

July 11-21:  The Charlotte Hornets name will return to NBA action at the 2014 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas.

 

Oct 2014:  The Hornets will host the inaugural Buzz Fest, a multi-day fan festival celebrating the beginning of the 2014-15 NBA season and return of the Hornets name.  This interactive event will feature Hornets legends and current players, autograph and photo stations, basketball games, skills challenges, musical acts and more. 

 

UPDATE:  5/20:  Watch the official Charlotte Hornets Press Conference at 12:30 LIVE here:  (http://www.nba.com/h...ress-conference).

 

**All Charlotte NBA Basketball History Returns to Charlotte (5/20):  " ... the team announced that after collaborating with the NBA and the New Orleans Pelicans, all of the statistical information, records and history of Charlotte NBA basketball will also be returning to the franchise.  The Hornets will now own and have access to all of the historical elements from not only the Bobcats era (2004-2014) but also the original Hornets era in Charlotte (1988-2002).  The Pelicans will maintain the history and statistics beginning with the team's first season in New Orleans (2002-03).".

 

UPDATE:  5/16:  Per Bobcats officials.  The Charlotte Bobcats will host a press conference at 12:30 pm Tuesday May 20th to officially begin the start of the Charlotte Hornets.  The team will launch the team website the morning of the 20th and live stream the press conference online (http://www.hornets.com

 

 

Charlotte Bobcats @bobcats - 2h
CHARLOTTE HORNETS NAME OFFICIALLY RETURNS ON MAY 20!

UPDATE:  4/30 :  Per Steve Reed on Twitter, the team will officially announce the change in "a couple of weeks.".
 

 

@SteveReedAP:  For those asking, I'm told the Bobcats will officially transition to Hornets in a couple of weeks.  Probably be a presser to announce.  9:12 AM 30 April 2014

LINK:  (http://www.twitter.c...493255314894848)

Charlotte Business Journal

"Within two weeks, the Charlotte franchise plans to flip the switch and become the Hornets, adopting the nickname used by the city's original pro basketball team from 1988-2002."

LINK:  (http://www.bizjourna...014/04/the.html)
 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                          

 

New Logos: 

**Logo Pyramid:  (http://www.backbuzzc...ity-reveal.html)

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Official Links:

 

Official Facebook page for the Charlotte Hornets (5/20):  (http://www.facebook.com/hornets)   

 

Official Instagram (5/20):  (http://www.instagram.com/hornets).

 

Bobcats team website redirects to hornets.com (5/19):  (Http://www.hornets.com)

 

Official team site dedicated to all Hornets info during the season:  (http://www.backbuzzcity.com)

 

Third Party Links

Carolinahuddle changed its bobcats page to Hornets months ago (obviously). 

Our friends at bobcatsplanet changed to hornetsplanet weeks ago:  (http://www.hornetsplanet.com)

 

Reddit's NBA Subreddit redirects bobcats to charlottehornets:  (http://www.reddit.co...harlottehornets)

 

New Merchandise:

 

**Official Charlotte Hornets Draft Hat

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Online Team Store:  (http://www.shopbobca...te_hornets_gear)

Cool Media:

 

Logo Reveal Video: (http://www.youtube.c...h?v=MP2Gq34f6zU)

 

Logo Reveal Night Video:  (http://www.youtube.c...h?v=Ds5_z9xWRhY)

 

Team President Fred Whitfield discusses timetable for transition Hour 2 of WFNZ's The Drive (4/28):  (http://www.charlotte...ocal.com/audio/)

Great Article Regarding the Very Beginning of the Original Hornets: (http://www.charlotte...s-oral-history/)

 

Rufus Lynx Retirement Video (5/16):  (Http://www.nba.com/bobcats/video/2014/05/16/RufusRetirementVideofinalmp43272687/)

 

**Hornets Signage being put up outside the arena (5/19). 

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Speculation & Rumors:

Jersey and Court Concepts (Fan Made) (1/20):  (http://www.carolinah...made-and-other/)

 

**Could shirt provide insight into new jerseys? (4/29) 

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Hugo Design Rumors via We Believe (4/30):  (http://www.facebook....beelievefref=nf)

According to a STH, the court design will be revealed on draft night (5/7): (http://www.hornetspl...tartforhornets/)

 

Word font used for the jerseys both Home and Away (5/21):

(http://news.sportslo...rnets-uniforms/)

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Charlotte Hornets Jersey & Court Concepts (Fan Made and Other)

20 January 2014 - 10:17 PM

I figured I would consolidate all of the new Charlotte Hornets jersey court designs floating around online.  All of these are fan made except for figure 2 .  My personal favorite is No. 1


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