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The Charlotte Hornets are coming back, y’all!
The Charlotte Bobcats were officially granted permission by the NBA to change their name to the Hornets on Thursday. Barring any unsuspected resistance from the rest of the league, the Hornets will be back in Charlotte starting in 2014.
The Bobcats came into existence in 2004, two years after the Hornets moved to New Orleans. With New Orleans now the home of the Pelicans, that left Charlotte with the opportunity to get all nostalgic. Time to break out those dusty ’90s Starter jackets, people!
So long Bobcats, it was a good run.
(Just kidding, it was a friggin’ terrible run.)
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Today, the Charlotte Bobcats are holding a special “Buzz City Celebration” to celebrate the upcoming name change in the 2014 NBA season back to the Charlotte Hornets.
The party started at 12pm with a Family Fun Fest and at about 12:45 pm EST, the below photo was taken:
I’m going to blame it on a Thursday….
Hornets name-change party is going strong [Deadspin]
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According to Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer, NBA owners are expected to approve the Bobcats’ request for a name change, making them the Charlotte Hornets once again.
The NBA’s rubber stamp will hit the Charlotte Bobcats’ request for a name change to the Hornets at a Board of Governor’s meeting Thursday at the Wynn resort in Las Vegas.
The Bobcats technically need...
Yesterday in Las Vegas a vote on giving back the Hornets team name back to Charlotte was a unanimous yes. Everyone from the NBA Board of Governors approved that vote. So say good bye to the Bobcats name after next season.
Michael Jordan who is the owner of the Charlotte Bobcats is very excited to bring back the original team name to Charlotte.
Jordan said, “We’re thrilled to...
You can say a lot of things about Michael Jordan the owner, but never accuse him of being disloyal to family.
Jordan as an owner has the right to make any personnel decision he chooses, and according to Yahoo Sports, Jordan has hired his older brother Larry to be the Bobcats director of player personnel.
Larry Jordan, an older brother of Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan...
According to the Charlotte Observer, the NBA Board of Governors will officially approve for the Charlotte Bobcats to change their name to the Charlotte Hornets. From an official standpoint, the [...]
Michael Jordan took some time off from playing golf and gambling to say this about the name change.
“We’re thrilled to bring back the Hornets to Charlotte and the Carolinas,” Jordan said in a statement. “The passion and enthusiasm around this name change by fans in this market has been unmatched. They overwhelmingly told us what they wanted, we listened and we couldn’t...
The NBA has approved the name of the Charlotte Bobcats to the Charlotte Hornets.
The Bobcats were named after the franchise's first owner Robert Johnson.
The New Orleans Pelicans abandoned the name, Hornets, this season.
The name change will take effect for the 14-15 season.
Michael Jordan has promoted his brother, Larry Jordan, to team director of player personnel.
Larry Jordan will report to Michael Jordan, Rod Higgins and Rich Cho.
Larry Jordan's previous job was team director of special projects.
Byron Mullens, who most recently played for the Bobcats, is close to signing a 2-year deal with the Los Angeles Clippers. Mullens averaged 10.6 points and 6.4 rebounds last season.
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports:
Free-agent center Byron Mullens is nearing an agreement on a two-year contract with the Los Angeles Clippers, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.
The Charlotte Bobcats defeated the Memphis Grizzlies by a final score of 92-84 in Summer League play on Thursday.
Jerome Dyson scored 21 points with nine assists. Jeffery Taylor and Cody Zeller had 18 points apiece.
Vander Blue led the Grizzlies with 24 points.
Byron Mullens and the Los Angeles Clippers are closing in on a two-year agreement.
Mullens spent the past two seasons with the Charlotte Bobcats after playing limited time with the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Mullens was the 24th overall pick in the 2009 NBA Draft.