Originally posted on Trade Street Post  |  Last updated 5/20/13
  As soon as I caught word that Charlotte had started the process of taking the Hornets name back, I sent an email to all of the writers here at Trade Street Post.  I had mixed commentary in return.  Those emails inspired me to write this little article, just to give a spotlight into my path as a fan of the NBA in Charlotte.  Hope you enjoy it.  Bear with me on it because it is a bit lengthy.   So the Charlotte Bobcats are going to Bring Back the Buzz.  Secretly, I’m tickled pink…or teal and purple…If you dig through our archives here, you’ll see that there was a time that I was not very fond of the notion of bringing the Bobcats name back to Charlotte.  I’m big enough to admit it.  The Hornets were gone to New Orleans, and all of the scandal that was George Shinn, a new arena, etc. went away with it.  It took a few years to reprogram myself to say Charlotte Bobcats, but I was able to do it even when the news media and other teams could not.  Truth of the matter, howev...
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