Found May 18, 2013 on StraitPinkie.com:
Back in June of 2012, Anthony Davis and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist became the first pair of teammates to be selected #1 and #2 in the NBA Draft. The New Orleans Hornets selected Davis, and MKG went to Michael Jordan’s Charlotte Bobcats. The New Orleans franchise made some news with their proposals to change the nickname from Hornets to Pelicans at season’s end. With Anthony Davis now becoming a Pelican, what happens to the “Hornets” name? If you were born before 1990, you may remember the Hornets name came from the organization in Charlotte. The Charlotte Hornets formed in 1988 until 2002 when the team moved to New Orleans. Since that move, the franchise has hit some really rough spots. The team was totally displaced after Hurricane Katrina forced them to move to Oklahoma City. After the Hornets came back to New Orleans, Oklahoma City was rewarded with their own NBA team when the Seattle Supersonics defected. You may now know those guys as the Thunder. The Hornets then lose their franc...
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