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Celebrating a different kind of rebirth

Prior to my second trip in four months to New Orleans, a good friend of mine and I had a conversation about the NBA All-Star Game. “Let me say this,” I told them, “New Orleans is an awesome place, but people for the most part don’t care about basketball there.” “Why you say that?” my friend asked me. “In Louisiana, basketball is a niche sport. Meaning that you have...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bobcats Owner Michael Jordan unveils Charlotte Hornets logo

Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan announced last spring that his team would be once again known as the “Hornets.” The nickname served the city’s NBA franchise from 1988 until 2002, when former owner George Shinn moved the team to New Orleans. Shortly before Michael Jordan announced the switch to the Hornets, the NOLA team became the Pelicans. The Hornets name comes from...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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