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Teal-and-purple returning to Charlotte?

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07:05 AM ET 05.20 | Meet the new Hornets -- same as the old Hornets? The Bobcats have started pursuing a name change to Charlotte's original NBA team, an informed source confirmed to the Observer. Though the Bobcats will need permission from the league to make such a change, incoming NBA commissioner Adam Silver has twice indicated that shouldn't be a problem. What's still in question is when the name change could be implemented and how extensively the Bobcats would assume the Hornets' old look. The source, who requested anonymity due to the sensitivity of the issue, would not comment on whether the popular teal-and-purple color scheme would return to Charlotte.

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May 20, 2013  07:25 AM ET

Who cares

May 20, 2013  08:28 AM ET

are Larry Johnson, Mourning, Jamaal Mashburn, A.Mason, or Glenn Rice also returning? If not, then no thanks

May 20, 2013  08:29 AM ET

It shouldn't take that long. I'd be surprised if they don't allow the team to change the name this summer.

May 20, 2013  08:31 AM ET

Is this really the ONLY way Charlotte can have a thread in here? I don't see any basketball-related news, just names, colors, banners, underwears what not.

May 20, 2013  08:40 AM ET

I still have an old school Hornets sweatshirt in the closet. Haven't worn it in years.

May 20, 2013  10:34 AM ET
QUOTE(#5):

I still have an old school Hornets sweatshirt in the closet. Haven't worn it in years.

Hopefully the moths haven't gotten to it... Hey wait that could be their new name...

May 20, 2013  11:17 AM ET

The unforms should look like a hornet (which is not teal and purple).

May 20, 2013  11:56 AM ET

zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

May 20, 2013  01:48 PM ET
QUOTE(#3):

It shouldn't take that long. I'd be surprised if they don't allow the team to change the name this summer.

Unfortunately, the process takes 18 months.

 
May 20, 2013  02:58 PM ET

They'll still suck!

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