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NBA Approves Hornets Name Returning To Charlotte

LAS VEGAS (AP) Charlotte is the home of the Hornets once again.

The NBA unanimously approved Charlotte’s nickname change from Bobcats to Hornets on Thursday at the league’s Board of Governors meeting. The original Hornets built a supportive fan base in Charlotte from the time they entered the league in 1988 until they moved to New Orleans in 2002.


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Come To “Buzz City” At Alive After Five In Charlotte

WFNZ will be broadcasting LIVE from noon – 7 PM at BUZZ CITY, a Charlotte Hornets inspired party at Alive After Five on Thursday, July 18th at the Epicentre in Uptown Charlotte.


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Al Jefferson: “I’m One Of The Few Guys With An Old School Game”

Mac Attack: 07/12/13: New Bobcat star Al Jefferson joined the guys to discuss why he signed here, what he can provide the team, and much more

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–07/12/2013

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Newest Bobcat Al Jefferson: “I Had A Chance To Turn This Thing Around In Charlotte, And I Would Love To Be A Part Of That.”

The Drive Wednesday 7-10-13 – The newest Bobcat Al Jefferson joins The Drive to talk about the Bobcats chances of making the playoffs with him in the lineup, what sold him on signing with the Bobcats, and how his time with the Utah Jazz has helped him become a leader.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–07/10/2013

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Jazz Analyst Thurl Bailey Talks Al Jefferson

Mac Attack: 07/08/13:Utah Jazz analyst and former NC State star Thurl Bailey joined the guys for take on Al Jefferson and the kind of player we can expect to see

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–07/08/2013

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Rick Kamla: Now Is Not The Right Time For Bobcats To Spend Big

Mac Attack: 07/03/13: Rick Kamla from NBA TV joined the guys for his always strong take on everything from Al Jefferson to Cody Zeller to Byron Mullens

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–07/03/2013

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Bobcats’ Cody Zeller: “I’m Excited To Be A Hornet, I’m Excited To Be In Charlotte, Whatever They Put On My Jersey, I’ll Be Excited”

The Drive Friday 6-28-13 – Cody Zeller joins The Drive in studio to talk about his draft experience over the past few days, what he expects the Bobcats to do on the court with him in the lineup, and what he thinks about the team changing their name to the Hornets in 2014. Plus they get into his time at Indiana, turning down the opportunity of playing at UNC, and what he thinks about the critics thoughts on him as the 4th pick.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–06/28/2013

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Tom Crean: Zeller Is One Of The Most Mentally Tough Players I’ve Coached

Mac Attack: 06/28/13:Indiana Hoosiers Head Coach Tom Crean joined the guys to discuss the Bobcats selecting his former player Cody Zeller with the 4th pick last night

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–06/28/2013

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Cody Zeller: The Fans Will Appreciate How Hard I Work

Mac Attack: 06/28/13: Bobcats 1st round draft pick Cody Zeller joined the guys before he departed to Charlotte to discuss his thoughts on coming here and what he can provide the team

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–06/28/2013

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Seth Greenberg Previews The NBA Draft

Mac Attack: 06/27/13: Seth Greenberg from ESPN joined the Mac Attack to preview the 2013 NBA Draft and to discuss the top prospects

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–06/27/2013