Bobcats Chief Marketing Officer Pete Guelli: “It was 80% When We Did The Poll That People Wanted The Name Back”
The Drive Tuesday 5-21-13 – The director of Marketing for the Bobcats talks with The Drive after the press conference that announced the Bobcats intentions of changing the name of the team to the Hornets.
We are about to go “Back to the Future” in the Queen City. After a Decade of disappointments, Charlotte is finally getting the BUZZ back. The current owner of the Charlotte Bobcats and best basketball player […]
Now, I don’t typically buy conspiracy theories. Trust me, I don’t. But the NBA Draft Lottery? Well, let’s just say some convenient things have happened throughout the years. Like last year, when the NBA-0wned New Orleans Hornets won the lucky ping pong ball and not our Charlotte Bobcats, who had the worst record. Saints owner Tom Benson had just agreed to purchase the team, which the league had been trying to sell for a year and a half. Add in the fact that Benson was in attendance and Michael Jordan wasn’t and you can see why people raised questions.
On The Beat With Brett Jensen Hour 2 5-20-13: Charles Barkley joins Brett Jensen and Mike Gminski to discuss what’s going on with the Bobcats, who they should hire as coach and what he thinks about Kemba Walker.
When will the team name on this jersey change? Len Martez & Colin Hoggard discuss the Hornets name coming back to Charlotte & the Knicks getting bounced from the playoffs.
As you’ve now heard, the Charlotte Bobcats will become the Charlotte Hornets. Credit to CBSSports.com’s Will Brinson for breaking the story late last night. We don’t know exactly how long the process will take, but we do know NBA Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver said the process would take “at least 18 months.” So we know Charlotte’s basketball team in 2013-2014 will again be called the Bobcats. The 2014-2015 season will tip off in early November of 2014, a little over 17 months from now. I have no inside information, but I suspect that the organization will aim to take the floor in 2014-2015 wearing purple and teal.
There is nothing more important than winning. That is an entirely different, and more important, issue. This is simply about a name that has belonged to the city of Charlotte since the Revolutionary War. For […]
The Drive Wednesday 5-8-13 – Muggsy Bogues joined The Drive to talk about everything from his time on the Hornets, his basketball camp coming up in a few weeks, and he takes your questions on the Hornets name returning to Charlotte, his number being retired, and stories of your memories with the point guard.
Law enforcement agencies from all over the nation descended upon Mooresville over the weekend as reports of a crime that occurred on Friday.
Michael Jordan got married over the weekend, with Tiger Woods, Spike Lee and Patrick Ewing among those attending the NBA Hall of Famer’s wedding in Palm Beach, Fla.