The W
Views: 113860618
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
30.6.09 1441
The 7 - Basketball - Hornets find a refuge... Register and log in to post!
(401 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (4 total)
ekedolphin
Scrapple
Level: 136

Posts: 2711/5493
EXP: 29592042
For next: 504950

Since: 12.1.02
From: Indianapolis, IN; now residing in Suffolk, VA

Since last post: 6 days
Last activity: 3 hours
#1 Posted on 22.9.05 0857.16
Reposted on: 22.9.12 0859.01
Well, glad to see the NBA's more on the ball with this sort of thing than the NFL is... the New Orleans Hornets have found a temporary home-- well, two, actually-- for the 2004-05 season. They'll play 35 games in Oklahoma City, six games in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and any home playoff games, if necessary, would be played in Oklahoma City.

To recognize what Oklahoma City's doing for the team, the NBA's official standings and statistics for this year will refer to the team as the New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets, which is something I find incredibly interesting. That name is even on their website.

Good to see that the Hornets have found a couple of venues, and so close to their usual stomping grounds, too. Much better than the New Orleans Saints being made to play a "home" game against the Giants in Giants Stadium.
Promote this thread!
Jaguar
Knackwurst
Level: 109

Posts: 3025/3273
EXP: 13595739
For next: 363951

Since: 23.1.02
From: Phoenix, AZ

Since last post: 815 days
Last activity: 616 days
#2 Posted on 22.9.05 0925.05
Reposted on: 22.9.12 0926.59
But where are they going to play for the 05-06 season?
Kawshen
Liverwurst
Level: 71

Posts: 1117/1201
EXP: 3028070
For next: 139059

Since: 2.1.02
From: Bronx, NY

Since last post: 2575 days
Last activity: 835 days
AIM:  
#3 Posted on 22.9.05 1009.19
Reposted on: 22.9.12 1010.25
I don't know... I kinda like "Oklahoma Hornets". It's a little catchy albeit sounding like a D-League team (leave the joke alone).

Thought I wouldn't expect to hear JR tout the BAH GAWD HAWNITS on Raw anytime soon. :)
redsoxnation
Scrapple
Level: 155

Posts: 4836/7534
EXP: 46655750
For next: 761577

Since: 24.7.02

Since last post: 1095 days
Last activity: 1095 days
#4 Posted on 22.9.05 1714.08
Reposted on: 22.9.12 1714.24
    Originally posted by ekedolphin
    To recognize what Oklahoma City's doing for the team, the NBA's official standings and statistics for this year will refer to the team as the New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets, which is something I find incredibly interesting.







Considering they don't get to change divisions, they could be called the Acapulco Hornets and they still will be at the bottom of the division of death.
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: GP to reunite with Shaq
Next thread: The D-League Setup
Previous thread: Can Kobe do it on Christmas day
(401 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
Related threads: Jamal Mashburn likely to sit out this season. - Hornets to Byron: I CHOOSE YOU! - Byron Scott Impresses Hornets - More...
The 7 - Basketball - Hornets find a refuge...Register and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2015 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.175 seconds.