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Hornets' Whitfield Optimistic Over Franchise Rebrand, Potential For Hosting All-Star Game

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 29 / 14

After a 12-year hiatus, the Hornets name returns to Charlotte's NBA team thanks to a rebrand from the Bobcats, bringing with it a number of possibilities both on and off the court. The team made a surprising appearance in the postseason last year, and heading into ’14-15 ranks second in the le...

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Tags: NBA Season Preview, Charlotte Hornets

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10/09/14
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