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Hornets' Guelli Says Team Supports NBA's Decision, Hopes To Mitigate Damage To Brand

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 22 / 16

Just after the NBA pulled the '17 All-Star Game out of Charlotte , THE DAILY spoke to Hornets Exec VP and Chief Sales & Marketing Officer Pete Guelli about the decision and its impact on the franchise. Q : When did the league let you know of the decision and how was it conveyed? Guelli : ...

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