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lwlsu96
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re: how did you become a hornets fan

I was a Rockets fan due to the majority of my family living there and the proximity. When the Hornets came to NOLA I instantly liked them as much as the Rockets. I now talk shite to my family who are all Rockets fans and have grown to dislike them.


Diehard Hornet/Pelican now
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Broski
USA Fan
Member since Jun 2011
21837 posts

re: how did you become a hornets fan
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i know who you are, broski


Bitch you don't know me.


Walter White
LSU Fan
Lafayette/New Orleans
Member since Sep 2012
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re: how did you become a hornets fan
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Bitch you don't know me.


no shite i don't know you. if i was talking to you, i would have replied to your post Broski


Broski
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21837 posts

re: how did you become a hornets fan
Obvious joke was obvious.


Walter White
LSU Fan
Lafayette/New Orleans
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re: how did you become a hornets fan


i knew this would happen
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Jester
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Feb 2006
17459 posts

re: how did you become a hornets fan
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not a fan of any NBA team


I would pull for LSU players because I grew up around LSU basketball. Other than that, I was just a basketball fan.


LSUsCRYSTALball
LSU Fan
Member since Dec 2012
1702 posts

re: how did you become a hornets fan
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I would pull for LSU players


yep gotta support tigers in the NBA


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quail man
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New York, NY
Member since May 2010
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droman225
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Dallas by way of HTown by way of BR
Member since Aug 2011
12367 posts

re: how did you become a hornets fan
Well I was a child when they moved to NOLA. They've been there since I've had favorite teams

Soooo that's how


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BIGDAB
Grambling Fan
Go for the Jugular
Member since Jun 2011
6944 posts

re: how did you become a hornets fan
I am huge fan of basketball period, and my favorite team is the Spurs. Before I moved to NOLA I would watch Hornets game and I even made it to a couple. After I moved to NOLA I had the chance at season tickets and jumped on it. Sometimes its a conflict of interest but I just look at it like I have two favorite teams.


hendersonshands
LA-Lafayette Fan
Univ. of Louisiana Ragin Cajuns
Member since Oct 2007
123455 posts

re: how did you become a hornets fan
I was a general fan of basketball but I can't forge an allegiance to some bitch arse Texas team so I was just a fan of players until the Hawnets showed up.


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Jamohn
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Member since Mar 2009
9756 posts

re: how did you become a hornets fan
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I was a Rockets fan due to the majority of my family living there and the proximity. When the Hornets came to NOLA I instantly liked them as much as the Rockets. I now talk shite to my family who are all Rockets fans and have grown to dislike them.


Diehard Hornet/Pelican now
This is exactly my story. I was a huge Rockets fan during the Olajuwan era. When the Hornets moved to NOLA I slowly adopted them but pulled equally for the Rockets. As time passed and all the players I cared about from the Rockets retired or moved on, and I just flat-out always disliked Steve Francis, I drifted away and really fell in love with the Hornets. Now I still like when the Rockets do well but they're a clear second team for me.


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JohnZeroQ
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Pelicans of Lafourche
Member since Jan 2012
5194 posts

re: how did you become a hornets fan
I was a Pacer fan... really a huge Reggie Miller fan. He basically retired the same time the team came to NOLA.

You gotta root for the home team.


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Ellunchboxo
New Orleans Saints Fan
Pville
Member since Feb 2009
11947 posts

re: how did you become a hornets fan
I was a NBA fan growing up with no particular ties to any team. Jumped on board when they moved here.


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DBeaux225
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Aug 2012
4977 posts

re: how did you become a hornets fan
I was a Shaq fan when he entered the league. Grand mama ( Larry Johnson) was my second favorite player behind Shaq. My family and I moved to Charlotte in 1996 and I became a huge Hornets fan. We move back to BR in 1999 and the Hornets followed me soon after.


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jptiger2009
Southeastern LA Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Feb 2009
2688 posts

re: how did you become a hornets fan
IMO, regardless of where you live(d), if you grew up during the late 80s and early 90s, you have to at least like the NBA a little bit. No other professional organization during that time period was more appealing to kids than the NBA. If you weren't a fan of the NBA then, you didn't become a sports fan until later in your life.


TFTC
LSU Fan
New Orleans, LA
Member since May 2010
12800 posts

re: how did you become a hornets fan
I grew up as a Lakers fan through the Magic era... continued on through Shaq and Kobe (much more casually)...

Although, I was generally excited in 1994 when we thought for a short time the Timberwolves were moving here...

By the time we got the Hornets I was kinda done watching the NBA, but when I moved here during the CP3 era and caught some games live... I began to be more of a fan. I still wouldnt call myself a die hard, but did buy the 12 game Friday night package thos year...


TeddyPadillac
LSU Fan
Member since Dec 2010
3462 posts

re: how did you become a hornets fan
I don't know how any of you were able to be fans of the Hornets when they first moved, including myself.
They were fun the first year, then you realized the team was full of a bunch of greedy dickbags that constantly sat out of games b/c of "injuries" or played in the games and gave piss poor effort b/c they were unhappy being in N.O.
Outside of P.J. Brown, frick the rest of those dipshits. The players were such a eyesore that you didn't even recognize how shitty the coach, owner and front office was.

Once CP3 got here, and after they came back from OKC, it was pretty easy to root for them if you were from around here and liked basketball.


HeadyBrosevelt
Hawaii Fan
the Verde River
Member since Jan 2013
20069 posts

re: how did you become a hornets fan
Baron Davis wasn't the whole team, brah.


Fleur de Diable
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Aug 2010
890 posts

re: how did you become a hornets fan
Was a huge Clippers fan during the days of Maggette, Darius Miles, Quintin Richardson, Olowokandi, and Elton Brand, forgive my tastes, I was 10 and didn't know what good basketball was at the time. There was an ESPN show following them and fell in love with their story as all-time losers, with the horrible owner. Didn't like the Hornets, when they first arrived. I hated Baron Davis! After the mass exodus, it was really Dan Dickau and Lee Nailon, that made me a Hornets fan. More recently, my association to the Clippers has waned, they got a little bit of talent and then turned into douchebags.


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