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42
New Orleans Saints Fan
Member since Apr 2012
3699 posts

re: Attendance tonight

What's so frustrating?

Really.

You want a better atmosphere? Validation? Worried ownership will frown? Image of the city? Believe good attendance improves chances of the Hornets winning?


TigerinATL
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Member since Feb 2005
36625 posts

re: Attendance tonight
They aren't excuses, they are reasons. Losing teams usually only have full arenas when the biggest stars are in town. That's just the way it is. You don't market other teams stars because the league makes you, you do it because it puts butts in seats.


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Cap Crunch
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Geaux to Hell Ole Miss
Member since Dec 2010
39471 posts

re: Attendance tonight
Good for you

But the Hornets are a bad team in a non basketball city. If you have had season tickets since 2007, you've seen how it works. The fans come when the Hornets are good an fun to watch


Macintosh504
Hawaii Fan
Pleiades
Member since Sep 2011
25722 posts
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re: Attendance tonight
lets just be real. New orleans has shitty basketball fans. it is what it is


macatak911
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Metairie, LA
Member since Sep 2007
9901 posts

re: Attendance tonight
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What's so frustrating?

Really.

You want a better atmosphere?


Nothing better than a packed, loud arena.


42
New Orleans Saints Fan
Member since Apr 2012
3699 posts

re: Attendance tonight
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lets just be real. New orleans has shitty basketball fans. it is what it is


No worse than other basketball fans in similar circumstances. This makes them normal basketball fans.


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Fearthehat0307
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Baton Rouge, LA
Member since Dec 2007
56998 posts

re: Attendance tonight
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lets just be real. New orleans has shitty basketball fans. it is what it is
very true. I hate going to lakers games and being in the minority


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Cap Crunch
USA Fan
Geaux to Hell Ole Miss
Member since Dec 2010
39471 posts

re: Attendance tonight
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Nothing better than a packed, loud arena.


Its still not gonna happen overnight. Its gonna take time and the team to start winning again to start filling the seats


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42
New Orleans Saints Fan
Member since Apr 2012
3699 posts

re: Attendance tonight
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Nothing better than a packed, loud arena.


I also like this.this sounds like I want people to support me, however.


HeadyBrosevelt
Hawaii Fan
the Verde River
Member since Jan 2013
20111 posts

re: Attendance tonight
One time I went to a game and I was the only fan in the Arena besides the BeeZanies.


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corndeaux
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Member since Sep 2009
6193 posts

re: Attendance tonight
thread hijack:

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42


what happened to the radio show you were talking about a little while back?


Weebie
New Orleans Saints Fan
NOLA
Member since Dec 2012
3717 posts

re: Attendance tonight
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Verse one of the better teams

11,185 wtf



I agree its absolutely pathetic.
however don't try and be logical on this board about attendance. just turn the other cheek to it.

I'm sure the reason why attendance was bad tonight was because it was raining in Wyoming or because there was a girls high school volleyball tournament going on.
This post was edited on 3/25 at 11:14 pm


Weebie
New Orleans Saints Fan
NOLA
Member since Dec 2012
3717 posts

re: Attendance tonight
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But the Hornets are a bad team in a non basketball city. If you have had season tickets since 2007, you've seen how it works. The fans come when the Hornets are good an fun to watch



even when the Hornets had Chris Paul (one of the most famous and best players in the NBA) and playoff contending teams on the court the attendance was bad for the most part. the only exception is the 2008/09 season when they averaged around 16k per game. the Gulf South in general is just a God awful basketball market plain and simple. we could have LeBron James on the team and still wouldn't average a sellout every game.


NorthshoreTiger76
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Madisonville LA
Member since May 2009
44798 posts

re: Attendance tonight
the cold weather kept the fans away


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LosLobos111
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
#HireThibs
Member since Feb 2011
19212 posts

re: Attendance tonight
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Verse one of the better teams 11,185 wtf


Does denver have any of these guys on their team:

The King
Kobe/Howard
Melo
Durant/Westbrook
Wade/Bosh
CP3/Bitch Blake
Among others

There's your answer,plus i don't see why it's such a big fricking deal.


42
New Orleans Saints Fan
Member since Apr 2012
3699 posts

re: Attendance tonight
Closer to 17k, but don't worry about facts.

Keep on with the bad research and perulance.


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42
New Orleans Saints Fan
Member since Apr 2012
3699 posts

re: Attendance tonight
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what happened to the radio show you were talking about a little while back?


Once HT was behind it, it was deemed a bad idea...

Kidding.

Finding the right starting point in time is tough. And it is not cheap for people with no budget. Plus, work has irritated me and we have the rebrand to deal with.

An hour seems the right length. Once a week. Weekend air with podcast availabilty.

I'm advocating making little youtube post-game conference call things to try out these last few games.

There's a couple of other things I want to make happen this offseason, too.

Thoughts? Ideas?


JabarkusRussell
Member since Jul 2009
9961 posts

re: Attendance tonight
During the week of Easter Break too. I am shocked the NBA kept them here to tell you the truth.


GrandeBeli
Southern Fan
Bucktown
Member since Jul 2012
820 posts

re: Attendance tonight
shitty crowd that brought the Hornets down to only averaging 50 more a night than the league worse Kings...thank god the Clippers and Heat are coming so the REAL fans will show up.

LINK


johnnydrama
LSU Fan
Possibly Trashy
Member since Feb 2010
4790 posts

re: Attendance tonight
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The food in the suites was delicious.

Other than the pulled pork, the food in the suites is tolerable at best.


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