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deathvalleyjunkie
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re: how did you become a hornets fan


hornets was the name of my biddy basketball team when i was growing up





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pr0jektblack
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re: how did you become a hornets fan


I actually had a starter jacket for the Charlotte Hornets.





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LSUsCRYSTALball
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re: how did you become a hornets fan


quote:

he Jordan era Bulls had to be the most popular team of all time


wouldn't doubt it. MJ is the man






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quail man
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re: how did you become a hornets fan


bulls fan in the 90s. loved the NBA. jumped on the hornets bandwagon the day it was announced they were moving.





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Broski
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re: how did you become a hornets fan


Anyone remember when we almost got the Grizzlies?


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motorbreath
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re: how did you become a hornets fan


I was a big bulls fan too. It was hard to watch the bulls and not be in awe of Michael Jordan. I just wanted to soak in every game he played because it was something special and I knew it wouldn't last forever.

Became a hornets fan when they moved to Nola but did enjoy all the good players they had in Charlotte.






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VOR
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re: how did you become a hornets fan


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Anyone remember when we almost got the Grizzlies?


Yep. And I remember someone from the league office saying . . . "Big hat, no cattle" when referring to the potential owners.






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Walter White
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re: how did you become a hornets fan


i was so pissed when they went to memphis...ended up working out for us though





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VOR
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re: how did you become a hornets fan


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i was so pissed when they went to memphis...ended up working out for us though



No doubt. That ownership group was shady.






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Boomshockalocka
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re: how did you become a hornets fan


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i was born and raised in louisiana and i grew up a rockets fan. once the hornets moved here in 2002 i didnt stop being a rockets fan just because another team moved


+1






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Spelt it rong
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re: how did you become a hornets fan


Never really followed until CP3 was drafted. After that I slowly picked it up and began to love them. Bower FTW





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drake20
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re: how did you become a hornets fan


quote:

bulls fan in the 90s. loved the NBA. jumped on the hornets bandwagon the day it was announced they were moving


+1






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Broski
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re: how did you become a hornets fan


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No doubt. That ownership group was shady.


You say that like we never had to go through 9 years with Shinn.






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Hester Carries
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re: how did you become a hornets fan


Was a jazz fan when I was growing up. Big Stockton and Malone fan. Didn't even really register with me that they use to be a LA team. I mean, I knew but it wasn't the reason. Then I stopped watching for a while and became a hornets fan cause they were here.





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Bottom9
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re: how did you become a hornets fan


I was 8 when the Hornets moved to New Orleans so I had no prior knowledge of the NBA and that's around the time I started watching ESPN. Became a Hornets fan off the bat because they are obviously my home team. I like many players in the NBA but can only truly support the Hornets. Was like 10 when the D-Wade led Heat beat us in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference 1st Round in 03 or 04.

Been a die hard since, now ready for this Pelicans era to begin as soon as this season ends.



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HeadyBrosevelt
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quote:

Bower FTW


Mind=blown






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saintsfan92612
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re: how did you become a hornets fan


making me feel old as hell

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Was like 10 when the D-Wade led Heat beat us in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals in 03 or 04.


and it was game 7 of the first round...Detroit won the title that year



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Bottom9
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Yeah my bad, I knew it was the 1st round

Lost my typing concentration






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The Hurricane
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re: how did you become a hornets fan


Grew up a Bulls fan, but my uncle was a big power player in getting the team to New Orleans and held a high ranking position within the organization for the first three years.





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Walter White
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my uncle


i know who you are, broski

PS- thanks for the free tix to the rockets game



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