Benson said he is also trying to change the name of the NBA team to better fit the ambience, culture and charm of New Orleans. "We need to find a name like (Jazz)," Benson said, referring to New Orleans first NBA team that relocated to Salt Lake City in 1979. "Whether we can get that or let us use that, you've got to know we're working on it. We'd like to change it tomorrow. We have not gotten that approved, but we're not letting up on it, either. Because we've got a good relationship with the commissioner and his people and we're going to be on them daily to do something."
From twitter: "Stay tuned to WGNO tonight at 10 for a huge hornets OWNERSHIP news. Big name and keeps the team in NOLA. " What time is that in the Philippines?! I want to be awake when the announcement is made...From Robert O' Shields via Twitter
@TheofficialEG10 "Ready to head to NEW ORLEANS tomorrow. A new journey." With that being said, does anyone know if there will be a press conference for the new Hornets? Eric Gordon, Chris Kaman, and Al-farouq Aminu.twitter
Ran some numbers last night. Hornets teammates this season with Chris Paul on the floor: 50.7 eFG%. When he's off: 45.8 eFG%Twitter / Tom Haberstroh: Ran some numbers last nigh ...
Carl Landry Interview with Jim Eichenhofferhttp://www.nba.com/hornets/news/carl_landry_interview_2011_02_24.html
Last year was last year. It's sometimes easy to do well on a team that's not good or not that great.Chris Paul on Marcus Thornton.
Nuggets 118, Lakers 112So the Hornets are the last undefeated. Doesn't actually mean anything, but it's the first time in franchise history. And after that whole offseason thing, it's cool to see. Some early season props to Coach Monty Williams.