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Tom Benson wants to change the name of the Hornets


 Tom Benson wants to change the name of the Hornets
topic by Skratch - 04-14-2012, 10:59 AM - Boxden > BX SportsCenter


The NBA-owned New Orleans Hornets have been sold to Saints owner Tom Benson for a price sources said is $338 million.

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.”

The NBA purchased the Hornets from founding owner George Shinn in December 2010 for about $318 million when it appeared Shinn might sell to investors who planned to move the team out of New Orleans.

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 04-14-2012, 11:01 AMaway - #2
xRapHeadx 17 heat pts17

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The jazz is just too perfect for New Orleans. The Avalanche would be a good name for Utah.
 04-14-2012, 11:11 AMaway - #3
X_WunderKind_X 852 heat pts852

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mascot????
 04-14-2012, 11:13 AMaway - #4
Poohdini 19 heat pts19

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good...charlotte gets their name and logo back
 04-14-2012, 11:19 AMaway - #5
HeckDaMonsta 2 heat pts

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It would be kinda weird if three teams switched names in one year wouldn't it?
 04-14-2012, 11:23 AMaway - #6
Keith504 42 heat pts42

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Originally Posted by MichaelKnight
new orleans katrinas
hahaha that was so funny i forgot to laugh.
 04-14-2012, 11:23 AMonline - #7
ThiZZ 140 heat pts140

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new orleans looters
 04-14-2012, 11:24 AMaway - #8
KeepinItTrill 6 heat pts

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Originally Posted by MichaelKnight
new orleans katrinas
you expected some laughs for this lame #### huh?
 04-14-2012, 11:25 AMaway - #9
That Guy Fly 17 heat pts17

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I would love to see them be the Jazz. I doubt it will happen because if we started letting teams change their names just to fit the city they are now in instead of the original city then the #### would go crazy out here.

Grizzlies, Lakers and Kings alone would need new names.
 04-14-2012, 11:27 AMaway - #10
Skratch 28 heat pts28

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Originally Posted by MichaelKnight
new orleans katrinas
ya'll ni##as know this #### is funny
 04-14-2012, 11:27 AMaway - #11
panelas 31 heat pts31

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just ship the team to vancouver already
 04-14-2012, 11:28 AMaway - #12
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Originally Posted by Kizzle504
hahaha that was so funny i forgot to laugh.
OKC Thunder?
 04-14-2012, 11:29 AMaway - #13
KeepinItTrill 6 heat pts

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Originally Posted by Skratch
ya'll ni##as know this #### is funny
yea...cracking jokes about a natural disaster that took a lot of people's lives is HILARIOUS
 04-14-2012, 11:40 AMaway - #14
Keith504 42 heat pts42

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Originally Posted by Agentzer0oo0
OKC Thunder?
20,000+ posts since 2010?
 04-14-2012, 11:40 AMaway - #15
Sephiroth757 4 heat pts

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Why the #### is Utah called the Jazz?! There's no Jazz in Utah That state's like 97% white. Give New Orleans the name Jazz!
 04-14-2012, 11:45 AMaway - #16
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Originally Posted by Sephiroth757
Why the #### is Utah called the Jazz?! There's no Jazz in Utah That state's like 97% white. Give New Orleans the name Jazz!
 04-14-2012, 11:46 AMaway - #17
Agentzer0oo0 132 heat pts132

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Originally Posted by Kizzle504
20,000+ posts since 2010?
Yea I'm going for Kareem Abdul numbers this year (Watch out Kast )

But don't try to deflect #### mother####er, OKC Thunder?

You jumped ship after CP3 left huh?
 04-14-2012, 11:54 AMaway - #18
Keith504 42 heat pts42

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Originally Posted by Agentzer0oo0
Yea I'm going for Kareem Abdul numbers this year (Watch out Kast )

But don't try to deflect #### mother####er, OKC Thunder?

You jumped ship after CP3 left huh?
Oklahoma not too far from Louisiana and I happened to live out there for a lil while.


That still dont have nothing to do with you not having a social life. Take your L son.
 04-14-2012, 11:59 AMaway - #19
Ca$h Out 33 heat pts33

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nice...

charlotte gets their name back.
 04-14-2012, 11:59 AMaway - #20
Agentzer0oo0 132 heat pts132

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Originally Posted by Kizzle504
Oklahoma not too far from Louisiana and I happened to live out there for a lil while.


That still dont have nothing to do with you not having a social life. Take your L son.


Uses excuse that he lived in Oklahoma for a while.

Forgets that the Thunder just came to OKC in 2008 & briefly was in NO after Katrina

Exposes that he never rooted for the Hornets in his own city.

Certified bandwagoner.

































But you're right I need a social life

*sniffle, sniffle*

I can't possibly post on here from College, or on the go, or at work.

Nope that can't be it
 
 


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