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Re: Charlotte Observer: "Charlotte might pounce if Hornets give up nickname"
« Reply #30 on: December 04, 2012, 10:09:19 PM »
Pelicans . . . sounds like an NHL team.

Which is to say, it's a really stupid name.
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Re: Charlotte Observer: "Charlotte might pounce if Hornets give up nickname"
« Reply #31 on: December 05, 2012, 12:08:08 AM »
its their state bird, so makes more sense than hornets. i woulda liked "brass" best though. i like when teams are named after something in their area. and if you really think about a lot of current team nicknames, they are far more absurd, we're just used to them.
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Re: Charlotte Observer: "Charlotte might pounce if Hornets give up nickname"
« Reply #32 on: December 05, 2012, 03:49:42 AM »
I would be great for Charlotte to have the Hornets back.

On the other hand, Pelicans? Really!?

New Orleans Cajuns should be their monicker.
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Re: Charlotte Observer: "Charlotte might pounce if Hornets give up nickname"
« Reply #33 on: December 05, 2012, 05:01:58 AM »


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Re: Charlotte Observer: "Charlotte might pounce if Hornets give up nickname"
« Reply #34 on: December 05, 2012, 07:43:49 AM »
Horrible name

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Re: Charlotte Observer: "Charlotte might pounce if Hornets give up nickname"
« Reply #35 on: December 05, 2012, 08:16:44 AM »
Horrible name

Yeah, I'm not a fan, either.  It's probably no worse than a lot of the names out there, though.  "Lakers"? 

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Re: Charlotte Observer: "Charlotte might pounce if Hornets give up nickname"
« Reply #36 on: December 05, 2012, 08:48:08 AM »
Awful name

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Re: Charlotte Observer: "Charlotte might pounce if Hornets give up nickname"
« Reply #38 on: December 05, 2012, 04:49:06 PM »
Horrible name

Yeah, I'm not a fan, either.  It's probably no worse than a lot of the names out there, though.  "Lakers"?
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Re: Charlotte Observer: "Charlotte might pounce if Hornets give up nickname"
« Reply #39 on: December 05, 2012, 05:02:51 PM »
The locals seem to like it. Why not? I just want to see the Charlotte Hornets again.


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Re: Charlotte Observer: "Charlotte might pounce if Hornets give up nickname"
« Reply #40 on: December 05, 2012, 05:07:42 PM »
I would be great for Charlotte to have the Hornets back.

On the other hand, Pelicans? Really!?

New Orleans Cajuns should be their monicker.

I can't help but to think that their mascot is gonna be a shrimp :)

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Re: Charlotte Observer: "Charlotte might pounce if Hornets give up nickname"
« Reply #41 on: December 05, 2012, 05:08:21 PM »
 3 way trade: send the Jazz back to New Orleans, the Hornets back to Charlotte, and give Utah the Bobcats name (or let them call themselves whatever the heck they want)

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Re: Charlotte Observer: "Charlotte might pounce if Hornets give up nickname"
« Reply #42 on: December 05, 2012, 05:13:47 PM »
3 way trade: send the Jazz back to New Orleans, the Hornets back to Charlotte, and give Utah the Bobcats name (or let them call themselves whatever the heck they want)

Utah Rockies?

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Re: Charlotte Observer: "Charlotte might pounce if Hornets give up nickname"
« Reply #43 on: December 05, 2012, 05:17:46 PM »


A finnish hockey team. But really, what else can you do with that logo? A pelican?!
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Re: Charlotte Observer: "Charlotte might pounce if Hornets give up nickname"
« Reply #44 on: December 06, 2012, 01:26:19 AM »
3 way trade: send the Jazz back to New Orleans, the Hornets back to Charlotte, and give Utah the Bobcats name (or let them call themselves whatever the heck they want)

I think Utah says no, they need at least a future first round pick back in that deal
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