Scott Fowler

August 12, 2014 10:15 PM

Fowler: Hornets pull out all the stops for All-Star game bid

The Charlotte Hornets want to host an NBA All-Star Game, and they made as big a splash as possible to announce that Tuesday. There was a news conference and a podium crowded with men in power ties and a charter plane ready to whisk a half-dozen of them – along with mascot Hugo – to New York to hand-deliver the bid package.

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