George Shinn, who brought the Hornets to Charlotte, then took them and the Hornets name to New Orleans, believed the name should come back before it actually did. The Hornets name’s third season back in Charlotte starts Oct. 26.
George Shinn, who brought the Hornets to Charlotte, then took them and the Hornets name to New Orleans, believed the name should come back before it actually did. The Hornets name’s third season back in Charlotte starts Oct. 26. GARY O'BRIEN
George Shinn, who brought the Hornets to Charlotte, then took them and the Hornets name to New Orleans, believed the name should come back before it actually did. The Hornets name’s third season back in Charlotte starts Oct. 26. GARY O'BRIEN
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Sorensen classic: George Shinn was adamant Hornets nickname belongs to Charlotte

October 19, 2016 10:00 AM

UPDATED October 19, 2016 10:17 AM

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