Michael Kidd-Gilchrist to be a Hornet

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist - photo by Jeff Siner | Charlotteobserver.com
– photo by Jeff Siner | Charlotteobserver.com

Personally I liked seeing “Cats” across the chest of Michael Kidd-Gilchrist even if it was representing the Bobcats instead of the Wildcats.  From .com:  “Bobcats Sports & Entertainment Chairman announced today that the organization has submitted its application to change the team’s name to the Charlotte Hornets starting with the 2014-15 season.  The request now goes to the NBA Board of Governors, which next meets on July 18 in Las Vegas, where it would need a majority vote for approval.

“This is a monumental moment for our organization,” Jordan said. “After undergoing an elaborate research process, we recognize that this is what our fans want. We believe that making this change would not only re-establish one of the most recognized brands in sports but would also unify our fan base by bringing together our loyal Bobcats fans with those who have fond memories of our city’s NBA predecessor. Our fans spoke and we listened.”

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