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The Charlotte Hornets Are Back!

By Gary Knight
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Photo By: Andrew D. Bernstein / NBA (Getty Images)

Photo By: Andrew D. Bernstein / NBA (Getty Images)

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It’s a very exciting day for both residents of Charlotte and fans of the NBA. Today we officially welcome back the Hornets name to the Queen City. The franchise originally had it’s inaugural season in 1988 and stayed for fourteen seasons.

Over the course of that time the Hornets would enjoy attendance records, memorable seasons and have some of the biggest names in basketball. As we reminisce here are some of the biggest stars that would wear the Hornets uniform.

Charlotte Hornets All-Star Players

Larry Johnson 1991-1996
Alonzo Mourning 1992-1995
Muggsy Bogues 1988-1997
Kelly Tripucka 1988-1991
Kendall Gill 1990-1993 & 1995-1996
Dell Curry 1988-1988
Rex Chapman 1988-1992

Look Back at the Charlotte Hornets

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