Happy birthday, Hornets

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Published: April 5, 2008

Twenty-one years ago today, George Shinn's phone rang. He answered to find NBA Commissioner David Stern on the line. The commish wanted to inform Shinn that a decision had been made on his application for an NBA franchise in Charlotte, North Carolina…

"Congratulations."

Happy birthday, Hornets

April 5th, 1987.

The birth of the Hornets.

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