Where Do We Go From Here?

Published: December 15, 2011

Ok, so most of thr CP craziness is dying down and we, as fans, are trying to figure out what is going to happen as we move forward.  Actually, I don’t think anything we say will have much of an impact on this season, but what we DO could have a huge impact on our franchise.

I grew sick and tired during this whole debacle of hearing national pundits say that New Orleans is not a legitimate NBA market, and we probably shouldn’t have a team anyway.  So what do we do about it?  We go to the games and cheer our team,  we wear our Hornets gear, and we talk up the Hornets to everyone that will listen.  We, as loyal Hornets fans, do whatever we can to sell the team to the rest of the community.  If I can’t attend a game,  I make sure I give my tickets to someone who will attend the game, prefferably someone who has never attended a game before.  Getting someone there for the first time is half the battle.  Hopefully they will be hooked.

Try and bring a group to a game.  Last year I brought my basketball team to a game. I had 10 players and ended up with a group of 50.  All had a great time, and several families went to subsequent games.  My ticket rep took care of everything, even brought the tickets to my office.

The point is, it is now up to us to support Dell, Monty, and the players that wear the Hornet uniform, whoever they are.  Show the league that we belong, that we are an NBA city, that this is our team and we aren’t giving it up.  The team may not be very good this year, but that cannot keep us away.  We have to look at the long term.  Remember, IN DELL WE TRUST!

This post was submitted by coach44.


  1. neitzelbaby12

    December 15, 2011 at 7:22 pm

    my nieces junior high youth group always takes 3 full buses down to a game from B.R. and everyone loves it

  2. jalil

    December 15, 2011 at 10:33 pm

    Re sign jason smith and sign a PG like rodney stuckey or Gilbert Arenas then they have to adjust to the system and get them to play with each other good then we’ll be that ish


    PG: Rodney Stuckey/Gilbert Arenas, JJack

    SG: Eric Gordan, aminu, bellinelli

    SF: Trevor Ariza, Pondexter, Aminu

    PF: Carl Landry, jason smith, emeka okafor

    C: Emeka Okafor, Chris Kaman

    Young and really talented once we get the correct chemistry and morale we could win the west in just like 2 years

    • KC NOLA

      December 15, 2011 at 11:34 pm

      It’s going to be hard to land Stuckey he is complaining about the 4 year $40-45million deal Detroit offered

  3. KC NOLA

    December 15, 2011 at 11:31 pm

    I think the hornets can trade Kaman or Okafor to T-Wolves/ Bobcats / Rockets. Before and After the draft the Twolves were trying to find a veteran big man. They drafted D.Williams so they were looking to shop M.Beasley. I think the best trades would trades work as this:

    Hornets/T-Wolves trade:

    Okafor and future 2nd round Draft picks to T-Wolves
    Beasley and Anthony Randolph(former LSU center) to Hornets

    This trade would be perfect for both teams T-Wolves would get there Big Man to team up with Kevin Love and Hornets will add more young but good players.

    Beasley and Gordon (both 22 with 3-4 years of experience) could be another CP3/ D.West . Beasley average 19pts 6rebs 2ast and Randolph average 8pts 4rebs 1ast (in a 4 man rotation in Minnesota)

    The Hornets line up would be

    Ariza/Aminu/Pondexter or Beasley at staring SF

    Then trade Ariza to Bobcats for Augustin
    Roster looks better because hornets cover 3 youth maybe 5 youthful experience players to grow (Augustin/Gordon/Aminu/Beasley/Randolph)

    The line up would be

    Beasley or Aminu/ Pondexter
    Landry or Beasley

    Add a Willie Green or Nate Robinson and Jason Smith or Travis Outlaw And it’s a great look

  4. Daniel

    December 16, 2011 at 1:41 am

    Well I will definetly be at the games, I have been a fan since grandmama was making chartlotte commercials, I have been to opening night the past 3years, didnt make it this year due to the lock out, and yes im probably one of the small handfull of people that lives in Los Angeles and loves the hornets. I fly out every year, ill be at the final game of the season and a few in march. And im going to the clippers opening night to see cp3 shut down d.rose, he did alot for New Orleans and I hope everyone remembers that but anyway geaux hornets!!!!!!!!

  5. NOS-3RD GEN

    December 16, 2011 at 3:26 am

    Since we traded Paul, there’s still a lot of moves to make. like trading Kaman or Okafor in a three team trade involving PHI & CHA

    Phi gets: Okafor or Kaman
    Cha gets: Louis Williams or Jrue Holiday
    NOH gets: D.J. Augustin

    after that we need to find height in our advantage. Yi Jianlian (PF/C), Alexis Ajinca (C), and travis Outlaw

    Once that happens who ever left from Kaman or Okafor/Al Aminu, we trade for a younger and Cheap player or AKA Javale McGee and 1st round draft pick

    2011-2012 Hornets
    PG:D.J. Augustin, Jarrett Jack, D-League All-star PG
    SG:Eric Gordon,Marco Belinelli, D-L AS
    SF:Trevor Ariza, Travis Outlaw,Q-Pon
    PF:Carl Landry, Yi Li, T.Outlaw, Lance Thomas
    C:Javale McGee, Alexis Ajinca, Brian Butch

    This Line-up feeds the needs of what Monty and the League are trying to go with. a young, Tall, Defensive, and have future draft picks to grow. we also have three picks

    1st Round Draft Picks: Minny (top 5 pick), Wash (top 10 pick), Hornets (top 25)

    • NOS-3RD GEN

      December 17, 2011 at 7:02 pm

      I’m telling you the hornets need to get Javale McGee before its too late. I have a feeling he will RISE this year as a Center!!!

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