Charlotte may want Hornets name

Updated: November 30, 2012, 1:56 PM ET
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If the Hornets nickname becomes available, Charlotte might be interested in getting it back.

The Hornets moved to New Orleans from Charlotte in 2002, and when Tom Benson bought the team earlier this year he said that he would like to change the name to something more fitting of Louisiana. Before Wednesday's game, his wife, Gayle, reiterated that idea and added that the franchise also would like to change the team colors from teal and purple to red, gold and navy blue.

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