Incredible troll job: Hornets honoring Curry when Warriors are in town
Stephen Curry spent a major chunk of his life in North Carolina. He went to college at Davidson, and grew up in Charlotte when his father, Dell, played for the Hornets.
The elder Curry is a major part of the franchise's history and currently serves as a color analyst on their television broadcasts. He's also the "Hornets Ambassador" and "Special Project Advisor." It's unclear what that means, but all you need to know is that Curry is basically their mascot.
That connection brews a single drop of hope that the reigning MVP will consider a return home when he becomes an unrestricted free agent two summers from now. Charlotte is not deaf to this possibility, and it's surely no coincidence that they've decided to honor his father while Curry is in town.
Curry t-shirts with the number 30 on the back. This is such an incredible troll job. Bravo, Hornets. Do whatever you feel is necessary.
(h/t: Sam Laird)
Hornets Sports & Entertainment announced today that the team will honor former players Dell Curry and Alonzo Mourning for their achievements during their Hornets careers at special halftime ceremonies on a pair of Buzz City Nights during the 2015-16 season. Curry will be recognized on Wednesday, Dec. 2, when the Hornets take on his son Stephen and the Golden State Warriors...the first 10,000 fans entering Time Warner Cable Arena will receive a black “Buzz City” jersey T-shirt featuring the player’s name and number.