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NBA Owners Approve Hornets’ Move

May 10, 2002

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NEW YORK (AP) _ NBA owners approved the Hornets’ move to New Orleans on Friday, assuring that the team’s 13-year era in Charlotte is about to come to an end.

Representatives from the league’s 29 ownership groups voted on a conference call and approved the relocation, which had been recommended 10 days ago by a seven-owner committee and was endorsed by commissioner David Stern.

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