• Hornets unveil new beehive basketball court design

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Jun 26, 2014
    The hard maple court also includes a beehive cell pattern stained into the wood, a teal border and purple free throw lanes. Posted Jun 26, 2014&nbsp12:01 PM - Updated Jun 26, 2014&nbsp12:06 PM The Charlotte Hornets unveiled a new basketball court design Thursday that features a fierce-looking hornet logo at center court. "When we look at our primary logo in the center, it depicts how we want to play as a team with the fierceness, the tenacity and a sense of protect this place," Hornets president and CEO Fred Whitfield said. The new wood playing surface is constructed from northern hard maple and is made up of more than 200 4-foot by 8-foot sectional panels, each of which weigh approximately 175 pounds, according to the team's press release.
    Sources: nba.com ESPN.com

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