By CLTure News
May 13, 2020
Fox Sports Southeast and the Charlotte Hornets have announced the rebroadcast of several memorable classic Hornets games dating back to 1989. The series dubbed the Hornets Classics will premiere on Friday, May 15 at 8 p.m. starting with the epic 1993 playoff game against the Boston Celtics where Alonzo Mourning hit the series-clinching shot in the dramatic first-round win. On May 17, fans will also be able to relive the Game 3 double-overtime win over the Knicks in the 1993 Eastern Conference Semifinals.
The series will continue through the end of May featuring classic games against the Golden State Warriors (1989), New Jersey Nets (1995), Orlando Magic (2002), and Chicago Bulls (2001).
Friday, May 15 at 8 p.m. – Hornets vs. Boston Celtics on May 5, 1993. Hornets defeat Boston 104-103 in Game 4 behind Mourning’s buzzer beating bucket and advance to the Eastern Conference Semifinals.
Sunday, May 17 at 6 p.m. – Hornets vs. New York Knicks on May 14, 1993. After losing the first two games of the Eastern Conference Semifinals, Charlotte defeats the Knicks 110-106 in double-overtime at home.
Friday, May 22 at 8 p.m. – Hornets vs. Golden State Warriors on November 17, 1989. Current Hornets TV Analyst Dell Curry drains a three-point shot to give the Hornets a 99-98 victory at home.
Sunday, May 24 at 6 p.m. – Hornets vs. New Jersey Nets on January 20, 1995. Hornets earn their franchise-best 13th straight home win with a 99-97 victory over the Nets.
Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m. – Hornets vs. Orlando Magic on April 30, 2002. Hornets defeat the Magic 102-85 and advance to the second round, as Baron Davis became just the fifth player in NBA history to record back-to-back triple-doubles in the playoffs.
Sunday, May 31 at 6 p.m. – Hornets vs. Chicago Bulls on January 9, 2001. Hornets overcome a 19-point third-quarter deficit to defeat Chicago 102-95 in the first triple-overtime game in franchise history.
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