Hornets' New Orleans ticket blitz hits deadline Friday

March 15, 2002
NEW ORLEANS -- For weeks, advertisements that say "Get Buzzin"' have been imploring people here to buy Hornets season tickets. The ad blitz has come down to the buzzer.

The NBA team set Friday as the deadline to sell 10,540 season tickets and 54 luxury suites in anticipation of moving from Charlotte to New Orleans. Hornets officials can back out of their deal with the state to move to New Orleans if they don't hit their targets by the close of business Friday.

To publicize their ...

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