November 4, 1988, the Hornets played their first NBA debut game at the Charlotte Coliseum. Although they came out with a loss (133–93) loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Hornets fans cheered on and gave a standing ovation by the end of the game.
Losing did now last too long, on November 19, 1988, the Charlotte Hornets won their first-ever road game! The first road game victory was against the San Antonio Spurs.
Let’s go back and watch the Charlotte Hornets first-ever franchise game!