The Charlotte City Council approved a $275 million funding package that will revitalize the home of the Charlotte Hornets and extend the team’s lease with the city through 2045. The city will use $215 million of the city’s tourism funds and then generate an additional $60 million from naming rights for the subsequent planned sports […]
“The energy and passion provided by our Hornets fans has made a tremendous impact for our players and coaches, and we’re excited to safely increase Spectrum Center’s capacity to 25%,” said Hornets President & Vice Chairman Fred Whitfield.
For the first time in years, there truly is a buzz surrounding the Charlotte Hornets, but fans can’t express their support in person due to COVID-19. Team President Fred Whitfield and Mecklenburg County Health Director Gibbie Harris met with Brett Jensen to discuss the possibility of fans returning to Spectrum Center.