The countless entertainment options that have become part of your “Lifestyle Redefined” at Belmont Lake Preserve include many professional and collegiate sports teams across the state of North Carolina that are with in a short driving distance. The “Tar Heel State” certainly get a little “Hoops Crazy” as this time of year rolls around, and the sports fanatic under your roof at our North Carolina golf and retirement community can rest assured that the run into the playoffs last season was one that the Charlotte Hornets Basketball team looks to build upon as they hope to take steps towards an NBA Championship in the 2016-17 season, which gets underway later this week.
With a recent name change to their downtown home arena, the Charlotte Hornets Basketball franchise will look for bigger and better things than even the greatly successful 2015-16 season as they take the court at the freshly named, Spectrum Arena this year. Finishing with an impressive 48 wins against just 34 losses with an even more lofty 30-11 home record, the Charlotte Hornets Basketball will be favored as one of the NBA’s top teams in the Eastern Conference this year.
Getting ready for the upcoming season, the Charlotte Hornets Basketball squad will take to the road for their two opening contests, when they travel on Wednesday, October 26 to play the Milwaukee Bucks. and then the Miami Heat on October 29. Finally, the hometown crowd will get to root for some 2016-17 Charlotte Hornets Basketball when the home opener takes place against the rival Boston Celtics on Saturday, October 29 at 7:00 p.m. at the newly christened Spectrum Center.
Other Charlotte Hornets Basketball home games scheduled throughout the first full month of play at the Spectrum Center will see the Philadelphia 76ers in town on November 2, before a three game home stand against the Indiana Pacers (November 7), Utah Jazz (November 9), and Toronto Raptors (November 11). The Atlanta Hawks come in to do battle with the Charlotte Hornets Basketball team on November 18, before they bring in the Memphis Grizzlies (November 21), San Antonio Spurs (November 23), and the New York Knicks (November 26). Closing out a busy first month of Charlotte Hornets Basketball will be the always tough, Detroit Pistons on Tuesday, November 29.
Much like the championship-caliber golf you are used to playing right here in your backyard at Belmont Lake Preserve, the Charlotte Hornets Basketball franchise will be playing championship caliber basketball just a few short hours away from Belmont Lake Preserve. To “Embrace the roar of the crowd” at the Spectrum Center and for more information on the full 2016-17 schedule and tickets, visit nba.com/hornets.