On This Date 10/30/2002

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After 14 seasons, in Charlotte, the Hornets play their first game in New Orleans, beating the Utah Jazz 100-75. It is a long-awaited return to the NBA to the crescent city as they had been waiting for a team since the Jazz relocated to Utah in 1979. The New Orleans Hornets would post a record of 47-35 in their first season, qualifying as the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference, losing to the Philadelphia 76ers in the first round in six games.

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