Hornets Create D-League Team in Greensboro

The Charlotte Hornets announced Tuesday their new developmental league team will be based in Greensboro, NC, just 1.5 hours north of Charlotte. The team's first season will begin in 2016.

Hornets General Manager Rich Cho says its new D-League team will be an extension of the Charlotte Hornets franchise, allowing for a seamless transition between the two teams.

The team's nickname and ticket information hasn't been released.