Steve Smith Night – Mar. 10, 2018
STEVE SMITH NIGHT:
· The Hornets will take on the Phoenix Suns at 5pm on Saturday Mar. 10, 2018.
· As a part of the team’s final classic night of the season, the Hornets are honoring Charlotte sports legend Steve Smith for his contributions on and off the field.
· In addition to celebrating Smith as a 5-time Pro Bowler and 2-time All-Pro in the NFL, Charlotte Hornets will highlight the accomplishments Steve and Angie Smith have made to our local community via their Steve Smith Family Foundation.
· Raising domestic violence awareness is a cause close to Smith’s heart and the Hornets look to support his mission in a variety of ways during Steve Smith Night
o Fans will be encouraged to participate in a text to give campaign by texting “3seconds” to 71777, to signify that every three seconds there is a new victim of domestic violence in the US.
o The Hornets will be engaging local anti-domestic violence organizations to participate in the evening.
o The Hornets organization will be making a donation to the Steve Smith Family Foundation
· A commemorative Steve Smith bobblehead will be given to the first 7,500 fans in attendance on March 10.
· Doors will open to the general public for the game at 3:30pm with tip-off at 5:00pm.
· A Charlotte Hornets, Agent 89 t-shirt will be available for sale at this game only, with a portion of proceeds going to the Steve Smith Family Foundation
· In addition to the bobblehead, there will be a halftime recognition of Steve and a performance centered on raising awareness about domestic violence.
· Tickets are available at hornets.com, Spectrum Center Box Office or by calling 704-HOR-NETS