Hornets Sports & Entertainment President & COO Fred Whitfield today announced that the Charlotte Hornets will play a regional home contest in Greenville, SC, for the first time as part of the team’s 2014 preseason schedule. The Hornets will take on the Washington Wizards on Friday, October 10, at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena. The game will tip off at 7:00 p.m.

“As we transition to the Charlotte Hornets, we continue to look for opportunities to bring NBA basketball to cities across the Carolinas,” said Whitfield. “We are pleased to be playing in Greenville for the first time and are excited to showcase our games to new locations throughout the region.”