GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The Greensboro Swarm's hive will be buzzing this week when the Charlotte Hornets come to play! They're hosting the Boston Celtics at The Greensboro Coliseum.

The Charlotte Hornets will host the Boston Celtics in a preseason home game on Thursday, October 6 at the Greensboro Coliseum.

The game, which will tip off at 7:30 p.m., will mark the ninth time that Charlotte's NBA franchise has played a preseason game in Greensboro, the most of any neutral site.

Tickets for the game start at $10. You can buy tickets online at or, at the Greensboro Coliseum box office or call 1-800-745-3000.

"As we have done in previous seasons, we are proud to be able to bring Hornets basketball to areas around the region," said Hornets President & COO Fred Whitfield. "With our new NBA D-League team beginning play in Greensboro this season, we are excited to help tip off the inaugural Swarm campaign with a Hornets preseason contest right next door to the new fieldhouse."

In addition to the Hornets preseason game, Greensboro will welcome the team's new NBA D-League affiliate in 2016-17. The Greensboro Swarm will play 24 home games at the renovated fieldhouse at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex.

On Wednesday, October 5, The Greensboro Swarm will also host a ticket holder event with Dell Curry, Matt Carroll, Hornets Head Coach Steve Clifford and Swarm Head Coach Noel Gillespie.

Swarm season tickets are on sale now for as little as $7 per ticket per game. For more information or to purchase season tickets, visit or call 336-907-3600.

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