Look: Hornets walk to arena after team bus gets delayed by stopped train

By , Audacy Sports

Charlotte Hornets players and coaches said they resorted to walking 30 minutes to the Atlanta Hawks' arena prior to Wednesday night's playoff game, after their team bus got delayed by a train.

The scene of Hornets players walking through downtown Atlanta was posted to social media by Charlotte center Montrezl Harrell.

"This one's for the books right here," Harrell says. "I ain't never seen this. Pregame? NBA, we got to do better than this."

"Doing us dirty bro," said forward Miles Bridges.

After their delayed arrival at State Farm Arena, Hornets head coach James Borrego was not pleased, and seemed to suggest it might have been a bit of gamesmanship.

"I've been coming to this arena for 20 years, and I've never seen a train stop before a game," Borrego said. "So, somebody figure it out, I have no idea."

"Our guys noticed, though. Our guys noticed. It's good fuel for us."

The play-in game pitted two exciting teams that both finished 43-39. The winner would go on to play the Cleveland Cavaliers for a chance to play the top-seeded Miami Heat in the first round.

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