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Charlotte Sting
Charlotte Sting logo
Conference Eastern Conference
Leagues WNBA
Founded 1997
Dissolved 2007
History Charlotte Sting
1997–2007
Arena Charlotte Coliseum (1997–2005)
Time Warner Cable Arena (2006)
Location Charlotte, North Carolina
Team colors Orange, blue, silver, black, white
                        
Ownership Robert L. Johnson
Conference titles 1 (2001)

The Charlotte Sting was a Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) team based in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States, one of the league's eight original teams. The team folded on January 3, 2007.

The Sting was originally the sister organization of the Charlotte Hornets, until that NBA team relocated to New Orleans in 2002. Robert L. Johnson, founder of Black Entertainment Television, purchased the team in January 2003, shortly after he was announced as the principal owner of an NBA expansion franchise that replaced the departing Hornets.

Uniforms:

  • 1997–2003: on the road, teal with white and purple trim, Sting logo text on the chest. At home, white with teal and purple trim. Sting logo mascot on the shorts, similar to the Charlotte Hornets
  • 2004–2006: on the road, orange with blue trim, Sting logo text on the chest. At home, white with orange trim. Sting logo mascot on the shorts, similar to the Charlotte Bobcats.
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