Hornets to officially become Pelicans
On a serious note, the Hornets' new owner Tom Benson has successfully changed the New Orleans franchise for good (via NBA.com). At the beginning of the 2013-14 NBA season, the Hornets will be known as the Pelicans. The team will don new uniforms
It's official: The New Orleans Hornets will become the Pelicans. Defenders of this change will immediately point out the lack of lakes in L.A., the paucity (paw-city?) of grizzly bears in Tennessee and the incongruity of Jazz in
With the Hornets being retired, the NBA announced the new name of New Orleans' basketball team. The New Orleans Pelicans are named for their home Louisiana, the Pelican State.
The New Orleans Hornets officially announced the adoption of the “Pelicans” nickname on Thursday. The nickname switch, first reported in December, will occur after the 2012-13 season. The change will be accompanied by
Many interested in the NBA may poke fun at New Orleans for changing its mascot to the Pelicans beginning in the 2013-14 season. But those jokers are likely to eat their words sooner or later, because the currently dubbed Hornets are building the