New Orleans Hornets Owner Tom Benson announced today that at the conclusion of the 2012-13 season, the name of the team will become the New Orleans Pelicans. A name that will represent the culture and resolve of the Gulf Coast region while also symbolizing Louisiana’s most pressing initiative of coastal restoration and wildlife conservation. Benson introduced the team’s new logos, as well as color scheme, during the announcement.
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But now it's been confirmed. Thursday they will announce themselves as the Pelicans further distancing themselves from potential free agents.
Interested to see the color scheme, i just can't believe they went with "Pelicans"