Reports New Orleans Hornets changing name to New Orleans Pelicans as early as 2013

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  1. SleepingWarrior

    SleepingWarrior Well-Known Member VIP

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    No bullshit, reports are hitting the wire that this is indeed happening


    http://espn.go.com/nba/story/_/id/8...ets-change-nickname-pelicans-according-report

    The New Orleans Hornets are expected to become the New Orleans Pelicans, perhaps as early as the 2013-14 season, according to a Yahoo! Sports report.

    Yahoo! Sports, citing numerous sources, reports the team also considered Krewe and Brass as potential nicknames.
    The Hornets have planned to change their name since New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson, who also owns the rights to the Pelicans nickname, bought the team in April.
    Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan said in November he'd be interested in bringing the Hornets name back to Charlotte.
     
  2. telecaster

    telecaster Get Yer Ya Ya's Out

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    Get the fuck outta here......that's insane.
     
  3. BethsZygote

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    Salt Lake City should change their name, and NO should get Jazz back.

    NO Jazz
    Charlotte Hornets
    Salt Lake City Mormons (or Saints would work too).

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    Please let this be their mascot :pray:



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    Lamest...name....ever
     
  6. Cody

    Cody Well-Known Member

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    Should have called themselves the "New Orleans Voodoo":cool:
     
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    i love it I LOVE IT! :yay:
     
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  9. Cody

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    Arena Football, not really been paying attention to that league tbh. Cool logo though.
     
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    Puh-lease... has to be Gris-Gris :yay:
     
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    Bobcats is the gayest name for a sports franchise ever. Not that I'm a racist, but how 'bout the "New Orleans A group of lovely people"? You have to admit its got a certain ring to it.
     
  14. Cody

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    Musketeers?
     
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    [video=youtube;oRQ6vkEBLMY]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oRQ6vkEBLMY[/video]
     
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    RumBalls The original RumBalls, est. Jan 16, 2012

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    Bad name

    what about the New Orleans Looters
     
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    There in Houston.
     
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    Looks like Howard will have a new favorite team
     
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