New Orleans Pelicans? Hornets Reportedly Changing Team Name


Attention, New Orleans Hornets fans, you might want to hold off on purchasing your jersey’s. Apparently, the New Orleans club might not be Hornets for very long. According to Marcus J. Spears of Yahoo Sports, the Hornets may change their name to the Pelicans as early as the 2013-14 season. Per the report, the team also considered nicknames “Krewe” and “Brass.” What are your thought?

The state of Louisiana is referred to as “The Pelican State” due to the large quantity of Brown Pelicans along the coast, per The Brown Pelican is also the state bird.