A new era began for the Los Angeles Clippers on December 14, 2011. That was the day the Clippers acquired Chris Paul from the New Orleans Hornets. Two seasons and two postseason flame-outs later, the team hired Doc Rivers to help get the team over the hump. Show More Summary
When the New Orleans Hornets announced they were going to become the New Orleans Pelicans, that was pretty much the best thing that ever happened to the Charlotte Bobcats. After all, for you young folk with short memories, the New Orleans Hornets used to be the Charlotte Hornets before the NBA allowed them to relocate […]
When it was announced last year that the New Orleans Hornets would be changing their name, logo and mascot to the New Orleans Pelicans, the general reaction of NBA fans and us cynical bastards on the Internet was skeptical, to put it very nicely. However, for people who know the relationship between the city of New Orleans and the pelican, it’s a pretty cool and logical choice.
The basketball team formerly known as the New Orleans Hornets has a new mascot to go along with their name change. The New Orleans Pelicans, who moved from Charlotte more than ten years ago where they were known as the Hornets, are launching a rebranding effort, including unveiling a new mascot, “Pierre” the Pelican. Show More Summary
The New Orleans Pelicans mascot made its debut tonight and, well, you might want to lock your doors before you scroll down and check out the photo because Pierre The Pelican is a little creepy. The New Orleans Hornets officially changed their name to the New Orleans Pelicans earlier this year. Show More Summary
The Charlotte Hornets will return to the NBA in 2014. The name change comes after the New Orleans Hornets announced that they would be changing their name to the New Orleans Pelicans. The Pelicans will make their debut this year while the Bobcats will wait until the 2014-15 season to change their name back to... Show More Summary
Chris Kaman has bounced around quite a bit in the past few years, getting traded from the Los Angeles Clippers to the New Orleans Hornets and then signing a one-year deal with the Dallas Mavericks. At least he seems to be having fun with his team-less predicament this time around. Show More Summary
Hey, NBA general managers! Listen up! According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Philadelphia 76ers have traded Jrue Holiday to the New Orleans Hornets in exchange for Nerlens Noel's draft rights, a 2013 second-round pick and a 2014 first-rounder. Show More Summary
When the regular season came to a close, the city of New Orleans bid adieu to the "Hornets" moniker and prepared to embrace a nickname for its professional basketball franchise. Starting next season, the team will take the court as the Pelicans. Show More Summary
The New Orleans Hornets finished the 2012-13 season with a 27-55 record, 31 games behind the Southwest Division champion San Antonio Spurs. In a year when the most dynamic players on the team missed time with injury, there wasn’t much to expect from an overall standpoint. Show More Summary
New Orleans, LA — The New Orleans Hornets are no more. A day after the team finished its 2012-13 regular season, the franchise has changed its name to the New Orleans Pelicans. “We have been looking forward to this day since we announced the Pelicans as the new name,” owner Tom Benson wrote in a press [...]Show More Summary
Following last night’s final game of the 2012-13 season, the New Orleans Hornets officially took on the team’s new identity as the New Orleans Pelicans. The team will participate in its first NBA event as the Pelicans on May 21 at the 2013 NBA Draft Lottery. As the Pelicans introduce their new mascot, new uniforms and [...]
The roller-coaster ride that was the Dallas Mavericks' season has come to an end. After their victory over the New Orleans Hornets, the Mavs close out the year right where they started it, with a.500 record. 41-41 was not good enough...Show More Summary
THE FACTS: Darren Collison scored 25 points off the bench Wednesday as the Dallas Mavericks avoided their first losing season since 1999-2000 with a 99-87 victory against the New Orleans Hornets at the American Airlines Center. Dirk Nowitzki added 16 points and nine rebounds and Shawn Marion had 15 points for Dallas (41-41).
The New Orleans Hornets are building for the future. As the second-youngest team in the league, the Hornets had their share of growing pains. With a 27-54 record, we’ll see another lottery pick for the newly formed Pelicans. Though, throughout the six-month grind, every team has its surprises. Show More Summary
Well after Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavs beat the New Orleans Hornets last night to reach.500, it didn’t take him and teammates long to shave their grisly beards. As you remember, a few months ago they had made a pact not to shave until they reached.500. I’m not sure they expected it to [...]
In the immortal words of Denny Green, the 2012-13 New Orleans Hornets "are what we thought they were." With one last game against Dallas remaining and nothing left to play for, the Hornets will likely finish the season at 27-55. If New...Show More Summary
THE FACTS: The Dallas Mavericks kept alive hopes of ending the season with a winning record, moving to.500 with a 107-89 win over the New Orleans Hornets.
Both Anthony Davis and Ryan Anderson bring a different dynamic to the frontcourt of the New Orleans Hornets. Standing at the same height of 6’10”, there are different aspects to their overall game that have allowed each of them to see success in the NBA. Show More Summary
THE FACTS: In a tougher game than the Los Angeles Clippers would have liked with playoff seeding on the line, they came from 10 points down to beat the New Orleans Hornets 96-93. The Clippers used 10 points, two rebounds and assists and a block in the fourth quarter by Chris Paul to overcome the deficit. Show More Summary