The New Orleans Hornets are no more. The team has decided to officially change their name to the New Orleans Pelicans, and unveiled their logo in the process.
It's official. Here is the New Orleans Pelicans logo –> twitter.com/SportsCenter/s…
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) January 24, 2013
— Kurt Helin (@basketballtalk) January 24, 2013
— J.A. Adande (@jadande) January 24, 2013
— Hardwood Paroxysm (@HPbasketball) January 24, 2013
New Orleans Pelicans ?????
— PHAROAHE MONCH (@pharoahemonch) January 24, 2013
Hornets Or Pelicans … What's In A Name? wp.me/pPQKk-bAl
— Sekou Smith (@SekouSmithNBA) January 24, 2013
Pelicans logo designer Rodney Richardson provides a detailed look at the stories behind the marks he created: on.nba.com/14eOK43
— Jim Eichenhofer (@Jim_Eichenhofer) January 24, 2013