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Post#1 ATL: The New Orleans Pelicans edition
Tue Dec 4, 2012 6:34 pm by trwi7

The Lakers are boring. Let's talk about the Brow and his flock of Pelicans.

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Post#2 Re: ATL: The New Orleans Pelicans edition
Tue Dec 4, 2012 6:38 pm by Baddy Chuck

I don't really like the name.
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Post#3 Re: ATL: The New Orleans Pelicans edition
Tue Dec 4, 2012 6:53 pm by BigDoggyStyle

Haha, that's a horrible name. I did hear that the Bobcats would likely take the Hornets name back when this becomes official. So that's be interesting.
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Post#4 Re: ATL: The New Orleans Pelicans edition
Tue Dec 4, 2012 6:54 pm by Shinyhubcaps

Like the name a lot, especially seeing the alternatives (Krewe and Brass).

Of course this happens a week after Jordan says he would take the Charlotte Hornets name back if available.
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Post#5 Re: ATL: The New Orleans Pelicans edition
Tue Dec 4, 2012 7:02 pm by Nebula1

Pelicans?? That's awful. I thought they might try to play off the Saints heritage. Like Krewe or Brass better.
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Post#6 Re: ATL: The New Orleans Pelicans edition
Tue Dec 4, 2012 7:03 pm by paul

Shinyhubcaps wrote:Like the name a lot, especially seeing the alternatives (Krewe and Brass).

Of course this happens a week after Jordan says he would take the Charlotte Hornets name back if available.


Pretty sure New Orleans looking to change the name is what prompted MJ to suggest they'd look at the Hornets name if it became available.


Anyway Gasol adds to the list of good (or high profile) players missing chunks of time this season. Off the top of my head...

Gasol
Nash
Dirk
Eric Gordon
Anthony Davis
Kevin Love
Ricky Rubio
Bogut
Brandon Rush
Battier
Avery Bradley
Amar'e
Shumpert
Bynum
Rose
Kyrie Irving
Granger
Wall
Nene

You could make 3 playoff teams out of that group.
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Post#7 Re: ATL: The New Orleans Pelicans edition
Tue Dec 4, 2012 7:05 pm by step3profit

I like Brass, but mostly just so I can hear the announcers constantly saying things like "Out of bounds.. Brass ball."
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Post#8 Re: ATL: The New Orleans Pelicans edition
Tue Dec 4, 2012 7:06 pm by blazza18

Don't mind Pelicans. Certainly different. Also means MJ can get the Cats to change back.
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Post#9 Re: ATL: The New Orleans Pelicans edition
Tue Dec 4, 2012 7:06 pm by Nebula1

Phoenix @ Memphis
Los Angeles @ H Town
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Post#10 Re: ATL: The New Orleans Pelicans edition
Tue Dec 4, 2012 7:11 pm by Nebula1

step3profit wrote:I like Brass, but mostly just so I can hear the announcers constantly saying things like "Out of bounds.. Brass ball."


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Post#11 Re: ATL: The New Orleans Pelicans edition
Tue Dec 4, 2012 7:14 pm by drew881

Sounds very minor league to me.
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Post#12 Re: ATL: The New Orleans Pelicans edition
Tue Dec 4, 2012 7:17 pm by drew881

I would think Brass would have better marketing ability too. A trombone or trumpet mascot, complete with spit nozzle, foam brass instruments, gold uniforms, bands playing, etc. Instead we will just see stupid hats with long brimmed beaks.
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Post#13 Re: ATL: The New Orleans Pelicans edition
Tue Dec 4, 2012 7:22 pm by drew881

Here are some fan jersey designs: http://espn.go.com/blog/playbook/fandom ... he-hornets

NO Steamers could have had some good potential versus Cleveland.
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Post#14 Re: ATL: The New Orleans Pelicans edition
Tue Dec 4, 2012 7:22 pm by Siefer

Pelicans? :rofl:
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Post#15 Re: ATL: The New Orleans Pelicans edition
Tue Dec 4, 2012 7:25 pm by JayMKE

It just sounds terrible

that's my main problem with it
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Post#16 Re: ATL: The New Orleans Pelicans edition
Tue Dec 4, 2012 7:27 pm by JayMKE

lol Steamers would of been amazing
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Post#17 Re: ATL: The New Orleans Pelicans edition
Tue Dec 4, 2012 7:28 pm by paul

Pelicans? Are they playing against the Flint Tropics?
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Post#18 Re: ATL: The New Orleans Pelicans edition
Tue Dec 4, 2012 7:32 pm by paul




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Post#19 Re: ATL: The New Orleans Pelicans edition
Tue Dec 4, 2012 7:33 pm by blazza18

Veteran move by Chauncey ;) I **** hate it though.
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Post#20 Re: ATL: The New Orleans Pelicans edition
Tue Dec 4, 2012 7:33 pm by ComeBackRay34

Mascot?!?!?!

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