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ATL: The New Orleans Pelicans edition 

Post#1 » by trwi7 » Tue Dec 4, 2012 11:34 pm

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

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Re: ATL: The New Orleans Pelicans edition 

Post#2 » by Baddy Chuck » Tue Dec 4, 2012 11:38 pm

I don't really like the name.
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Re: ATL: The New Orleans Pelicans edition 

Post#3 » by BigDoggyStyle » Tue Dec 4, 2012 11:53 pm

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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Re: ATL: The New Orleans Pelicans edition 

Post#4 » by Shinyhubcaps » Tue Dec 4, 2012 11:54 pm

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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Re: ATL: The New Orleans Pelicans edition 

Post#5 » by Nebula1 » Wed Dec 5, 2012 12:02 am

Pelicans?? That's awful. I thought they might try to play off the Saints heritage. Like Krewe or Brass better.
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Re: ATL: The New Orleans Pelicans edition 

Post#6 » by paul » Wed Dec 5, 2012 12:03 am

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 » by step3profit » Wed Dec 5, 2012 12:05 am

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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Re: ATL: The New Orleans Pelicans edition 

Post#8 » by blazza18 » Wed Dec 5, 2012 12:06 am

Don't mind Pelicans. Certainly different. Also means MJ can get the Cats to change back.
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Re: ATL: The New Orleans Pelicans edition 

Post#9 » by Nebula1 » Wed Dec 5, 2012 12:06 am

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Re: ATL: The New Orleans Pelicans edition 

Post#10 » by Nebula1 » Wed Dec 5, 2012 12:11 am

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 » by drew881 » Wed Dec 5, 2012 12:14 am

Sounds very minor league to me.
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Post#12 » by drew881 » Wed Dec 5, 2012 12:17 am

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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Re: ATL: The New Orleans Pelicans edition 

Post#13 » by drew881 » Wed Dec 5, 2012 12:22 am

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

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Re: ATL: The New Orleans Pelicans edition 

Post#14 » by Siefer » Wed Dec 5, 2012 12:22 am

Pelicans? :rofl:
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Re: ATL: The New Orleans Pelicans edition 

Post#15 » by JayMKE » Wed Dec 5, 2012 12:25 am

It just sounds terrible

that's my main problem with it
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Post#16 » by JayMKE » Wed Dec 5, 2012 12:27 am

lol Steamers would of been amazing
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Re: ATL: The New Orleans Pelicans edition 

Post#17 » by paul » Wed Dec 5, 2012 12:28 am

Pelicans? Are they playing against the Flint Tropics?
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Post#18 » by paul » Wed Dec 5, 2012 12:32 am




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Re: ATL: The New Orleans Pelicans edition 

Post#19 » by blazza18 » Wed Dec 5, 2012 12:33 am

Veteran move by Chauncey ;) I **** hate it though.
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Re: ATL: The New Orleans Pelicans edition 

Post#20 » by ComeBackRay34 » Wed Dec 5, 2012 12:33 am

Mascot?!?!?!

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