Too Embarrassing to Deserve a Title....

Too Embarrassing to Deserve a Title....

Postby Doc Brown on Tue Dec 04, 2012 4:34 pm

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Y! Sports story: New Orleans Hornets expected to change nickname to local favorite Pelicans, source tells Y! Sports. http://yhoo.it/11AbaMO
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The New Orleans Pelicans SERIOUSLY???

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Re: Too Embarrassing to Deserve a Title....

Postby Kasumi on Tue Dec 04, 2012 4:38 pm

Will Julia Roberts be the new mascot?

There are 'Pelican Brief' jokes good for days here... But in reality, if you want to go with appreciating the local culture, Pelicans in New Orleans was the best they could come up with?
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Re: Too Embarrassing to Deserve a Title....

Postby pound4pound1 on Tue Dec 04, 2012 4:41 pm

LMFAO!!!!! the Pelicans Image
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Re: Too Embarrassing to Deserve a Title....

Postby laker911 on Tue Dec 04, 2012 4:51 pm

Hilarious!
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Re: Too Embarrassing to Deserve a Title....

Postby Juronimo on Tue Dec 04, 2012 5:00 pm

I can't wait to see what their mascot/logo will look like.
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Re: Too Embarrassing to Deserve a Title....

Postby MadMax on Tue Dec 04, 2012 5:00 pm

nickname? I don't quite get what that means exactly? It's not the same as the teams given name, is it?
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Postby Kasumi on Tue Dec 04, 2012 5:01 pm

On a side note, how confusing is it going to be if/when Charlotte takes back the Hornets name? Looking back through the teams' history in NBA archives they'll have to identify the Charlotte Hornets that became the Pelicans and the Charlotte Hornets formerly known as the Bobcats.
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Re: Too Embarrassing to Deserve a Title....

Postby Balance&Options24 on Tue Dec 04, 2012 5:21 pm

Louisiana's nickname is "The Pelican State".lol


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Re: Too Embarrassing to Deserve a Title....

Postby Aonex on Tue Dec 04, 2012 5:39 pm

I was going to see if someone posted about the Pelicans and as soon as I saw this title, I knew this was the thread I was looking for. Utah seriously needs to just give Nola back the Jazz name.
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Postby therealdeal on Tue Dec 04, 2012 5:55 pm

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Re: Too Embarrassing to Deserve a Title....

Postby Juronimo on Tue Dec 04, 2012 6:00 pm

Aonex wrote:Utah seriously needs to just give Nola back the Jazz name.


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Re: Too Embarrassing to Deserve a Title....

Postby gcclaker on Tue Dec 04, 2012 6:12 pm

The sound we all hear is the collective laughter of NBA players and fans all over the U.S. :man10:
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Re: Too Embarrassing to Deserve a Title....

Postby 432J on Tue Dec 04, 2012 6:34 pm

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god that is a terrible name. i did read though that the bobcats could possibly look into changing their name to the charlotte hornets now that nola will be the pelicans. even MJ said he'd consider it

it would be sweet to see the charlotte hornets back. a hint of old school NBA :jam2:
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Re: Too Embarrassing to Deserve a Title....

Postby GoldHammish on Tue Dec 04, 2012 6:59 pm

MadMax wrote:nickname? I don't quite get what that means exactly? It's not the same as the teams given name, is it?

Oh, but it is!

Too bad for the NOLA fans, now they get to tell people their favorite team is called the "Pelicans"
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Re: Too Embarrassing to Deserve a Title....

Postby KJ MonK on Tue Dec 04, 2012 10:46 pm

funny enough, my grandparents (New Orleans natives, now living in LA) said "its about time" when hearing of this

apparently it really is a local favorite :man3:
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Re: Too Embarrassing to Deserve a Title....

Postby S.R.05 on Tue Dec 04, 2012 11:03 pm

apparently they also considered Krewe and Brass...neither of which is great but still infinitely better than Pelicans
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Re: Too Embarrassing to Deserve a Title....

Postby CaCHooKa Man on Wed Dec 05, 2012 12:54 am

new orleans just cant catch a break
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Re: Too Embarrassing to Deserve a Title....

Postby Scnottaken on Wed Dec 05, 2012 1:59 am

Are they going to play in the sleep train arena?
That would be the least respected team in the league.
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Re: Too Embarrassing to Deserve a Title....

Postby wcsoldier81 on Wed Dec 05, 2012 3:58 am

Juronimo wrote:I can't wait to see what their mascot/logo will look like.


A pelican with Davis giant unibrow
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Postby revgen on Wed Dec 05, 2012 9:45 am

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Re: Too Embarrassing to Deserve a Title....

Postby pound4pound1 on Wed Dec 05, 2012 12:38 pm

wcsoldier81 wrote:
Juronimo wrote:I can't wait to see what their mascot/logo will look like.


A pelican with Davis giant unibrow



Angry Bird Davis...plays for the Pelicans...it doesnt get any funnier than that
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Re: Too Embarrassing to Deserve a Title....

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Re: Too Embarrassing to Deserve a Title....

Postby purp n gold on Wed Dec 05, 2012 1:41 pm

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WHOA :man4:

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Re: Too Embarrassing to Deserve a Title....

Postby halekulani on Wed Dec 05, 2012 5:35 pm

it's the state bird of louisiana and it's on the state flag

the name selection is only confusing to people not from louisiana
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Re: Too Embarrassing to Deserve a Title....

Postby LooN3y on Thu Dec 06, 2012 10:28 am

halekulani wrote:it's the state bird of louisiana and it's on the state flag

the name selection is only confusing to people not from louisiana




regardless its a pretty gay name
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