New Orleans Hornets to Change Name to Pelicans, Yahoo Reports
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The New Orleans Hornets National Basketball Association team will announce tomorrow that it is changing its name to the Pelicans and its colors to blue, gold and red, Yahoo! reported on Twitter, citing a person it didn’t identify.
The Hornets moved to New Orleans from Charlotte for the 2002-03 season and kept the nickname. The brown pelican is the Louisiana state bird.
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