Hey ESPN, Lay Off the Pelicans

Look, New Orleans Pelicans will be the name of New Orleans’ NBA franchise next season. Get used to it. ESPN has spent several hours today mocking the name and wondering if anyone in New Orleans will wear the team’s jerseys, shirts and hats. Yes, we will. We’re a prideful city. We’ll rally behind the name […]

Sellout Crowd On Hand for Lakers/Hornets

Tonight’s game at the New Orleans Arena between the Hornets and Lakers is a sellout. Paid attendance is 18, 018, the largest crowd of the season. The Hornets are trying to hit an attendance benchmark by January 31. If they don’t, the team can pay a $10 million penalty and exercise an option to relocated. […]

Hornets Show Up Against Lakers

How about those Hornets? It’s amazing how well a team can play when the game means nothing and all the pressure is off. It’s great to watch a healthy Chris Paul share the floor so well with rookie Darren Collison. While the Hornets are headed to the draft lottery and the Lakers are heading to […]