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NBA: New Orleans Hornets changing team nickname

Postby DMcGrew on Tue Dec 04, 2012 10:28 pm

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Re: NBA: New Orleans Hornets changing team nickname

Postby columbia on Tue Dec 04, 2012 10:30 pm

Penguins fans used to blame their failures on having a sissy bird name.
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Re: NBA: New Orleans Hornets changing team nickname

Postby Gabe on Tue Dec 04, 2012 10:34 pm

CSB:

I went to my first NBA game just last night. The Charlotte Bobcats vs The Trailblazers. I had very low expectations as I'm not much of a basketball fan, but actually had a great time. It was a really good show.
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Re: NBA: New Orleans Hornets changing team nickname

Postby ulf on Tue Dec 04, 2012 10:38 pm

wait you said bobcats right? good show? lol.

all kidding aside, they were down 82-29 to the thunder at one point last week.
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Re: NBA: New Orleans Hornets changing team nickname

Postby tifosi77 on Tue Dec 04, 2012 10:40 pm

Pelicans? PELICANS?!

I was hoping for the NOLA Gumbos.
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Re: NBA: New Orleans Hornets changing team nickname

Postby FreeCandy44 on Tue Dec 04, 2012 11:09 pm

River wizards? ;)
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Re: NBA: New Orleans Hornets changing team nickname

Postby redwill on Tue Dec 04, 2012 11:28 pm

Basketball ... meh.

But I really like the name.

Pelicans. Indigenous. Relevant. Fascinating. Beautiful, interesting birds.

Yeah, I like it.

Not enough to actually watch basketball, but I like it a lot.
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Re: NBA: New Orleans Hornets changing team nickname

Postby columbia on Tue Dec 04, 2012 11:30 pm

Isn't it illegal to ignore basketball in Kansas?
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Re: NBA: New Orleans Hornets changing team nickname

Postby shafnutz05 on Tue Dec 04, 2012 11:31 pm

If you go on redwill's pet rescue website, he has several shots of the giant "Rock Chalk" tattoo on his back
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Re: NBA: New Orleans Hornets changing team nickname

Postby redwill on Tue Dec 04, 2012 11:47 pm

I had to Google "Rock Chalk." Shows you how in touch I am.

But I found it interesting. So thanks.
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Re: NBA: New Orleans Hornets changing team nickname

Postby nocera on Wed Dec 05, 2012 12:21 am

Wait... when did the Hornets leave Charlotte?
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Re: NBA: New Orleans Hornets changing team nickname

Postby PensFanInDC on Wed Dec 05, 2012 1:07 am

nocera wrote:Wait... when did the Hornets leave Charlotte?


I didn't learn that until last year. Those jackets were so popular in middle school. A midget sea of fuscia and aqua...
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Re: NBA: New Orleans Hornets changing team nickname

Postby Sarcastic on Wed Dec 05, 2012 3:45 am

I was hoping they'll go with Swans but I'll take Pelicans, I guess.
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Re: NBA: New Orleans Hornets changing team nickname

Postby Sam's Drunk Dog on Wed Dec 05, 2012 7:11 am

When do the Pittsburgh Pisces play them?
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Re: NBA: New Orleans Hornets changing team nickname

Postby Letang Is The Truth on Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:14 am

PensFanInDC wrote:
nocera wrote:Wait... when did the Hornets leave Charlotte?


I didn't learn that until last year. Those jackets were so popular in middle school. A midget sea of fuscia and aqua...


i had a beautiful hornets starter jacket. glen rice 4 lyfe
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Re: NBA: New Orleans Hornets changing team nickname

Postby mikey287 on Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:48 am

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Re: NBA: New Orleans Hornets changing team nickname

Postby shafnutz05 on Wed Dec 05, 2012 9:16 am

Letang Is The Truth wrote:i had a beautiful hornets starter jacket. glen rice 4 lyfe


ditto
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Re: NBA: New Orleans Hornets changing team nickname

Postby shoeshine boy on Wed Dec 05, 2012 9:35 am

they should be the Angry Pelicans! /urban dictionary
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Re: NBA: New Orleans Hornets changing team nickname

Postby Shyster on Wed Dec 05, 2012 11:36 am

Yeah... I don’t think we can throw any stones about them naming their team after a bird. I would expect the first volley back to be something along the lines of “Hey, at least our bird can fly.”

Based on what New Orleans is best known for, however, I would have expected the team to change its name to the New Orleans Show Me Your T**s.
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Re: NBA: New Orleans Hornets changing team nickname

Postby pittsports87 on Wed Dec 05, 2012 11:38 am

shoeshine boy wrote:they should be the Angry Pelicans! /urban dictionary

:shock:
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Re: NBA: New Orleans Hornets changing team nickname

Postby DelPen on Wed Dec 05, 2012 11:41 am

Bobcats should try to get the Hornets name back so they can try to forget their ineptness.
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Re: NBA: New Orleans Hornets changing team nickname

Postby demondg1 on Wed Dec 05, 2012 11:46 am

DelPen wrote:Bobcats should try to get the Hornets name back so they can try to forget their ineptness.


All joking aside, Charlotte has actually been considering changing to Hornets if NOLA was to drop it.
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Re: NBA: New Orleans Hornets changing team nickname

Postby DudeMan2766 on Wed Dec 05, 2012 12:36 pm

mikey287 wrote:


lol when all those red lines started going over the map about teams moving, i think i noticed Pittsburgh moved to Cincinnati.
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Re: NBA: New Orleans Hornets changing team nickname

Postby Shyster on Wed Dec 05, 2012 1:17 pm

Charlotte totally needs a team called the Webs.
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Re: NBA: New Orleans Hornets changing team nickname

Postby JS© on Wed Dec 05, 2012 1:32 pm

First thing I thought of when I heard they were being called Pelicans:

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lahti_Pelicans

Who is currently on the Pelicans' roster? former Penguins' first round pick Angelo Esposito
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lahti_Peli ... ent_roster
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