I'm coming to the realization that the NBA fan populace as a whole hates change. We hate new names, new uniforms, especially if it isn't our team. I GUARANTEE you that a forum of non-Hornets fans will hate whatever name and logo we pick. That's just what NBA fans are now; we're haters, the lot of us. With that in mind, I want the ugliest colors/most ridiculous name possible, because haters gon hate.
"Aime la vérité, mais pardonne à l'erreur." - François-Marie Arouet (Voltaire)
Heard some chatter that I trust that Pelicans has been decided on.
"Times are not good here. The city is crumbling into ashes. It has been buried under taxes and frauds and maladministraions so that it has become a study for archaeologists...but it is better to live here in sackcloth and ashes than to own the whole state of Ohio."
— Lafcadio Hearn (Inventing New Orleans: Writings of Lafcadio Hearn)
Well, after hearing more, now I'm less positive...sorry for misleading info. I misunderstood original info. Now all i know is it's "old school." Definitely could be Pelicans, but could also mean plenty of others...bucs, brass, breakers, etc. April is supposed to be when we find out. We've got a long wait..
Brass would make me happy.
Pelicans would make me scratch my head.
Bucs would make me vomit.
April - May makes the most sense if it's not Voodoo.
hopefully hornets win the championship and they are forced to keep the name the same
I would so I overule you two.
"Hornets means nothing." - Tom Benson
my only problem with the Breakers is it sounds too close to the Lakers
It's like choosing between a punch in the mouth and a kick in the balls.
And the punch in the mouth is the state symbol.
Now I provide life insurance benefits.
You are My Sunshine is the state song.
There's a brand. Same justification.
Or is that justification silly?
New Orleans Sunshine!!!
In all seriousness, i think some one needs to do a thorough investigation into this cover up.
The only "Old School" name that deserves the team we're putting together is the Buccaneers, but with a change to the mascot. Go for the skull and bones look.
Wow, thanks for the find. I haven't even gotten to the rebrand information yet, but this forum is fascinating.
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