Pelicans show off redesigned home court

Saturday October 4th, 2014

The Pelicans unveiled their home court this weekend at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans. 

Pictures posted to the team site show a new center court and pale lines resembling the logo that start near the baseline of each side of the court and appear as a Pelican when viewed in the stands from behind the basket. 

The name change to the Pelicans took effect after the 2012-13 season. The Hornets name was then transferred to Charlotte and replaced the Bobcats in May 2014. 

New Orleans begins its preseason on Saturday with a game vs. the Heat. Their regular season begins Oct. 28 on the new court with a game against the Magic. 

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