Brief: Hornets make name change official
Published: Friday, January 25, 2013
Updated: Friday, January 25, 2013 13:01
The New Orleans Hornets proposed a name change for the team last year. Owner Tom Benson announced that the NBA will be changing its nickname and its official colors. The change from New Orleans Hornets to New Orleans Pelicans is to be made official and will be used during the 2013-2014 season. There have been mixed reactions from Hornets fans regarding the switch.