Originally written on Around the Arc  |  Last updated 7/26/13
It has been almost a month since Jrue Holiday was traded to New Orleans from Philadelphia, but the all-star guard is still not completely accustomed to his new team's nickname.Check out the full article here.-- "When the New Orleans Hornets initially changed their name to the Pelicans a few months back, the move was met with some skepticism. Sure, Pelicans may be fierce and ferocious, and there are a lot of them in New Orleans, but still, ‘Pelicans’ isn’t the most intimidating moniker. At the time the name change originally occurred, Jrue Holiday was still the centerpiece of a struggling Sixers franchise, and didn’t have to pay too much attention to New Orleans’ new nickname, as the Sixers only play the Pelicans a couple times a year. A shocking draft day trade however saw Holiday shipped south in exchange for the rights to Nerlens Noel, who was selected sixth overall by New Orleans. Suddenly Holiday was part of the Pelicans.Although the trade went down almost a month ago, Holiday i...
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