Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 10/30/13
It’s a pretty big night in Boston sports, but Wednesday night also marked opening night for the 2013-14 NBA season. After the 2012-13 season, the New Orleans Hornets announced that the franchise was changing its name to the New Orleans Pelicans. On Wednesday night, the Pelicans introduced their new mascot — Pierre the Pelican. The mascot designers, or whoever creates those things, seem to have not taken any inspiration from actual pelicans in their design concept. The end result is a frightening clown-like creature with wings and a Pelicans jersey. Check it out for yourself in the photo below. Good Lord - Look at the NO Pelicans *scary* mascot, Pierre -> ftw.usatoday.com/2013/10/new-or… http://t.co/mTNQY7OUkI— Phil Hecken (@PhilHecken) October 31, 2013Filed under: Headlines, NBA
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