“Oladipo is a bulldog with long arms, and he has predictably fared better on defense. Real plus/minus paints him as a positive on that end, he can check multiple positions, and he has generated steals without gambling irresponsibly. The Magic have allowed six fewer points per 100 possessions when Oladipo plays. Those numbers are noisy, but it’s tough to find much evidence Oladipo...
Just when you thought the team was taking a step in the right direction, and then THIS. A 107-88 loss to the Atlanta Hawks at home, an embarrassing defeat where the lead ballooned to 30+ — in the first half, the lowest scoring half in franchise history (23 points!!!). A game where the supposedly best defense in the NBA (they’re actually second in points allowed now, behind the...
Well it was fun while it lasted. It seems like the New Orleans Pelicans will be redesigning Pierre the Pelican’s head so it’s less scary. At first this seems like a joke, but its not. Check out the tweets from Grantland’s Zach Lowe:
Real mascot news: Hearing Pellies are re-designing Pierre’s head to make him “less scary,” hopefully by All-Star weekend in New Orleans....
Grantland’s Zach Lowe is reporting that the New Orleans Pelicans have finally admitted to designing the world’s scariest mascot, and thus will be giving Pierre the Pelican a makeover to turn him into something far less scary. The new Pierre will hopefully be ready in time for All-Star Weekend in the Big Easy, which, for small children attending games, can’t come soon enough...
According to Zach Lowe of Grantland.com, the New Orleans Pelicans are redesigning mascot Pierre The Pelican’s head to make less scary. Pierre has become a hit among internet memes because of his terrifying face, get ready for a laugh and take a look at some of our favorites below.
Real mascot news: Hearing Pellies are re-designing Pierre’s head to make him “less scary,” hopefully...
The day before this past Halloween, the New Orleans Pelicans introduced their new mascot, Pierre, and he may have been the most terrifying mascot ever seen:
Introducing your new mascot Pierre the Pelican! pic.twitter.com/CieVTs3sMt
— New Orleans Pelicans (@PelicansNBA) October 31, 2013
Pretty much the whole world asked itself “Who could possibly have signed off on that thing...
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