Found July 28, 2013 on That NBA Lottery Pick:
With the 2013-14 NBA season coming soon, the New Orleans Pelicans will take their first steps after being re-branded from the Hornets era. Recently, Ben Golliver of Sports Illustrated got a chance to ask newly-acquired guard Jrue Holiday about playing for a team named the “Pelicans” and his response was pretty classic: “I mean, it’s funny, I’m not going to lie,” new point guard Jrue Holiday admitted Wednesday. “It’s funny saying it. ‘We’re the Pelicans.’ But I’ve said it about half a million times now, so I’m used to it.” Clearly, Mr. Holiday will have to say it with a straight face from now on…. *** Jrue Holiday image courtesy of Getty Images

Jrue Holiday thinks the New Orleans Pelicans' name is 'funny'

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...
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