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Hornets announce name change to Pelicans

nba.com ESPN.com deadspin.com Updated Jan 24, 2013
Hornets owner Tom Benson is changing his team's nickname to the Pelicans and said the switch will create a bond with the city that could lead to a championship.
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    Here Come The Pelicans

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    Antonio Davis and Herm Edwards discuss the Hornets' expected name change to the Pelicans.