New Orleans Pelicans Mascot Gets New Look


VIDEO: Pierre’s Road To Recovery

ALL BALL NERVE CENTER — When the New Orleans Hornets became the New Orleans Pelicans over the summer, they introduced a new mascot along with their name change. Pierre the Pelican was met with mixed reviews, mostly because his blood red beak was not perhaps as welcoming as it could be.

So it was either required or fortuitous when the Pelicans announced that Pierre had “injured” his face in a pick-up and had the necessary reconstructive surgery. The new-look Pierre was introduced yesterday, just in time for All-Star Weekend, with perhaps more a friendly visage…

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11 Comments

  1. Welcome back Pierre says:

    THIS 10x BETTER AND 1000x LESS SCARY! Whoever okayed the original design was on something.

  2. lbj says:

    Miami mascot way better than this. This one looks like will never ever won a championship ring for a lifetime

  3. Someone who used to be me says:

    The new look is much better. Now at least it has some resemblance to a pelican.

  4. Oh Man!!!! says:

    So “lbj” there’s a championships for mascots is there!?!

  5. Javier says:

    On behalf of us Heat fans, please ignore “lbj”, he’s obviously a troll. Probably not even a real Heat fan, just a hater trying to make us look bad.

  6. NBAFANS.J says:

    HAHAHA. LBJ is so stupid every time i read his post/comments it doesn’t really make sense. i wonder how much they paid you bro to go all across every article and post something stupid. Did LBJ paid you? that’s dumb. :D

  7. DaPlayaPresident says:

    Sending a shout out to the Grizzlies mascot for that hack! Thank you! It was for his own good. lol