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NBA Preseason: Atlanta Hawks vs. New Orleans Pelicans
Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena
Oct 9 2015
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It is the time to join basketball fever, come and be a part of it with New Orleans Pelicans tickets. Originating from New Orleans, Louisiana, the New Orleans Pelicans is a famous professional basketball team. Commonly known as the Pelicans, this team represents and plays in NBA’s Southwestern division of the Western Conference. It began its basketball career in 1988-89 of the NBA season. At that point in time, the franchise was known as Charlotte Hornets as it was staioned in Charlotte. Over there, it continued playing for fourteen consecutive seasons. It relocated then in 2001-02 season to New Orleans and changed their name to New Orleans Hornets. After three seasons, the league was forced to relocate one again to Oklahoma City due to hurricane Katrina. The temporary shift to a new city meant a wait period till the re-establishment of New Orleans. In the meantime, the team’s name at the time was amended to New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets.
Their homecoming in New Orleans in the 2007-08 season was a celebration of a kind. It started a new era for the team where it stuck by to New Orleans only and started establishing a good foothold and standing in NBA’s regular seasons. They became Pelicans by the end of the 2012-13 season.
This NBA league was created George Shinn due to the absence of a local team. Soon after a huge fan base followed and the team became an icon and big time sports representative of North Carolina. Hornets were known to have contributed a great deal to sports fashion trends. The team’s first GM Carl Sheer and head coach Dick Harter took every member from the ground up. The first season of the Hornets was marked by Kelly Tripucka, who was Charlotte's top scorer in the first two seasons. During the second season, Dick Harter was replaced by Gene Littles owing to Harter's defensive strategies which led the team to lose many games. Littles only served the team till the end of second season and was replaced by Allan Bristow. The Hornets' performance improved between the 1991-95 seasons.
The team made its first winning record in the fifth season at the score 44-38. This earned Hornets its first playoff berth in the franchise's history. In the league's early years in New Orleans, it was coached by Paul Silas, Tim Floyd and Byron Scott. From 2005 until 2011 the team was evolving and struggling for a strong lineup. It earned its first division title under head coach Jeff Bower. NBA purchased the league from Shinn in 2010.
New Orleans Pelicans have been playing basketball now for about twenty-five seasons. Its overall performance compared to other leagues have been evaluated above the average. The team has an overall record of 961-1023 in regular seasons. Some of the team's achievements include five playoff series victories and a division title. Also, the league has qualified for twelve post-season playoffs. Don’t miss out their games this season and book your New Orleans Pelicans tickets at the earliest.