It's official, one of the worst kept secrets in the NBA was confirmed Thursday afternoon. The New Orleans Hornets announced that the team will be renamed to the New Orleans Pelicans for the 2013-2014 season. Hours before the announcement, the debate about the team's new look lit up the social world.
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