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.
Monika PlatekMonika Platek is the social media lead for CBC Sports. She has spent a decade working in sports, including her role with the London 2012 Olympic Games and six seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Monika uses social media to bring sports fans closer to the their favourite teams and athletes. Join the conversation on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and CBCSports.ca.
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