A name, uniform, and identity change have come for the New Orleans Pelicans, and it's all led up to their new home court, which the team revealed today, featuring the new Pelicans' logo.
It seems that all remnants of the New Orleans Hornets are gone, and the Pelicans have officially taken over in Louisiana.
We got the first glimpse of the new floor this afternoon, with new colors, the new logo plastered in the center of the court, a pelican spreading out his wings showing off a wingspan rivaled by their own Anthony Davis.
The court really is a beauty, not going too far with the New Orleans flare, but contrasting colors against each other and forcing everything to stand out.
New Orleans' alternate logo is the biggest symbol of the team's attempt to mash the local culture with the team's new name, putting a pelican inside of the familiar fleur-de-lis.
Other than that, it's just a good-looking basketball court that doesn't try too hard to stand out against the rest in the NBA.
There's no two-toned coloring that became popular in the past decade, the lane is simply the same brass color that's featured in the team's logo, as is the blue surrounding the court.
Perhaps the only thing that stands out as different from most other courts is the font used on the "New Orleans Pelicans" along each baseline, which is noticeably different, but not trying too hard to be something completely out of the ordinary.
It's just a solid court, nothing wrong, but nothing exceptional.