Five things to know about the Pelicans on Aug. 5
1) In case you missed it, read designer Rodney Richardson’s thought process behind the team’s new uniforms. Richardson is quoted extensively on his reasoning for the Pelicans’ classic, clean look. Players also weighed in on the uniforms.
2) Pelicans VP Ben Hales provided further details on the uniforms during his Friday visit to the Black and Blue Report. The BBR airs daily Monday through Friday after 1 p.m. on Pelicans.com and NewOrleansSaints.com. Jrue Holiday was also a guest.
3) The 2013-14 NBA schedule will be released on Tuesday at 5 p.m. Central during an hour-long special on NBA TV. During the show, you will be able to see the entire docket on NBA.com and Pelicans.com.
4) Over the past several 82-game campaigns, opening night of the NBA regular season has been on the final Tuesday in October.
5) The Pelicans held the first round of dance team auditions on Saturday in New Orleans. Check in later for photo galleries and an update as the squad narrows down its candidates for the final roster.