The Pelican Blog

Five things to know about the Pelicans on Feb. 6


1) New Orleans posted a 105-100 comeback victory over Atlanta on Wednesday, behind big games by Anthony Davis, Anthony Morrow and Brian Roberts.

2) The Pelicans have won five of their last seven games and are 6-3 since a road win at Memphis, one of the few times the Grizzlies have lost since the return from injury of Marc Gasol.

3) Along with a new nickname this season, New Orleans’ NBA franchise now has a new name for its home venue, Smoothie King Center.

4) A press conference will be held this morning to mark the official change to Smoothie King Center. We’ll have full coverage later today of the event on

5) Today’s Black & Blue Report will feature multiple attendees and speakers from today’s festivities, marking the building’s first naming-rights sponsor.