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Five things to know about the Pelicans on Media Day


1) Pelicans Media Day officially begins at 11 a.m. with a press conference featuring Pelicans GM Dell Demps and coach Monty Williams. We will be live-streaming the presser on

2) NBA TV is airing a two-hour special at noon Central today that will cover Media Day around the league. Over 20 teams are hosting Media Day this morning and afternoon.

3) Unbeknownst to many outside the New Orleans area, the name “New Orleans Pelicans” is far from new. Read more about its 100-plus-year history here.

4) Training camp practices begin Tuesday, so we’re closing in on wrapping up our camp countdown. Check out why Jrue Holiday and Ryan Anderson are reasons for excitement.

5) Arinze Onuaku has an interesting story on how he’s persevered through adversity en route to being signed by the Pelicans.