The Pelican Blog

Five things to know about the Pelicans on Oct. 22


1) The Pelicans hosted a media tour Monday of the revamped New Orleans Arena. The arena upgrades placed an emphasis on fan comfort.

2) After tonight’s Michael Buble concert, the New Orleans Arena will be open for basketball, starting with Wednesday’s preseason game vs. the Miami Heat. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. Tickets are available here.

3) In other arena-related updates, check out this time-lapse video of the brand-new Pelicans court being laid out on the floor.

4) On Saturday, the New Orleans Arena will host a Pelicans open practice for fans. The public is invited to attend the free event, which takes place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Doors open at 10:30 a.m.

5) Pelicans players were special guests at a Junior Training Camp hosted by Christian Brothers School on Monday, interacting with students. Watch this video of Ryan Anderson, Jrue Holiday and Anthony Davis discussing the event. Anderson is also a guest on today’s Black & Blue Report.