The Pelican Blog

Five things to know about the Pelicans on Oct. 31


1) New Orleans fell to Indiana 95-90 on Wednesday in the first-ever official Pelicans game. Click here for a recap and postgame videos from the home locker room. The Pacers rallied from a 14-point halftime deficit to pull out the narrow victory. New Orleans practices today, then heads to Orlando for Friday's 6 p.m. (Central) road game.

2) Check out this photo gallery from a historic night in New Orleans.

3) Jason Smith will be one of the featured guests on Thursday’s episode of’s Black & Blue Report. Listen to archived shows from Tuesday and Wednesday for appearances by New Orleans' broadcasting team and more.

4) Tune in to WWL 105.3 FM at 8 p.m. Central for the latest episode of the “Monty Williams Show,” for the coach’s thoughts on Opening Night and the Pelicans.

5) The team has a new mascot, “Pierre the Pelican,” who made his debut Wednesday.