Five things to know about the Pelicans on Aug. 9


1) After an official nickname change, the draft lottery, the draft itself, Las Vegas summer league, USA Basketball minicamp, a uniform unveiling, the 2013-14 schedule release and dance team tryouts, we’ve finally reached a relatively quiet portion of the offseason. Basketball-wise, the next major date to know is Sept. 30, when most NBA teams will hold media day. Many clubs will open training camp the next day, Oct. 1.