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4th in Southwest

  • FOUNDED

    2002
  • CONFERENCE

    WESTERN CONFERENCE
  • DIVISION

    Southwest
  • ARENA

    Smoothie King Center
  • ARENA CAPACITY

    16,867
  • LOCATION

    New Orleans, LA
  • GOVERNOR

    Gayle Benson
  • PRESIDENT

    Dennis Lauscha
  • GENERAL MANAGER

    Trajan Langdon
  • HEAD COACH

    Stan Van Gundy

MAJOR AWARDS

DIVISION TITLES

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TEAM HISTORY

The New Orleans Pelicans are an NBA team based in New Orleans. The Pelicans compete as a member of the league's Western Conference Southwest Division. The team plays its home games in the Smoothie King Center. The Pelicans were established as the New Orleans Hornets in the 2002–03 season when then-owner of the Charlotte Hornets, George Shinn, relocated the franchise to New Orleans. Due to the d...

The New Orleans Pelicans are an NBA team based in New Orleans. The Pelicans compete as a member of the league's Western Conference Southwest Division. The team plays its home games in the Smoothie King Center. The Pelicans were established as the...

2002

George Shinn

10/30/2002 vs. the Utah Jazz (W 75-100)

David West

Paul Silas

47-35

New Orleans Arena

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