It's a bird, it's a plane no, it's actually a bird. An angry one at that. The New Orleans basketball franchise will unveil their new logo in a press conference on Thursday. Here's a leak of what they will reveal.

But the logo and color scheme was, until today. New Orleans on Thursday officially unveiled its new nickname, logo and color scheme, capturing the essence of New Orleans and the Gulf. The pelican, Louisiana's state bird, symbolizes the city and region

In a festive news conference Thursday afternoon at the New Orleans Arena, New Orleans Hornets owner Tom Benson announced that his team will be renamed the New Orleans Pelicans, effective next season, after they were

With the Hornets being retired, the NBA announced the new name of New Orleans' basketball team. The New Orleans Pelicans are named for their home Louisiana, the Pelican State.

Today at 4 p.m. Eastern time, the New Orleans Hornets will announce a new name and logo[s]. There's no mystery to the name – that was reported as being the Pelicans long ago. The logo? That's another story. Fan-made concepts have been pouring in ever