Fast facts

League: Western Conference Southwest Division

Team: New Orleans Pelicans

Head Coach: Alvin Gentry

Team Mascot: Pierre the Pelican

Year Opened: 1999

Capacity: 17791

City / State: New Orleans / Louisiana

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Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

Pelicans vs Rockets

Rival Team: Houston Rockets

The Rockets are the closest team to the Pelicans geographically and with New Orleans being a popular destination city you’ll find plenty of Houston fans in the crowd for these matchups. The abundance of Rockets fans in the crowd and the fact both teams play in the Southwest Division make it a must see event when the Rockets come to town.

Pelicans vs Thunder

Rival Team: Oklahoma City Thunder

The Pelicans played in Oklahoma City for a few years following Hurricane Katrina and recently beat out the Thunder for the 8th seed in the 2015 NBA Playoffs developing a bit of a rivalry between the two. If you want to see an intense matchup then be in attendance for a Pelicans-Thunder game.

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Fast facts

League: Western Conference Southwest Division

Team: New Orleans Pelicans

Head Coach: Alvin Gentry

Team Mascot: Pierre the Pelican

Year Opened: 1999

Capacity: 17791

City / State: New Orleans / Louisiana