The New Orleans Hornets recently made headlines for wanting to change their name to the New Orleans Pelicans, perhaps as early as the 2013-2014 season. The franchise has taken a lot of grief for choosing the state bird as their new mascot, but when you consider some of Louisiana's other state symbols, it's not so bad. Here's Hornets #1 pick Anthony Davis modeling some of the other options for the New Orleans basketball club name.
Inspired by the Louisiana state doughnut: beignet.
Nope. None of these sound as good. Stick to what you have.