Charlotte Hornets @ New Orleans Pelicans Open Thread

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Published: November 4, 2014

The New Orleans Pelicans host the Charlotte Hornets in a battle that proves to be much more interesting than a collision of 1-2 teams in different conferences normally is. First, the Pelicans have lost two division games in a row after a strong showing against a weak Eastern team. Dropping a third game to the still-iffy-now-Hornets may start some panicky rumbles. Next, Charlotte is dealing with just who they really are, and that’s not even touching the branding. Lastly, if the on-court battle is both as epic and as silly as the battle of the brands, this one is going to be hard to not watch.

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We’ll update this post with any news, relevant articles, or great comments, of course.

Check out Chris Trew’s take on the branding.

My questions to start the chit-chat:

  • Can Alexis Ajinca keep his fouling under control?
  • How will Jimmer Fredette score his first field goal for the Pelicans?
  • Is this the game where Tyreke Evans actually shoots a fireball, and (bonus) would that be a foul?

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