New Orleans Pelicans unveil uniforms

The New Orleans Pelicans home and away jerseys were unveiled

Thursday, and by the description in their press release, they were

supposed to be dripping with Cajun flare and flavor.

Well . . . the uniforms are, boring. Actually they look as if no

effort was put into the making of the jerseys and all the brain

power was wasted on the name.

With a logo so unique, one would think they would try to match

the weirdness on all levels. There’s no bird in the middle of

the jersey with an oversized balloon-like beak and the color

combinations are basic.

Here’s what a few fans had to say:

The art of sick basketball jerseys is sadly a thing of the


Remember the Milwaukee throwback jersey with Bango the Buck

looking like he was staring at headlights or a red beam? Or even

the old-school Toronto jersey with the raptor about to dish the


Oh well.

There is some good news for fans who want to sport the

delta-bird uniform.

The first 500 pre-sold orders made by Sept. 15 will include a

voucher for two free tickets to one of the Pelicans’ first

three home games of the 2013 regular season.

There had to be some type of benefit to spending money on one of

these, right?

Or maybe some of you out there might feel like this guy:

No? Not really? Didn’t think so.