At some point in the past 10 years, designing mascots became a process fraught with only two results: abject failure or the genetic creation of that which must not be seen. The Pelicans chose the latter.
Introducing your new mascot Pierre the Pelican! pic.twitter.com/CieVTs3sMt— New Orleans Pelicans (@PelicansNBA) October 31, 2013
Which in turn prompted our own Zach Harper:
You made me do this, Pelicans. NightmaroPeli: http://t.co/lO9Ncw0XSx— Zach Harper (@talkhoops) October 31, 2013
Let us all bar our doors and pray the evil does not come calling.