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Kevin McHale has some fun with New Orleans’ new Pelicans nickname (VIDEO)

Assistant coach Kevin McHale of the Rook

Assistant coach Kevin McHale of the Rookie Team reacts during the NBA All Star - Rookie Challenge at the Staples Center in Los Angeles February 18, 2011. The Rookies won 148-140. AFP PHOTO / Robyn Beck (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

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The reactions to the news that the New Orleans NBA franchise -- the basketball artist currently but soon to be formerly known as the Hornets -- will be changing its name to the Pelicans effective next season has been all over the map in terms of love-it or hate-it responses.

Go ahead and count Rockets head coach Kevin McHale as one of those who isn’t exactly intimidated by the new monicker.

[via ClutchFans]