A group of rehabilitated pelicans will be released back into the wild on Friday, the same day as a new habitat for others of their kind is set to be unveiled.
Not only did Alexis Ajinca score a career-high 24 points, but he also made the go-ahead layup with 26 seconds left, lifting the New Orleans Pelicans past the Miami Heat 104-102 on Friday night.
After all the winning he experienced in Miami, Norris Cole likes to think he can be a steadying force on a young team like the New Orleans Pelicans.
Several brown pelicans that had their pouches slashed were released back into the wild.
Dozens of young pelicans in the Florida Keys have been found starving and The Florida Keys Wild Bird Center has stepped in to help.
LeBron James scored 32 points, Dwyane Wade scored 22 and the Miami Heat turned things around in the second half to beat the New Orleans Pelicans 107-88 Tuesday night.
It was a big day for a half a dozen injured pelicans which were nursed back to health at Miami’s Pelican Harbor Seabird Station.