The New Orleans Arena now has a new name: the Smoothie King Center. Tom Benson and his team have reached a 10 year naming rights deal for the 14 year old arena where the Pelicans play their games. The price tag has not been disclosed. Read more from our friends at The Advocate or take a peak inside the Pelicans state of the art practice facility.
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[…] in Covington and recently moved its headquarters to Metairie, recently made a big splash when it bought the naming rights to the New Orleans Arena. The newly renamed arena is now known as Smoothie King […]