Playing in the renovated Smoothie King Center (next door to the Superdome), the Pelicans (formerly the Hornets) now command an exclusive area on the sidelines called “Hollywood” where seats can be had for some serious green. A few years ago that was not a possibility. Then Chris Paul came along to change everything by leading the team to the semis and playoffs. Even after he headed west and the franchise ownership saw some upheaval, the Pelicans put on a good b-ball show and remain a major attraction.