NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Excited Pelican fans will pack the Smoothie King Center Thursday night for game three of round one in the playoffs.
The Pelicans are up 2 - 0 against the Portland Trailblazers and fans are hopeful the team can sweep the series.
Every fan in attendance tonight will receive a red "DO IT BIGGER" Pelicans Playoffs t-shirt. Tip off time is at 8 p.m.
A pre-game party will take place before the game at 6 p.m. with interactive fun for the whole family. Appearances will also be made by the Pelicans Dance Team and Pierre the Pelican.
Halftime will feature a performance by New Orleans native and rapper, record producer and DJ, Mannie Fresh.
Commuters and attendees should be aware of heavy traffic downtown before and after the game.
For ticket information, log on to pelicans.com. Tickets are as low at $45.
The Pelicans will play the Portland Trailblazers next on Saturday, April 21 at 4 p.m.