Voodoo Priest Offers To Help The Injury-Plagued Pelicans
The New Orleans Pelicans have suffered a lot of injuries this year. A Voodoo priest thinks they're cursed, but he's offered to break the jinx.By Grant Suneson | March 30, 2016
When a basketball team has a bad season, there are usually a few contributing factors, like injuries or poor team chemistry. But, according to a Voodoo priest, the New Orleans Pelicans have a bigger issue.
Pelicans fan Belfazaar Ashantison has practiced Voodoo for more than two decades. He told The Advocate: "I do believe, honestly, that they are jinxed, for lack of a better word. I think there’s a negative energy that keeps surrounding them."
And if you take a look at the Pelicans’ season, it’s hard to argue. New Orleans is 19 games below .500, largely because its players have missed a combined 262 games due to injury this season. And that number will only get higher.