Report: St. Tammany Parish decides not to bid to host Pelicans’ D-League team

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St. Tammany Parish, one of six locations named as finalist to host the New Orleans Pelicans’ NBA Developmental League team, will not be bidding after all.

Parish spokesperson Ronnie Simpson notified The Advocate via text message Monday about the decision.

The decision was based on budget constraints.

The remaining finalists are Baton Rouge, Jackson (Miss.), Mobile, Pensacola and Shreveport.

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