• Passing and The Two-Man Game

    The New Orleans Pelicans is a team whose core is zagging when the NBA as a whole is zigging. We saw the Grizzlies and, to some extent, the Pacers have success...

  • Pelicans Scoop: Drafting and D-League

    Jason, Jake, Michael and Mason discuss the Draft and the team’s upcoming D-League, soon to be G-League, franchise. 1. Do you want a late first, and for what? Jake Madison: If...

  • 2017-Finals-Inspired Thoughts for the Pelicans

    The New Orleans Pelicans, like 27 other teams, are watching the 2017 NBA Finals from the comfort of their living rooms, literally or figuratively. The Finals are in many ways a...

  • Temperature Rising for Pelicans Staff

    The New Orleans Pelicans have officially affirmed that the contracts in place with Alvin Gentry and Dell Demps in fact remain contracts and that they continue doing the work that they...

  • Let ’em Have It?

    The New Orleans Pelicans are part of the 2017 NBA Draft Lottery this year, and they keep their pick if they end up with one of the top 3 selections. If...

  • Progress Towards an Identity

    I wrote a while back that the Pelicans were in dire need of an identity. This idea resonated with many, and it was of course lampooned by those who are just...

  • Lemonade

    I know the New Orleans Pelicans have not performed the way we all hoped, and maybe it’s all going to hell . . . probably not, but maybe. Whatever. Don’t care....

  • Pelicans Prepare for a Big Choice

    The New Orleans Pelicans have been under the gun since it was clear that Anthony Davis was going to be what was hoped prior to the 2012 NBA Draft. The first...

  • The Wisdom of Solomon?

    When the New Orleans Pelicans signed Solomon Hill, I told myself: Read up. When I had time to read up, I told myself: This guy is going to do most of...

  • I’ll Die on Boogie Hill

    The New Orleans Pelicans acquired DeMarcus Cousins in a trade, and now I’ve had some time to think about it. There’s been a good deal of flap about the trade just...

  • Casspi and the Cap

    The New Orleans Pelicans traded for DeMarcus Cousins, and many minds were lost. As detailed in the post here once the trade was confirmed to us, Everything changes. Everything. It’s a...

  • New Orleans Pelicans Trade for DeMarcus Cousins

    The New Orleans Pelicans will land DeMarcus Cousins in trade, per multiple reports came out after the conclusion of the 2017 NBA All-Star Game. Reports of discussions built before and during...

  • Civil Disobedience

    Don’t hate the media; become the media. — Jello Biafra I’ve written a few very personal pieces on this site over the years. Long-time readers and friends will recall my David...

  • The Injury Inefficiency Efficiency

    The New Orleans Pelicans seem to be plagued with injuries. Some Pelicans fans feel like this is a curse of some sort. Some writers and even employees and players have mentioned,...

  • 8 Crazy Seeds

    Ok, only 7 of them are crazy for the New Orleans Pelicans to get, but the 8th seed is not crazy at this point. The Pelicans are 11-21, sitting in an...

  • Are You Ready for Your Solo?

    Every team in the NBA as the “polarizing move du jour,” and for the Pelicans, Solomon Hill has given Omer Asik some breathing room. It’s not that either player is an...

  • Wasted Seasons?

    I keep hearing the term “wasted” season, and it annoys me. Rather than just stew over here, I wanted to try to add some clarity to all sides of the manufactured...

  • Thanksgiving Scoop

    You’ll have to see how the answers turn out, but here are some upward-pointing questions in advance of Thanksgiving. 1. Holiday is back. Are the New Orleans Pelicans now equipped to...

  • Late Early Observations

    The New Orleans Pelicans played 12 games without Holiday and 1 game with him. It’s as good a time as any to look at what we’ve been looking at. Davis is...

  • Issues of Trust

    I’ve spent some time thinking about just has gone wrong with this team that was controllable. Every team makes mistakes. Bad luck aside, I wanted to come up with an answer,...

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