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    Season in Review: Eric Gordon

    Fair or not, Eric Gordon’s tenure in New Orleans will always be connected to the expectations that came with the Chris Paul trade in 2011. It is easy to understand why....

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    New Orleans Pelicans Season in Review: Luke Babbitt

    At the age of 25, Luke Babbitt is by almost all standards a young guy. Of course, it is a bit different in the NBA. After 5 years, most would agree...

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    It’s all about the Mid-Range Jumpshot

    I spend a lot of time talking about the mid-range jump shot. Honestly, I spend too much time talking about the mid-range jump shot. The reason why is pretty simple. Everyone hates...

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    Evaluating Project Asik-and-Destroy

    For two years, the Pelicans struggled to find a center to play next to Anthony Davis. Last season, the Pels featured the 3 headed monster of Withey, Stiemsma, and Ajinca. Before...

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    Pelicans Scoop: First Trimester Review

    1) What are your general impressions of the Pelicans after 30 games? Are you disappointed, satisfied, or somewhere in-between? Mason Ginsberg: Satisfied with the offense, disappointed with the defense. Despite gripes...

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    Don’t Forget about Jrue

    Jrue Holiday is having the best season of his career. Yes, he is playing better than when he was an eastern conference all-star in 2012-13. In fact, I don’t think it...

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    Pelicans Waive Guard Gal Mekel

    The Pelicans announced today that they have decided to waive Gal Mekel. Here is a press release from the team: The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that the team has waived...

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    Tyreke Evans and Small Sample Sizes (Revisited)

    About a month ago, I wrote a post titled Tyreke Evans and Small Sample Sizes. The point of that piece was to show what problems come with small sample sizes and...

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    Russ Smith has been Assigned to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants

    Yesterday, the New Orleans Pelicans announced that Russ Smith would be sent to the Development League to play for the Fort Wayne Mad Ants. Here is the press release from the team:...

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    The New Orleans Pelicans Sign Forward Dante Cunningham

    The New Orleans Pelicans have announced that they have signed forward Dante Cunningham. Here is the press release from the team: The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that the team has...

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    The Progression of Anthony Davis’ Offense

    Here is a scouting report for Anthony Davis from NbaDraft.net before the 2012 draft: Offensive canvas is raw, with obvious enormous room for improvement … Doesn’t yet have a feel for...

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    Pelicans get the Win, and AD gets a new Career High

    This game felt strange. It wasn’t something in particular. Just everything about it felt odd. First off, the Pelicans didn’t have their own guys broadcasting the game. If you got anything, you...

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    Pelicans at Jazz Open Thread

    Hey Pels fans! Sorry to get this up so late. There was a misunderstanding on my part. The Pelicans (6-5) take on the Jazz (5-8) tonight. Again, we will be missing...

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    The Perfect Pelicans Pick-and-Roll

    I like to keep up, as best I can, with everything going on in the NBA. Like most of the writers at BSS, I’m not just a fan of the Pelicans....

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    Tyreke Evans and Small Sample Sizes

    I’ve been known to get a little salty about how NBA fans, especially those of the Twitter variety, talk about and use statistics. I am by no means a statistics expert,...

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    Pelicans Go BIG Against the Magic

    For 69 beautiful seconds in the 4th quarter last night, the Pelicans line up featured the three-headed monster of Davis, Anderson, and Asik… at the same time. The gigantic lineup included...

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    Pelicans Summer League Preview

    * Co-author credit goes to Michael McNamara for writing the “What to Watch for” points below. Enjoy.  The other day I received a text from a friend that simply read, “Is...

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    New Orleans Pelicans MLE Tournament: Spencer Hawes vs. Richard Jefferson

    In today’s MLE Tournament, Cavaliers’ big man Spencer Hawes  goes head-to-head with Jazz wing Richard Jefferson. Don’t forget to vote at the end, and for all the matchups so far, click here.  Spencer Hawes (3 years...

  • Jeff Withey

    Season in Review: Jeff Withey

    Last offseason the Pelicans sent Robin Lopez and Terrel Harris to Portland and Greivis Vasquez to Sacramento for Tyreke Evans from the Kings. Oh, and they also got a skinny seven...

  • Brian Roberts

    Season in Review: Brian Roberts

      Writing a Brian Roberts 2013-14 season review is a tricky thing. He isn’t a particularly unique player, but he splits fan opinions like crazy. Some love him, while others love to...

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