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    Game On: New Orleans Pelicans @ Washington Wizards

    The 23-31 Pelicans will be visiting the 26-28 Wizards on the second night of a back tonight. The Wizards, though below .500, are in the playoff hunt in the East and...

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    Chris Paul and the Tales of Yesteryear

    Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see. -Arthur Schopenhauer The NBA is graced with magnificent athletes- guys who can do...

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    Understanding the Trade Market: the Problem With Redundancy Redundancy

    Picture this. You’re playing an NBA video game and you’re creating a player. You have no limits on the amount of skill points you assign to him. If you’re me and...

  • Game Recap Win 3

    Pelicans Beat Magic, Anthony Davis is a Monstar

    Box Score The game set up so well for Anthony Davis. Orlando is still missing Nikola Vucevic, and they played a lot of small ball versus the Pelicans. They simply had...

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    Game On: New Orleans Pelicans vs. Orlando Magic

    Tonight, the 17-25 New Orleans Pelicans take on the 12-32 Orlando Magic at home fresh off a hard-fought victory against Detroit. Without Jrue Holiday, Ryan Anderson, and Jason Smith, the narrative...

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    Anthony Davis: the Beginning is the End

    Amidst a season of disappointing losses, a rash of injuries, and horrible defense, there has been a bright spot in the Pelicans’ future, and it’s Anthony Davis. His production has hardly...

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    Eric Gordon and Changing the Cast

    Much has been made this year about Eric Gordon being the odd man out, long-term, for this franchise. Anthony Davis is the foundation and is here to stay, and though there...

  • Game Recap Lose 4

    Shorthanded Pelicans Dropped by Mavericks

    The news that Jrue Holiday would be out indefinitely with a stress fracture carried with it the assumption that the Pelicans would be a pretty bad team until he got back....

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    Game On: New Orleans Pelicans vs. Dallas Mavericks

    The more things change, the more they stay the same. While I’d like to be able to write a preview detailing how the Pelicans could beat the Mavericks, there was news...

  • Game Recap Win 4

    Pelicans Squeak by Boston, Ryno Gets Hurt

    Good NBA teams should be assassins. Good NBA teams would see a Boston team on the second night of a back to back and lick their chops. The Pelicans are trying...

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    Game On: New Orleans Pelicans @ Boston Celtics

    Bourbon Street Shots is privileged to welcome Adam Lowenstein of Celtics Hub to talk about the new-look Celtics and their season thus far. 1. What is the goal for the Celtics...

  • Game Recap Lose 3

    Clippers Beat Pelicans Because of Only One Reason

    Coaching. It’s everything. Monty Williams is in complete, total control of every single thing that happens on the court. Did a player miss a shot? His fault. Did Chris Paul carve...

  • Game On Away 4

    Game On: New Orleans Pelicans @ Los Angeles Clippers

    The 11-12 Pelicans travel to Los Angeles to face the Chris Paul-led Clippers, who are fresh off dominant wins against San Antonio (though the Spurs lost Tony Parker in the middle...

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    Life After Davis: The Rise of Ryno

    Ryan Anderson spun, stuck his right shoulder into Joakim Noah, rose up for the shot.. and buried it. Noah’s shoulders slumped: all night, he had been put in the impossible position...

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    Game On: New Orleans Pelicans @ Chicago Bulls

    I would like to thank Nick Lewellen for compiling tonight’s preview. I had a lot on my plate and was unable to put something together. So, without further ado, here is his...

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    Should Ryan Anderson be Starting?

    Put me in, damnit. No. I don’t care that Ryan Anderson isn’t starting.. for Ryan Anderson. He gets his minutes, and though I do think that it may affect some NBA players’ attitudes,...

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    Pelicans Rally, Beat Cavaliers

    “We gotta stay in-between the highs and lows.. cause it helps you think better. It helps you keep the season in perspective.” -Monty Williams after the game. It’s a good time...

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    Game On: New Orleans Pelicans Vs. Cleveland Cavaliers

    Here we go again. At the beginning of the season, our writers signed up for specific games. In the interest of my schedule, I chose to cover many of the weekend...

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    Water Cooler Talk: M & N

    Bourbon Street Shots welcomes Nick Lewellen (who has written pieces for the site before) into a conversation with Michael Pellissier to discuss some things that are going on right now and...

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    Lakers Wax Pelicans

    What’s scarier than Pierre the Pelican? The Pelican team performance versus the Lakers tonight. Well. It’s hard to even start recapping a game in which we played so poorly. Simply put,...

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