• Game Recap Lose 4

    Observations: Pelicans at Nuggets

    The Pelicans did something new every quarter tonight.  Each quarter, they lost in a slightly different way.  In the first, after racing out to a quick lead, they decided they wanted...

  • Game Recap Lose 1

    Observations: Pelicans @ Blazers

    For the second time this season, the Pelicans held all the cards through the first three quarters – and then sputtered in the fourth and lost the game.  Really – the...

  • Game On Away 4

    Game On: Pelicans @ Trailblazers

    I’m hoping Aldridge shows up for this game since he’s listed Day to Day.  While that would make the game somewhat more difficult than otherwise, I currently have two Pelican plays...

  • Game Recap Win 4

    Observations on Pelicans v Lakers

    109-102 is the final score.  Looked at without context, that’s probably a bit disappointing.  The Pelicans are trying to be hot stuff, and the Lakers are simply an incubator for lots...

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    Game On: Lakers @ Pelicans

    The Lakers come rolling into town tonight to take on the Pelicans in the hopes of grabbing their second win of the season.  So far, despite a torrent of moderately ineffective field goal...

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    In the NO Podcast Ep 194: Davis barking, Evans unfinished

    Michael and I unleash a swath of Anthony Davis appreciation before moving on to the much more flawed team. We focus greatly on Tyreke Evans and his finishing struggles, wonder at...

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    In the NO Podcast 194: Davis Triumphant, Gordon not

    Michael and I give our first game reviews of the season, blasting through what we’ve seen from the team. We spend time on Asik, Evans, Rivers, Anderson, and, of course Gordon....

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    In the NO Podcast Ep 193: Rivers declined, Actual Game Preview

    Michael and I hit on a series of items, starting with a recap of the last two pre-season games. Then we hit on Austin Rivers’ option being possibly declined by the...

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    In the NO Podcast Ep. 192: Western Conference Preview Part 2

    We continue our Western Conference preview with the 9 teams in the Western Conference that will be battling for the playoffs. Where do the Pelicans fall? Well Michael and I have...

  • Game Recap Win 4

    Pelicans v Wizards observations

    Once again the Pelicans rolled against a team without all of its big guns, as Pierce and John Wall both sat out the game, leaving Gortat and Nene to hold the...

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    In the NO Podcast Ep 191: Two Blowouts and Western Conf Preview Part 1

    Michael and I cover all the action from the last two pre-season games, I declare for Austin Rivers, Anthony Davis goes crazy (as usual) and Jrue Holiday plays fairly well. We...

  • Game Recap Win 2

    Rockets v Pelicans Observations

    The ‘ets arrived in New Orleans last night for a pre-season game, leaving behind the “Rock” part of their team in Houston. However, even without Dwight Howard and James Harden facing...

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    In the NO Podcast Ep 190: Fredette v Rivers?

    Michael and I talk about the gaping hole that is the Small Forward position. (As always with the Hornets/Pelicans) Then we move on to Rivers v Fredette and what that means...

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    In the NO Podcast Ep 189: Eastern Conference Preview

    Michael and I talk the Eastern Conference and how we think those teams will shake out. Battles ensue over the placement of teams like the Bulls, Pacers and Hawks. Michael is...

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    In the NO Podcast Ep 188: Tyreke missing as SF search starts

    Michael and I talk about the pre-season game in Kentucky and what it might mean to the starting Small Forward position. We talk about concerns around the Tyreke Evans injury and...

  • Bell Curve

    Average Guards Galore

    It’s that time!  Training Camp is around the corner.  The Pelicans are about to embark on another rough and tumble slog through a Western Conference that has more titans than Godzilla,...

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    In the NO Podcast Episode 187: Anthony Davis at the World Cup

    Michael and I talk Anthony Davis and his showing at the FIBA World Cup! We address what he’s done so far, what he can take away from this experience, what we...

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    Is Anthony Davis going to break out for USA Basketball?

    I’m not sure how many people plan on watching Team USA play in the World Cup of Basketball this off-season.  I intend to watch most of it since Anthony Davis is going...

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    Tanking and Conferences

    I love the game of basketball – but there are three things that bother me about the current NBA setup. The last 2 minutes of a basketball game are too friggin’ long....

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    In the NO Podcast Episode 186: James Ham on the Kingly Pelicans

    Cowbell Kingdom’s James Ham joins us to talk about the new former Kings the Pelicans have imported: John Salmons, Jimmer Fredette, Omri Casspi – and of course, we can’t avoid talking...

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