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  • Gentry Needs To Find Out Now If The Three Bigs Can Play Together

    When Julius Randle unexpectedly became a free agent on July 2nd, the Pelicans put in a call to his agent half expecting to get blown off. They had no cap room...

  • Thoughts on the Ajinca-Johnson Trade

    Just before the start of the season, Alexis Ajinca was traded to the Clippers for Wesley Johnson. It was a straight up deal with no other assets changing hands. The trade,...

  • In The NO Episode 6: The Pelicans Beat The Brakes Off The Rockets

    First pod of the season. Mason and Shamit react to the Pelicans whooping the Rockets on opening night. Listen on iTunes Listen on Spotify RSS Feed Direct Download

  • Born to Run: Pelicans fly higher than Rockets in season opener

    If you are fan of New Orleans sports and you felt confident enough in the Saints that a few months ago you told people not to judge the team by their...

  • Ian Clark Looks to Build on Great Finish to Season

    July 2nd was certainly the climax of the New Orleans Pelicans 2018 offseason. Rondo and Boogie went to the West Coast, Julius Randle chose to team up with AD and Elfrid...

  • Let’s Be Real About Rondo

    Some have characterized Rondo going to the Lakers as a “big loss” for the Pelicans. They cite his stats, his relationship with AD, and his intangibles as things that the Pelicans...

  • Anthony Davis means business and we should appreciate that

    Ever since New Orleans Pelicans once-in-a-generation superstar Anthony Davis switched agents and signed with Rich Paul from Klutch Sports, who also have LeBron James as a client, the dominant NBA narratives...

  • After postseason success, Pelicans look to keep pushing

    The Golden State Warriors shocked the world when they added to their basketball monopoly this offseason by signing All-Star Center DeMarcus Cousins to a one-year, $5.3 million dollar deal, despite having...

  • Waiting on Wings

    By Ryan Hebert (@RyanHebert89) The NBA offseason has slowed down and aside from a few minor transactions, and it is hard to see the Pelicans making a major trade or acquisition...

  • Do The Pelicans Need To Save Cap Space for Julius Randle?

    It was all smiles at the introductory press conference. Julius Randle spoke about making New Orleans his home long term, and Dell Demps spoke of Randle as if he was a...

  • How Much Hype Can One Man Randle?

    By Rick Stone As one door closes, another one opens. The New Orleans Pelicans might have lost DeMarcus Cousins in Free Agency, but the overall fan base has not waivered. Excitement...

  • Q-Pon Coupon Trade Candidates for the Pelicans

    Last week, I wrote about the Pelicans’ $3.85 million trade exception obtained via sending Quincy Pondexter to the Bulls last summer in a move to clear salary. In it, I mentioned...

  • Are the Pelicans better in the post-Boogie era?

    NBA Free Agency is in full swing and one of New Orleans’s looming fears came into fruition this week as DeMarcus Cousins will walk away from the Pelicans, leaving the franchise...

  • After Math

    We’ll have the considered reactions from the guys later today, but, for now, here’s the New Orleans Pelicans’ cap situation and how it will affect the other 363 days of their...

  • In The No Episode 2: We Have An Emergency

      Shamit and Mason bring Mac out of retirement for this one. Boogie leaves the Pelicans to join the Warriors. Rondo leaves the Pelicans to join the Lakers. Oh hey Julius...

  • 2018 NBA Free Agency, Roundtable 2

    What thoughts do you want to share about Free Agency so far? Ryan Hebert (@RyanHebert89): With the Pelicans being in a Demarcus Cousins led limbo, seeing them tied to almost every...

  • 2018 NBA Free Agency, Roundtable 1

    What thoughts do you want to share about Free Agency so far? Andrew Smith (@DruProductions): I think if Boogie comes on a 2-year, it’s a fantastic if it’s $60m or below....

  • Benjamin Alterman Fandom Fanpost

    Benjamin Alterman is long-time follower of the site and wrote this piece about Fandom. We hope you enjoy it. His twitter is protected, but maybe if you read this, you’ll get...

  • In The NO Episode “1”: Shamit and Mason Discuss the Pelicans Offseason

      In the first installment of In The NO post Ryan and Mac, Shamit and Mason take a stab at the Pelicans’ offseason. We discuss the draft, European prospects, Boogie, and...

  • Who Makes Sense at 51 and Does it Even Matter?

    For years I have tried to crack the code to finding a gem in the second round. I looked back atthe history of the second round and the profiles of the...

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