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    Identifying the Next Anthony Morrow

    After an exciting summer that saw the Pelicans make bold trades for Jrue Holiday and Tyreke Evans, Dell Demps had some roster spots to fill and started by bringing back Al-Farouq...

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    In the NO Podcast Episode 179: Season Wrap

    The season is ovah! Michael and I talk about how fun those last two games were, Austin Rivers ejection, whether Tyreke and Austin should be focusing on mid-range shooting in the...

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    Would a Big Cap Increase Help or Hurt the Pelicans?

    Yesterday, Larry Coon projected quite a massive increase in next years’ salary cap and the natural question to ask is: What does this mean for the Pelicans? Well, first let’s talk...

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    NBA Playoffs as Played by their New Orleans Connections

    Did you know that every team in this year’s NBA playoffs has a player connected to New Orleans basketball? Did you know that the New Orleans basketball franchise is not in...

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    Weakside Eyes: The Legend of Austin Rivers

    I dunno know what the answer is. There’s something ’bout his game dat doesn’t make my eyes feel good –Lenny the Cabbie Since Jrue Holiday went down with an injury, the...

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    FIN (Pelicans beat Rockets)

    It was a fun game for a season wrap.  While the Rockets organization weren’t taking the game that serious (Dwight Howard chucked a three?) their scrubs were taking it as seriously...

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    Game On: Rockets @ Pelicans – and Keys to the Off-season

    The season ends tonight against the Rockets in a meaningless game for both teams, since the Rockets are locked into the four seed even if the lose due to owning the...

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    Celebrate the Pelicans Season Finale with a Pelican Donut

    This Wednesday, April 16th, from 4:00-6:00p, join me and other writers from Bourbon Street Shots as well as comedians from The New Movement at District Donuts as we celebrate the inaugural season...

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    Evans Dominates, Pelicans Beat the Thunder

    Tyreke Evans the Pelicans brought it right at the heart of the Thunder defense all night long, and it paid off. Evans dropped a career high 41 points and got just...

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    Game On: Thunder @ Pelicans

    Tonight the Pelicans take on the Thunder in the second to last game of the year for both teams. If the Pelicans are to avoid a 50 loss season, they’ll need...

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    In the NO Podcast Episode 178: Things fall apart fast

    Michael and I don’t spend too much time talking about the games and all the missing players. Instead we talk about line-ups the team fielded this season, (and how few minutes...

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    Pelicans M.A.S.H. Unit Can’t Close Out Rockets

    With 2:47 left, the Pelicans led the Rockets 104-96. When the horn sounded, the Rockets looked up and the scoreboard read 111-104 Houston. The 15-0 run was part Pelicans collapse, part...

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    Game On: New Orleans Pelicans at Houston Rockets

    Are you ready for some defense? No? Good, because you won’t see any tonight. The Pelicans defense has been terrible all season, but the Rockets have come along lately and made...

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    Thunder Beat Pelicans, Basketball Gods are Merciless

    The most important things that happened tonight were unfortunately injuries to Brian Roberts (ankle) and Tyreke Evans (bone bruise in knee). Each player did not return to the game after his...

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    Game On: Pelicans @ Thunder

    “4 games left, 4 games left..” I mutter to myself as I write this game preview. The 32-46 New Orleans Pelicans travel to OKC to face the playoff-bound Thunder, who are...

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    Stretching Eric Gordon Part Two: The Michael Beasley Model

    Yesterday, I took a look at the basics of the stretch provision and how the Pelicans could use this CBA loophole on Eric Gordon next summer if they can not trade...

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    Afternoon Roundup: Davis, Gordon, A New Player, and More

    Couple of Pelicans related stories with just less than a week to go in the season. Davis and Gordon Done for the Season The Pelicans have shut down both Anthony Davis...

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    Stretching Eric Gordon

    At this point, there is no more debate. It was fun going back and forth with readers about whether Eric Gordon would ever live up to the contract or whether he...

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    Pelicans go small, can’t handle Suns

    Down three and under a minute to go, I certainly wouldn’t have drawn up a pull-up three pointer from Tyreke Evans tonight.  Of course, neither did Monty as the Pelicans had...

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    Game On: Phoenix @ Pelicans

    Five games left.  Suns, Rockets, Thunder, Rockets, Thunder.  Yikes. Tonight they get, by record, the easiest of those three opponents, but I’m not sure that’s really an accurate statement.  Those other...

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