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    Anatomy of a Win (And Watching a Winner Being Built.)

    When the Miami Heat vs. the New Orleans Pelicans was picked to be the ESPN game, I doubt they had yesterday’s game in mind. Anthony Davis and Chris Bosh both being...

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    Norris Cole and Quincy Pondexter Have Value That Goes Well Beyond the Numbers

    I love numbers. Use them all the time. And when it comes to analyzing the NBA and the New Orleans Pelicans specifically, I tend to make them a regular part of...

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    Pels Come from Behind to Win 4th Straight in Amazing Team Win

    New Orleans fought back from a 10-point deficit in the 4th quarter to tie their longest winning streak of the season (4). The Pelicans stretched their wings in the 4th quarter...

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    Game On: Pelicans Host The Heat

    The New Orleans Pelicans host the Miami Heat tonight in the Smoothie King Center at 7 CT.  Miami clings to the 7th spot in the East with 5 teams all within...

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    Pelicans take down Nets

    The Nets called two plays tonight.  High pick and roll with a center.  Post up for wing guy.  Oh wait, there were three plays – they ran a wonderful misdirection play...

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    Game On: Nets @ Pelicans

    The Pelicans unleashed a set of unlikely heroes against the Raptors last game to get the win.  Hopefully that crew can bring it again tonight as Tyreke Evans is still fighting...

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    In the NO Podcast Ep. 206: Injury Bug strikes again

    Michael and I have a lot to cover since the last podcast. An injury to Jrue Holiday, Norris Cole, an injury to Anthony Davis, a 2-1 set of games, an injury...

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    Pelicans Prove Basketball Without AD Can Still Be Fun, Beat Raptors 100-97

    Similar to their game in Toronto about six weeks ago, New Orleans entered the 4th quarter facing a seven point deficit to one of the best teams in the NBA. In both...

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    Game On: Raptors at Pelicans

    Tonight, the shorthanded Pelicans (28-27) welcome a strong and largely healthy Raptors (38-17) team to the Smoothie King Center. Toronto will be looking to bounce back in New Orleans from a blowout loss...

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    Pelicans lose to Magic

    Yech.  I have other words to use about that game!  Blech comes to mind.  Yuck.  Feh.  Sigh.  Whatever.  Blah. It was a weird game.  The Pels didn’t rebound the way they...

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    We’re Back: Pelicans @ Magic

    Armed with a new point guard familiar with Florida, the Pelicans play their first game in more than a week tonight in Orlando, going up against former Hornet Assistant Coach James...

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    Pelicans Fill Backup PG Void with Trade for Norris Cole

    The Pelicans entered the day with few expecting them to make any sort of move at the 2014-15 NBA trade deadline. Around 2 PM, Dealer Dell struck again, as he was able...

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    Watch Party Saturday, February 21st @ Tracey’s!

    Mardi Gras may have ended but that doesn’t mean we have to stop having fun! And what’s more fun than a Pelicans’ victory? For us at Bourbon Street Shots there isn’t...

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    In the NO Podcast Episode 205: Trades!

    After a few crushing losses, everyone must go! Michael and I talk trades! Not that any of them will happen, but it’s fun talking about them! Hope you enjoy the new...

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    The New Orleans Pelicans vs. Mardi Gras

    The Pelicans missed a lot of shots last night, both on the court and off. The game recap tells you what happened on the court. Here’s what happened off. It’s Mardi...

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    Pacers Destroy Pelicans, Unnamed Writer Collapses In Tears

    In all fairness, I knew it was going to be bad. The Pelicans were virtually playing 2 or 3 vs. 5 on offense in Utah and Indiana’s defense is much better...

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    Game On: Pelicans vs. Pacers

    The Pacers come to town tonight and face a depleted Pelicans roster that just dropped a game versus the Utah Jazz.  Anthony Davis and Ryan Anderson have both been officially ruled...

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    In the NO Podcast EP 204: Pelican surge comes crashing down

    Michael and I stand, once again, aghast and how often injuries derail this team. Seriously. It’s hard to build momentum with injury issues like these. We talk the excellent win in...

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    Short-Handed Pelicans Drop Tough One to Jazz 100-96

    The Pelicans went into halftime with a 52-42 lead over the Jazz. New Orleans scored a solid 10 first half points off of turnovers against a team giving up 18 points...

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    Game On: Jazz @ Pelicans

    Eric Gordon: “No Davis, Holiday, or Anderson? Hold on y’all, I got this.” Tonight, an incredibly short-handed Pelicans team hosts the Utah Jazz. In addition to Jrue Holiday’s absence with his...

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