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  • Game Recap Win 2

    Pelicans Outplay Pistons from Start to Finish in 105-94 Victory

    With Jrue Holiday out with an injured ankle, the New Orleans Pelicans trotted out a starting lineup of Evans, Gordon, Cunningham, Davis, and Asik. This decision was an interesting one, as there is little...

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    Game On: Pelicans @ Pistons

    Tonight, the New Orleans Pelicans continue their Eastern Conference road trip with a stop in Detroit to take on a revitalized Pistons team after the release of Josh Smith. A team that...

  • Game Recap Lose 3

    Observations: Boston beats Pelicans

    I mentioned Sullinger and his butt in the pregame.  And it came back and haunted us all game long. You just have to give Boston credit.  When crunch time hit, Sullinger...

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    Game On: Pelicans @ Celtics

    The Pelicans kick off a 5 game road trip in Boston tonight, opening a slate of games against a fairly easy schedule.  As part of the trade that netted the Pelicans...

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    New Orleans Pelicans Receive Quincy Pondexter in Trade

    The New Orleans Pelicans have executed a mid-season trade with the Memphis Grizzlies for Quincy Pondexter. Pondexter was drafted as a senior from the University of Washington in 2010, ending up...

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    In the NO Podcast Ep 200: Q-Pon Anyone?

    Michael and I talk the coming Pondexter trade and Michael talks about how he thinks it sets up another trade after that. Then I lay out some numbers about the Pelicans...

  • Game Recap Win 1

    Pelicans’ All Around Effort Too Much for Grizzlies

    4 Pelicans players score 20 or more points (5 in double digits) and 6 players grab 5 or more rebounds as the Pelicans record their 5th divisional win of the season,...

  • Game On Home 1

    Grizzlies @ Pelicans Open Thread

    The Pelicans (17-18) host the Grizzlies (25-10) tonight at the Smoothie King Center at 7ct.  It is the second meeting between the divisional foes this season, with Memphis taking the first...

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    Watch Party Friday, January 16th @ Tracey’s!

    Don’t forget this coming Friday at Tracey’s on Magazine Street Bourbon Street Shots will be having our third watch party of the season. The Pelicans get an easier matchup against the...

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    The Pelican Playoff Hunt

    Good afternoon all! I’d like to welcome you to the Pelican Playoff Hunt – a new regular segment where we keep track of everything relating to New Orleans’ quest to get...

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    Pelicans Fall to Charlotte: Observations

    I’ll be honest- I started writing this recap after the first 2 possessions because I thought a win was in the bag.  And when the Pelicans went up 13 points in the...

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    Pelicans at Hornets: Open Thread

    The 17-17 Pelicans take on the 12-24 Charlotte Hornets tonight.  The Hornets feature an average defense and an abysmal offense, and they are without Lance Stephenson and Al Jefferson.  The Hornets...

  • Game Recap Lose 4

    Pelicans Can’t Match Wizards’ Depth or Defense

    The Pelicans lost to the Wizards tonight for the second time this season in a very similar fashion to the first.  The Pels led only once all game (early in the...

  • Game On Home 4

    Game On: Pels Host Wizards

    The Pelicans host the Washington Wizards tonight in the Blender as they look to stay in the playoff race with 8th place Phoenix and 10th place OKC, who is gaining on...

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    In the NO Podcast: The Return

    McNamara Returns! Eric Gordon Returns! Over .500 basketball Returns! Christmas Gifts are being Returned! So many returns! Michael and I talk Eric Gordon’s impending play, how bad Austin Rivers has been,...

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    Bourbon Street Shots 2015 Resolutions

    This site has been around for nearly 10 years, but it is still very much a work in progress. Not only is the team constantly evolving, but since the site has come...

  • Game Recap Win 4

    Observations: Pelicans crush Rockets

    Just one minute and 31 seconds into the second quarter, Kevin McHale had seen enough.  He pulled his starters, sent in the second unit, and only James Harden would see minutes...

  • Game On Home 2

    Game On: Rockets @ Pelicans

    It’s too early to tell what the addition of Josh Smith will mean to the Rockets.  Since he’s arrived, they have two narrow losses against good teams, one narrow win against...

  • Game Recap Lose 3

    New Orleans Pelicans Lose to San Antonio Spurs 95-93 in Overtime

    The New Orleans Pelicans close out 2014 at 16-16 after losing in overtime to the San Antonio Spurs, 95-93. A short-lived peppy start (9-2 in just over 6 minutes of play),...

  • Game On Away 6

    New Orleans Pelicans @ San Antonio Spurs: New Year’s Eve Open Thread

    The New Orleans Pelicans (16-15) will play the San Antonio Spurs (19-14). The game will tip slightly early with the broadcast starting at 6 pm CST (UTC -6). The game can...

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