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    Warriors and Pelicans Game One: Film Review

    The Anthony Davis playoff era began last night to what many believed to be an easy Warrior victory. Proceedings proved to fall in line with these sentiments as Golden State controlled...

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    Weakside Eyes: Facing the Warriors

    Straight away, Anthony Davis must have a superb series or the Pelicans will find them themselves gasping versus a Golden State team that leads the NBA in pace. GS soars and...

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    Learning from the Warriors’ Losses

    The Golden State Warriors finished the 2014-15 regular season with 67 wins and 15 losses, easily the best record in the NBA this year. That level of dominance certainly makes the Pelicans’...

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    The Keys to Beating the Dubs, Part Two: Defense

    The Golden State offense is an absolute juggernaut. While it’s true that with a late season run, the Clippers technically jumped them and finished first in the league in offensive rating,...

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    Pledging Pelicans Allegiance

    I love New Orleans. Truly. Deeply. I’ve lived down here since 2004 when I was an 18-year-old freshman at Tulane. I’m 29 now. Those 10-plus years are more formative in shaping...

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    The Key to Beating the Dubs, Part One: Offense

    The New Orleans Pelicans made the playoffs for many reasons (and not all of them are named Anthony Davis). One of the main reasons is that they had a top-10 offense...

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    Playoff Watch Parties @ Tracey’s!

    Come on, you had to knew we were going to do this. That’s right, Bourbon Street Shots is proud to bring you watch parties for games 1 and 2! And hopefully...

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    The Big Time

    You couldn’t have drawn up a better script. One game, for all the marbles (sort of.) It is the basketball equivalent of the final game in the film Major League. If...

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    Nothing But a Good Time

    In just under 20 hours, the New Orleans Pelicans will be in the 2015 NBA Playoffs, or the New Orleans Pelicans will not be in the 2015 NBA Playoffs. In either...

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    Pelicans Scoop – The Final Playoff Push

    Some of the Bourbon Street Shots writers discuss five key questions heading into the Pelicans’ final three games of the regular season, tied with the Thunder for the 8th and final playoff...

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    Anthony Davis needs a Wingman

    It’s possible that Dell Demps is going to accept that his vision for this team will never be well and truly tested.  Major injuries to Ryan Anderson and Eric Gordon, prickly...

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    All Aboard the Run It Back Train

    “I do think that consistency in an organization is critical.  If you want to have a chance to have success you have to have consistency; and it is consistency at the...

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    My Night Behind the Bench and on TV: Pelicans vs. Warriors

    If I’m being honest, I believe that at every sporting event I’ve ever attended that the team I was rooting for had a chance to win. This confidence, this way-of-living was...

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    Ryan Anderson: Hurtful or Helpful?

    Ryan Anderson is a double edged sword for the New Orleans Pelicans. One of the most beloved players by both the fans and players alike, he has a very discernible and...

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    Watch Party Wednesday, April 8th @ Tracey’s!

    I’m just going to come right out and say it: Last time we had a watch party I called a big Pelicans victory. What happened? The Pelicans whipped up on the...

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    How To Re-Insert Jrue Holiday Into the Pelicans Rotation

    First things first, Jrue Holiday potentially coming back this season is great news. You can argue that it is hard to re-insert a major piece back into a rotation, and that...

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    The Pelicans’ Surprisingly Reasonable Path to a Top-10 Defense

    As we all know, the Pelicans have again endured countless injuries which have again derailed the team’s quest for its first playoff berth since Chris Paul left town. Despite this recurring theme,...

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    Learning the Hard Way: Late Game Defense

    “The thing that I liked about it was our guys felt bad about the execution down the stretch, and about the way we won. And I had to bring them back a little...

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    Should the Pelicans Just Run It Back Next Season?

    There is nothing that gets a fan base more excited than change, or even the possibility of change. Even when a franchise is winning, a tweet, or a message board post...

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    On the Fly, Episode 14: Scott Kushner

    Jake and I are privileged to welcome Scott Kushner of The Advocate to talk about a smorgasbord of Pelican topics and also the changing world of journalism.  Give it a listen...

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