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    A Test for the Pelicans

    You’ll see what the New Orleans Pelicans team has today. According to ESPN Stats and Info, the New Orleans had a 38% chance of being swept by the Golden State Warriors...

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    Shellshocked

    It wasn’t supposed to happen that way.  When you have a David vs. Goliath story, David is supposed to hit that big bastard in the face with a stone, everyone cheers,...

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    Easy Adjustments the Pelicans Can Make To Win Game 3

    With their first round series shifting homeward the New Orleans Pelicans find themselves in a must-win situation. Yes, no one expected them to win this matchup but getting swept would put...

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    Nostalgia Before the Night: New Orleans Last Home Win

    It didn’t matter that it was merely a first round game. That the team had squandered their home court advantage in Game 3. That they wouldn’t win another game the rest...

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    Help Anthony Davis Win the NBA Cares Community Assist Award

    It’s easy to overlook the most important words Anthony Davis says. You’ve heard him talk about how he’s adjusting to the playoff schedule. That he believes the Pelicans can beat the...

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    A How-To Guide for Hosting a Playoff Game in New Orleans

    Important events require careful, clever planning. Surprise parties, international trips, festivals, New Orleans comedy festivals, cross-country road trips, graduations, and most relevantly to you, fine reader, a postseason basketball game. Specifically...

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    Podcast: A diehard Warriors fan and Oakland comedian shares three reasons the Pelicans have no chance

    On this special Monday edition of Trew 2 the Game Oakland native and fellow stand-up comedian Joey Devine joins Chris on the show. He gives us 3 reasons why the Pelicans have absolutely...

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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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