• Trade Targets III: Setting Up the Next Trade

    Some people play checkers, others play chess. Dell Demps plays chess. He might not always win, but he’s always playing chess. Most NBA fans are in a rush to judge every...

  • What Makes Sense as the Next Step for the Pelicans?

    July 2nd was a weird day. We can go into every minute detail and break it down several different ways, but let’s just say it was weird and move on. Some...

  • After Math

    We’ll have the considered reactions from the guys later today, but, for now, here’s the New Orleans Pelicans’ cap situation and how it will affect the other 363 days of their...

  • 2018 NBA Free Agency, Roundtable 2

    What thoughts do you want to share about Free Agency so far? Ryan Hebert (@RyanHebert89): With the Pelicans being in a Demarcus Cousins led limbo, seeing them tied to almost every...

  • 2018 NBA Free Agency, Roundtable 1

    What thoughts do you want to share about Free Agency so far? Andrew Smith (@DruProductions): I think if Boogie comes on a 2-year, it’s a fantastic if it’s $60m or below....

  • Benjamin Alterman Fandom Fanpost

    Benjamin Alterman is long-time follower of the site and wrote this piece about Fandom. We hope you enjoy it. His twitter is protected, but maybe if you read this, you’ll get...

  • Who Makes Sense at 51 and Does it Even Matter?

    For years I have tried to crack the code to finding a gem in the second round. I looked back atthe history of the second round and the profiles of the...

  • Thoughts on Round 2 Versus the Warriors

    The New Orleans Pelicans officially usher in Round 2 of the 2018 NBA Playoffs tonight when they play the Golden State Warriors in Oakland. The Warriors have the clear advantage in...

  • Thoughts on the Staff and the Offseason

    More and more will be written in time about the Offseason, but since I have seen some thoughts about it floating around in the second half of the season, I’ll go...

  • Trail Blazers Game 2 Changes

    What do you want to see more or less of in Game 2? 42: I want to see better rebounding. I have been beating the rebouding drum all season, but it...

  • Reactions to Game 1 v Trail Blazers

    What is your reaction to Game 1? Mason: Incredibly fired up. The Pelicans played three consistent, solid quarters, which gave them just enough buffer to withstand a predictable home team 4th...

  • Round 1 Predictions

    How does this series go? 42: Pelicans in 7 is my prediction. Following that are Pelicans in 6 and Trail Blazers in 7. I think Jrue has a couple good defensive...

  • Keys to Round 1

    What is “a” or “the” key to the series with the Trail Blazers? What is something else to keep an eye on that might be under-discussed? 42: I think the key...

  • A Different Look at the Remaining Schedule, Part 9

    The New Orleans Pelicans are in the Playoffs (congratulations), and there is not much to the remaining schedule. Graphics and such are out there, but I’m going to wrap this series...

  • A Different Look at the Remaining Schedule, Part 8

    The New Orleans Pelicans are in the Playoffs (congratulations), and there is not much to the remaining schedule. I’m going to leave much of the work to the world, but I’m...

  • A Different Look at the Remaining Schedule, Part 7

    Punchline: The Pelicans are in a good position to make the Playoffs. They control their own destiny, have one game worth of cushion to keep control. They are guaranteed top-6 if...

  • A Different Look at the Remaining Schedule, Part 6

    Punchline: The Pelicans are in a good position to make the Playoffs. They control their own destiny, have one game worth of cushion to keep control, but they need to win...

  • A Different Look at the Remaining Schedule, Part 5

    Punchline: Sunday is a pivotal point in the Pelicans’ Playoff path. It can be made clear, but getting top-6 is murky, and top-4 is getting tougher in part due to losing...

  • A Different Look at the Remaining Schedule, Part 4

    Punchline: The Pelicans will have to work hard not to get into the Playoffs, but getting top-6 or top-4 is murky. They are losing important tie-breakers, including multi-team tie-breakers, but some...

  • A Different Look at the Remaining Schedule, Part 3

    Punchline: The Clippers and Nuggets are below the top-8 in the West, but it’s not enough to make me comfortable yet. The New Orleans Pelicans have 12 games left to play,...

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