• Game Recap Win 4

    Moleskin Moments: New Orleans Pelicans vs. Sacramento Kings 11.18

    Monday night’s heartbreaker is the kind of loss that, as a fan, you have nightmares about. The kind of game you overthink about the implications of despite the fact that it’s...

  • Game On Away 5

    New Orleans Pelicans @ Sacramento Kings: Open Thread

    The New Orleans Pelicans tip against the Sacramento Kings tonight at 9:00 CT, and the game is in Sacramento. The game is on 105.3 FM, Fox Sports New Orleans, and NBA...

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    Weakside Eyes: Reviewing the Anthony Davis (Audio)

    Gerry talks about Anthony Davis, his improvement, and looks at the Spurs game for some examples. V on Davis’ Improvement V on Davis in the Spurs Game Gerry V is a...

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    Notes on the New Orleans Pelicans’ Collapse in Cleveland

    Monday night, the New Orleans Pelicans lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers 118-111. The Pelicans entered the fourth quarter down 6, but got to within 2 points with just under 4 minutes...

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    Some of My New Orleans Pelicans Claims After 5 Games

    In the past couple of weeks, I’ve raised some points and made some claims about the New Orleans Pelicans. Let’s do quick check-in after 5 games, see what’s happening. About the...

  • Game On Home 6

    Charlotte Hornets @ New Orleans Pelicans Open Thread

    The New Orleans Pelicans host the Charlotte Hornets in a battle that proves to be much more interesting than a collision of 1-2 teams in different conferences normally is. First, the...

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    Finding the Right Role for Eric Gordon

    There are good and bad things to evaluate from last night’s loss to the Dallas Mavericks; Michael McNamara and James Grayson chronicled many of those takeaways. Undoubtedly one of the biggest concerns...

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    Weakside Eyes for Your Ears

    ((Gerry is not only writing articles, but he is also delivering short podcasts here at Bourbon Street Shots. We posted these in the open thread the other night, but here they...

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    Chris Romaguera’s Season Opener

    ((As part of our constant change here at Bourbon Street Shots, we’ve added new writers we spent the summer recruiting, though that’s fancier sounding that it actually was. You’ve already gotten...

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    Omer Asik and Defending the 2-Point Shot

    I get it. I get the three-point thing. I get why teams do it (it’s efficient, adds entropy to the offense). I get why analysts grab onto it with a white-knuckled...

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    Weakside Eyes: A Pelicans Questionnaire

    I mean ya asked me for da truth and dats what i’m given ya straight up — Tony “Toots” Morales Let’s just dive into this, shall we? I have listed some...

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    Good, But Not Good Enough

    Man was born to love Though often he has sought, Like Icarus, to fly too high And far too lonely than he ought, To kiss the sum of East and West...

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    Weakside Eyes: The Legend of Austin Rivers

    I dunno know what the answer is. There’s something ’bout his game dat doesn’t make my eyes feel good –Lenny the Cabbie Since Jrue Holiday went down with an injury, the...

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    Poking the Bear

    And I know it’s my own damn fault — Jimmy Buffett, Margaritaville With just a few games left of the season, I’ve been looking at some of the season stats for...

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    The Beauty of Gray

    This is not a black and white world To be alive, I say that the colors must swirl And I believe that maybe today We will all get to appreciate The...

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    The Spirit of Radio

    Invisible airwaves crackle with life Bright antennae bristle with the energy Emotional feedback on timeless wavelength Bearing a gift beyond price, almost free — Rush, The Spirit of Radio The New...

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    Eric Gordon . . . On v Off

    Michael Pellissier made the grave error of posting some data via his twitter (@palochak). This led to the following conversation with me for you. Jason: Michael, the other day you posted...

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    Of Course the Pelicans Will Not Retire Chris Paul’s Jersey

    Just over a month ago, the New Orleans Pelicans hosted the Los Angeles Clippers for the first of two times this season. On that day, a claim was made that the...

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    2014 NBA All-Star Weekend Look Back

    Nearly concurrent with the purchase of the then New Orleans Hornets by Tom Benson was the award of the 2014 NBA All-Star Game to New Orleans. While the ownership transfer is...

  • Timeline

    Talking about the Timeline

    Nick just put out an article about Anthony Davis’ development timeline. Here, we talk about what that says about the timeline the New Orleans Pelicans are on. Jason: Nick, you just...

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