• Pace is Good and Pace is Bad

    It’s been one game since the Fire-Ice combo took the court for the first time. It resulted in a 30 point loss to the Moreyball Rockets, so now it’s time to...

  • Stats Highlights, 1st Week

    *Sample size disclaimer — 3 games have been played, meaning the sample of data that we have to work with is extremely limited.  However,  the phrase “small sample size” in basketball...

  • Searching for Pieces

    Offseason always feels like an eternity to me. After the adrenaline rush of free agency, we are exposed to the horrors of Summer League.. then we wait a few months and are...

  • Blowing It All Up (To Get Younger Edition)

    Yesterday, our own Michael McNamara wrote an article about the difference between tanking and blowing it all up. “Tanking” has become polarizing due to the much maligned and highly ridiculed process...

  • Dreaming of the Draft

    It’s hard to argue that the Pelicans are going to trade for a draft pick. According to a source, they haven’t brought anyone in for workouts yet, and the rumor mill...

  • Moleskin Moments: Warriors v. Pelicans Game 4

    Will be interesting to see how Monty matches up w/ @warriors smaller lineups. Referenced that maybe sitting Asik was a mistake in Gm 3. @Jrue_Holiday11 is a go for tonight. @PelicansNBA...

  • 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...

  • Warriors v. Pelicans Game 3 Recap

    Quotes and a Recap “If you play poorly on offense, it’ll put you in difficult positions defensively.” “They kicked our butts for three quarters, but fortunately we had time to come...

  • Moleskin Moments: Warriors v. Pelicans Game 3

    Moleskin Moments Pre-Game @PelicansNBA were 34-10 when scoring 100+ points during the reg. season. (Haven’t scored 100 yet in the postseason.) @PelicansNBA were 1-10 on the season when their opponent makes...

  • Game On: Warriors v. Pelicans Game 3

    “It’s not a series until someone wins on the road,” is an old adage that Quincy Pondexter was quoted as saying after the New Orleans Pelicans lost Game 2. The Pelicans...

  • 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...

  • Moleskin Moments (And the Morning After): Game 2

    Notes of the New Orleans Pelicans game 2 defeat against the Golden State Warriors, where we saw a lot of things get better, but not enough for the win. Omer Asik...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Moleskin Moments: Pels Win a Huge Game Against the Warriors

    This was a classic tale of two halves for the New Orleans Pelicans (42-35) as they beat the Golden State Warriors (63-15) 103-100. The Pelicans started the game off being very...

  • Game On: Pelicans v. Warriors

    When our own Michael McNamara said that “If Pelicans (and Their MVP) Want Playoffs, They Are Going to Have to Earn It,” this is one of the games circled. After being...

  • Quotes, Stats, and Moleskin Moments: Pels Lose A Tough One to the Rockets

    The New Orleans Pelicans (37-34) suffered a huge loss to the Houston Rockets (48-24). The Pelicans lead by as many as 17 in the second quarter, but went into the half...

  • Game On: Pelicans take on Rockets

    The New Orleans Pelicans (37-33) takes on the Houston Rockets (47-23), in a game with major playoff implications. The two teams have been heading in very different directions of late. The...

  • 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...

  • Game On: Pelicans Take On Warriors

    The New Orleans Pelicans’ fell a game behind the Oklahoma City Thunder after their 74-72 loss against the Phoenix Suns. The score, which is eerily reminiscent of games played in the...

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