• Playoff success for Jrue Holiday result of rare patience in professional sports

    A nation has rediscovered who Jrue Holiday is now that the New Olreans Pelicans have become the only team to sweep their opponent, the Portland Trail Blazers, in the first round...

  • 10 reasons to fall back in love with the Pelicans

    It’s no secret around the NBA the relationship between fans and the New Orleans Pelicans has been shaky at best. There is a lot of heartbreak involved. Time and time again,...

  • An open letter to DeMarcus Cousins

    Dear DeMarcus, You don’t know me, but I have probably seen almost every game you have ever played while wearing a jersey with “New Orleans” or “Pelicans” across the chest. Occasionally,...

  • From scrub to sub: Pelicans’ Darius Miller is a bench weapon

    As if he were the protagonist in an ancient epic, small Forward Darius Miller was released from the New Orleans Pelicans on November 30, 2014 and has now emerged as a...

  • Pelicans’ injury curse strikes again, but don’t freak out

    As I prepared to make my personal debut for Bourbon Street Shots, the all too familiar voodoo curse that comes in the form of injuries came for starting New Orleans Pelicans...

  • 42 Sense: Season Behind

    In advance of the New Orleans Pelicans kicking off the 2017-2018 Season against the Memphis Grizzlies on October 18th, I’m going to share some thoughts on several areas of interest. To...

  • When Public Declarations of Support Are About The Public

    In the middle of another NBA post-season missing the New Orleans franchise as a participant, the topic of the week has been the job status of Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry...

  • Statistics, Uncertainty and Boogie

    It’s always been curious to me that the NBA writers, bloggers and fans that describe themselves as “stats heads” are the ones who are the least willing to accept uncertainty. This...

  • The Injury Inefficiency Efficiency

    The New Orleans Pelicans seem to be plagued with injuries. Some Pelicans fans feel like this is a curse of some sort. Some writers and even employees and players have mentioned,...

  • Finding the Perfect Pairing for Anthony Davis

    So far this year the Pelicans are winless, despite Anthony Davis having two monster performances to start the year. And right now, the future doesn’t look too bright. Most people blame...

  • What Could the Pelicans be Waiting for with Dell Demps?

    The Pelicans caught some flack last week when reports surfaced that the team supported and would retain general manager Dell Demps. They caught even more flack when they seemed to backtrack...

  • Bryce Dejean-Jones Signed

    The New Orleans Pelicans signed Bryce Dejean-Jones today. Dejean-Jones, 6-6, 203, has played in 11 games for the Pelicans this year, eight of which were starts, averaging 6.3 points and 3.5...

  • Digging Into the Proposed Chad Ford Trade

    In ESPN’s recent Insider piece on trades that Eastern Conference teams should do, NBA Beat Writer Chad Ford proposed a trade between the Detroit Pistons and the New Orleans Pelicans. The...

  • Preying on Desperation

    The Pelicans have not met expectations this season. As they currently sit 3.5 games out of the playoffs and 4 games out of a bottom 5 record, the Pelicans are perhaps...

  • The Learning Curve: Guard Play and Ball Stoppers

    Let me tell you what I think is going on, and let me preface this by saying I am an all around positive guy, everything I write is positive. But not...

  • Where Dell Demps Can Find Value in the Marketplace

    On the surface, the signing of Alonzo Gee seemed like just another low risk move meant to improve depth at the end of the bench and maybe improve the locker room as...

  • Anthony Davis And The New Orleans Pelicans Agree To Contract Extension

    As the clock struck 11:01pm CST General Manager of the New Orleans Pelicans, Dell Demps, promptly offered Anthony Davis and his agency a 5-year/$145 million contract extension. The terms we’re accepted...

  • 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...

  • Pedal to the Metal?

    Update: Gentry is the hire. More below. The New Orleans Pelicans fired Monty Williams as Head Coach a couple of weeks ago now. I admit that I was caught by surprised...

  • The New Orleans Pelicans’ 2015 Salary Cap Situation

    With the New Orleans Pelicans’ 2014-15 season now officially at an end, it is time to start thinking about the summer and where the team stands within the rules of the...

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