• 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Seasoning this Season

    Well, well, wellwellwell. With 17 games to go, the New Orleans Pelicans sit in the 8th seed. It is admittedly by a margin that is garlic skin thin over the Oklahoma...

  • New Orleans Pelicans Receive Quincy Pondexter in Trade

    The New Orleans Pelicans have executed a mid-season trade with the Memphis Grizzlies for Quincy Pondexter. Pondexter was drafted as a senior from the University of Washington in 2010, ending up...

  • New Orleans Pelicans Waive Miller, Young

    Here is the press release from the team: The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that the team has waived Darius Miller and Patric Young. Miller appeared in five games (one start)...

  • New Orleans Pelicans Acquire Omer Asik in Trade

    The New Orleans Pelicans acquired Omer Asik today in a trade. The trade was rumored in June prior to the 2014 draft, but the trade could not happen until today for...

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