• Game Recap Lose 1

    Los Struggles Continue For the Pelicans on Spanish Night

    The Jazz snapped a 5-game losing streak against the New Orleans Pelicans in a 106-94 win. This is the Pelicans 4th loss in a row. Unlike their prior three losses, the...

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    Pelican Scoop: On the Trade Deadline

    We are all thinking about it, so why not have a conversation about it – The Trade Deadline. For the last few seasons, the Pelicans have been mostly buyers or, at...

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    A Focus on the Point

    Jrue Holiday and Tyreke Evans, the two “point guards” for the New Orleans Pelicans. One is considered by the fan base to be part of the future, the other is considered...

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    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...

  • Game Recap Lose 3

    Recap: New Orleans Pelicans Lose to the Boston Celtics 111-93

    “They played a lot harder than we did. They competed and they played together and moved the basketball and we didn’t. When you’re going against a team like that the result...

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    Finding the Real Eric Gordon

    The stat line doesn’t tell the whole story, and if that’s all you looked at, you might think Eric Gordon has had a relatively consistent season. The truth is that Gordon...

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    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...

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    Silver Linings: Can Eric Gordon Actually Breakout This Season?

    Last season Eric Gordon was a monster 3pt shooter, making 44.8% of his 3-pt attempts, just better than MVP Stephen Curry’s 44.3%. In terms of Catch and Shoot 3’s, Gordon was 2nd...

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    Game On: Warriors v. Pelicans

    The New Orleans Pelicans come into tonight’s home opener 0-2, after a couple of roughing outings in Oakland and Portland. Here are the keys to the game in order to avoid...

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    Eric Gordon Exercises $15.5 Million Player Option for 2015-16 NBA Season

    The New Orleans Pelicans have announced that Eric Gordon has opted into the final year of his 4-year, $58 million contract that he signed three years ago. The 26 year old...

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    Season in Review: Eric Gordon

    Fair or not, Eric Gordon’s tenure in New Orleans will always be connected to the expectations that came with the Chris Paul trade in 2011. It is easy to understand why....

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    Season in Review: Jrue Holiday

    It’s disheartening to once again give Jrue Holiday an “Incomplete,” as he missed more games than he played this year for the second season in a row. Next year, the third...

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    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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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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 Recap Lose 2

    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...

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    Moleskin Moments: Pels Sneak Past Bucks

    1Q 9:16. @PelicansNBA came out strong, making jumpshots and taking advantage of the offensive glass. 7-0 Pels 8:56 Lots of dribble hand-offs from the bigs to guards early. Momentum carrying them...

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