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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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    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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    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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    In the NO Podcast Episode 172: Gerry V and Monty going Youth

    Michael and I bring on Gerry V to get his take on the state of the team. We talk all the young guys with Gerry, Michael and he argue about Gordon,...

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    Weakside Eyes: Love the No Timeout Call!

    Let’s get right to the point: I love the “no timeout call”. Many are so locked into the “You need a timeout to set up the last play!” thing . ....

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    A Little Talk on Big Men

    Jason: The way this team has played with Anderson compared to without Anderson is amazing. To me, he looks like a key piece to this team. And I mean key. He...

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    The New Orleans Pelicans and the New Aminu

    Jason and Gerry V discuss Aminu, his performance this season and last, and his fit on the new roster. Jason: Gerry, just before the start of last season, Aminu’s option for...

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    The Leader of the Pack?

    Gerry V and Jason will be discussing issues all season. Old School vs Grad School, Round 1 . . . ding ding ding! Jason: There are many topics to pick from,...

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    Weakside Eyes: First Look

    Here are a few basketball thoughts and observations after six games played by the Pelicans. I’m not going to get into numbers, just pure observations and thoughts I had while watching...

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    In the NO Podcast Episode 154: Pelicans Basketball Begins

    Gerry V joins Michael and I to bring his coaches eye to what we’ve seen this off-season. We ask him about all the usual suspects, if center is going to be...

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    Weakside Eyes: Gauge Your Frontal Lobes!

    The New Orleans Pelicans are currently riding on the limo of the unbeaten! As I write this, I stiff arm those that have asked, “Now do you think they’ll be a...

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    Weakside Eyes: Summer Reading, Part 4

    “Cherish today, ’cause tomorrow can be real crazy” Don’t say “its not working;” explain why it’s not working. While watching a game, can you explain why a team is winning/losing and...

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    Weakside Eyes: Summer Reading, Part 3

    I enjoy sharing from my many notebooks that I used during my years coaching high school and college and in my twenty-one years as an NBA analyst and clinic speaker. To...

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    Weakside Eyes: Summer Reading, Part 2

    “It doesn’t pay to be good at something that rarely happens in a ball game” Be good at what happens in a basketball game. Sounds self explanatory, but it needs to...

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    Weakside Eyes: Summer Reading

    I will monitor and carefully observe Anthony Davis to see if he will improve his defensive work as far as alertness and proper reactions and proper reads/rotations… place this in the...

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    Weakside Eyes: It’s Summer League

    Jimmy, did ya see dat move? Did ya see what he did? The kid is gonna be a star, Jimmy! Calm down kid, it’s the Summer League . . . plus,...

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    Weakside Eyes: The Art In Basketball

    Image courtesy of John Robinson at Street Credible Art Basketball Riffs “Just as in life, basketball has its moments of chaos . . . you need to adapt to them” The...

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    Weakside Eyes: New Orleans Pelicans 2013 Offseason Changes

    Anderson for Asik Rumors Would I do the Ryan Anderson for the Houston Rocket’s Omer Asik trade if I could? Yes, I would. Many, when looking at this deal, simply address...

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    In the NO Podcast Episode 143: Pelicans Free Agency Wrap Up, Part 1

    In part 1 of the In the NO wrap up of free agency, Gerry V joins Michael and Ryan to talk about whether the team has filled a lot of those...

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    Gerry V on the New Orleans Pelicans 2013 Draft Night And Guards

    Why the trade works… Lets get right to it… Jrue Holiday provides the much needed quickness at the guard position You can play him at the point or as a swing...

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