• Grainy Defense

      “What’s the basketball vision right now? What kind of team are they? We don’t know.”   It took until the last day of the regular season, but by the time...

  • Pelicans Poddy Training: 3/19 – 3/25

    Catch up on the spoken word from our various contributors over the past week + a bonus Pelicast episode from two weeks ago (because it was so good). Scroll to the bottom and you...

  • Boogie and the Brow: Defense

    We here at BourbonStreetShots are breaking down the Cousins acquisition in every which way possible, and I am here to talk about some on-the-court ramifications, specifically on the defensive end. Go...

  • So It Is a Center Pairing, Is It?

    Amid recent reports around the Pelicans’ trade deadline activity is a message from the organization that they have made a decision regarding the future of the team: they are going to...

  • The Race For 8th

    Like many Pelicans’ fans my frustration almost reached a tipping point after the all around embarrassing performance against the Brooklyn Nets. But in true Pelicans’ fashion they turned around and beat...

  • The Pelicans’ Offense With Jrue Holiday

    *all numbers presented do not include the most recent game against the New York Knicks Defense, defense, defense. That is all that was talked about in the offseason, and for good...

  • Buddy Hield Progressing In His Rookie Campaign

    A collaboration between James Grayson and Graham McQueen Buddy Hield was able to accomplish something that not even Anthony Davis was able to during his rookie season, and something no Pelican...

  • Different Team, Same Results…so Far.

    With 22 games down we are now over a quarter of the way through the NBA season, and the results so far haven’t been exactly what Pelicans’ fans hoped despite all...

  • Solo and the Wookie

    When Han Solo tried to escape from the clutches of the Imperial Navy through an asteroid field, he knew what he was getting into. With sharp-shooting Imperial TIE Fighters behind and...

  • A Holiday Weekend – How the Former Allstar Will Immediately Help the Pelicans’ Defense

    During last week’s game against the Portland Trail Blazers, the best word David Wesley and Joel Meyers came up with to describe Jrue Holiday’s offense was “smooth.” After the game Alvin...

  • 4 Thoughts Through 4 Games

    The Pelicans have started the season a demoralizing 0-4 despite playing two very winnable games against the Denver Nuggets and the Milwaukee Bucks. In both games the Pelicans put themselves in...

  • Some Clarity on the Glass

    The 2014-15 Pelicans ranked 4th best in offensive rebounding% as Anthony Davis and Omer Asik feasted off Tyreke Evans’ wild rim running. In the 2690 minutes Evans played that year, the...

  • In Need of a Holiday

    The Pelicans’ Media Day was peppered with optimistic talk of the day-to-day process of improving the right way and the impact of blue-collar workers (which Alvin Gentry had to clarify as...

  • In the NO Podcast Ep. 262: Jrue, Lance, and the NW Division

    Graham and I talk about Jrue Holiday, the partially guaranteed Lance Stephenson, who we would like to see make it through camp, and then we tear into the Northwest Division –...

  • In the NO Podcast EP 261: Lance and the Atlantic Division Preview

    Graham and I talk briefly about Lance Stephenson and then dig into the Atlantic Division, the teams we like and don’t like, mock some players and crews, and make predictions. We...

  • In the NO Podcast Ep. 259: Offseason Storylines

    Graham and Jake get together to discuss some of the storylines surrounding the Pelicans’ offseason. We set the record straight for you guys on some takes around the league. Enjoy! Want...

  • In the NO Podcast Ep. 258: Free Agency Wrap Up and Summer League

    Nick and Graham join me in a wrap up of everything that has happened so far in Free Agency. We talk Tyreke Evans, Hill, Moore, Frazier and Galloway. We say goodbye...

  • The Two Sides to the Pelicans’ Signing of Solomon Hill

    There are a lot of reasons why Solomon Hill is a good signing for the Pelicans, and a lot of them don’t have anything to do with X’s, O’s, or buckets....

  • An Unexpected Contributor

    Who is Tyler Johnson? More and more people found themselves asking this question as the undrafted, 4-year college athlete started to earn more and more trust from Pat Riley and Eric...

  • In the NO Podcast Ep 257: Summer League and Free Agency

    Nick Lewellen and I continue the In The NO takeover while Ryan Schwan enjoys a European tour. We take a look at the Summer League roster before diving into offseason needs...

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