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    A View from the Outside — Truehoop

    ((In order to give some perspective on the franchise from the outside, I had a short discussion with Eric Goldwein of Hoop 76. Eric is Hoop76’s founder and editor-in-chief. You can...

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    New Orleans Pelicans Free Agency and the Tax

    The New Orleans Pelicans have had a busy start to the new season without creating much of a new look. The team replaced Monty Williams and at least some of his...

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    Pelicans Scoop: Davis, Ajinca, Asik, and Free Agency

    With big Pelicans news coming out in the first 24 hours of free agency, BSS writers give their opinions on five pressing questions.  1. What was your reaction when you saw...

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    New Orleans Pelicans Reportedly Bringing Back Omer Asik

    The New Orleans Pelicans have reportedly agreed to terms with unrestricted free agent center, Omer Asik. The contract is for 5 years with an aggregate total value of around $58,000,000, along...

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    New Orleans Pelicans Likely Will Operate Over the Salary Cap

    For the first time in a number of year, the New Orleans Pelicans will likely operate above the salary cap for the entire season. I know what you are saying: The...

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    Thoughts on the Pelicans Draft

    The New Orleans Pelicans had a single pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, at #56 from Memphis, but Pelicans fans still hoped from Draft night deals, which have happened under Dell’s...

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    Not Yet a Succession Success

    Yesterday, an important ruling was handed down in a legal case with enormous implications for the New Orleans Pelicans, New Orleans Saints, and the rest of Tom Benson’s Empire. The ruling...

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    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...

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    The New Orleans Pelicans’ 2014-2015 Season Is Over

    After the downs and ups and downs, the 2014-2015 Season of the New Orleans Pelicans is over. The 109-98 loss to the Golden State Warriors completes the sweep by the exceptional...

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    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...

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    New Orleans Pelicans Snatch Kings’ Crown, Thunder’s Playoff Control

    The New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Sacramento Kings 101-95 to improve to 41-34. The Pelicans took an early lead and never relinquished it, but The Kings surged several times, making this...

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    New Orleans Pelicans @ Sacramento Kings

    The New Orleans Pelicans take on the Sacramento Kings on the West Coast tonight at 9:00 CT (UTC -5). The Pelicans sit at 40-34 with 7 games following this game. They...

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    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...

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    Anthony Davis Named 2015 NBA All-Star Game Starter

    The New Orleans Pelicans have an All-Star for the second year in a row, and this time he’s starting. Anthony Davis is a starting forward for the West in the 2015...

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    A Note on the Pelicans Ownership Succession Plan

    Last evening, Jeff Duncan, in a very detailed piece, reported that the succession plan for New Orleans Pelicans and New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson has changed. You can read Jeff’s...

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    Monty Williams: Difference or Indifference?

    The New Orleans Pelicans’ season up to this point has been mindbogglingly mediocre and middling . . . or just south of that. Their record is 20-21, as close to 0.500...

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    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...

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    Monty Williams’ Loss Aversion May Be Causing Losses

    As part of my resolution to expand my so-called game here on the site, I’m going to try to talk a little more about the on-court play of the New Orleans...

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    Bourbon Street Shots 2015 Resolutions

    This site has been around for nearly 10 years, but it is still very much a work in progress. Not only is the team constantly evolving, but since the site has come...

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    My Bar Food With Eric

    It has been quite a long time since I so looked forward to a normal night. I’ve had about 10 months of abnormal nights, and this was supposed to be a...

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