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    The New Orleans Pelicans’ Most Intriguing Squadron

    The New Orleans Pelicans’ addition of center Omer Asik answers a question that had no clear answer last season – who to start at center. A more uncertain question, however, is how minutes and...

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    Why The New Orleans Pelicans Shouldn’t Play Transition Basketball

    It isn’t a question of pace but of getting out in transition is something Mason pointed out to me on twitter the other day. I was saying that I think the...

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    Season in Review: Jrue Holiday

    The Acquisition It would be hard to start a Jrue Holiday season recap without first mentioning how he was acquired.  On the night of the 2014 NBA Draft, the Pelicans traded the...

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    Looking at the Pelicans’ Defensive Decline

    In Monty Williams’ first season as head coach of the New Orleans NBA franchise the team’s MO was defense. That slow grind it out style led to a playoff berth, a...

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    Anthony Morrow emerges for the New Orleans Pelicans

    I don’t even think about that , I’m just trying to focus on winning these last few games. But I appreciate this opportunity because it’s been a blessing for me....

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    Five Takeaways Monty Williams Will Take From This Season

    To get this out of the way, Pelicans Head-Coach Monty Williams will be back next season. Whether you think he should or not does not matter, your opinion on this will...

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    Game On: Pelicans @ Timberwolves

    The focus could be on the New Orleans Pelicans attempting to win four straight games. I say could be because (as I said yesterday) this is all about Anthony Davis right...

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    Game On: Pelicans @ Cavaliers

    The Pelicans are in that precarious no mans land which NBA fans hate to see. Playoff, at least in the Western Conference, is a tremendous long shot—especially with the injuries New...

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    A Tale of Two Halves

    It will surprise no one to learn that the Pelicans struggle in the second half of games—being outscored by a total of 40 points over the final two periods. I decided...

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    Jrue Holiday Out Indefinitely with Stress Fracture in Right Tibia

    Per the team: The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that Jrue Holiday has been diagnosed with a stress fracture in his right tibia. He is out indefinitely. We’ll have more on...

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    Offensive Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

    This offseason was one of changes. From the New Orleans Hornets to the New Orleans Pelicans; Trades and free agent signings revamped the roster; Even the New Orleans Arena got a...

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    How’s Your (Jrue) Holiday Been?

    Of all the offseason changes the New Orleans Pelicans went through the one I was most excited about was acquisition of Jrue Holiday. Dell Demps gave up a lot to bring...

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    Pelicans Rally, Beat Cavaliers

    “We gotta stay in-between the highs and lows.. cause it helps you think better. It helps you keep the season in perspective.” -Monty Williams after the game. It’s a good time...

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    Pelicans Don’t Blow a Lead, Beat the Jazz

    It’s okay to stop holding your breath, Pelicans fans. Your team beat the Utah Jazz tonight, and avenged an ugly loss a week ago, 105-98. The Pelicans led for most of...

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    Is the Pelicans’ Defense Really Improving?

    Note: This post was written before last night’s game against the Jazz. But if you watched it then you’ll have some video evidence for what is discussed. The other day Ryan...

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    Pelicans Squeak by Washington, Remain Undefeated

    In a game that could be only characterized as devastatingly ugly, the Pelicans edged the Washington Wizards 93-89 to remain undefeated in the preseason and in their time as the Pelicans....

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    One Step Closer

    One step closer to the promised land Your mind’s a liar again One step closer to the bleeding heart A bandage for the wound – Saigon Kick, One Step Closer New...

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    NBA Rank 2: It’s a Celebration

    It’s time to celebrate. Davis is looking very much like the franchise player that New Orleans fans expected him to be, and national media finally appears to have arrived at the...

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    Overturning Jrue Holiday’s Turnover “Issue”

    Much has been made of Jrue Holiday’s turnovers in the first three New Orleans Pelicans preseason games. In fact, Ryan took note of them before they happened. For the purposes of...

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    Jrue Holiday and the Turnover Problem

    Jrue Holiday isn’t an advanced statistician’s dream player.  Scoring, rebounding, stealing – these are all areas in which he’s only performed at an average level over the full course of a...

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