Tag: Julius Randle

  • In The N.O. Episode 25: Listener Mailbag

    Shamit and Mason answer your questions about the Pelicans. Will Jrue Holiday finish his career in New Orleans? Who are some free agent big men that the Pels should consider? AD trade packages? Ja over Zion? (Yes, that last one was an actual question asked.) Find out their answers to those and more on this […]

  • Paying your own, starting with Randle.

    There are two ways a team can decide to operate going into the summer: as a cap space team, or as an over-the-cap team with only exceptions at their disposal. How cap space teams allocate their cap room varies depending upon the goals of an organization, and for all intents and purposes the Pelicans will […]

  • In The NO Episode 10: Scrutinizing Schemes, Rationalizing Randle, and Theorizing Trades

    The Pelicans continue their up and down trend, so Shamit & Mason are back to talk about it. What are the Pels trying to do schematically, what is preventing them from achieving sustained success, and how should Julius Randle fit into the team’s short-term and long-term plans? Tune in to find out. Listen on iTunes […]

  • 10 Takeaways Through 10 Pelicans Wins

    We’re officially past the 20% mark of the NBA season, which means it’s late enough to begin digging into certain trends and early enough to jump to conclusions about unsustainable starts (both good and bad). The Pelicans have won 10 games so far, so here are 10 takeaways from yours truly regarding what we’ve seen […]

  • Pelicans Maintain Flight Path Despite Rotation Disarray

    Photo Credit: Andrew Smith Through 13 games, the Pelicans sit at 7-6 and in a 3-way tie for 9th place in the Western Conference. They are also 10th in the NBA in Net Rating per Cleaning the Glass’ stats database (which removes “garbage time”) at +3.1 points per 100 possessions (6th in the West), and have […]

  • Thoughts on the Ajinca-Johnson Trade

    Just before the start of the season, Alexis Ajinca was traded to the Clippers for Wesley Johnson. It was a straight up deal with no other assets changing hands. The trade, I think, is potentially very helpful, but not for the knee-jerk reason, which is “The Pelicans got a player who can help them more […]

  • Born to Run: Pelicans fly higher than Rockets in season opener

    If you are fan of New Orleans sports and you felt confident enough in the Saints that a few months ago you told people not to judge the team by their preseason performances, then you can apply that same rule to the NBA. After going winless in preseason, the Pelicans open the season with a […]

  • After postseason success, Pelicans look to keep pushing

    The Golden State Warriors shocked the world when they added to their basketball monopoly this offseason by signing All-Star Center DeMarcus Cousins to a one-year, $5.3 million dollar deal, despite having a $40 million, two-year deal previously on the table from the New Orleans Pelicans. The West is wild. Shortly after, the world would come […]

  • Are the Pelicans better in the post-Boogie era?

    NBA Free Agency is in full swing and one of New Orleans’s looming fears came into fruition this week as DeMarcus Cousins will walk away from the Pelicans, leaving the franchise no assets from the original deal that landed the big man in The Big Easy. Our emotions were further stirred when we learned that […]

  • In The No Episode 2: We Have An Emergency

      Shamit and Mason bring Mac out of retirement for this one. Boogie leaves the Pelicans to join the Warriors. Rondo leaves the Pelicans to join the Lakers. Oh hey Julius Randle, welcome to New Orleans. Oh boy. Listen on iTunes Listen on Spotify RSS Feed Direct Download