• Mulling Miller

    Should Miller be getting more minutes? A different spot in the rotation? If not now, when? Mason: It looks like things are already trending that way: Miller has played 30+ regulation...

  • Discussing Hill’s Role

    How to optimize Hill, and will he be in that role? Michael Pellissier: I think Solomon Hill is best utilized as a small-ball 4. Hill had the 10th worst points per...

  • A Deep Dive into Rotations

    The Bourbon Street Shots crew did a deep review of lineup data in an effort to tackle the Pelicans’s inconsistency issues. We can’t control effort and motivation, but we damn sure...

  • An Intro to Shot Selection

    Introduction This is a cursory post on shot selection. Many of you may already be familiar with concepts explained below, so bear with me. For those who aren’t, this post aims...

  • The Big Conundrum

    A look into the success of Davis centric Lineups and what that means for the Pelicans The last few weeks unearthed a familiar trend. Lineups with Anthony Davis at center absolutely...

  • Rajon Rondo Has a Knack for Making Things Easier

    Rajon Rondo is well known for his ability to pass. But just how good is he at getting his teammates looks that are easy to convert? I took a look at...

  • Pelicans Scoop: Let’s Boogie!

    Despite the slim playoff chances the New Orleans Pelicans have been improving. Some of our writers weigh in on what’s been happening with the team. Agree or disagree with us? Let...

  • Doubling Down on Your Strengths: How the Pelicans can embrace an unconventional identity

    It’s April of 2014. You’re bored and flipping through the channels. As you are scrolling, you notice the Houston Rockets are playing the Minnesota Timberwolves. Hey! It’s James Harden and Dwight...

  • Alvin Gentry’s Secret Sauce: A look at why the Pelicans should run the Triangle

    Much has been made of the Pelicans struggle offensively this season. It was a doomed proposition to begin with as point guard Jrue Holiday was scheduled to miss a few weeks...

  • The defense of Alexis Ajinca

    Alexis Ajinca has found his way into the starting lineup after the bold media day claim that he will be the Pelicans’s starting center. On an offensively deficient team that struggles...

  • Trend Watching: Langston Galloway’s 3-point Shooting

    Langston Galloway has been on fire from deep lately. After starting his Pelicans career 0-9 from deep in his first 4 games, Galloway is averaging 40.3% from three on 4.5 attempts...

  • The Weak Link

    We are now 8 games in and the Pelicans have as many victories as I have Buddy Hield jerseys. (Maybe this is what is holding us back, I’ll test this and...

  • Pelicans reach an agreement to bring in Langston Galloway

    Amidst the swirling free agency drama surrounding Kevin Durant and Dwyane Wade, the Pelicans quietly made another under-the-radar acquisition in Langston Galloway. Now I know what you are thinking. Is this...

  • Preying on Desperation

    The Pelicans have not met expectations this season. As they currently sit 3.5 games out of the playoffs and 4 games out of a bottom 5 record, the Pelicans are perhaps...

  • Pelicans Scoop: Season Preview Edition

    1) The big story out of training camp was injuries. How do you see these early season injuries affecting the Pelicans both in the short and long term? Can they stay...

  • Recap: Pelicans take down Pacers 110-105

    Your New Orleans Pelicans started the preseason off with a bang. Anthony Davis and Luke Babbitt led the Pelicans with 18 and 16 points apiece, while Paul George poured in 18...

  • Pelicans Basketball is Here: Pelicans @ Pacers Preseason Opener Preview

      Hooray! The doldrums of the offseason have passed. We now get real live Pelicans basketball to watch….er I mean listen to! Even if it is game 1 of the preseason,...