• Cole

    Pelicans Fill Backup PG Void with Trade for Norris Cole

    The Pelicans entered the day with few expecting them to make any sort of move at the 2014-15 NBA trade deadline. Around 2 PM, Dealer Dell struck again, as he was able...

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    Short-Handed Pelicans Drop Tough One to Jazz 100-96

    The Pelicans went into halftime with a 52-42 lead over the Jazz. New Orleans scored a solid 10 first half points off of turnovers against a team giving up 18 points...

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    Game On: Jazz @ Pelicans

    Eric Gordon: “No Davis, Holiday, or Anderson? Hold on y’all, I got this.” Tonight, an incredibly short-handed Pelicans team hosts the Utah Jazz. In addition to Jrue Holiday’s absence with his...

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    The Quest for the 8th Seed: Western Conference Playoff Tie-Breakers

    ESPN’s playoff odds formula currently expects the Pelicans, Thunder, and Suns all to finish with 44-38 records. Obviously, these projections move from day to day as the games are played, but at...

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    Pelicans Halt Hawks’ Win Streak at 19 with Convincing 115-100 Victory

    Motion to rename the Pelicans to the Streak Stoppers? Heading into tonight, New Orleans had halted the six game winning streaks of the Pistons and Clippers, along with the seven and sixteen game...

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    Game On: HaWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWks (soon to be regular Hawks) @ Pelicans

    Tonight, the Pelicans welcome the Hawks team that DIDN’T lose the Superbowl last night to the Smoothie King Center. Atlanta is currently riding a 19-game winning streak, easily best in the league this...

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    Eric Gordon Leads Short-Handed Pelicans to Impressive 108-103 Win over Clippers

    The Los Angeles Clippers arrived in New Orleans riding a 6-game winning streak to go along with their 32-14 record. Heading into tonight’s game against the Pelicans, they had outscored their opponents by...

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    Game On: Clippers at Pelicans

    Tonight, the Pelicans (24-22) continue their homestand against the Clippers (32-14), owners of the longest active winning streak in the Western Conference (6). According to Hollinger’s power rankings formula on ESPN.com (which takes...

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    New Orleans Pelicans’ Mid-Season Report Card

    With the New Orleans Pelicans’ season now officially halfway complete, it is a good time to take a look back and see how the team has fared relative to expectations. In this...

  • Game On Away 4

    Game On: Pelicans @ Knicks

    In typical 2014-15 Pelicans fashion, New Orleans followed up arguably their ugliest loss of the year in Philly with one of their most impressive victories of the season last night in...

  • Game Recap Win 2

    Pelicans Outplay Pistons from Start to Finish in 105-94 Victory

    With Jrue Holiday out with an injured ankle, the New Orleans Pelicans trotted out a starting lineup of Evans, Gordon, Cunningham, Davis, and Asik. This decision was an interesting one, as there is little...

  • Game On Away 2

    Game On: Pelicans @ Pistons

    Tonight, the New Orleans Pelicans continue their Eastern Conference road trip with a stop in Detroit to take on a revitalized Pistons team after the release of Josh Smith. A team that...

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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...

  • Tip off

    Pelicans Scoop: First Trimester Review

    1) What are your general impressions of the Pelicans after 30 games? Are you disappointed, satisfied, or somewhere in-between? Mason Ginsberg: Satisfied with the offense, disappointed with the defense. Despite gripes...

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    In the NO Podcast Ep 199: Any hope for the Playoffs?

    Mason Ginsberg joins me to talk about whether the Pelicans have a chance to get into the playoff picture this year or not. Then we pick Western Conference stars to curse,...

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    Time for a Change in the Starting Lineup?

    After the injury to Eric Gordon, Coach Monty Williams untimately settled on a Pelicans starting lineup of Jrue Holiday, Tyreke Evans, Luke Babbitt, Anthony Davis, and Omer Asik. The prevailing idea, here,...

  • Tyreke Evans

    Tyreke Evans and the Elusive Free Throw Line

    In almost every way, Tyreke Evans is producing at the same high level this season that he reached last year. From a statistical perspective, Evans’ rebounds, assists, and steals are down...

  • Game Recap Lose 2

    Flat Pelicans Performance Leads to 96-84 road loss to Pacers

    In the NBA, teams that make shots tend to do better than teams that miss. I know, shocking, right? That fact is true for more than just the obvious reason, though....

  • Game On Away 4

    Pelicans at Pacers: Open Thread

    The Pelicans finish up their quick two-game road trip in Indiana tonight with a match-up against the Pacers. Before the game, I recommend reading this nice “bittersweet” column written by Gregg Doyel of the...

  • Game Recap Win 3

    Pelicans’ Late Game Defense Seals 101-99 Victory over Thunder

    Instead of starting this recap with words, let’s start with a beautiful, beautiful picture: This chart, my friends, displays the Oklahoma City Thunder’s shots during the final 5 minutes of the 4th...

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