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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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    Season in Review: Jrue Holiday

    It’s disheartening to once again give Jrue Holiday an “Incomplete,” as he missed more games than he played this year for the second season in a row. Next year, the third...

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    Warriors v. Pelicans Game 3 Recap

    Quotes and a Recap “If you play poorly on offense, it’ll put you in difficult positions defensively.” “They kicked our butts for three quarters, but fortunately we had time to come...

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    Game On: Warriors v. Pelicans Game 3

    “It’s not a series until someone wins on the road,” is an old adage that Quincy Pondexter was quoted as saying after the New Orleans Pelicans lost Game 2. The Pelicans...

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    Moleskin Moments (And the Morning After): Game 2

    Notes of the New Orleans Pelicans game 2 defeat against the Golden State Warriors, where we saw a lot of things get better, but not enough for the win. Omer Asik...

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    The Big Time

    You couldn’t have drawn up a better script. One game, for all the marbles (sort of.) It is the basketball equivalent of the final game in the film Major League. If...

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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...

  • Game Recap Lose 2

    Quotes, Stats, and Moleskin Moments: Pels Lose A Tough One to the Rockets

    The New Orleans Pelicans (37-34) suffered a huge loss to the Houston Rockets (48-24). The Pelicans lead by as many as 17 in the second quarter, but went into the half...

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    Learning the Hard Way: Late Game Defense

    “The thing that I liked about it was our guys felt bad about the execution down the stretch, and about the way we won. And I had to bring them back a little...

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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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    Anatomy of a Win (And Watching a Winner Being Built.)

    When the Miami Heat vs. the New Orleans Pelicans was picked to be the ESPN game, I doubt they had yesterday’s game in mind. Anthony Davis and Chris Bosh both being...

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    Cole Blooded

    Norris Cole’s is a known/unknown commodity. When you hear the name, you immediately think: two titles his first two years, three visits to the NBA Finals in his first three years....

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    Moleskin Moments: New Orleans Pelicans defeat the Dallas Mavericks 1.25.15

    This is the biggest win of the season for the New Orleans Pelicans thus far. The 109-106 win is the third in a row for the Pelicans (their longest winning streak...

  • Monty Williams

    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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    In the NO Podcast Ep 201: Talking Monty

    Michael and I finally just talk Monty and what it would mean if the team did move on. Who we would like to see, if this is a reflection on Monty...

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    Pelicans Are The Pelicans, Lose To The Knicks 99-92

    Were you expecting something else? The Pelicans streak of alternating wins and losses continues with a bad road loss against a 5 win Knicks team. A team that has lost 16...

  • Tyreke Evans

    Breaking Down the Tyreke Evans Game Winner

    Last night, after Tyreke Evans won the game for the  New Orleans Pelicans, I saw a lot of people saying on Twitter saying it wasn’t a good look. That Evans ran...

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    Pelicans’ Chance to Curb Their Road Woes

    Roadtrips are often looked at as a time when basketball teams can gel together. Find their own. They spend days at a time on the road, away from the comfort and...

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    Why Anthony Davis Needs More Touches

    I’m not going to lie, it’s weird being upset about an offense ranked 8th in the Association. With the Pelicans’ defense coming in at 7th worst a lot of people would...

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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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