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    A View from the Outside — Truehoop

    ((In order to give some perspective on the franchise from the outside, I had a short discussion with Eric Goldwein of Hoop 76. Eric is Hoop76’s founder and editor-in-chief. You can...

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    Darren’s Detailed Defense

    The Pelicans had offense in mind when they hired Alvin Gentry. However, offense was not Gentry’s main concern when answering questions at his introductory press conference. When asked about what he...

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    New Orleans Pelicans Free Agency and the Tax

    The New Orleans Pelicans have had a busy start to the new season without creating much of a new look. The team replaced Monty Williams and at least some of his...

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    New Orleans Pelicans Reportedly Bringing Back Omer Asik

    The New Orleans Pelicans have reportedly agreed to terms with unrestricted free agent center, Omer Asik. The contract is for 5 years with an aggregate total value of around $58,000,000, along...

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    Pels Bring Back Alexis Ajinca

    Alexis Ajinca and the Pelicans reached an agreement on a four-year deal worth $20.2 million. Here is what a rounded yearly breakdown might look like: 2015-16 – $4,540,000 2016-17 – $4,880,000...

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    New Orleans Pelicans Likely Will Operate Over the Salary Cap

    For the first time in a number of year, the New Orleans Pelicans will likely operate above the salary cap for the entire season. I know what you are saying: The...

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    The cap situations of the Western Conference playoff teams

    The other day Michael McNamara analysed the Pelicans options for the mid-level exception for this years’ NBA Free Agency. However, one of the most important things to remember is that not...

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    Thoughts on the Pelicans Draft

    The New Orleans Pelicans had a single pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, at #56 from Memphis, but Pelicans fans still hoped from Draft night deals, which have happened under Dell’s...

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    A Little Bit About Ryan Anderson

      The Playoffs, game 3, the first playoff game in New Orleans since the team rebranded. The Pelicans blow a huge lead in the fourth enroute to an OT loss. I...

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    Not Yet a Succession Success

    Yesterday, an important ruling was handed down in a legal case with enormous implications for the New Orleans Pelicans, New Orleans Saints, and the rest of Tom Benson’s Empire. The ruling...

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    Eric Gordon Exercises $15.5 Million Player Option for 2015-16 NBA Season

    The New Orleans Pelicans have announced that Eric Gordon has opted into the final year of his 4-year, $58 million contract that he signed three years ago. The 26 year old...

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    Dreaming of the Draft

    It’s hard to argue that the Pelicans are going to trade for a draft pick. According to a source, they haven’t brought anyone in for workouts yet, and the rumor mill...

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    Making the Kevin Durant to the Pelicans Dream a Reality

    The idea of pairing Anthony Davis with another superstar is something that every Pelicans fan has contemplated from time to time, and no superstar would be more deadly with Anthony Davis...

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    How Demps Can Maximize Depth and Flexibility this Summer

    The New Orleans Pelicans two biggest moves of 2015 were set up by decisions that Dell Demps made way back in the summer of 2014. Though he couldn’t foresee the exact moves at...

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    The Pelicans’ Roster Under Gentry – What to Expect Next

    First, Alvin Gentry. Soon after, Darren Erman & Robert Pack. The core of an excellent new Pelicans coaching staff is now in place, and with that being the case, the natural next...

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    Filling up the Seats: Erman and Pack

    The New Orleans Pelicans are wasting no time in filling up the rest of their bench. According to Yahoo! Sports, the New Orleans Pelicans are closing in on signing defensive guru...

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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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    A Look at Jeff Van Gundy’s Potential Staff if Hired

    We are all so focused on the coaching search, and rightfully so, but once that is completed that head coach will have to put together his staff, and that will be...

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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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    New Orleans Pelicans Head Coach Tournament

    We have had draft pick tournaments and mid-level exception tournaments, so it’s only natural that we should do a tournament for the biggest hire in the franchises history. The 16 coach...

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