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    Learning from the Warriors’ Losses

    The Golden State Warriors finished the 2014-15 regular season with 67 wins and 15 losses, easily the best record in the NBA this year. That level of dominance certainly makes the Pelicans’...

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    Pledging Pelicans Allegiance

    I love New Orleans. Truly. Deeply. I’ve lived down here since 2004 when I was an 18-year-old freshman at Tulane. I’m 29 now. Those 10-plus years are more formative in shaping...

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    The Key to Beating the Dubs, Part One: Offense

    The New Orleans Pelicans made the playoffs for many reasons (and not all of them are named Anthony Davis). One of the main reasons is that they had a top-10 offense...

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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...

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    The Win’s the Thing and One More to Go

    In the end you knew it was going to shake out like this. There wasn’t going to be any other way. The Pelicans took care of business tonight against the Timberwolves–after...

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    Pelicans Lose a Battle, but not the War!

    Despite leading at the break, the Pelicans couldn’t hold on in the 2nd half and they fell to the Houston Rockets 121-114.  The first half the Pelicans played about as well...

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    Game On: Pelicans @ Rockets

    So it comes down to this.  With just 3 games left the Pelicans remain neck and neck with the Oklahoma City Thunder as the season comes down to a photo finish...

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    All Aboard the Run It Back Train

    “I do think that consistency in an organization is critical.  If you want to have a chance to have success you have to have consistency; and it is consistency at the...

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    Moleskin Moments: Pels Win a Huge Game Against the Warriors

    This was a classic tale of two halves for the New Orleans Pelicans (42-35) as they beat the Golden State Warriors (63-15) 103-100. The Pelicans started the game off being very...

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    Game On: Pelicans v. Warriors

    When our own Michael McNamara said that “If Pelicans (and Their MVP) Want Playoffs, They Are Going to Have to Earn It,” this is one of the games circled. After being...

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    Pelicans Lose to Trail Blazers

    The Pelicans lost 99-90, their first in 5 games, dropping them to 1 game behind the Oklahoma City Thunder.  The Pels got off to a hot start, leading 14-4 after 5...

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    Game On: Pels at Blazers

    What a week for the Pelicans.  Just last Friday the Pels were coming off a 4 game losing streak and sat 3 and half games behind OKC.  That night the Pels got...

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    New Orleans Pelicans Snatch Kings’ Crown, Thunder’s Playoff Control

    The New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Sacramento Kings 101-95 to improve to 41-34. The Pelicans took an early lead and never relinquished it, but The Kings surged several times, making this...

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    New Orleans Pelicans @ Sacramento Kings

    The New Orleans Pelicans take on the Sacramento Kings on the West Coast tonight at 9:00 CT (UTC -5). The Pelicans sit at 40-34 with 7 games following this game. They...

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    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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    Game On: Pelicans take on Rockets

    The New Orleans Pelicans (37-33) takes on the Houston Rockets (47-23), in a game with major playoff implications. The two teams have been heading in very different directions of late. The...

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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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    The Horror: Pelicans Blown Out in Oakland

    The New Orleans Pelicans were blown out by the Golden State Warriors in Oakland last night. With a starting lineup’s worth of players missing (Jrue Holiday, Ryan Anderson, Anthony Davis, and...

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    Game On: Pelicans Take On Warriors

    The New Orleans Pelicans’ fell a game behind the Oklahoma City Thunder after their 74-72 loss against the Phoenix Suns. The score, which is eerily reminiscent of games played in the...

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