• A Different Look at the Remaining Schedule, Part 5

    Punchline: Sunday is a pivotal point in the Pelicans’ Playoff path. It can be made clear, but getting top-6 is murky, and top-4 is getting tougher in part due to losing...

  • A Different Look at the Remaining Schedule, Part 4

    Punchline: The Pelicans will have to work hard not to get into the Playoffs, but getting top-6 or top-4 is murky. They are losing important tie-breakers, including multi-team tie-breakers, but some...

  • A Different Look at the Remaining Schedule, Part 3

    Punchline: The Clippers and Nuggets are below the top-8 in the West, but it’s not enough to make me comfortable yet. The New Orleans Pelicans have 12 games left to play,...

  • Thoughts Following the Passing of Mr. Benson

    It’s been a couple days since Tom Benson passed away. I’m not going to go into his importance, because it’s obvious, and the same goes for how it’s a loss for...

  • A Different Look at the Remaining Schedule, Part 2

    Punchline: The Pelicans and Nuggets are the teams in the top-8 with the most potential to fall out of the playoffs. The New Orleans Pelicans have 21 games left to play,...

  • Reviewing Recent Transactions with A. Levy

    A. Levy. is back this week after releasing his latest album. He is a local artist (information and a song follows) who is a passionate and informed Pelicans fan, and you...

  • Initial Reactions to Mirotic

    “Initial thoughts on Mirotic, including if he seems worth the price? What do you need to see going forward to feel good through the end of the deal?” 42: Mirotic’s energy...

  • A Different Look at the Remaining Schedule, Part 1

    The New Orleans Pelicans have 30 regular season games games remaining, sitting at 28-24. Teams in the West have between 26 and 31 games remaining, depending on the team. The number...

  • A Coin Flip and an Interview

    Allow me to introduce A. Levy. He is a local artist (information and a song follows) who is a passionate and informed Pelicans fan. Here is the first of his contributions...

  • A Role for Asik?

    “Does Asik have an on-court role on this team for this season? Any part of next? (None of this is to say he should not be traded.)” 42: Yes, I think...

  • Some DeMarcus Cousins Injury Implications

    What are the implications of the Cousins injury? Pick any aspect, any timeframe. 42: I’m going to take a long-term look here. “It’s over,” crossed my mind more than once in...

  • An open letter to DeMarcus Cousins

    Dear DeMarcus, You don’t know me, but I have probably seen almost every game you have ever played while wearing a jersey with “New Orleans” or “Pelicans” across the chest. Occasionally,...

  • Appreciating DeMarcus Cousins

    We here at Bourbon Street Shots are stunned and crestfallen. To DeMarcus Cousins, his friends, family, fans, and everyone that benefits from his talents, his good will, and his presence: Our...

  • We’re all sad, but DeMarcus Cousins had one hell of a season

    I’m sad. We’re sad. But nothing can compare to the pain and anguish that DeMarcus Cousins must be going through right now. After leading for pretty much the entire game, the...

  • 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...

  • From scrub to sub: Pelicans’ Darius Miller is a bench weapon

    As if he were the protagonist in an ancient epic, small Forward Darius Miller was released from the New Orleans Pelicans on November 30, 2014 and has now emerged as a...

  • The V in Thanksgiving

    I thought about writing this post at the start of the season, but it didn’t feel right, so I waited. I’m not driven or moved by arbitrary deadlines. Especially not with...

  • Thoughts on Injuries, Rotation, Roster Moves

    Some thoughts on the return of injured players. Frank Jackson could return in the coming weeks, with a 3-4 month window reported on September 1. Jackson was unlikely to be slated...

  • The value Darren Erman provides for the Pelicans on defense

    (Be sure to follow Brendon on twitter.) Lost in the concern over injuries and questions about Alvin Gentry’s future is a fact: Darren Erman has been a very valuable assistant during...

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