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    The Perfect Pelicans Pick-and-Roll

    I like to keep up, as best I can, with everything going on in the NBA. Like most of the writers at BSS, I’m not just a fan of the Pelicans....

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    Tyreke Evans and Small Sample Sizes

    I’ve been known to get a little salty about how NBA fans, especially those of the Twitter variety, talk about and use statistics. I am by no means a statistics expert,...

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    Pelicans Go BIG Against the Magic

    For 69 beautiful seconds in the 4th quarter last night, the Pelicans line up featured the three-headed monster of Davis, Anderson, and Asik… at the same time. The gigantic lineup included...

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    Pelicans Scoop: Asik, Playoffs, and the Starters

    1. What excites you the most about the addition of Omer Asik? Michael McNamara: The fact that we will get to see Anthony Davis freelance and roam more on the defensive...

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    Pelicans Summer League Preview

    * Co-author credit goes to Michael McNamara for writing the “What to Watch for” points below. Enjoy.  The other day I received a text from a friend that simply read, “Is...

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    New Orleans Pelicans MLE Tournament: First Round Results Are In

    First off, thank you to everyone who participated by voting and commenting on our matchups. Our writers worked hard to make the case for each of our 16 participants and now, thanks...

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    New Orleans Pelicans MLE Tournament: Caron Butler vs. Thabo Sefolosha

    Caron Butler (2 years and $7 million) by: Nick Lewellen Let’s start off with some real talk. We have our core players already on the roster, and we all know that...

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    New Orleans Pelicans MLE Tournament: Spencer Hawes vs. Richard Jefferson

    In today’s MLE Tournament, Cavaliers’ big man Spencer Hawes  goes head-to-head with Jazz wing Richard Jefferson. Don’t forget to vote at the end, and for all the matchups so far, click here.  Spencer Hawes (3 years...

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    New Orleans Pelicans MLE Tournament: Emeka Okafor vs. Trevor Ariza

    In our first matchup of the MLE Tournament, two former players in Emeka Okafor and Trevor Ariza battle it out. Don’t forget to vote at the end, and keep up with all...

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    Season in Review: Jeff Withey

    Last offseason the Pelicans sent Robin Lopez and Terrel Harris to Portland and Greivis Vasquez to Sacramento for Tyreke Evans from the Kings. Oh, and they also got a skinny seven...

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    Season in Review: Brian Roberts

      Writing a Brian Roberts 2013-14 season review is a tricky thing. He isn’t a particularly unique player, but he splits fan opinions like crazy. Some love him, while others love to...

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    Do Coaches Really Matter?

    Whether you like it or not, one of the main storylines of this offseason will be Monty Williams. More specifically, should Monty Williams retain his job as the Pelicans head coach?...

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    Talking about the Timeline

    Nick just put out an article about Anthony Davis’ development timeline. Here, we talk about what that says about the timeline the New Orleans Pelicans are on. Jason: Nick, you just...

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    The Development of Anthony Davis

    This is a new series called Show me the Data. I’m hoping to publish a data heavy, analytical, or academically focused piece on the Pelicans or an NBA topic every other week. My...

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    Anthony Davis is Injured in Blowout Loss to Mavericks

    That was painful. I mean every part of the game was painful, but watching Anthony Davis walk off the court with a shoulder sprain was the worst. Frankly, the one thing...

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    Game On: New Orleans Pelicans @ Dallas Mavericks

    The Pelicans have played the Mavericks 3 times this year and have lost every time. One game was a 17-point blowout, but the other two were close losses by 3 points....

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    The Curious Case of Pierre Jackson

    There was a moment during this All Star weekend that was a bit odd for me. You see, for a few hours during and after the D-League’s annual All Star game,...

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    Pelicans Lose a “Close” Game to the Bobcats

    Results matter, but they don’t matter as much as the process. I know it seems like a tired old sports cliché, but it is true. Let me explain. A lot of...

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    Game On: New Orleans Pelicans at Charlotte Bobcats

    I became a Hornets fan when they moved to New Orleans. Before the move, I really didn’t have a team, and I really didn’t follow the team in Charlotte. Regardless of...

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    Understanding the Trade Market: Who is Dealer Dell?

    This whole series has aimed to give you, the readers, a better understanding of the trade market as a whole. We hoped to give you some academic insight and practical knowledge,...

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