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    New Orleans Pelicans Season In Review: Omer Asik

    In Spain, Omer Asik told Monty/Anthony Davis he just wants to rebound/defend. Upon hearing that, Davis’ smile was “like the Kool-Aid Man – Jim Eichenhofer, Pelicans.com It’s been talked about everywhere,...

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    The New Orleans Pelicans’ 2015 Salary Cap Situation

    With the New Orleans Pelicans’ 2014-15 season now officially at an end, it is time to start thinking about the summer and where the team stands within the rules of the...

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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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    Easy Adjustments the Pelicans Can Make To Win Game 3

    With their first round series shifting homeward the New Orleans Pelicans find themselves in a must-win situation. Yes, no one expected them to win this matchup but getting swept would put...

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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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    Warriors and Pelicans Game One: Film Review

    The Anthony Davis playoff era began last night to what many believed to be an easy Warrior victory. Proceedings proved to fall in line with these sentiments as Golden State controlled...

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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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    Pelicans Scoop – The Final Playoff Push

    Some of the Bourbon Street Shots writers discuss five key questions heading into the Pelicans’ final three games of the regular season, tied with the Thunder for the 8th and final playoff...

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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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    The Pelicans’ Surprisingly Reasonable Path to a Top-10 Defense

    As we all know, the Pelicans have again endured countless injuries which have again derailed the team’s quest for its first playoff berth since Chris Paul left town. Despite this recurring theme,...

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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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    Moleskin Moments: Pels Sneak Past Bucks

    1Q 9:16. @PelicansNBA came out strong, making jumpshots and taking advantage of the offensive glass. 7-0 Pels 8:56 Lots of dribble hand-offs from the bigs to guards early. Momentum carrying them...

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    Game On: Pelicans v. Bucks

    With a win tonight, the New Orleans Pelicans can reclaim the eighth and final playoff spot as they take on the Milwaukee Bucks. The Pelicans hope to rebound from their 118-111...

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    Moleskin Moments: Pels Lose Double Overtime Thriller to the Nuggets

    The Pels didn’t attack Ty Lawson as much on defense as they did in their 99-92 victory over the Nuggets earlier this month, with Evans nor Gordon attacking him on the...

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    Super Sunday Match-up: Denver Nuggets v. New Orleans

    After playing seven games in ten nights, the New Orleans Pelicans (36-29) had four days off, and now return to action against the Denver Nuggets (25-41). The Nuggets currently lead the...

  • Recap: Pelicans Topple Nets

    The New Orleans Pelicans thoroughly defeated the Brooklyn Nets 111-91. The win makes it three straight for New Orleans (5-2 over the last ten days, 9-2 over their last 11 games)...

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    Breaking Down Omer Asik’s Defensive Game Winners

    Earlier in the season I broke down the game winning shot Tyreke Evans had against the Toronto Raptors. Last week Omer Asik decided he wanted to win the Pelicans a game...

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