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    Game On: Pelicans Host Timberwolves

    The Timberwolves come into town to face a Pelicans team that has an excellent chance to make up ground on the Thunder.  The Timberwolves have been largely hapless (by design) this...

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    Pelicans finish off Kings

    Like all monarchies, the Kings were too entirely dependent on one guy tonight.  So, despite that guy being absolutely amazing, the Pelicans shrugged off a slow start and punished the rest...

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    Game On: Kings @ Pelicans

    The playoffs are a longshot now, but if the race is to even remain interesting, the Pelicans have to string some wins together over this soft part of their schedule. Which...

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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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    Pelicans Give it All, Fall Short to Clippers

    Monty Pregame Thoughts “Since I have been here, we have shown that we can beat them here.. but it’s not an easy task.” The news that Anthony Davis would play in...

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    Game On: Pelicans at Clippers

    Once again, the Pelicans are limping into a matchup with the Los Angeles Clippers. I was out all day yesterday and have not heard any news regarding whether Anthony Davis, Omer...

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    A few members of the Pelicans lose to the Suns

    I don’t know what to say.  The Pelicans were missing Jrue Holiday and Ryan Anderson.  They got 18 minutes from Asik before he got hurt himself – and, by the way, he was murdering...

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    Game On: Pelicans @ Suns

    In recent days, Phoenix has been counted out in the Western Conference playoff chase – with The Pelicans and OKC being the teams looked at as most likely to snag that...

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    Seasoning this Season

    Well, well, wellwellwell. With 17 games to go, the New Orleans Pelicans sit in the 8th seed. It is admittedly by a margin that is garlic skin thin over the Oklahoma...

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    Davis Unstoppable as Evans goes down

    I wanted so hard to enjoy Michael Carter-Williams regression to the mean in the fourth quarter of that game.  I wanted to enjoy Davis ripping cord for 43 points in the flow...

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    Game On: Pelicans @ Bucks

    Time for another road game against the Eastern Conference!  If recent history is correct, that means you should now prepare for an evening of swearing, facepalms, and muttered imprecations.  The one saving...

  • Game Recap Win 2

    Davis returns and takes down Pistons

    Davis returned, played 42 minutes, and put up 39 points, 13 rebounds, 2 assists, 3 steals, and 8 blocked shots.  He had 1 turnover, and 1 personal foul.  He was phenomenal,...

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    Game On: Pistons @ Pelicans

    The Pistons haven’t played a game since Feb 28th.  The Pelicans are smack dab in the middle of a stretch of 12 games in 19 nights.  Fortunately, this game is the...

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    Game On: Pelicans @ Mavericks

    The red-hot Pelicans travel to Dallas to face a Mavericks team that will be missing two of its key players, Chandler Parsons and Tyson Chandler.  The Pelicans are on their longest winning...

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    Pelicans lose to Magic

    Yech.  I have other words to use about that game!  Blech comes to mind.  Yuck.  Feh.  Sigh.  Whatever.  Blah. It was a weird game.  The Pels didn’t rebound the way they...

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    Optimizing Omer: Part 2

    In Part 1 of this series, I outlined Omer Asik’s role, which is to defend, rebound, and protect Anthony Davis. He is accomplishing this role, yet is subject to a high...

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    What a Game: Pelicans @ Thunder

    Instant Classic tonight, folks.  It had all the right ingredients for a game you’ll remember all year, and I’m seriously pumped.  It had heroes.  It had goats.  It had amazing shots....

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    Game On: Pelicans @ Thunder

    I’m feeling pretty good about our chances tonight. The Pelicans have a history this season of losing games that were stacked in their favor – and winning games where they were...

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    Game On: Thunder @ Pelicans

    The red hot Pelicans take on the Oklahoma City Thunder tonight in the finale of a six game home stand which has given a boost of confidence to fans and players alike,...

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    In the NO Podcast Ep 202: No Jrue, No Problem

    Michael and I break down the 4-game win streak and what it means now that Jrue isn’t playing. We talk the uptick in Gordon’s numbers, how Anthony is taking more shots...

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