• Game Recap Lose 1

    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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    Pelicans avenge 76ers loss

    Dare I say it?  Do I talk about cohesion and team play and sharing the ball?  Or do I just chalk it all up to the team looking good playing a...

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    Game On: 76ers @ Pelicans

    Danger!  Danger! The Pelicans won a high-energy game last night against Dallas that went down to the wire, and today get to face a bottom-dwelling 76ers team at home.  The team needs...

  • Game Recap Win 4

    Observations: Pelicans take down Wolves

    For a short time I thought this might just be one of those Mo Williams nights, when he would be hitting everything and make it really hard for the Pelicans to...

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    Game On: Pelicans @ Wolves

    If recent history tells us anything,we should expect a loss tonight. The team is on the road and apparently doesn’t care about the quality of the team it is facing. And...

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    Anthony Davis Named 2015 NBA All-Star Game Starter

    The New Orleans Pelicans have an All-Star for the second year in a row, and this time he’s starting. Anthony Davis is a starting forward for the West in the 2015...

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    A Note on the Pelicans Ownership Succession Plan

    Last evening, Jeff Duncan, in a very detailed piece, reported that the succession plan for New Orleans Pelicans and New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson has changed. You can read Jeff’s...

  • Monty Williams

    Monty Williams: Difference or Indifference?

    The New Orleans Pelicans’ season up to this point has been mindbogglingly mediocre and middling . . . or just south of that. Their record is 20-21, as close to 0.500...

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    Observations: Boston beats Pelicans

    I mentioned Sullinger and his butt in the pregame.  And it came back and haunted us all game long. You just have to give Boston credit.  When crunch time hit, Sullinger...

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    Game On: Pelicans @ Celtics

    The Pelicans kick off a 5 game road trip in Boston tonight, opening a slate of games against a fairly easy schedule.  As part of the trade that netted the Pelicans...

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    New Orleans Pelicans Receive Quincy Pondexter in Trade

    The New Orleans Pelicans have executed a mid-season trade with the Memphis Grizzlies for Quincy Pondexter. Pondexter was drafted as a senior from the University of Washington in 2010, ending up...

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    Monty Williams’ Loss Aversion May Be Causing Losses

    As part of my resolution to expand my so-called game here on the site, I’m going to try to talk a little more about the on-court play of the New Orleans...

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    Pelicans Fall to Charlotte: Observations

    I’ll be honest- I started writing this recap after the first 2 possessions because I thought a win was in the bag.  And when the Pelicans went up 13 points in the...

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    It’s all about the Mid-Range Jumpshot

    I spend a lot of time talking about the mid-range jump shot. Honestly, I spend too much time talking about the mid-range jump shot. The reason why is pretty simple. Everyone hates...

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    My Bar Food With Eric

    It has been quite a long time since I so looked forward to a normal night. I’ve had about 10 months of abnormal nights, and this was supposed to be a...

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