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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...

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    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...

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    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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    Evaluating Project Asik-and-Destroy

    For two years, the Pelicans struggled to find a center to play next to Anthony Davis. Last season, the Pels featured the 3 headed monster of Withey, Stiemsma, and Ajinca. Before...

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    Observations: Pelicans crush Rockets

    Just one minute and 31 seconds into the second quarter, Kevin McHale had seen enough.  He pulled his starters, sent in the second unit, and only James Harden would see minutes...

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    Game On: Rockets @ Pelicans

    It’s too early to tell what the addition of Josh Smith will mean to the Rockets.  Since he’s arrived, they have two narrow losses against good teams, one narrow win against...

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    New Orleans Pelicans Lose to San Antonio Spurs 95-93 in Overtime

    The New Orleans Pelicans close out 2014 at 16-16 after losing in overtime to the San Antonio Spurs, 95-93. A short-lived peppy start (9-2 in just over 6 minutes of play),...

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    New Orleans Pelicans @ San Antonio Spurs: New Year’s Eve Open Thread

    The New Orleans Pelicans (16-15) will play the San Antonio Spurs (19-14). The game will tip slightly early with the broadcast starting at 6 pm CST (UTC -6). The game can...

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