• Passing and The Two-Man Game

    The New Orleans Pelicans is a team whose core is zagging when the NBA as a whole is zigging. We saw the Grizzlies and, to some extent, the Pacers have success...

  • 2017-Finals-Inspired Thoughts for the Pelicans

    The New Orleans Pelicans, like 27 other teams, are watching the 2017 NBA Finals from the comfort of their living rooms, literally or figuratively. The Finals are in many ways a...

  • Let ’em Have It?

    The New Orleans Pelicans are part of the 2017 NBA Draft Lottery this year, and they keep their pick if they end up with one of the top 3 selections. If...

  • When Public Declarations of Support Are About The Public

    In the middle of another NBA post-season missing the New Orleans franchise as a participant, the topic of the week has been the job status of Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry...

  • Progress Towards an Identity

    I wrote a while back that the Pelicans were in dire need of an identity. This idea resonated with many, and it was of course lampooned by those who are just...

  • Pelicans Prepare for a Big Choice

    The New Orleans Pelicans have been under the gun since it was clear that Anthony Davis was going to be what was hoped prior to the 2012 NBA Draft. The first...

  • New Orleans Pelicans Announce D-League Franchise

    On Friday the New Orleans Pelicans announced the formation of a D-League (soon to be G-League, but I refuse to call it that) franchise. A lot of details are still yet...

  • The Wisdom of Solomon?

    When the New Orleans Pelicans signed Solomon Hill, I told myself: Read up. When I had time to read up, I told myself: This guy is going to do most of...

  • I’ll Die on Boogie Hill

    The New Orleans Pelicans acquired DeMarcus Cousins in a trade, and now I’ve had some time to think about it. There’s been a good deal of flap about the trade just...

  • Casspi and the Cap

    The New Orleans Pelicans traded for DeMarcus Cousins, and many minds were lost. As detailed in the post here once the trade was confirmed to us, Everything changes. Everything. It’s a...

  • Pace is Good and Pace is Bad

    It’s been one game since the Fire-Ice combo took the court for the first time. It resulted in a 30 point loss to the Moreyball Rockets, so now it’s time to...

  • Boogie and the Brow: Offense

    New Orleans’s anemic offense may have just found its solution – by adding DeMarcus Cousins (referred to in this article as “Boogie”), the Pels have instantly gone from a bottom of...

  • New Orleans Pelicans Trade for DeMarcus Cousins

    The New Orleans Pelicans will land DeMarcus Cousins in trade, per multiple reports came out after the conclusion of the 2017 NBA All-Star Game. Reports of discussions built before and during...

  • In the NO Podcast Ep 276: DeMarcus Cousins and a Big Three?

    Holy crap. We’re recording a pod, talking about that terrible Lay-up line – er – All-Star Game, and suddenly a blockbuster trade falls on us. Boogie and Casspi for Hield, Evans,...

  • Civil Disobedience

    Don’t hate the media; become the media. — Jello Biafra I’ve written a few very personal pieces on this site over the years. Long-time readers and friends will recall my David...

  • The Injury Inefficiency Efficiency

    The New Orleans Pelicans seem to be plagued with injuries. Some Pelicans fans feel like this is a curse of some sort. Some writers and even employees and players have mentioned,...

  • Are You Ready for Your Solo?

    Every team in the NBA as the “polarizing move du jour,” and for the Pelicans, Solomon Hill has given Omer Asik some breathing room. It’s not that either player is an...

  • Wasted Seasons?

    I keep hearing the term “wasted” season, and it annoys me. Rather than just stew over here, I wanted to try to add some clarity to all sides of the manufactured...

  • How the Pelicans have changed

    I had a lot of questions this summer stemming from the subtraction of Anderson and Gordon.  How was the team going to replace all those threes?  Would the team maintain its...

  • Thanksgiving Scoop

    You’ll have to see how the answers turn out, but here are some upward-pointing questions in advance of Thanksgiving. 1. Holiday is back. Are the New Orleans Pelicans now equipped to...

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