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    A Set of Pelicans Basketball Cards Lied to Me

    I’ve held my breath for far too long. The basketball off season is far too long. It’s time to unleash the truth. The truth is that the Pelicans Basketball Card Pack...

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    In the NO Podcast Episode 186: James Ham on the Kingly Pelicans

    Cowbell Kingdom’s James Ham joins us to talk about the new former Kings the Pelicans have imported: John Salmons, Jimmer Fredette, Omri Casspi – and of course, we can’t avoid talking...

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    Farewell to a True Pelican, Jason Smith

    Saying goodbye is never easy, especially when you’re doing so to the longest tenured player from your favorite team. Jason Smith has given us so much on and off the court...

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    New Orleans Pelicans Sign Russ Smith

    Just prior to the press conference to introduce Omer Asik, the New Orleans Pelicans announced another move, the signing of Russ Smith, the second round pick they got in exchanged for...

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    Pelicans lose to Spurs by 2. Dangit.

    The Pelicans failed to capitalize on their strength advantage as the Spurs – a lousy rebounding team, controlled the boards and edged out a two point win.  My observations: Russ wasn’t...

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    Game On: Pelicans vs Spurs

    Destruction in the Desert. Violence in Vegas. That’s right. Tonight, the Pelicans take on the Spurs in a game that means everything. Will the upstart young Pelicans defeat the veteran-laden Spurs...

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    Season in Review: Jrue Holiday

    The Acquisition It would be hard to start a Jrue Holiday season recap without first mentioning how he was acquired.  On the night of the 2014 NBA Draft, the Pelicans traded the...

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    Season in Review: Jason Smith

    There were high hopes for Jason Smith following a promising 2012-13 season, despite the injury that left him riding the pine for the final two months of the season. Let’s head...

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    Weakside Eyes: A Pelicans Questionnaire

    I mean ya asked me for da truth and dats what i’m given ya straight up – Tony “Toots” Morales Let’s just dive into this, shall we? I have listed some...

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    Good, But Not Good Enough

    Man was born to love Though often he has sought, Like Icarus, to fly too high And far too lonely than he ought, To kiss the sum of East and West...

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    Weakside Eyes: The Legend of Austin Rivers

    I dunno know what the answer is. There’s something ’bout his game dat doesn’t make my eyes feel good –Lenny the Cabbie Since Jrue Holiday went down with an injury, the...

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    Game On: Rockets @ Pelicans – and Keys to the Off-season

    The season ends tonight against the Rockets in a meaningless game for both teams, since the Rockets are locked into the four seed even if the lose due to owning the...

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    Evans Dominates, Pelicans Beat the Thunder

    Tyreke Evans the Pelicans brought it right at the heart of the Thunder defense all night long, and it paid off. Evans dropped a career high 41 points and got just...

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    Poking the Bear

    And I know it’s my own damn fault – Jimmy Buffett, Margaritaville With just a few games left of the season, I’ve been looking at some of the season stats for...

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    The Beauty of Gray

    This is not a black and white world To be alive, I say that the colors must swirl And I believe that maybe today We will all get to appreciate The...

  • Game Recap Lose 1

    Pelicans go small, can’t handle Suns

    Down three and under a minute to go, I certainly wouldn’t have drawn up a pull-up three pointer from Tyreke Evans tonight.  Of course, neither did Monty as the Pelicans had...

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    Game On: Phoenix @ Pelicans

    Five games left.  Suns, Rockets, Thunder, Rockets, Thunder.  Yikes. Tonight they get, by record, the easiest of those three opponents, but I’m not sure that’s really an accurate statement.  Those other...

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    Blazers do enough to beat the Pelicans

    For a stretch in the fourth, LaMarcus Aldridge seemed like he could hit everything – and I kept sighing and shaking my head, feeling like he was doing it just because...

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    Game On: Pelicans @ Trailblazers

    At this point in the season, I’m just hoping the Marquee matchup of this game actually shows up to play.  Nothing is more fun than Aldridge vs Davis as two lanky,...

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    The Spirit of Radio

    Invisible airwaves crackle with life Bright antennae bristle with the energy Emotional feedback on timeless wavelength Bearing a gift beyond price, almost free – Rush, The Spirit of Radio The New...

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