• Thoughts on Round 2 Versus the Warriors

    The New Orleans Pelicans officially usher in Round 2 of the 2018 NBA Playoffs tonight when they play the Golden State Warriors in Oakland. The Warriors have the clear advantage in...

  • Things to Watch in the Pels-Warriors Series

    Jrue Holiday at the rim Jrue is playing at the highest level of his career, mainly because of his newfound ability to finish at the rim. This can be attributed to...

  • In the NO Pod Ep. 311: Brooms! Brooms!

    A sweep! Michael and I get to break down quite possibly the most exciting results we’ve had since starting the Pod! We break down what went right, marvel at having three...

  • The Night the Pelicans Planted Their Flag

    April 19, 2018 – It is a date to never be forgotten in the cultural history of the great City of New Orleans, State of Louisiana and Gulf Coast region. The sixth...

  • Trail Blazers Game 2 Changes

    What do you want to see more or less of in Game 2? 42: I want to see better rebounding. I have been beating the rebouding drum all season, but it...

  • Reactions to Game 1 v Trail Blazers

    What is your reaction to Game 1? Mason: Incredibly fired up. The Pelicans played three consistent, solid quarters, which gave them just enough buffer to withstand a predictable home team 4th...

  • Round 1 Predictions

    How does this series go? 42: Pelicans in 7 is my prediction. Following that are Pelicans in 6 and Trail Blazers in 7. I think Jrue has a couple good defensive...

  • Keys to Round 1

    What is “a” or “the” key to the series with the Trail Blazers? What is something else to keep an eye on that might be under-discussed? 42: I think the key...

  • The Dawn is Coming

    On March 31st, I booked a flight back to New Orleans landing at 7:20 PM on April 23rd to surprise my mother for her birthday on the 24th (today). At the...

  • Easy Adjustments the Pelicans Can Make To Win Game 3

    With their first round series shifting homeward the New Orleans Pelicans find themselves in a must-win situation. Yes, no one expected them to win this matchup but getting swept would put...

  • Pelicans Battle Tremendously, but Fade Down the Stretch in 97-87 loss to Warriors

    If you are not extremely proud of this Pelicans team after watching the game tonight, then stop reading now, because you must be on the wrong team’s website. For 44 out of 48...

  • Learning from the Warriors’ Losses

    The Golden State Warriors finished the 2014-15 regular season with 67 wins and 15 losses, easily the best record in the NBA this year. That level of dominance certainly makes the Pelicans’...

  • Pelicans return to the Post Season by ending Spurs Win Streak

    Every team that makes the leap has a few moments you can look back on and remember clearly.  Games or moments that tested their mettle and honed them rather than broke...

  • Red Out, Pelicans In

    The biggest games in Pelicans franchise history are (in very specific order): Pierre’s post beak surgery game, the first ever Pelicans game, tonight, then tonight again. It’s important the Pelicans make...

  • Nothing But a Good Time

    In just under 20 hours, the New Orleans Pelicans will be in the 2015 NBA Playoffs, or the New Orleans Pelicans will not be in the 2015 NBA Playoffs. In either...

  • Pelicans Scoop – The Final Playoff Push

    Some of the Bourbon Street Shots writers discuss five key questions heading into the Pelicans’ final three games of the regular season, tied with the Thunder for the 8th and final playoff...

  • New Orleans Pelicans Snatch Kings’ Crown, Thunder’s Playoff Control

    The New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Sacramento Kings 101-95 to improve to 41-34. The Pelicans took an early lead and never relinquished it, but The Kings surged several times, making this...

  • Friends of BSS Roundtable: Playoffs, Playoffs, Playoffs

    As the NBA season winds down to a close and our season-standings-website-of-choice gets the refresh button pummeled repeatedly because we like how we look in the Top 8, we decided to...

  • The Quest for the 8th Seed: Western Conference Playoff Tie-Breakers

    ESPN’s playoff odds formula currently expects the Pelicans, Thunder, and Suns all to finish with 44-38 records. Obviously, these projections move from day to day as the games are played, but at...

  • The Hornets and the Play-Ifs

    ‘Tis the season for the “if” game. McNamara plays along, listing the top “ifs” for the potentially playoff bound Hornets this year

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