• Monty WIlliams

    Eric’s Suggestions for the Pelicans’ Offense

    ((Below is a post from a fan that I, personally, both agree with and am thankful for. Via comments here, I asked Eric to write something for the community to read...

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    Game On: Kings @ Pelicans

    First, if you haven’t listened to On the Fly, you should.  Jake and Pelli talk with Aaron Bruski about the Kings and how the Pelicans matchup.  However, if you aren’t going...

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    Pelicans Scoop: Eric Gordon Injury Impact

    A few of our writers give their takes on what impact Eric Gordon’s torn labrum will have on the New Orleans Pelicans. 1) If it were up to you, who would...

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    On the Fly, Episode 2: Kings!

      Jake and I are privileged to welcome Aaron Bruski to talk about the upcoming game with the Sacramento Kings.   Aaron writes for NBC Sports, RotoWorld, ProBasketballTalk, and every other basketball site...

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    Gordon Out Indefinitely With Torn Labrum

    Eric Gordon is out with a torn labrum that he suffered in the New Orleans Pelicans’ win Saturday night against the Utah Jazz. The injury was discovered after Gordon had an...

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    In the NO Podcast Ep 195: No Gordon, No Asik, No Problem?

    Michael and I talk about . . . 43 points!  INJURIES?!?  OMG!!!!  What do we do!!!  Or – we break down no less than 6 games and give a brief preview...

  • Anthony Davis Eric Gordon

    Pelicans get the Win, and AD gets a new Career High

    This game felt strange. It wasn’t something in particular. Just everything about it felt odd. First off, the Pelicans didn’t have their own guys broadcasting the game. If you got anything, you...

  • Game On Away 1

    Pelicans at Jazz Open Thread

    Hey Pels fans! Sorry to get this up so late. There was a misunderstanding on my part. The Pelicans (6-5) take on the Jazz (5-8) tonight. Again, we will be missing...

  • On the Fly v 1.0: Welcome!

      Welcome to On the Fly, Bourbon Street Shots’ new podcast.  At the site, we are always trying to find new, creative ways to cover the New Orleans Pelicans.. and after...

  • Game Recap Lose 4

    Observations: Pelicans at Nuggets

    The Pelicans did something new every quarter tonight.  Each quarter, they lost in a slightly different way.  In the first, after racing out to a quick lead, they decided they wanted...

  • Anthony Davis

    Anthony Davis: Destroyer of the Basketball-Reference Play Index

    The Pelicans are now 10 games into the 82-game NBA season, sitting at 6-4 after splitting a road back-to-back in Portland and Sacramento. The biggest single contributor to New Orleans’ winning record, of course, is the...

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    The Perfect Pelicans Pick-and-Roll

    I like to keep up, as best I can, with everything going on in the NBA. Like most of the writers at BSS, I’m not just a fan of the Pelicans....

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    Weakside Eyes: Reviewing the Anthony Davis (Audio)

    Gerry talks about Anthony Davis, his improvement, and looks at the Spurs game for some examples. V on Davis’ Improvement V on Davis in the Spurs Game Gerry V is a...

  • Game Recap Lose 1

    Observations: Pelicans @ Blazers

    For the second time this season, the Pelicans held all the cards through the first three quarters – and then sputtered in the fourth and lost the game.  Really – the...

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    In Search of an Eighth Man for the New Orleans Pelicans

    Prior to the season starting, our own Mason Ginsberg wondered whether a 7th man would emerge. Austin Rivers clearly has, but unfortunately there is still a gaping hole on the wing...

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    Tyreke Evans and Small Sample Sizes

    I’ve been known to get a little salty about how NBA fans, especially those of the Twitter variety, talk about and use statistics. I am by no means a statistics expert,...

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    New Orleans Pelicans Set Records Against the Timberwolves

    Good teams defeat the teams that they should beat; great teams demolish them. After playing a terrible final four minutes against the Lakers on Wednesday, it was clear that they were not...

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    Timberwolves at Pelicans Open Thread

    The New Orleans Pelicans take on the Minnesota Timberwolves tonight, who will be without Ricky Rubio (injury) and Thad Young (passing of mother.. prayers to Young and his family).  The Pelicans...

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    Observations on Pelicans v Lakers

    109-102 is the final score.  Looked at without context, that’s probably a bit disappointing.  The Pelicans are trying to be hot stuff, and the Lakers are simply an incubator for lots...

  • Anthony Davis Ryan Anderson

    Notes on the New Orleans Pelicans’ Collapse in Cleveland

    Monday night, the New Orleans Pelicans lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers 118-111. The Pelicans entered the fourth quarter down 6, but got to within 2 points with just under 4 minutes...

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