• Do The Pelicans Need To Save Cap Space for Julius Randle?

    It was all smiles at the introductory press conference. Julius Randle spoke about making New Orleans his home long term, and Dell Demps spoke of Randle as if he was a...

  • How Much Hype Can One Man Randle?

    As one door closes, another one opens. The New Orleans Pelicans might have lost DeMarcus Cousins in Free Agency, but the overall fan base has not waivered. Excitement comes in the...

  • Trade Targets III: Setting Up the Next Trade

    Some people play checkers, others play chess. Dell Demps plays chess. He might not always win, but he’s always playing chess. Most NBA fans are in a rush to judge every...

  • Q-Pon Coupon Trade Candidates for the Pelicans

    Last week, I wrote about the Pelicans’ $3.85 million trade exception obtained via sending Quincy Pondexter to the Bulls last summer in a move to clear salary. In it, I mentioned...

  • Elfrid Payton: Homecoming

    By Ryan Hebert (@RyanHebert89) College and more: March 21st, 2014 Elfrid Payton, and Doug McDermott are squaring off in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Payton’s 14th seeded Ragin Cajuns...

  • Are the Pelicans better in the post-Boogie era?

    NBA Free Agency is in full swing and one of New Orleans’s looming fears came into fruition this week as DeMarcus Cousins will walk away from the Pelicans, leaving the franchise...

  • What Makes Sense as the Next Step for the Pelicans?

    July 2nd was a weird day. We can go into every minute detail and break it down several different ways, but let’s just say it was weird and move on. Some...

  • After Math

    We’ll have the considered reactions from the guys later today, but, for now, here’s the New Orleans Pelicans’ cap situation and how it will affect the other 363 days of their...

  • In The No Episode 2: We Have An Emergency

      Shamit and Mason bring Mac out of retirement for this one. Boogie leaves the Pelicans to join the Warriors. Rondo leaves the Pelicans to join the Lakers. Oh hey Julius...

  • 2018 NBA Free Agency, Roundtable 2

    What thoughts do you want to share about Free Agency so far? Ryan Hebert (@RyanHebert89): With the Pelicans being in a Demarcus Cousins led limbo, seeing them tied to almost every...

  • 2018 NBA Free Agency, Roundtable 1

    What thoughts do you want to share about Free Agency so far? Andrew Smith (@DruProductions): I think if Boogie comes on a 2-year, it’s a fantastic if it’s $60m or below....

  • Benjamin Alterman Fandom Fanpost

    Benjamin Alterman is long-time follower of the site and wrote this piece about Fandom. We hope you enjoy it. His twitter is protected, but maybe if you read this, you’ll get...

  • The Midnight Dance

    Intro At midnight July 1, the gates to the NBA’s biggest ball fly open and everyone is looking for that special someone to take to the dance floor. Like any dance,...

  • How to Use the Pelicans’ Q-Pon Coupon

    The NBA free agency period is fast approaching, which means that the Pelicans’ front office members have probably hardly slept recently. As is the case for most seasons, there are a...

  • In The NO Episode “1”: Shamit and Mason Discuss the Pelicans Offseason

      In the first installment of In The NO post Ryan and Mac, Shamit and Mason take a stab at the Pelicans’ offseason. We discuss the draft, European prospects, Boogie, and...

  • Who Makes Sense at 51 and Does it Even Matter?

    For years I have tried to crack the code to finding a gem in the second round. I looked back atthe history of the second round and the profiles of the...

  • In the NO Episode 313: Off-season preview

    Michael and I wrap up our era hosting the Pod by going into the off-season.  How much to offer for DeMarcus, can the Pels land Paul George?  Can they go after...

  • Jesse Brooks stops following Bourbon Street Shots on Instagram

    Even though there are no meaningful games to cover, the NBA off-season can be one of the most eventful and entertaining parts of the league. There’s the draft, NBA Summer League,...

  • In the NO Pod Ep. 312: Season Retrospective

    Michael and I put a bow on the season, recapping the experience, what we liked, hated, and if the season was a success or not. We then talked about best moments,...

  • 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...

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