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    In the NO Podcast Ep 211: Pelicans have to Win Out?

    We review the last three games, including the heart-breaker in Houston that could have been. We think about Cousins as a Pelican (briefly) and then try to figure out what record...

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    How To Re-Insert Jrue Holiday Into the Pelicans Rotation

    First things first, Jrue Holiday potentially coming back this season is great news. You can argue that it is hard to re-insert a major piece back into a rotation, and that...

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    Game On: Pelicans Host Timberwolves

    The Timberwolves come into town to face a Pelicans team that has an excellent chance to make up ground on the Thunder.  The Timberwolves have been largely hapless (by design) this...

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    Pelicans finish off Kings

    Like all monarchies, the Kings were too entirely dependent on one guy tonight.  So, despite that guy being absolutely amazing, the Pelicans shrugged off a slow start and punished the rest...

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    The Pelicans’ Surprisingly Reasonable Path to a Top-10 Defense

    As we all know, the Pelicans have again endured countless injuries which have again derailed the team’s quest for its first playoff berth since Chris Paul left town. Despite this recurring theme,...

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    In the NO Podcast Ep. 210: Tired of Injuries, lets talk Rainbows

    I wish we could talk about Unicorns and Rainbows.  Because, I am sooooo tired of talking about injuries.  So guess what happened!  The team had more injuries!  Frustrating!  Besides just the...

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    Should the Pelicans Just Run It Back Next Season?

    There is nothing that gets a fan base more excited than change, or even the possibility of change. Even when a franchise is winning, a tweet, or a message board post...

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    Pelicans Give it All, Fall Short to Clippers

    Monty Pregame Thoughts “Since I have been here, we have shown that we can beat them here.. but it’s not an easy task.” The news that Anthony Davis would play in...

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    A few members of the Pelicans lose to the Suns

    I don’t know what to say.  The Pelicans were missing Jrue Holiday and Ryan Anderson.  They got 18 minutes from Asik before he got hurt himself – and, by the way, he was murdering...

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    In the NO Podcast Ep 209: Playoff Dogfight

    It may be stupid, but Michael and I can’t help talking about the fight for the playoffs. We talk the games against Denver and Brooklyn, but also talk streaking Utah, the...

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    On the Fly, Episode 14: Scott Kushner

    Jake and I are privileged to welcome Scott Kushner of The Advocate to talk about a smorgasbord of Pelican topics and also the changing world of journalism.  Give it a listen...

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    Seasoning this Season

    Well, well, wellwellwell. With 17 games to go, the New Orleans Pelicans sit in the 8th seed. It is admittedly by a margin that is garlic skin thin over the Oklahoma...

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    In the NO Podcast Ep 208: Davis going Nova

    A 3-1 week and another injury to boot! That’s Pelicans Basketball! Like Davis, Michael and I shake off Tyreke’s injury and tear into all we saw these last few games. And...

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    Davis Unstoppable as Evans goes down

    I wanted so hard to enjoy Michael Carter-Williams regression to the mean in the fourth quarter of that game.  I wanted to enjoy Davis ripping cord for 43 points in the flow...

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    Pelicans Rally From 18 Down to Stun Grizzlies

    The Pelicans rallied back from as many as 18 down to beat the Southwest Division-leading Memphis Grizzlies to equal their win total from last season with 19 games still to play....

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    Game On: Pels Host Grizzlies

    The Pelicans host the Memphis Grizzlies tonight in the Smoothie King Center, tip off is for 6CT. Both teams are coming into the second of a back-to-back, tho Memphis won their...

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    Pelicans Blow Chance to Pull Even with OKC

    Another night another disappointing loss for the Pelicans against a sub-.500 team from the East. Looking at the stat sheet the Pelicans out shot, out rebounded, and assisted more than the...

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    Game On: Pels Host Celtics

    Lost amid the MVP race, the mounting the number injuries to big name players, game-changing calls, and other national story lines, is the race for the Western Conference Playoffs. Tying into the...

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    My House of Cards’ Inspired Case for Tyreke Evans

    Spoiler Alert House of Cards fans*   “Imagination is its own form of courage,” Frank Underwood states coolly to us before turning back toward author Thomas Yates. They are in discussion...

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    Davis returns and takes down Pistons

    Davis returned, played 42 minutes, and put up 39 points, 13 rebounds, 2 assists, 3 steals, and 8 blocked shots.  He had 1 turnover, and 1 personal foul.  He was phenomenal,...

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