• New Orleans Pelicans’ Once and Future All-Star

    As the Pelicans approach the All-Star break the main focus will be on Anthony Davis, and, to a lesser extent, Buddy Hield. But there is someone else in New Orleans that...

  • Chris Trew & Luke Bonner Chat about NBA All-Star Weekend

    Everyone’s favorite Pelicans fan, Chris Trew, and former NBA D-League player, Luke Bonner, recently crossed paths for the first time at One Eyed Jack’s in New Orleans. The two decided to...

  • Civil Disobedience

    Don’t hate the media; become the media. — Jello Biafra I’ve written a few very personal pieces on this site over the years. Long-time readers and friends will recall my David...

  • Brook Lopez and Setting the Bar

    Earlier this week, I wrote about the swirling Jahlil Okafor rumors and why I don’t think it’s a good idea for the Pelicans to trade for him. Yesterday, one of the targets...

  • The Injury Inefficiency Efficiency

    The New Orleans Pelicans seem to be plagued with injuries. Some Pelicans fans feel like this is a curse of some sort. Some writers and even employees and players have mentioned,...

  • NOkafor: Why I Have Little Interest in Jahlil

    Earlier this week, there were rumors that the Pelicans had interest in Jahlil Okafor.  There were multiple proposed packages, involving assets ranging from this year’s draft pick to unloading Alexis Ajinca’s...

  • So It Is a Center Pairing, Is It?

    Amid recent reports around the Pelicans’ trade deadline activity is a message from the organization that they have made a decision regarding the future of the team: they are going to...

  • In the NO Podcast EP. 275: Little Letdowns

    Michael and I talk about these little letdowns that keep spiraling into Pelicans defeats – and while Michael walks away more positive than expected, I end up a bit more negative....

  • Figuring Out the Pelicans’ Identity

    You’ve heard a bunch of buzzwords thrown out regarding the Pelicans this year: Defense, Pace, Switching, Blue-Collar. But another word has been popping up recently. Identity. And that’s probably the worst...

  • The Race For 8th

    Like many Pelicans’ fans my frustration almost reached a tipping point after the all around embarrassing performance against the Brooklyn Nets. But in true Pelicans’ fashion they turned around and beat...

  • In the NO(pe) Pod Ep 274: Trade Jrue?

    Trading Jrue. That’s pretty much what Michael and I talk about all pod long. What teams are buyers and sellers, which ones make sense to trade Jrue too, what sort of...

  • The Jrue Holiday Trade That Makes Sense For Everyone

    The Pelicans management is in a tough spot here. Ownership wants to make the playoffs, yet a singular focus on that one goal could have terrible ramifications for future years. Imagine...

  • In the NO Episode 273: Pushing for 8?

    Michael and I talk about Jrue, Moore, and the push for the 8th seed in the West. Do we want the Pels to go for it? Trade Jrue? Set Moore free?...

  • The Pelicans’ Offense With Jrue Holiday

    *all numbers presented do not include the most recent game against the New York Knicks Defense, defense, defense. That is all that was talked about in the offseason, and for good...

  • Buddy Hield Progressing In His Rookie Campaign

    A collaboration between James Grayson and Graham McQueen Buddy Hield was able to accomplish something that not even Anthony Davis was able to during his rookie season, and something no Pelican...

  • The Argument For Acquiring Paul Milsap

    For several days now, reports have been out there that Hawks forward Paul Milsap is being shopped around by Atlanta. A few days after that, some reports linked him to the...

  • In the NO Podcast ep 272: Motiejunas and an Improved Hield

    Motiejunas! Buddy Hield’s improved play! Rogue one! 4 wins! 1 game out of the 8th seed! Jrue Holiday’s next contract! Michael and I have a lot to talk about after our...

  • NOLA 3-Point Club to Hold First Fundraiser Dinner of 2016-17 Season

    Disclosure: My father donates his time to this organization, serving on its board of directors. No one on the 3 Point Club’s Executive Committee or Board of Directors receive any kind of financial compensation...

  • Rights & Wrongs

    Some of you may not know me since I tend to stay behind the scenes, so I’ll introduce myself. My name is Andrew Smith & I handle the digital media work...

  • 8 Crazy Seeds

    Ok, only 7 of them are crazy for the New Orleans Pelicans to get, but the 8th seed is not crazy at this point. The Pelicans are 11-21, sitting in an...

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