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    In the NO Podcast Ep. 207: Reserves for the Win

    Michael and I talk about this run of good play without the big stars and what it means. Do the Pelicans now have an 11-man deep bench? Should we expect the...

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    Watch Party Tuesday, March 10th @ Tracey’s!

    As we head down the home stretch of the Pelicans’ season we are all rooting as hard as possible for this team to make the playoffs. And there is no better...

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    Pels Fall Late to Mavericks

    It became clear early on that defense would not be the name of this game, as both teams got off to blazing hot starts. For the Mavericks, it was Rajon Rondo,...

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    Game On: Pelicans @ Mavericks

    The red-hot Pelicans travel to Dallas to face a Mavericks team that will be missing two of its key players, Chandler Parsons and Tyson Chandler.  The Pelicans are on their longest winning...

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    Norris Cole and Quincy Pondexter Have Value That Goes Well Beyond the Numbers

    I love numbers. Use them all the time. And when it comes to analyzing the NBA and the New Orleans Pelicans specifically, I tend to make them a regular part of...

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    Pels Come from Behind to Win 4th Straight in Amazing Team Win

    New Orleans fought back from a 10-point deficit in the 4th quarter to tie their longest winning streak of the season (4). The Pelicans stretched their wings in the 4th quarter...

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    Game On: Pelicans Host The Heat

    The New Orleans Pelicans host the Miami Heat tonight in the Smoothie King Center at 7 CT.  Miami clings to the 7th spot in the East with 5 teams all within...

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    Pelicans take down Nets

    The Nets called two plays tonight.  High pick and roll with a center.  Post up for wing guy.  Oh wait, there were three plays – they ran a wonderful misdirection play...

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    New Orleans Pelicans End of Season and Offseason Priorities

    With Anthony Davis, Jrue Holiday, and Ryan Anderson all out for the New Orleans Pelicans and the hope of the playoffs fading away, it is hard for some fans to justify...

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    In the NO Podcast Ep. 206: Injury Bug strikes again

    Michael and I have a lot to cover since the last podcast. An injury to Jrue Holiday, Norris Cole, an injury to Anthony Davis, a 2-1 set of games, an injury...

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    Pelicans Prove Basketball Without AD Can Still Be Fun, Beat Raptors 100-97

    Similar to their game in Toronto about six weeks ago, New Orleans entered the 4th quarter facing a seven point deficit to one of the best teams in the NBA. In both...

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    Game On: Raptors at Pelicans

    Tonight, the shorthanded Pelicans (28-27) welcome a strong and largely healthy Raptors (38-17) team to the Smoothie King Center. Toronto will be looking to bounce back in New Orleans from a blowout loss...

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    Pelicans lose to Magic

    Yech.  I have other words to use about that game!  Blech comes to mind.  Yuck.  Feh.  Sigh.  Whatever.  Blah. It was a weird game.  The Pels didn’t rebound the way they...

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    Pelicans Fill Backup PG Void with Trade for Norris Cole

    The Pelicans entered the day with few expecting them to make any sort of move at the 2014-15 NBA trade deadline. Around 2 PM, Dealer Dell struck again, as he was able...

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    On the Fly, Episode 12: RAPM + Magic

    Jake and I are privileged to welcome TWO guests to On The Fly tonight. It’s a great night! Talking Practice came aboard to talk RAPM and what it is saying about...

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    Watch Party Saturday, February 21st @ Tracey’s!

    Mardi Gras may have ended but that doesn’t mean we have to stop having fun! And what’s more fun than a Pelicans’ victory? For us at Bourbon Street Shots there isn’t...

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    Optimizing Omer: Part 2

    In Part 1 of this series, I outlined Omer Asik’s role, which is to defend, rebound, and protect Anthony Davis. He is accomplishing this role, yet is subject to a high...

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    Optimizing Omer: Part 1

    How quickly we forget. After consecutive seasons of atrocious defense, the Pelicans are in the midst of a defensive revival. It’s not that they’re fantastic – they rank 21st in Nylon...

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    In the NO Podcast Episode 205: Trades!

    After a few crushing losses, everyone must go! Michael and I talk trades! Not that any of them will happen, but it’s fun talking about them! Hope you enjoy the new...

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    Pacers Destroy Pelicans, Unnamed Writer Collapses In Tears

    In all fairness, I knew it was going to be bad. The Pelicans were virtually playing 2 or 3 vs. 5 on offense in Utah and Indiana’s defense is much better...

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