• Game Recap Win 4

    Moleskin Moments: New Orleans Pelicans vs. Sacramento Kings 11.18

    Monday night’s heartbreaker is the kind of loss that, as a fan, you have nightmares about. The kind of game you overthink about the implications of despite the fact that it’s...

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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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    Moleskin Moments: Cavaliers vs. Pelicans, Meat Pies and Cheese Fries

    Bourbon Street Shots hosted our first watch party of the season at Tracey’s. Tracey’s is a great sponsor and a better po-boy shop/bar (many years ago, they were one of my...

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    Notes from Underground: Practice 11.6

    They were working on Eric Gordon’s baseline three point shot throughout the practice, he was looking good. Didn’t miss until I made a comment. Tyreke Evans’ was the last guy at...

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    Moleskin Moments: New Orleans Pelicans vs. Charlotte Hornets

    So at this rate, the New Orleans Pelicans are asking a lot of me, based on the analytical stat of them being 1-0 when I attend their games. Playing against Charlotte...

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    Pelicans and Mavs Post Game Observations

    The Dallas Mavericks defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 109-104 in New Orleans this evening. The Pelicans came out slow letting Dallas get into the lane and free up Dirk Nowitzki and...

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    Is Small Forward Really a Problem for the Pelicans?

    You’d think the answer from New Orleans Pelicans fans would be a resounding YES. With the likes of Luke Babbitt, John Salmons, Darius Miller, et al, it’s understandable there’s concern. But...

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    The New Orleans Pelicans’ Most Intriguing Squadron

    The New Orleans Pelicans’ addition of center Omer Asik answers a question that had no clear answer last season – who to start at center. A more uncertain question, however, is how minutes and...

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    Why The New Orleans Pelicans Shouldn’t Play Transition Basketball

    It isn’t a question of pace but of getting out in transition is something Mason pointed out to me on twitter the other day. I was saying that I think the...

  • Luke Babbit

    Season in Review: Luke Babbitt

    Luke Babbitt is a tougher player to review than any other on the Pelicans in the 2013-2014 season. His limited minutes and more or less one-dimensional skill set doesn’t leave a...

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    Season in Review: Anthony Davis

    “ There’s no other place I’d rather be.” – Anthony Davis, when discussing the city of New Orleans at All-Star weekend, 14th February 2014. In the two years since New Orleans won...

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    Season in review: Greg Stiemsma

    There’s an old mother’s saying that goes something like, “If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all.” For the New Orleans Pelicans Center Greg Stiemsma there...

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    Season in Review: Tyreke Evans

    Welcome to our annual “Season in Review” series! Over the next five weeks, the Bourbon Street Shots team will be reflecting back on the performance of every New Orleans Pelicans player throughout...

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    Does Tyreke Really Need to Improve His Jump Shot?

    No matter how good a player is, the focus always seems to be on what he needs to improve. And make no mistake, even the all-time greats had weaknesses; nobody is...

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    Anthony Morrow emerges for the New Orleans Pelicans

    I don’t even think about that , I’m just trying to focus on winning these last few games. But I appreciate this opportunity because it’s been a blessing for me....

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    Game On: Pelicans @ Nuggets

    The Pelicans kick off a 3 game road trip tonight against the Nuggets in the altitude of Denver. Not quite the same team as last season under then-coach George Karl, these...

  • Game Recap Win 4

    Pelicans Drop Jazz, AD Leaves with Injury

    The good news is that the Pelicans managed to hold off the struggling Jazz. The bad news is that Anthony Davis went down with an ankle injury. Luckily, it didn’t appear to be...

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    Five Takeaways Monty Williams Will Take From This Season

    To get this out of the way, Pelicans Head-Coach Monty Williams will be back next season. Whether you think he should or not does not matter, your opinion on this will...

  • Game Recap Lose 1

    Pelicans Lose a Grind-It-Out Affair to the Timberwolves

    The narrative about tonight could be any number of things. It could be that once Anthony Davis was ruled out the New Orleans Pelicans stood no chance against the Minnesota Timberwolves....

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    Game On: Pelicans @ Timberwolves

    The focus could be on the New Orleans Pelicans attempting to win four straight games. I say could be because (as I said yesterday) this is all about Anthony Davis right...

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