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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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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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    Pelicans Beat Cavaliers, Anthony Davis Shines

    As I said in the preview the rest of the season for the New Orleans Pelicans is all about Anthony Davis. But do you want to know what was so great...

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    A Tale of Two Halves

    It will surprise no one to learn that the Pelicans struggle in the second half of games—being outscored by a total of 40 points over the final two periods. I decided...

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    In the NO Podcast Episode 163: Gordon Vs Evans

    In our first non-mini Mini podcast, Michael and I break down Evans versus Gordon in a battle royale! Who goes, who stays, who is better at help defense? Who is better...

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    Offensive Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

    This offseason was one of changes. From the New Orleans Hornets to the New Orleans Pelicans; Trades and free agent signings revamped the roster; Even the New Orleans Arena got a...

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    In the NO Podcast Episode 159: Tyreke Evans, Pelican Alpha Guard?

    Michael and I talk about Tyreke Evans recovering his form, which of the three guards appears to be the alpha Guard, the Closing Five, which lineups are good, which aren’t, Brian...

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    Pelicans Rally, Beat Cavaliers

    “We gotta stay in-between the highs and lows.. cause it helps you think better. It helps you keep the season in perspective.” -Monty Williams after the game. It’s a good time...

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    What’s up with Tyreke?

    When New Orleans acquired Tyreke Evans in a three-team trade that sent Greivis Vasquez to Sacramento and Robin Lopez to Portland, the move was met with a wide range of emotions....

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    Horns Set: Tyreke Time

    In the last preseason game, I noticed an odd wrinkle in the Horns Set. As Jake has already mentioned, Horns is a staple of Monty’s offense. Last year, Monty ran almost every...

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