Tag: 2015 offseason

  • Transitioning into the new NBA Salary Cap Environment

    This week, the Pelicans have verbally agreed to extend three of their four most important big men to long-term deals: Anthony Davis, Omer Asik, and Alexis Ajinca. From a financial perspective, each player’s average annual salary is in line with what most of us here at Bourbon Street Shots expected them to get: $29 million for Davis, $11 […]

  • Eric Gordon Exercises $15.5 Million Player Option for 2015-16 NBA Season

    The New Orleans Pelicans have announced that Eric Gordon has opted into the final year of his 4-year, $58 million contract that he signed three years ago. The 26 year old shooting guard will make just over $15.5 million in the 2015-16 season, all of which is guaranteed. Gordon is coming off of the best shooting […]

  • Why the MLE Will Have Little to No Value Moving Forward

    Last season we at Bourbon Street Shots had the First Annual MLE Tournament. There might not be a second. And it’s not because the Pelicans won’t have access to the MLE; In fact, after all our hard work they didn’t even use the MLE last year. This year, it is far more likely that the […]