Tag: Dante Cunningham

  • Replacing the Major Minute Getters in Free Agency

      Norris Cole, Eric Gordon, Ryan Anderson, and Alonzo Gee could all wear a different uniform come next season. That is a lot of minutes to replace. Drafting Buddy certainly helps replacing the guards, but the Pelicans need to do more than replace those guys’ production, they need to improve on it. Guys like Dante Cunningham and […]

  • The Pelicans win a fun one Against the Kings

    It was a bad game if you like Pelicans losses. In fact, if you were hoping to enjoy some Pels related misery, tonight was a real disappointment, because despite being down 17 points in the 3rd quarter, the Pelicans overcame the Kings 115-112. After a couple years, we won’t really remember this game. There are no […]

  • Mining the Numbers: Talking Dante Cunningham

    Unlike most New Orleans basketball off-seasons of recent memory, the season in the past still has a lot of relevance for the upcoming season. The team hasn’t really changed, even if its coaching staff has, so I’m going to be spending some time over the summer pulling out the odd number here and there and […]

  • Quotes, Stats, and Moleskin Moments: Pels Lose A Tough One to the Rockets

    The New Orleans Pelicans (37-34) suffered a huge loss to the Houston Rockets (48-24). The Pelicans lead by as many as 17 in the second quarter, but went into the half only up by 3. Later, they trailed by as many as 11. Stats that really stick out: The Pelicans gave up 62 points in […]

  • Learning the Hard Way: Late Game Defense

    “The thing that I liked about it was our guys felt bad about the execution down the stretch, and about the way we won. And I had to bring them back a little bit. This time of the year, playing playoff teams, it’s going to be a fight. Any way you can get the win, you take […]

  • Time for a Change in the Starting Lineup?

    After the injury to Eric Gordon, Coach Monty Williams untimately settled on a Pelicans starting lineup of Jrue Holiday, Tyreke Evans, Luke Babbitt, Anthony Davis, and Omer Asik. The prevailing idea, here, was to find a way to still effectively space the floor for guys like Tyreke and Jrue to have room to get into the […]

  • The New Orleans Pelicans Sign Forward Dante Cunningham

    The New Orleans Pelicans have announced that they have signed forward Dante Cunningham. Here is the press release from the team: The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that the team has signed free agent forward Dante Cunningham. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Cunningham, 6-8, 230, was the 33rd overall pick out […]