Tag: Greg Stiemsma

  • 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 wasn’t a whole lot to say. Last off-season Dell Demps made a trade that sent Robin Lopez to Portland. In doing so the Pelicans […]

  • Anthony Morrow emerges for the New Orleans Pelicans

    I don’t even think about that [contract situation], 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. — Anthony Morrow, April 6, 2014, The Advocate. Anthony Morrow came into the NBA shooting 46 per cent from three in his rookie season. […]

  • Pelicans Lose In Ugly Fashion to the Nuggets

    And that’s putting it nicely. If you’ve seen the movie Spinal Tap, think back to their album Shark Sandwich. Remember the two word review? That was this game. I said in the Game On post that I wasn’t sure which Pelicans team we’d see tonight. Maybe they’d get a hard fought win. Or maybe it’d be a […]

  • 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 about the 100-89 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers? Even with Anthony Davis’ huge game, it wasn’t actually all about him. Nearly everyone who played […]

  • New Orleans Pelicans lose big to Minnesota Timberwolves 124 to 112

    After a resounding win against the Portland Trail Blazers the New Orleans Pelicans promptly lost to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night 124 to 112. Ryan Anderson led the Pelicans with 25 points and Tyreke Evans contributed 16 points off the bench. But it was no match for a Timberwolves squad that played swarming defense […]

  • A Little Talk on Big Men

    Jason: The way this team has played with Anderson compared to without Anderson is amazing. To me, he looks like a key piece to this team. And I mean key. He has weakness, particularly on defense and closer than 10 ft to the basket on offense, excepting putbacks, but it’s up to the brass to […]

  • Can They Be Giants?

    We can’t be silent ‘Cause they might be giants And what are we going to do unless they are? — They Might Be Giants, They Might Be Giants New Orleans Pelicans News The New Orleans Pelicans went 2-1 in the final 3 games to end the preseason at 7-1. They defeated the Wizards in Kentucky, […]

  • Trew 2 the Game #14: More on Media Day

    This column appears every Tuesday exclusively on Bourbon Street Shots. What’s a Christmas, birthday, anniversary, graduation and new year’s eve party all in one? For a lot of NBA junkies it’s media day. Pelicans fans have been lucky, as a steady stream of Crescent City Basketball information has been running our way since the day […]

  • New Orleans Pelicans Introduce Morrow, Stiemsma

    The New Orleans Pelicans made Anthony Morrow and Greg Stiemsma available at a press conference which served as their introductions to the media at the team’s headquarters on Airline Drive. Both 27 year-old players signed free agent deals this summer. Morrow is on a 2-year deal for the veteran minimum while Stiemsma is on 1-year […]

  • Player Profile: Greg Stiemsma

    *Photo Credit: AP/Jim Mone Lost amidst a busy Pelicans offseason filled with moves and the Greg Oden chase was the signing of Greg Stiemsma, a 6-11 center entering his 3rd NBA season on his 3rd NBA team. New Orleans reportedly tried to grab Stiemsma last summer, but he chose the Timberwolves, who looked (and turned […]

  • New Orleans Pelicans Waive Lance Thomas, Sign Stiemsma

    The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that they have waived forward Lance Thomas. Thomas, a 6’8″ forward, appeared in 101 games (19 starts) over two seasons with New Orleans, averaging 3.1 points and 2.4 rebounds in 12.6 minutes per game. In the 2012-13 season, he appeared in 59 contests (nine starts) and averaged 2.5 points […]