• Patience is paying off for the Pelicans

    It remains to be seen if consistency will be sustainable for the rest of the season but the ability to practice patience and not panic is the key to the most...

  • DON’T OVERTHINK: ZION IS GENERATIONAL

    Zion Williamson, the high school mega-star, the Duke phenom who took the NCAA by storm, or some know him as Zion Williamson, the guy compared to Charles Barkley and LeBron James....

  • Previewing Pelicans: A quick look at a quick offseason

    With a shortened offseason followed by an abbreviated but successful preseason, the young core of the New Orleans Pelicans have turned some heads and raised some eyebrows before the team tips...

  • Quick thoughts: Looking back and forward for the Pelicans

    Believe it or not, I gave a shit when the NBA bubble restarted play for the New Orleans Pelicans. I wanted the eighth seed. I wanted Zion Williamson to steal the...

  • Kiss my ass, COVID-19. It’s Pelicans Day

    This year has sucked. I don’t need to recap 2020 to make my point. You already know everything about it. I’m tired. You’re tired. We’re all tired. What I did not...

  • Marching through March

    The New Orleans Pelicans sit at 28-36 with 18 games to play. In years past, the fan base would be eyeing the draft hard and decrying losses. This season, however, the...

  • Living at the Deadline

    Update: Now that we know the Pelicans did not get involved in a trade, keep in mind that the Pelicans can use the DPE ($3.625m) to make a waiver claim on...

  • The Two Step

    Apparently, “Let’s Dance!” is referring to a two-step. The return of Zion Williams has been, overall, what I expected. He’s showing quickly that the hype is justified, and that Zion is...

  • How to Sustain This?

    The New Orleans Pelican enter the Zion era at 17-27, winning 11 of their last 16. Those 11 games were not against chumps, and some were key games against teams battling...

  • It’s Time

    The New Orleans Pelicans enter the last third of January at 16-27, 12th in the West, and just 0.5 game ahead of the tie at 13th and 14th. The next couple...

  • Cutting the Pelicans’ Tether

    The New Orleans Pelicans sit at 14th in the West at 13-25 with their next three games are all on the road. The midpoint of the season and the likely debut...

  • Looking Up to the Bottom

    The New Orleans Pelicans enter 2020 at 11-23. This is not good. Still, with more than half the season left to play, the Playoffs are not beyond discussion because of the...

  • The Coaching Move

    The New Orleans Pelicans were set to start this season in disarray, gather themselves, and fight for the eighth seed. Instead, the disarray was compounded by being short-handed, and the amount...

  • Take a Bow

    It’s been around eight months since the New Orleans Pelicans hired David Griffin to be the Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations. His hiring was part of a major transformation of...

  • An Eye Test Evaluation After a Handful of Games – Part 1

    Stats are all the rage these days, but this old man uses his eyes first, second, and third before even bothering to check out basketball reference. It is not that I...

  • The Promise of Zion: Summer League Provided Brief Glimpse of Elite Skill

    Fans were only treated to a brief glimpse of Zion Williamson as an NBA player now that he has been ruled out for the remainder of NBA Summer League action in...

  • The Real Big Baller

    There’s a Big Baller in New Orleans, ladies and gents, and he isn’t going anywhere. No, this isn’t going to be a puff piece on Lonzo Ball, apologies to my Westbank...

  • Chaos A.D.: Draft Night

    The New Orleans Pelicans came out of draft night with the franchise cornerstone, cleaner books, and assets. The path David Griffin, Trajan Langdon, and Bensonia envisioned is becoming clearer to us...

  • Why the gamble to wait on trading Anthony Davis paid off

    The bet the Pelicans made in February           The decision the Pelicans made in February, the one where they decided to postpone dealing a discontented Anthony Davis until the summer paid off....

  • Chaos A.D.: Timelines

    The New Orleans Pelicans find themselves in a strangely familiar position. Armed with the top pick in a draft with a atypically interesting top talent, the franchise is dealing with ownership...

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