Tag: Western Conference

  • The cap situations of the Western Conference playoff teams

    The other day Michael McNamara analysed the Pelicans options for the mid-level exception for this years’ NBA Free Agency. However, one of the most important things to remember is that not only will the Pelicans be wanting the services of these players, so too will other teams. Today I’ll have a look at each of […]

  • Pelicans’ Chance to Curb Their Road Woes

    Roadtrips are often looked at as a time when basketball teams can gel together. Find their own. They spend days at a time on the road, away from the comfort and distractions of home. Just the team. Us against the world. The San Antonio Spurs use their annual rodeo road trip as a platform to […]

  • In the NO Podcast Episode 153: Western Conference Preview, Part 2!

    Michael and I break down the teams they predict will finish at the top of the Western Conference and out of the playoff picture. Where will the Pelicans land? Who will be the top seed? Tune in! Give us a call to sound off! 504-322-3333. Enjoy the Podcast! Want it on Itunes? Direct download?  RSS […]

  • In the NO Podcast Episode 91: Western Conference Contenders

    Michael and I continue our journey through the Western Conference in an effort to place the Hornets appropriately amongst their peers. We do Utah, Dallas, Denver, Memphis, LA Clippers, LA Lakers, and the Thunder. One of the teams we expect to bottom out this year. Two of them seem slated to fight to join San […]

  • The Hornets and the Play-Ifs

    ‘Tis the season for the “if” game. McNamara plays along, listing the top “ifs” for the potentially playoff bound Hornets this year

  • Who exactly is the weak link out West?

    Las Vegas has recently posted their odds on who will win the 2012 NBA Championship, and not surprisingly, the Miami Heat are the heavy favorites at 2-1. The Lakers, not the defending champion Mavericks, are the Western Conference favorite at 5-1. The teams that have the worst odds (200-to-1) are both out East and that […]