1. Tyreke Evans' Versatility Is Coming in Handy for the New Orleans Pelicans

    Players like Tyreke Evans are priceless. The ability to seamlessly jump from one position to the next is an invaluable skill possessed by few and mastered by fewer...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 9 hours ago 522 reads 1 comments

  2. Can New Orleans Pelicans Keep Playoff Hopes Alive Without Jrue Holiday?

    Jrue Holiday 's ankle is hurting, but not more than the New Orleans Pelicans ' waning playoff chances. On Jan...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 days ago 1,410 reads 24 comments

  3. New Orleans Pelicans Rolling the Dice with Bench Newcomers

    A number of elements comprise winning rosters in today’s NBA : at least one superstar, players who thrive in their personal roles, consistent workers on both ends, depth and balance...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 7 days ago 2,022 reads 13 comments

  4. New Orleans Pelicans' 2015 Trade Deadline Shopping List

    With the NBA trade deadline nearly a month away, the New Orleans Pelicans ' front office—specifically general manager Dell Demps—has some work to do. Well, more work, that is...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 14 days ago 7,818 reads 34 comments

  5. Re-Living J.R. Smith's Best and Worst Moments with New York Knicks

    J.R. Smith ’s time with the New York Knicks had a little bit of everything: winning, losing, excitement, disappointment, genuine jubilation and near-constant headache...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 19 days ago 8,153 reads 11 comments

  6. New Orleans Pelicans Power Rankings: Rating Each Player at January's Start

    When we last took the pulse of the New Orleans Pelicans , they were dancing with the .500 mark, playing exceptionally well some nights and inexplicably poorly on others. About a month later, not a whole lot has changed...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 21 days ago 2,528 reads 6 comments

  7. Anthony Davis Is Oh, so Close to Being the NBA's Best Player

    A glance at Anthony Davis’ numbers is like the view from the top of a mountain—everything just goes on and on…and on. The longer you stare, the more impressive it all becomes...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 23 days ago 7,075 reads 37 comments

  8. New Orleans Pelicans' Schedule Breakdown and Record Predictions for January

    Led by 21-year-old superstar Anthony Davis, the New Orleans Pelicans weathered a tough December and walked the .500 tightrope, closing the month at 9-8. New Orleans, now 16-16, will play 15 games in January, including seven on the road...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 28 days ago 1,116 reads 5 comments

  9. Pelicans' Ryan Anderson Has Quietly Become More Than Just a Shooter

    When the three-point line was first introduced at the professional level back in 1967, ABA commissioner George Mikan told The Associated Press that it would “give the ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 1,900 reads 8 comments

  10. Lights at the End of the Tunnel for New York Knicks' Dark Days

    The New York Knicks are absolutely dreadful, and everyone involved is responsible. From Phil Jackson to Derek Fisher to Carmelo Anthony , this is on each and every Knick, regardless of whether he wears a suit or a jersey...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 7,758 reads 17 comments

  11. Austin Rivers Running out of Chances to Land Future with New Orleans Pelicans

    Late in the third quarter of the New Orleans Pelicans ’ 112-107 loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Dec. 10, Austin Rivers summarized his entire NBA career...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 26,845 reads 19 comments

  12. How Russ Smith Can Hang on with the New Orleans Pelicans

    Russ Smith’s basketball life has changed dramatically in the past year. A season ago, he was lighting up the collegiate level at Louisville and earning spots on the Associated Press and Wooden Award All-American teams...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 1,752 reads 7 comments

  13. Anthony Davis Dominating New Orleans Pelicans' Highlights

    Anthony Davis has been spectacular early in 2014-15. His fellow New Orleans Pelicans ? Not so much. The Pels have mustered up just 10 wins through their first 21 games, but the ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 1,053 reads 2 comments

  14. John Wall's Elite Arrival Can Carry Washington Wizards

    Determining who sits atop the NBA ’s point guard pyramid is no less difficult than trying to discover the origin and ultimate destiny of mankind. There’s no concrete answer...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 3,857 reads 20 comments

  15. New Orleans Pelicans Power Rankings: Gauging Full Roster After First 6 Weeks

    Just a month and change into the 2014-15 season, the destiny of the New Orleans Pelicans is still in question. As of Dec. 1, the Pelicans sit at 7-8 and 11th place in the Western Conference...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 2,494 reads 14 comments

  16. New Orleans Pelicans' Schedule Breakdown and Record Predictions for December

    The New Orleans Pelicans are coming. It might not be this year, or even next, but this team will make some serious noise in the near future with 21-year-old superstar Anthony Davis leading the way...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 1,573 reads 2 comments

  17. How Much Will Pelicans' Playoff Fate Affect Anthony Davis' MVP Bid?

    If the NBA season ended right now, Anthony Davis would be your 2014-15 MVP in a landslide. The third-year phenom is dominating every facet of the game for the New Orleans Pelicans ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 2 months ago 860 reads 31 comments

  18. Jimmer Fredette Must Find Home with New Orleans Pelicans

    In his most famous novel, The Lord of the Rings , author J. R. R. Tolkien penned a famous phrase: “Not all those who wander are lost.” The nomadic Jimmer Fredette , however, is lost...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 2 months ago 7,751 reads 21 comments

  19. Jrue Holiday Must Return to All-Star Level for New Orleans Pelicans

    The New Orleans Pelicans desperately need Jrue Holiday —the old Jrue Holiday, that is. You remember him, don’t you? The All-Star. The versatile floor general of a playoff-bound Philadelphia 76ers team...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 months ago 2,722 reads 12 comments

  20. The Good, Bad and Ugly from the Brooklyn Nets' Early Season

    After watching the Brooklyn Nets get stomped on by the Boston Celtics in the team’s first game of the year, fans held their breath. The more things change, the more they stay the same , was the overwhelming thought...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 months ago 2,305 reads 10 comments

  21. Why Carmelo Anthony Has Dark-Horse Shot at NBA MVP This Season

    If Carmelo Anthony ever wants to permanently carve his name into basketball history—and be viewed as great for years to come—he’ll need to bulk up his resume...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 months ago 16,362 reads 62 comments

  22. Brooklyn Nets' Early-Season Schedule Breakdown and Record Predictions

    For the Brooklyn Nets , the beginning of the 2013-14 season was far from enjoyable. Bad news. The 2014-15 schedule might be just as tough, if not tougher, for Brooklyn this time around...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 months ago 1,750 reads 5 comments

  23. Will 5-Star Freshman Isaiah Whitehead Put Seton Hall Basketball Back on the Map?

    NEW YORK — There was a time, not too long ago, when Seton Hall was a contender. With P.J. Carlesimo at the helm in the late ‘80s and early ‘90s, the Pirates made six consecutive NCAA tournaments from 1987 to 1994...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 months ago 6,899 reads 5 comments

  24. Breaking Down Brooklyn Nets Small Forward Position for 2014-15 Season

    The small forward spot is becoming an increasingly perplexing position in today’s NBA , especially when it pertains to the Brooklyn Nets . Some small forwards bring the ball up...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 months ago 1,318 reads 3 comments

  25. What the Brooklyn Nets Need from Andrei Kirilenko This Season

    Andrei Kirilenko will be as important as ever to the Brooklyn Nets in 2014-15. With Paul Pierce gone and Croatian rookie Bojan Bogdanovic presumably heading toward ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 months ago 1,207 reads 0 comments