1. Quincy Pondexter Doing Everything Austin Rivers Couldn't for the Pelicans

    Austin Rivers was asked to do a lot for the New Orleans Pelicans , but nothing too crazy—knock down three-pointers, play defense and provide strong minutes off the bench...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 8 hours ago 1,471 reads 16 comments

  2. New Orleans Pelicans Schedule Breakdown for Season's Final 6 Weeks

    Every time they appear to be down for the count, the New Orleans Pelicans get up and keep on fighting. The team closed out February on a high note, racking up a season-high five ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 4 days ago 1,613 reads 15 comments

  3. Checklist for New Orleans Pelicans During Season's Home Stretch

    The New Orleans Pelicans ' playoff hopes are bruised, battered and barely breathing, but a faint pulse still remains with about a third of the season left...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 11 days ago 1,003 reads 12 comments

  4. Eric Gordon Trade Ideas for the New Orleans Pelicans

    We know this time of year as "winter." Eric Gordon knows it as "trade season." Whenever Feb. 19 rolls around, the 26-year-old shooting guard is perennially mentioned in all kinds of pre-deadline buzz...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 18 days ago 7,162 reads 24 comments

  5. Elite Clutch Ability May Be Anthony Davis' Most Impressive Feat Yet

    The NBA All-Star Game gave fans a chance to see the best players in basketball share the floor at one time. But the 2015 edition surely and sorely missed one of the world’s top ballers: Anthony Davis...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 20 days ago 5,804 reads 27 comments

  6. Ranking Each New Orleans Pelicans Player Heading into 2015 NBA All-Star Break

    Essentially, Anthony Davis is the New Orleans Pelicans . One of the league’s best and brightest young players, the 21-year-old All-Star has been dominant since the opening tip of 2014-15...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 25 days ago 2,638 reads 13 comments

  7. Toney Douglas Is Latest Answer to New Orleans Pelicans' Backup PG Question

    Toney Douglas is the latest point guard to hop aboard what’s become a carousel in the New Orleans Pelicans backcourt. Entering the year, there was never a true backup to Jrue Holiday...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 28 days ago 1,566 reads 6 comments

  8. Why the NBA Dunk Contest Will Return to Awesomeness in 2015

    The best part about NBA All-Star weekend used to be the Slam Dunk Contest. Remember those days? In recent years, an event that once exhilarated fans around the world has for the most part been a painfully flat afterthought...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 26,032 reads 57 comments

  9. New Orleans Pelicans' Schedule Breakdown and Record Predictions for February

    Near the end of January, the New Orleans Pelicans were finally able to string some wins together. February will provide them with a chance to do the same. Last month was a weird one...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 1,466 reads 2 comments

  10. 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 1 month ago 1,757 reads 22 comments

  11. 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 1 month ago 1,980 reads 25 comments

  12. 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 1 month ago 2,069 reads 13 comments

  13. 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 1 month ago 8,271 reads 34 comments

  14. 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 1 month ago 8,237 reads 11 comments

  15. 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 1 month ago 2,564 reads 6 comments

  16. 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 2 months ago 7,290 reads 37 comments

  17. 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 2 months ago 1,134 reads 5 comments

  18. 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 2 months ago 1,915 reads 8 comments

  19. 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 3 months ago 7,767 reads 17 comments

  20. 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 3 months ago 27,008 reads 19 comments

  21. 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 3 months ago 1,765 reads 7 comments

  22. 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 3 months ago 1,063 reads 2 comments

  23. 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 3 months ago 3,870 reads 20 comments

  24. 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 3 months ago 2,502 reads 14 comments

  25. 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 3 months ago 1,583 reads 2 comments