New Orleans Pelicans

And just like that, another NBA Draft Lottery came and went. But this one felt different. It felt strange for very obvious reasons. Tanking has always been an issue in the NBA and has only gotten worse with more and more bottom-feeder teams purposely losing games in order to move up in the draft order.
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With the NBA’s post-season in full swing and historic playoff games being played almost nightly, there are some storylines to watch as the race to a championship unfolds. Here are a few things to watch, especially if some of the ongoing series don’t play out as some had hoped when the season started some seven
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As franchises have been eliminated from postseason contention, Basketball Insiders started to diagnose their ailments and offer future plans of attack. Unfortunately, it may take a whole lot more than that to fix the New Orleans Pelicans. The Pelicans, who now find themselves in a unique circle of basketball misfortune, had a frustratingly inconsistent campaign
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Jahlil Okafor’s recent play has drawn headlines, but behind the gaudy numbers, he’s still Jahlil Okafor. We desperately want to believe in top-5 draft picks. For years, we cling to the idea that something made them special once, and the specialness absolutely has to be there to this day, just waiting for the right context
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Dell Demps and the Pelicans were going to have to part ways eventually. But why now, when he seemed to be executing ownership’s plan properly? The New Orleans Pelicans parted ways with long-time GM Dell Demps this morning, ending the ninth longest GM tenure currently active in the NBA. Demps’ tenure was a rocky one,
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Remember when the consensus with the NBA Trade Deadline was that it was going to be pretty boring with more buyers than sellers? Those were some good times, because a lot has changed since then. Suddenly, the Grizzlies decided to end their golden age of basketball, Kristaps Porzingis and the Knicks divorced and rumors are swirling
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Remember when the consensus with the NBA Trade Deadline was that it was going to be pretty boring with more buyers than sellers? Those were some good times, because a lot has changed since then. Suddenly, the Grizzlies decided to end their golden age of basketball, Kristaps Porzingis and the Knicks divorced and rumors are swirling
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The NBA has always been a playground for budding trendsetters — or, in other words, whichever teams can adapt best from year-to-year, embracing their strengths and addressing their weaknesses emerge on the other side even better. While the powerhouse franchises like the Golden State Warriors, Toronto Raptors and Houston Rockets haven’t seen too much variation
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The NBA transaction wire has been a quiet one this season. The early season trade of Jimmy Butler notwithstanding, there has been little movement outside of the occasional waiver claim or short-term contract. With the Feb. 7 trade deadline fast approaching on the horizon, however, that could change rather quickly. The rumor mill has already
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