| More Sports Board|| Warriors in the mix for Dwight? - TigerinATL on 5/23/13 at 8:36 am|
[quote]A source familiar with Howard's thinking says he plans to test free agency and has considered the Lakers, Dallas, Houston, Atlanta and Golden State.[/quote]
The Warriors have no cap space so he could only get there via trade. This i...
| Pelicans Talk|| #6 Pick Trade Possibilities - TigerinATL on 5/22/13 at 10:27 am|
What young veterans would be both desirable and attainable? I came up with a list of non PFs that have more than one year left on their deals and have either been put on the trade block in the past or appear potentially expendable now for position logjam or salary cap reasons. It's in fairly rando...
| Pelicans Talk|| Is Trey Burke = Jarvis Jones? - TigerinATL on 5/22/13 at 8:36 am|
Saints fans were sure that the Saints would pick Jarvis Jones because he fit what most fans saw as a big hole on the roster. After the fact we discover that he wasn't even under consideration by the Saints with their 1st pick.
Similarly I think Demps/Monty may value current pieces on the roster ...
| Pelicans Talk|| Quincy Pondexter - TigerinATL on 5/20/13 at 8:21 am|
He's looking pretty good for Memphis, isn't he? Remember when many of you on this board were ready to move on because he didn't show you enough in his rookie year? Just a reminder for those of you ready to give up on some of this year's rookies. Not showing enough in year 1 doesn't tell you much....
| Pelicans Talk|| If Monty Believed in Superstition He'd Have Come Up With Microsoft - TigerinATL on 5/17/13 at 3:38 pm|
Yeah, that's what he said :lol:
[quote]Despite having only a slim chance of landing the No. 1 overall pick for the second consecutive year, New Orleans Pelicans Coach Monty Williams is not going to bring along any good luck items when he heads to New York next Tuesday to represent the franchise o...
| Pelicans Talk|| Robin Lopez wanted a different rebrand - TigerinATL on 5/17/13 at 2:00 pm|
[quote]Robin Lopez ?@eegabeeva88 2m
Stoked for the Pelicans, but you can't tell me reppin white & gold as the New Orleans Magnolias wouldn't be clean (as the kids say)[/quote]
:casty: He also sounds like someone not expecting to be traded in the next few weeks....
| Pelicans Talk|| Pelicans Outperforming Playoff Teams - TigerinATL on 5/17/13 at 9:59 am|
...In Facebook Buzz
Two of the National Basketball Association’s marquee franchises are moving in starkly different directions when it comes to movement in [i]People Talking About This[/i] on Facebook for the past week, according to sister page PageData, as the defending champions, the Mia...
| Pelicans Talk|| TP Rehab updates on Davis/Rivers/Smith/Gordon - TigerinATL on 5/16/13 at 3:09 pm|
[quote]Coach Monty Williams said forward Anthony Davis has recovered from a sprained medial collateral ligament in his left knee and will begin participating in volunteer workouts with his teammates next week at the Alario Center.
Davis is going through two workouts a day in Chicago, his hometown...
| Pelicans Talk|| More fuel to a Gordon for Deng trade? - TigerinATL on 5/16/13 at 2:03 pm|
[quote]Mike McGraw @McGrawDHBulls 2 minutes ago
Thibs said he doesn't see why Jimmy Butler wouldn't be starter next season, not exactly a revelation.[/quote]
Does this mean Deng is on the block or Butler will start at SG?...
| Pelicans Talk|| Monty Representing Pelicans at Lottery Again - TigerinATL on 5/14/13 at 9:57 am|
[quote]Hoping for the same good fortune that occurred last year, Pelicans Coach Monty Williams will represent the franchise on stage during next Tuesday's NBA draft lottery.[/quote][link=(http://www.nola.com/pelicans/team/1368542836-923-737/new-orleans-pelicans-coach-monty.html)]LINK[/link]
| Pelicans Talk|| Houston declines Francisco Garcia's option - TigerinATL on 5/13/13 at 4:12 pm|
Obviously not a high profile guy, but another wing shooter being on the market can't hurt considering that's one of the things we'll be looking for.
[quote]Mark Berman ?@MarkBermanFox26 1h
NBA sources: Rockets will not pick up the 2013-14 team option on Francisco Garcia's contract which is wor...
| Pelicans Talk|| Gordon back to Clippers a possibility? (not for CP3) - TigerinATL on 5/13/13 at 10:25 am|
Note this is a rumor from a Clippers blogger so treat it as such, but BSS/247 had a Clippers blogger on this week's podcast and McNamara just tweeted this.
[quote]Michael McNamara ?@McNamara247
Off air with Clippers writer, he said he has heard a lot of buzz from FO sources that a Bledsoe/Jord...
| Pelicans Talk|| Hornets247 Rebrands to Bourbon Street Shots - TigerinATL on 5/11/13 at 8:57 am|
I like it. Now instead of saying "247 article" we can say "BS article".
| Pelicans Talk|| Jason Smith headed to the PMAC at 6pm - TigerinATL on 5/8/13 at 11:44 am|
[quote]Jason Smith ?@JasonSmith014 2h
Headed to Baton Rouge today! Hope to see lots of Pelican supporters. #GEAUXPELICANS #Pelicans[/quote]
| Pelicans Talk|| Anthony Bennett to have surgery - TigerinATL on 5/7/13 at 2:07 pm|
A potential top 5 pick that helps push better fits down to the Pelicans.
[quote]UNLV draft prospect Anthony Bennett will have rotator cuff surgery on his left shoulder Wednesday, agent Jeff Schwartz told ESPN.com.
Bennett will miss all NBA pre-draft workouts, the NBA draft combine and summer ...
| Pelicans Talk|| Pelicans Being Murdered in North Carolina - TigerinATL on 5/3/13 at 4:03 pm|
Bobcats trying to perform lottery voodoo?
[quote]According to Toni O'Neil, director of the Possumwood Acres Wildlife Sanctuary in Hubert, rescuers are finding several dead pelicans per day, mostly at Surf City and Topsail Beach.
Since 2010, hundreds of the federally-protected birds have washed...
| Pelicans Talk|| Hornets would trade out of #1 spot - TigerinATL on 5/2/13 at 11:54 am|
[quote]The big news here is this: Sources around the NBA have told SheridanHoops that if the Orlando Magic or New Orleans Hornets win the lottery, they both would be strongly inclined to trade the pick to whichever fellow lottery team wants to pay the most for the right to draft Nerlens Noel.
| Pelicans Talk|| Summer League Games Matter Now - TigerinATL on 5/1/13 at 4:47 pm|
The NBA really wants that League Pass money.
[quote]When participating teams take the court in Las Vegas this summer for the 2013 NBA Summer League, a championship will be on the line. For the first time since the league's inception in 2004, NBA Summer League will feature a format that includes p...
| Pelicans Talk|| Marcus Smart having 2nd Thoughts? *update* Staying in School - TigerinATL on 4/26/13 at 3:02 pm|
[quote]NBADraft.net ?@nbadraftnet 12m
Word on the street is Marcus Smart is having second thoughts about pulling his name out of draft. Don't be shocked if he changes his mind.[/quote]
Anyone know what nbadraft.net's track record is? I've always thought they were kind of amateurish compared t...
| Pelicans Talk|| Kahn is out in Minnesota - TigerinATL on 4/26/13 at 1:34 pm|
One less idiot GM for Demps to swindle :banghead:
[quote]Former NBA head coach Flip Saunders is expected to return to the Minnesota Timberwolves as the team’s next president of basketball operations, NBA.com has learned.
...The move, which could become official as soon as next week, would end ...
| Pelicans Talk|| Hornets BeeMail FSNO Survey - TigerinATL on 4/26/13 at 8:41 am|
The Hornets are conducting a survey about the FSNO broadcasts including how you individually rate Wesley/Meyers/Hale. So if you're interested and you got a BeeMail recently, that's probably what it was about....
| Pelicans Talk|| Eric Bledsoe's Trade Value - TigerinATL on 4/24/13 at 11:33 am|
McNamara at 247 explores Eric Bledsoe's trade value and lists potential trades that Clippers writers said they would at least strongly consider. http://www.hornets247.com/2013/04/23/on-the-trade-front-what-is-eric-bledsoe-worth/
There's a lot of analysis at the link but here are the proposed tra...
| Movie/TV Board|| Amazon Originals - TigerinATL on 4/22/13 at 12:17 pm|
A few days ago Amazon released pilots for originals shows that they'll decide to greenlight or not based on subscriber feedback. http://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html/ref=amb_link_375149122_2?ie=UTF8&docId=1001155581&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_s=center-2&pf_rd_r=0NNS5S4Z6YEC9B7J50SZ&pf_rd_t=101&pf_...
| Pelicans Talk|| The types of Free Agents Monty wants - TigerinATL on 4/19/13 at 12:51 pm|
[quote]With the Pelicans' payroll expected to decrease to just under $35 million, not including NBA draft signees, Williams said they will pursue trying to sign some veteran free agents.
"We’re looking at that,’’ Williams said. "We don’t want to bring in veterans for veterans' sake. We want to br...
| Pelicans Talk|| Rebrand updates - TigerinATL on 4/19/13 at 11:56 am|
TP article on the rebrand with several frequently asked questions answered.
[quote]"We're going to take this whole off season on things like the dance team, mascot, all those things and really provide the fans an opportunity to participate in what that future is going to be.
...You look at all t...
| Pelicans Talk|| Good article on Popovich - TigerinATL on 4/19/13 at 11:07 am|
Not specifically Pelicans related but since Monty is from the Pop and Larry Brown tree I figured it'd be of interest.
[quote]Popovich had played basketball at Air Force, for a hidden gem of a coach named Bob Spear, who started the program at Air Force. Spear’s first assistant coach was Dean Smith...
| Pelicans Talk|| Byron Scott Fired - TigerinATL on 4/18/13 at 11:10 am|
Seems fitting with all the end of the Hornets era nostalgia.
[quote]Byron Scott was fired today by the Cavaliers, a league source told the Akron Beacon Journal, one day after completing his third season in charge. He departs with a 64-166 record and his .278 winning percentage is the lowest in te...
| Pelicans Talk|| Budinger wants to stay with the TWolves IF Adelman stays - TigerinATL on 4/17/13 at 11:19 am|
Adelman has talked about stepping down because his wife is having health issues, and it sounds like if he goes then Budinger, one of the regularly mentioned Pelican SF FA targets, will hit the market.
[quote]Adelman is the reason the Wolves traded the 18th overall pick in last summer’s draft to H...
| Pelicans Talk|| When will Hornets Talk become Pelicans Talk? - TigerinATL on 4/16/13 at 1:54 pm|
Joe Gerrity just posted over on HR that they are making the switch to the new domain now which I presume is PR.
So when will HT change and what will it change to?
And will we finally get a team favorite logo?
| Pelicans Talk|| Which Rookies will Rise Next Season? - TigerinATL on 4/5/13 at 4:17 pm|
[quote]Some players are clearly drafted based on potential and are not yet ready to help a team. But there are also times when a player is ready to help, yet the team is not ready to play the player, perhaps because a stubborn coach trusts only veterans, or because veteran players are ahead of the r...