| Pelicans Talk|| Monty interview on Black and Blue Report - TigerinATL on 7/24/14 at 1:46 pm|
- Mentions Withey at the top of an answer about Summer League and how it was important for "Jeff, Russ and Patric" and never mentions him again.
- Likes Russ Smith, "he pressures the ball like not many guys can do in the NBA" but he has a lot to learn like playing more under control and in space ag...
| Pelicans Talk|| Corporate Knowledge - TigerinATL on 7/24/14 at 10:10 am|
David Fisher over at TBW talking about a term the Spurs have been using for the value that comes from team continuity, Corporate Knowledge.
[quote]The Pelicans, up until this training camp, have sorely lacked for corporate knowledge. While no team (in professional sports) can compete with the con...
| Pelicans Talk|| Preseason Game vs. Mavs in Bossier City - TigerinATL on 7/22/14 at 4:30 pm|
[quote]The New Orleans Pelicans will play the Dallas Mavericks on Oct. 23 in a preseason game at the CenturyLink Center in Bossier City, the franchise announced on Tuesday.
It is the second Pelicans preseason game that has been announced for this fall. In April, the Pelicans confirmed they will p...
| Pelicans Talk|| Pelicans looking for National Anthem singers - TigerinATL on 7/22/14 at 11:18 am|
[quote]OH SAY CAN YOU SING?
Music is as big of a part of New Orleans as red beans and rice and your Pelicans are looking for outstanding vocalists, musicians and bands to perform our American Anthem and the Canadian Anthem* for Pelicans home games. If you think you or your band has what it takes to...
| Pelicans Talk|| BSS Podcast - TigerinATL on 7/21/14 at 9:07 am|
This week BSS had a Sacramento blogger to talk about all of our former Sacramento players. http://www.bourbonstreetshots.com/2014/07/21/in-the-no-podcast-episode-186-james-ham-on-the-kingly-pelicans/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter
* Jimmer has a big fan base.
| Pelicans Talk|| NBA Draft Lottery Reform Proposed - TigerinATL on 7/16/14 at 3:22 pm|
Silver really is moving to put his stamp on the league.
[quote]The proposal, which dominated the lottery-reform discussion in league meetings this week, is essentially an attempt to squeeze the lottery odds at either extreme toward a more balanced system in which all 14 teams have a relatively si...
| Pelicans Talk|| For those against the Accelerated Build Model - TigerinATL on 7/16/14 at 8:10 am|
Do you at least agree that Demps has pulled in more talent than anticipated based on the assets on hand since they shifted to the "surround AD with young vets" model?
Year 1 Ryno + Lopez
Year 2 Holiday + Evans
Year 3 Asik
It doesn't seem crazy that Demps would be able to pull in a quality SF...
| Pelicans Talk|| Will the Spurs ever go away? Pop signs extension - TigerinATL on 7/9/14 at 3:50 pm|
[quote] Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA · 1m
Gregg Popovich has agreed to a contract extension, Spurs say in release. I had been told he was eager to coach another 4-5 years.[/quote]
The Spurs should have some cap space next offseason if Ginobli and Duncan retire. Maybe they'll be easier for...
| Pelicans Talk|| Jeff Withey up 17 lbs to 240 - TigerinATL on 7/9/14 at 12:08 pm|
[quote] Nakia Hogan @nakiahogan about 5 minutes ago
Like Anthony Davis, #Pelicans C Jeff Withey has been working on his body. He's up 17 lbs. from last season and now weighs 240.[/quote]
One of the concerns with Withey is that he was old enough that he might have possibly been near his ceiling...
| Pelicans Talk|| Patric Young's Draft Night Blog - TigerinATL on 7/7/14 at 10:02 am|
[quote]When I heard Jarnell Stokes (Tennessee) and Johnny O’Bryant III (LSU) go back-to-back, because they were like No. 35 and 36, I thought there was a good chance I would go in the next pick or next couple of picks. I didn’t hear my phone ring, and they kept going with these international players...
| Tech Board|| AT&T's new lower pricing on mobile share plans. - TigerinATL on 7/2/14 at 9:40 am|
AT&T has been advertising new lower pricing again on their mobile share plans. The new plans saved me $20 a month. I changed a 2 line family plan to mobile share about 6 months back and went from $130 to $95 per month while increasing my data from 200MB to 1GB. With their new plans I kept the sam...
| Pelicans Talk|| Players Union tells Free Agents to prep for lockout with payment plan - TigerinATL on 7/1/14 at 12:02 pm|
[quote]Specifically, the letter – which was written by interim executive director Ron Klempner – advised players who are free agents to use a provision which allows them to be paid over 18 months instead of 12 during the course of a season. The provision was negotiated into the current collective ba...
| Pelicans Talk|| Shaky Gordon Rumor - TigerinATL on 6/28/14 at 8:01 pm|
A poster on PR claims he heard the Wolves offered KMart for Gordon. I actually think it could make sense. On the one hand you have to do something if you hope to keep Love, and on the other hand if you lose Love, Gordon comes off the books earlier than Martin if you have to rebuild. 2 years earli...
| Pelicans Talk|| Martell Webster has back surgery - TigerinATL on 6/27/14 at 2:21 pm|
[quote]The Washington Wizards announced today that forward Martell Webster had successful microdisectomy surgery yesterday to repair a herniated disc in his lower back. He will begin the rehab process immediately and is expected to miss approximately three to five months before resuming basketball ...
| Pelicans Talk|| Why moving Gordon isn't as high of a priority anymore - TigerinATL on 6/27/14 at 7:40 am|
The most likely path to fix the roster imbalance has always been sign a SF with the MLE this offseason (it's a fairly deep FA class at 3&D SF compared to 2015) and clear enough cap space by moving Gordon to go after a center in 2015, pipe dream being Gasol, realistic top target being Asik. The prim...
| Pelicans Talk|| Official PT Happy Birthday LosLobos111 Thread - TigerinATL on 6/26/14 at 3:37 pm|
May you get your wish of an EG trade for your birthday. :cheers:
| Pelicans Talk|| Pelicans still looking to trade into 1st - TigerinATL on 6/26/14 at 1:12 pm|
From Jen Hale:
[quote]In addition to the 7-foot, 255-pound Asik, the Rockets would also send $1.5 million to the Pelicans in exchange for a 2015 first-round draft pick.
That means the Pelicans would not have a first round draft pick for 2 consecutive years, barring a trade. Last year, New Orle...
| Pelicans Talk|| Will Asik Finish Games? - TigerinATL on 6/26/14 at 5:56 am|
He's a defensive force, but he's not very good on offense and is a low 60% FT shooter. With rumors and common sense pointing to Ryno being traded, do we need to target another stretch 4 if we trade Anderson? Channing Frye just opted out. He's not as good or young as Ryno, but for the purposes of ...
| Pelicans Talk|| Inside the Sacramento Kings Draft Room - TigerinATL on 6/25/14 at 7:57 am|
Cool 10 minute documentary style video profiling the Kings prepping for the draft and trying to decide whether they should use or trade the #8 pick https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OuwvsZOvcms&list=UUwLr_DYKR8aS0k4r8bB5I5Q ...
| Pelicans Talk|| NBA Draft Rumors 2014 - TigerinATL on 6/24/14 at 7:55 am|
[quote] Jody Genessy @DJJazzyJody · 13h
Jazz are offering up Derrick Favors, Alec Burks and No. 5 pick to Cavs for the No. 1 selection and Jarrett Jack, according to @1280Spence.[/quote]
[quote]Sam Amico @SamAmicoFSO · 12h
Interesting note to Dion Waiters talk: Source close to Waiters ...
| Pelicans Talk|| Could replacing Anthony Morrow necessitate trading for a draft pick? - TigerinATL on 6/23/14 at 11:52 am|
It seems unlikely that we'll have the cap space we need to match the offers Morrow is likely to get. So how do we replace him? It seems unlikely we'd find another shooter of his caliber on a minimum deal for the 2nd year in a row, but I've seen 2 proposed moves that get the Pelicans a 1st round pi...
| Pelicans Talk|| Monty interview with Jen Hale - TigerinATL on 6/20/14 at 11:59 am|
[link=(http://www.nba.com/pelicans/video/2014/06/18/MontyWilliamsInterviewPart1webmp-3305225/)] video interview broken into 3 5 minute clips[/link]
- Doesn't want to put a ceiling on AD's expectations for a jump this year because he's already surprised them with his development.
| Pelicans Talk|| Why the Pelicans should go after Greg Monroe - TigerinATL on 6/20/14 at 11:17 am|
David Fisher over at The Bird Writes, takes a look at why Monroe fits the team. It's a good article, well worth the read, but my favorite part was the highlight video of Monroe passing. He'd be able to get AD so many easy looks.
| Pelicans Talk|| Monty says Ryno, Holiday, Tyreke, and Gordon to be ready by Training Camp - TigerinATL on 6/20/14 at 8:04 am|
[quote]''Everybody I've talked to, whether it's Jrue out in L.A., Eric out in L.A., Ryan and Tyreke, all of our guys are on pace or ahead of pace to be ready for training camp,'' Williams said Thursday while hosting a dinner at Covenant House in New Orleans. [/quote]
| Pelicans Talk|| Will this be a wild offseason? - TigerinATL on 6/19/14 at 9:04 am|
Every team in the league thinks the grass is greener on the other side. The Bucks' #2 pick is the only lottery pick that I haven't seen mentioned as a trade up/down/out candidate.
The Kevin Love sweepstakes are heating up with quite a few legitimate bidders (Chicago, Denver, Boston, Golden State...
| Pelicans Talk|| Is the "aggressive pursuit" of a draft pick about trading Pierre? - TigerinATL on 6/18/14 at 9:28 am|
A poster on PR that has posted inside info in the past (Ryno's herniated disc) started a thread yesterday about our offseason plans. In a followup post he said all the rumors about the team trying to get back into the first round have to do with packaging that pick in another trade. He (the inside...
| Pelicans Talk|| Mutual interest between Pels and Andray Blatche - TigerinATL on 6/13/14 at 4:40 pm|
[quote] Alex Kennedy @AlexKennedyNBA · 4m
I'm hearing there is mutual interest between the New Orleans Pelicans and free-agent-to-be Andray Blatche. Keep an eye on that after July 1.[/quote]
At this point any leaks of interest in a player are usually from the agent to drive up the price, but...
| Tech Board|| Starbucks to Start Nationwide Rollout of Wireless Device Charging - TigerinATL on 6/13/14 at 2:23 pm|
[quote]The world’s largest coffee chain is teaming up with Duracell Powermat to let customers recharge mobile devices wirelessly, instead of hunting for available wall outlets. Customers can place their compatible devices atop so-called Powermat Spots on counters and tables to recharge them, Seattle...
| Pelicans Talk|| Economic Impact of the All Star Game in New Orleans - TigerinATL on 6/11/14 at 2:52 pm|
[quote]After projecting 2014 NBA All-Star to generate $89.6 million, a recent study by the University of New Orleans’ Hospitality Research Center found that the economic impact proved to be $106.1 million. A total of $60.4 million came in direct spending, with another $45.7 million in secondary spen...
| Pelicans Talk|| Jrue Holiday Q&A - TigerinATL on 6/9/14 at 10:08 am|
Jrue did an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on reddit during Game 2 last night. http://www.reddit.com/r/nba/comments/27noci/i_am_jrue_holiday_ask_me_anything/#
[quote]How do you see next season going with you and Ryno coming back healthy? How good do you think you guys can be? Playoffs?
Our next step is...