| Pelicans Talk|| Would "Salary Cap Smoothing" Affect the Cap? - TigerinATL on 10/23/14 at 3:06 pm|
It sounds like a stupid question, but this explanation from cap guru Larry Coon in response to a question on how cap smoothing would affect how much money AD gets makes it sound like the extra money would go to the players via the Players Union, not from teams via and expanded salary cap, although 2...
| Pelicans Talk|| The Theory of Gravity - TigerinATL on 10/22/14 at 1:01 pm|
Article on how Dwayne Wade creates space despite not being a 3 point shooter.
[quote] Tom Haberstroh @tomhaberstroh · 2h 2 hours ago
The Dwyane Wade Phenomenon: SportVU cameras reveal he's an elite floor-spacer. [link=(http://es.pn/ZGIRPi)]LINK[/link] [in]
| Pelicans Talk|| Christmas Holiday is over for the Pelicans - TigerinATL on 10/17/14 at 12:29 pm|
[quote]The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that the team has waived guard Dionte Christmas.
| Pelicans Talk|| Tyreke In, Gordon Out vs. Thunder - TigerinATL on 10/16/14 at 11:52 am|
[quote]Tyreke Evans, who excelled during the second half of last season in a starting role, will make his preseason debut in tonight’s Western Conference matchup.
“I’m going to try to go,” Evans said this morning after the Pelicans’ shootaround.
Initially projected to be out 3-5 weeks after a ...
| Pelicans Talk|| Monty's new offense - TigerinATL on 10/15/14 at 3:28 pm|
[quote]Earlier this week when New Orleans Pelicans swingman Tyreke Evans met with the media, he was businesslike during his short question-and-answer period.
But once talk of more creativity to coach Monty Williams' system came about, Evans let go a bright gap-tooth smile.
...Williams is imple...
| Pelicans Talk|| Pelicans Forward Might Be Most Athletic in the NBA - TigerinATL on 10/13/14 at 10:37 am|
And it's not AD.
[quote]On one of the backboards at the New Orleans Pelicans' practice facility, there are two large hand prints high above the rim on each side.
It wasn't put there by either 7-foot-2 center Alexis Ajinca or 7-foot Omer Asik, the two tallest players on the Pelicans' roster. An...
| Pelicans Talk|| Jimmer is our leading scorer - TigerinATL on 10/9/14 at 8:17 am|
I knew he was doing well, but didn't realize he was leading the way.
[quote]Through Wednesday’s defeat vs. Washington, Fredette leads the New Orleans Pelicans in scoring average, having reached double digits in all three games.
After 17- and 10-point outings in previous games vs. Miami and Atl...
| Pelicans Talk|| Anthony Davis > LeBron - TigerinATL on 10/7/14 at 9:23 am|
For Fantasy Basketball
[quote]People who play fantasy basketball know that Kevin Durant is, without question, the best player in the game today. Nobody else is so well-rounded and so dominant in so many categories, even though as recently as a year ago there was a real debate over whether he or L...
| Pelicans Talk|| NBA TV Rights nearly triple, salary cap could go up to $88 million - TigerinATL on 10/5/14 at 9:47 pm|
[quote] Richard Sandomir @RichSandomir · 45m 45 minutes ago
NBA to announce $24 billion/9 year deal w/ ESPN and TNT on Monday. Annual average value nearly 3x current deal.
Annual avg value of new NBA deal soars from about $930M to $2.66B. New deal starts after 2015-16 season.[/quote]
| Tech Board|| Marriott fined $600,000 by FCC for blocking personal wifi - TigerinATL on 10/3/14 at 3:32 pm|
[quote]Marriott entered into an agreement to pay a $600,000 fine on Friday, bringing an end to an FCC investigation that found the hotel blocked access to personal Wi-Fi hotspots at one of its hotels while charging guests as much as $1,000 to connect to its own Wi-Fi network. Employees of the Gaylor...
| Pelicans Talk|| League to vote on proposed lottery changes this month - TigerinATL on 10/3/14 at 2:46 pm|
[quote]Proposal details: four worst teams would have equal 12 percent chance to win No. 1 pick. Worst team could fall no lower than No 7.
Four teams w/ best record would have, in order, 0.5%, 1%, 1.5%, 2.5% chance at No. 1 pick and better chance than today of moving into top-6
Under current ru...
| Pelicans Talk|| Fox Sports picks up 2 more games this year? - TigerinATL on 10/2/14 at 11:35 am|
[quote]Bourbon Street Shots ?@BourbonStShots 4m4 minutes ago
The #Pelicans' regular season TV station breakdown is as follows: 77 games on FOX Sports New Orleans, 3 on NBATV, 1 on TNT, & 1 on ESPN.[/quote]
The original contract called for 75 iirc, so unless the 77 is a typo, this is a positive...
| Pelicans Talk|| Good article on Ryno's personal recovery - TigerinATL on 10/1/14 at 2:34 pm|
[quote]It has been impossible not to notice the effusive joy that seems to be spilling from Anderson's heart these first few days of New Orleans Pelicans' training camp, his basketball life renewed by a delicate surgical procedure, his personal existence continuing its agonizing journey to a new nor...
| Pelicans Talk|| Monty likes where Ryno's Mojo is at - TigerinATL on 9/30/14 at 4:09 pm|
[quote]New Orleans Pelicans forward Ryan Anderson has waited more than seven months to participate in a practice conducted by coach Monty Williams.
...He did agility drills. He went through contact work. He ran at full speed and came away smiling with no problems after the two-hour practice ended...
| Pelicans Talk|| Pelicans Media Day - TigerinATL on 9/29/14 at 2:39 pm|
[quote] Scott Prather @Scott_1420 · 2h
Demps:"obviously we want to make the playoffs...no ifs about it...but we don't want to say it's a complete failure if we don't."
Demps on area his team has to improve:"Defensively and rebounding...which is why we got Asik."
Demps on if Austin Rivers ...
| Pelicans Talk|| Basketball Insiders Predicts the West - TigerinATL on 9/26/14 at 11:29 am|
Lots of Pelicans Mentions (nearly all AD) as Basketball Insiders predict the top players at each position and sleeper team in the West.
[quote]Top Power Forward
Lang Greene: Anthony Davis, New Orleans Pelicans. Sure there are bigger names you could place here out of respect or if you’re playin...
| Pelicans Talk|| Eric Bledsoe gets Eric Gordon Money - TigerinATL on 9/24/14 at 5:02 pm|
[quote]Restricted free-agent guard Eric Bledsoe has reached agreement on a five-year, $70 million contract extension with the Phoenix Suns, league sources told Yahoo Sports.[/quote]
| Pelicans Talk|| Ajinca up to 275 - TigerinATL on 9/22/14 at 11:08 am|
[quote]“At the end of the season, I was 255 pounds,” Ajinca said. “Now I’m 275. I think I’ve gained good weight, so hopefully that’s going to help me out in the paint. (The bulk was a result) of just taking care of (my) body, eating well, protein shakes, lifting weights every day. It went well and I...
| Pelicans Talk|| Would you want AD to play PG if he could? - TigerinATL on 9/19/14 at 7:55 am|
Jason Kidd is bringing in Gary Payton to work with Giannis Antetokounmpo on becoming a PG.
[quote]Jason Kidd had a vision going to Milwaukee: to see Giannis Antetokounmpo running the point for the Bucks from the “1” position. The new coach of the Bucks is not only determined to implement this ide...
| Pelicans Talk|| AD and James Harden make another commercial together - TigerinATL on 9/17/14 at 4:48 pm|
This is a promo for face scanning in NBA2k15. The bit with Harden drags after a while but it's funny when AD shows up at the end.