| Pelicans Talk|| Pelicans were one number shy of getting No. 3 pick - wope on 5/21/13 at 8:54 pm|
Per Jen Hale:
@PelicansNBA GM Dell Demps says the team was one lottery ball shy of snagging the 3rd pick tonight at the NBA Lottery....
| Pelicans Talk|| Austin Rivers will be on First Take today @ 9 AM CST - wope on 5/20/13 at 8:56 am|
Everybody tune in today and watch me debate/talk with @RealSkipBayless and @stephenasmith on @ESPN_FirstTake. 10am eastern time.
| Pelicans Talk|| Dalai Lama is a Pelicans fan - wope on 5/17/13 at 2:16 pm|
.@DalaiLama thank you for coming to #nola He like his holiness likes his new @pelicans and @saints hats! #WhoDat [/quote]
| Pelicans Talk|| Gordon Undergoes Successful Arthroscopic Procedure - wope on 5/10/13 at 9:24 am|
[quote]May 10, 2013
The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that guard Eric Gordon underwent a successful arthroscopic procedure yesterday in his left ankle to alleviate pain caused by particles of scar tissue. The procedure was performed by Dr. Richard Ferkel of the Kerlan-Jobe Clinic in Los An...
| More Sports Board|| After not being the #1 overall pick, Geno Smith fires his agents - wope on 4/30/13 at 12:22 pm|
[quote]Liz Mullen of Sports Business Journal reports that Smith fired Select Sports, the agency representing him throughout the draft process. By league rule, he can't hire another agent for another five days.
Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News writes that Smith believed he "would be and sho...
| More Sports Board|| Trashed hotel rooms @ Combine belonged to DeAndre Hopkins and Mark Harrison - wope on 4/18/13 at 4:56 pm|
A trashed hotel room at Indy scouting combine that Yahoo reported on belonged to Clemson WR DeAndre Hopkins and Rutgers WR Mark Harrison.[/quote]
| Pelicans Talk|| Jason Smith trolls Hornets rookies with Crisco oil on their windshields - wope on 4/15/13 at 1:18 pm|
Way to get those rookies with some crisco on the windshield and door handles @JasonSmith014 pic.twitter.com/v9a4hv0IOg[/quote]
| Pelicans Talk|| Eric Gordon loves having the ball in his hands (TP article) - wope on 3/21/13 at 5:52 pm|
[quote]``I just love having it in my hands,’’ said Gordon, who scored 18 points against the Celtics, which included nine in the second half.
``It’s all about having team chemistry to make sure everyone knows who is likely to have the ball and I definitely like it in my hands.’’[/quote]
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Saints have interest in former LSU DT Rickey Jean-Francois - wope on 3/12/13 at 11:45 am|
Per Garlic at WWL:
#Saints also have interest in frmr #LSU DT Rickey Jean-Francois, according to a source I spoke with.[/quote]
[quote]@RapSheet: #49ers DT Ricky Jean-Francois will take visits before making...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| James Harrison would "love to be in New Orleans," according to his agent - wope on 3/10/13 at 6:51 pm|
[quote]A former NFL defensive player of the year would have no problem joining the New Orleans Saints as former Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison would "love to be in New Orleans," according to his agent Bill Parise.
"The Saints would be a great fit," Parise said Sunday afternoon.
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Junior Galette "low-balled" by Saints? - wope on 2/27/13 at 3:13 pm|
Check out his latest tweet.
I just Got Low Balled Lol That's just #Disrespectful[/quote]
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Report: Rob Ryan’s Saints contract limits his contact with the media - wope on 2/10/13 at 10:43 am|
[quote]Andy Fenelon, a senior editor at NFL.com, wrote on Twitter that Ryan’s contract with the Saints says Ryan can’t talk to the press unless he gets approval from Saints Vice President of Communications Greg Bensel.[/quote]
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| The Saints have hired Rob Ryan - wope on 2/9/13 at 8:01 am|
Per Jay Glazer twitter
[quote]It's done, the New Orleans Saints have hired Rob Ryan as their new defensive coordinator.[/quote]
| More Sports Board|| Stephen A Smith calls for 20-year ban on NOLA Super Bowls - wope on 2/3/13 at 7:56 pm|
This is sickening. If somehow B'More's momentum in thwarted here, what do you say. I'd ban the SB from New Orleans for next 20 yrs for this![/quote]
| Pelicans Talk|| Jason Smith finally joins Twitter - wope on 1/31/13 at 11:02 am|
Hornets fans... Join us in welcoming @JasonSmith014 to twitter! Took him a while, but he's here! Go follow him![/quote]
| Pelicans Talk|| Monty threatens to bench players who don't play defense - wope on 1/27/13 at 4:42 pm|
[quote] Memphis, Tenn. -- New Orleans Hornets Coach Monty Williams wasn’t pleased after Friday night’s loss to the Houston Rockets and he threatened Sunday to sit some players if they don't improve defensively.
The Hornets' transition defense flaws were exposed by the Rockets, who had a 20-9 edge...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Shanle already commenting on Spags firing - wope on 1/24/13 at 5:54 pm|
Just talked w/ Scott Shanle. Said he would have been more shocked had no move been made after the way the season went.
Shanle said about Spagnuolo, "It wasn't he right combination. It didn't fit."
Shanle did, however, say he thought the move to a 3-4 was perfect. Said that...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Saints fire Spags and announce switch to 3-4 defense - wope on 1/24/13 at 5:34 pm|
The Saints Have Relieved Steve Spagnuolo & Ken Flajole of Their Duties: http://bit.ly/Uouda4
Payton: “Philosophically we are changing our defense to a 3-4 alignment and right now is the best time to accomplish this transition.”...
| Pelicans Talk|| Pelicans coaches / players were given dark blue hats/shirts after practice today - wope on 1/24/13 at 2:45 pm|
[quote]Some of the New Orleans Hornets assistant coaches wore dark blue caps after Thursday's practice, representing the team's new mascot name, the Pelicans, that will be unveiled during a Thursday afternoon news conference at the New Orleans Arena.
The Hornets' players were shown a video presenta...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Shanle shows support for G.Williams, calls him 'best DC he played for' - wope on 1/23/13 at 2:32 pm|
Gregg Williams been looking for work for more than three weeks http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2013/01/23/gregg-williams-has-been-looking-for-work-for-more-than-three-weeks/ [b]..best d coordinator ever played for. hope he gets chance[/b][/quote]
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Caption this SP/Vitt pic - wope on 1/23/13 at 10:00 am|
| Pelicans Talk|| Greivis interview on WWL radio right now - wope on 1/14/13 at 6:19 pm|
Lol at Bobby and Mike Detillier trying to conduct a basketball interview. ...
| More Sports Board|| Te'o's Father blacklists newspaper for using a picture of his son missing tackle - wope on 1/12/13 at 11:05 am|
| Pelicans Talk|| Gordon and Anderson combine for 2 made FGs - wope on 1/9/13 at 9:21 pm|
... and we still beat one of the hottest teams in the NBA! :nana: :nana: :nana:...
| Pelicans Talk|| Hornets sign PG Donald Sloan to 10-day contract - wope on 1/7/13 at 10:13 am|
former #Hornets point guard Donald Sloan sign again to 10 day contract.
| Pelicans Talk|| Gordon AND Aminu will both start tonight - wope on 1/5/13 at 12:58 pm|
[quote]Though he played coy following the team's shoot around here Saturday, Hornets Coach Monty Williams has decided to start shooting guard Eric Gordon against the Dallas Mavericks, a source said.
Williams will also start Al-Farouq Aminu at the small forward position, meaning that for the first...
| Pelicans Talk|| Gordon out for tonight's game vs Rockets (nothing physically wrong) - wope on 1/2/13 at 5:33 pm|
@Hornets Eric Gordon out tonight vs #Rockets. Nothing physically wrong, just not ready for back-to-back games. Will return for Dallas.[/quote]
| Pelicans Talk|| Gordon ready to feed off the crowd's energy tonight - wope on 1/1/13 at 12:19 pm|
Hornets fans, we will feed off your energy tonight. #happynewyear[/quote]
| More Sports Board|| Wildcard weekend schedule announced - wope on 12/30/12 at 8:02 pm|
Playoff schedules announced:
Saturday: #CINvsHOU (4:30pm ET); #MINvsGB (8p).
Sunday: INDvsBAL (1p); #SEAvsWAS/DAL (4:30p)[/quote]
| Pelicans Talk|| Bobcats have lost 17 straight - wope on 12/28/12 at 9:48 pm|
Seriously. Do y'all think the Hawnets can extend their streak to 18?...