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From the Basement: LeBron snubbed in MVP race again

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Harrison Simon, Staff Reporter

1 day ago

On Sept. 18, Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo was awarded his second consecutive MVP award, the first back-to-back winner of the honor since Stephen Curry in 2015 and 2016. The voting? I wouldn’t exactly call it a close race: Giannis received 85 out of the 101 first-place votes with the r...

We (Peli)can do this! Nola’s NBA team set to come back under new leadership

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Jude Papillion, Contributing Reporter

October 2, 2019

After finishing the 2018-2019 season with an underwhelming 33-49 record and landing in a mediocre 13th place of the 15 teams in the Western Conference, the New Orleans Pelicans hope to turn things around in their 2019-20 season.  Despite high expectations for the 2018-19 season, the Pelicans were plagued by inj...

Anthony Davis puts pelicans under pressure with trade request

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Julian Bombard, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2019

The New Orleans Pelicans woke up Monday morning to devastating, yet inevitable news — Anthony Davis has officially requested a trade. Though upsetting, this turn of events is not surprising, as Davis has the option to opt out of his contract after next season. In December, a source close to D...

Crescent City Pelicans revamp, reboot for another successful season

Bella Baff, Associate Sports Editor

October 25, 2018

Following yet another drama-filled summer, the NBA season is revving up once again, with the New Orleans Pelicans making their debut last Wednesday in a 131-112 blowout win over the Houston Rockets. The Pels are currently undefeated after battering the Sacramento Kings 149-129 on Friday, a victory which broke the t...

Pelicans outhustle and outplay Blazers, sweep series

Julian Bombard, Contributing Writer

April 26, 2018

In a series many expected to be extremely competitive, the Pelicans dominated the Blazers in a four-game series that was never particularly close. After taking the first two games in Portland, the Pels returned home to New Orleans and played with the intensity of a team that was down in the series, despite...

New Orleans Pelicans gear up for playoffs, take on Portland Trail Blazers

New Orleans Pelicans gear up for playoffs, take on Portland Trail Blazers

Bella Baff and Julian Bombard

April 18, 2018

The New Orleans Pelicans have reached the NBA Playoffs for the first time since 2015 following a tumultuous regular season complete with injuries, last-minute trades and a brow-shaving April Fools prank that shocked the basketball world. The Pelicans finished sixth in the competitive Western Confer...

Taking the scenic route: the winding road of pro basketball in New Orleans

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Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

February 7, 2018

Professional basketball in New Orleans has been quite the rollercoaster. The city got a team, lost it, gained another, lost it, reclaimed it and finally renamed it. This story of the New Orleans Pelicans has been complicated to say the least, but its effects have had a significant nationwide impact...