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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...

NBA, New Orleans Pelicans continue to celebrate Black History Month

Tiana Watts | Staff Artist

Grant Barnes and Carrigan English

February 21, 2018

Many have their own ways of recognizing and honoring important figures during Black History Month, and those in the world of sports are no different. The NBA is just one of the many organizations honoring this month. The association has a long history of giving platforms to prominent African-American a...

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

Paul Trujillo | Sports Layout Editor

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...