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  1. 82 Games and Anthony Davis, the Human League Pass Advertisement

    Andrew Sharp

    The past few weeks have seen hundreds of NBA preview articles, and that's just on Grantland. But there's one topic we haven't really touched on yet: Anthony Davis and the Pelicans. When people say they don't watch the NBA re...

    Blog | October 28, 2014
  2. Let the NBA Trading Season Begin

    Zach Lowe

    This is what the NBA wanted in rejiggering the rules during the lockout of 2011 - shorter contracts, more teams hoarding cap space, and more players flying around the league into those acres of open space. League higher-ups call...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  3. Anthony Davis's Fracture May Break the Pellies

    Zach Lowe

    The harsh reality of the Western Conference: If your team's internal projections have them settling around the 45-win mark, a medium-term injury to your best or second-best player could make the difference between a playoff spot and a trip to New Yor...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  4. About Last Whatever: Iron Bowl Chaos

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy foolishly enjoying the company of friends and family this holiday season without a television on in the background, here's what you missed in sports over the holiday: In one of the most stunning endings to a football game i...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  5. NBA 18-Day Warning: Here Come the PELICANS

    Andrew Sharp

    A few important notes before we get started: 1. I promise to never write a story about the New Orleans Pelicans that doesn't lead with a photo of an actual pelican. 2. That Evil Pelican up there could be a fixture on Grantland all year long .....

    Blog | October 11, 2013
  6. How Denver's Old Dribble-Drive Offense Could Be the Perfect Fit f...

    Brett Koremenos

    This has been an offseason filled with change for the New Orleans Pelicans. The franchise not only ditched its nickname but also overhauled its personnel through two trades and one surprising free-agent signing. Out with the Hornets moniker were Robi...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  7. B.S. Report: Zach Lowe on the NBA's Summer Leagues and Offseason

    Bill Simmons

    Bill Simmons calls up Zach Lowe to talk summer league basketball, make predictions for the upcoming NBA season, and debate nicknames for the New Orleans Pelicans. To listen to this podcast, download it on iTunes here, or to listen at the ESPN.com ...

    Blog | August 06, 2013
  8. What's in a Name? Why the Pelicans Should Be Known As the 'Pellie...

    Zach Lowe

    This is an important moment in the history of basketball in New Orleans. Its NBA team has tried to accelerate its rebuilding process with two risky moves — dealing two draft picks, including Nerlens Noel, for Jrue Holiday, and tossing more mone...

    Blog | July 25, 2013
  9. All Hail the NBA Offseason

    Andrew Sharp

    It's mid-July, the offseason is two weeks old, the second (or third?) Dwightmare is officially over, and we have at least three teams who vaulted themselves into the title contender conversation. This summer's especially fun because teams who were go...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  10. The remaking of the New Orleans Pelicans

    Zach Lowe

    There will be no rebuilding in New Orleans next season — but is that the right move?

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2013
  11. Why New Orleans should change their name from the Hornets to the ...

    Carles

    Why New Orleans needs this mascot change.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2012