Mavs How-To: Trades, Strategy, Roster-Builds

A Mavs How-To Primer: Trades, Strategy And Roster-Building - And We Name Names. ... The Pain, The Picks And A Porter, Inside Mavs Premium:
Last Tuesday at 6:36 AM

Tim Frazier Staying With Pelicans

From the very first time he was in a Pelicans uniform on March 16th of this year, I've been espousing the virtues of Tim Frazier, and why he is a good fit for this Pelicans offense. While it is unlikely that Frazier will ever develop into a superstar, his sixteen game sample was more than enough to prove to me that he, not only belongs in the NBA, but could be a solid piece for the Pelicans future success. Don't believe me? Watch this, and I'll make you a believer....
July 10, 2016

Coming Home to the Bayou

After coming to verbal agreements with medium priced free agents Solomon Hill and E'Twaun Moore, it was clear that the New Orleans Pelicans were seeking "on the come" type young players, with an emphasis on defense. Today, they followed that same blueprint by agreeing to terms with rugged point guard Langston Galloway, a 3rd year player from the New York Knicks. Galloway, a Baton Rouge native, will almost certainly become a fan favorite. Here's his story....
July 6, 2016

Blossoming Guard Coming to New Orleans

The New Orleans Pelicans jumped into Friday's free agency frenzy grabbing a couple role players they hope will blossom into productive assets in Alvin Gentry's up-tempo offense. We've already discussed the ultra-athletic Solomon Hill, but the player who may fit the Pels system best, could be shooting guard E'Twaun Moore, who agreed to terms with the team Friday night. Here's everything you always wanted to know about the newest member of the New Orleans Pelicans.
July 1, 2016

Pelicans Firm Up Defense

It might not have been the huge splash in the free agency pool that New Orleans hoop fans were hoping for, but the Pelicans agreed to terms this afternoon with a player who should help them immensely on the defensive end this upcoming season. Here's everything you always wanted to know about the Pels newest addition, small forward Solomon Hill. NOTE: Agreements cannot become official until July 7th....99% of the time they do, but don't forget about the DeAndre Jordan fiasco last summer!
July 1, 2016

5 Favorites to Win NBA Rookie of the Year

Now that the draft is over, it's time to look at which rookies will fare the best in their first season.
June 24, 2016

Pelicans Land Player of the Year Buddy Hield

Somewhere, New Orleans Pelicans power forward Anthony Davis is smiling right now. The budding superstar finally has a premier, marquis player to run the floor with. Buddy Hield, the unanimous NCAA College Basketball Player of the Year, is the newest member of the Pels. Hield, the former Oklahoma Sooner who averaged 25 points shooting 47% from 3-point land, will team up with Davis to give the Pels the potent inside-outside punch Alvin Gentry's free-flowing offense desperately needs.
June 23, 2016

Pelicans Roster: Who's Coming Back?

The disastrous 2015-16 New Orleans Pelicans is officially in the books. It's over and it's time to move on to next season. Here is a comprehensive look at every single player on the Pels roster, and their possible future with the team. From contract length, salaries, as well as team & player options, everything you need to know about every Pelicans player is all right here. Take a deep look into what Anthony Davis and the boys might look like in the fall. For the rest of the story...
April 21, 2016