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Brian Ball

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Recent Activity
Yeah, I think it's too early to write off Jimmer's defense
Commented on Pelicans Sign Jimmer Fredette and Darius Miller on Jul 18 2014, 12:43p
I mean, I don't think we gave up on the idea of a defensive stopper at the wing
Commented on Pelicans Sign Jimmer Fredette and Darius Miller on Jul 18 2014, 11:54a
Haha well, those guys played a lot when the Spurs were blowing out the Heat in the Finals
Commented on Pelicans Sign Jimmer Fredette and Darius Miller on Jul 18 2014, 11:53a
Is there some place we can make a burnt offering or something?
Commented on Pelicans Sign Jimmer Fredette and Darius Miller on Jul 18 2014, 11:49a
Go to Basketball Reference and look under advanced stats on the player page
Commented on Pelicans Sign Jimmer Fredette and Darius Miller on Jul 18 2014, 11:48a - 2 replies
Pelicans Sign Jimmer Fredette and Darius Miller
Posted on Jul 18 2014, 1:24a
Man, it's fun watching Asik play defense
Commented on Shooting for Success - 2014 Off Season Roster Construction on Jul 17 2014, 11:25a - 1 reply
I wouldn't like the signing
Commented on Wednesday Bird Feed: Jason Smith is a Knick, Russ Smith Contract on Jul 16 2014, 10:52p - 1 reply
At work, so unable to watch
Commented on Game Thread: Summer Pelicans vs. Summer Spurs on Jul 14 2014, 7:22p
Whenever I hear "the Watch ESPN app"
Commented on Game Thread: Summer Pelicans vs. Summer Spurs on Jul 14 2014, 7:20p
Goodness gracious, Courtney Fells is going crazy again
Commented on Game Thread: Summer Pelicans vs. Summer Spurs on Jul 14 2014, 6:57p
Game Thread: Summer Pelicans vs. Summer Spurs
Posted on Jul 14 2014, 6:00p
Haha yeah
Commented on Omer Asik Trade Completed on Jul 14 2014, 11:43a - 1 reply
Hahahhaa
Commented on Omer Asik Trade Completed on Jul 14 2014, 11:31a - 1 reply
Yup, that's right
Commented on Omer Asik Trade Completed on Jul 14 2014, 9:59a - 2 replies
I have to say, Dell Demps is a master of tactics
Commented on Omer Asik Trade Completed on Jul 14 2014, 9:27a
When the Pellies make a trade, I try to not say too much until your write a post about it, David
Commented on Alonzo Gee Trade Ramifications on Jul 12 2014, 11:46a - 2 replies
Crazy first half lines:
Commented on Game Thread: Summer Pellies vs. D-League All-Stars on Jul 11 2014, 11:28p
Crazy pass by Russ to kick off that possession...
Commented on Game Thread: Summer Pellies vs. D-League All-Stars on Jul 11 2014, 11:20p
Boom - that last offensive possession is what this team should do
Commented on Game Thread: Summer Pellies vs. D-League All-Stars on Jul 11 2014, 11:19p
Russ still having problems with distribution
Commented on Game Thread: Summer Pellies vs. D-League All-Stars on Jul 11 2014, 11:14p - 1 reply
Josh Howard is slooooow
Commented on Game Thread: Summer Pellies vs. D-League All-Stars on Jul 11 2014, 11:12p - 2 replies
RUSSDICULOUSNESS
Commented on Game Thread: Summer Pellies vs. D-League All-Stars on Jul 11 2014, 11:11p
His shot is bricking, but he has nice post footwork
Commented on Game Thread: Summer Pellies vs. D-League All-Stars on Jul 11 2014, 11:11p - 1 reply
He's crazy good at on-ball defense
Commented on Game Thread: Summer Pellies vs. D-League All-Stars on Jul 11 2014, 11:09p - 2 replies
And then drains another three...
Commented on Game Thread: Summer Pellies vs. D-League All-Stars on Jul 11 2014, 11:05p
But it looks like he literally cannot dribble...
Commented on Game Thread: Summer Pellies vs. D-League All-Stars on Jul 11 2014, 11:04p
Courtney Fells draining the three and then getting turned all around on defense and fouling a jump shooter...
Commented on Game Thread: Summer Pellies vs. D-League All-Stars on Jul 11 2014, 11:01p - 1 reply
Good start for Patric Young in the second quarter
Commented on Game Thread: Summer Pellies vs. D-League All-Stars on Jul 11 2014, 11:00p - 1 reply
All right, finally able to tune in for the second half...
Commented on Game Thread: Summer Pellies vs. D-League All-Stars on Jul 11 2014, 10:58p
Game Thread: Summer Pellies vs. D-League All-Stars
Posted on Jul 11 2014, 10:29p
Pelicans released the starting five
Commented on Breaking Down the New Orleans Summer League Roster on Jul 11 2014, 7:26p
Hmmm interesting
Commented on Friday BirdFeed: LeBron goes to Cleveland, Pelicans exploring less desirable options on Jul 11 2014, 6:52p
Breaking Down the New Orleans Summer League Roster
Posted on Jul 11 2014, 6:34p
Question, guys
Commented on Friday BirdFeed: LeBron goes to Cleveland, Pelicans exploring less desirable options on Jul 11 2014, 6:33p - 4 replies
So what's the plan here?
Commented on Friday BirdFeed: LeBron goes to Cleveland, Pelicans exploring less desirable options on Jul 11 2014, 3:55p - 1 reply
I mean, Stiemsma wasn't his fault, I don't think
Commented on Tyreke Evans: A Bargain on Jul 11 2014, 1:21p - 1 reply
I could be wrong, but I don't think there's a chance in Hades that Dell is trading Reke
Commented on Salary Cap Situation on Jul 10 2014, 5:38p
That's a great point
Commented on Wednesday's BirdFeed: Hayward, Babbitt, Cleveland, Clarity on Jul 9 2014, 10:06p
The scrub you don't know rather than the scrub you do...
Commented on James Southerland, Flying Under the Radar? on Jul 8 2014, 12:10p - 1 reply
My hazy recollection is that Noel didn't provide medical information to any but the top couple of teams
Commented on Why New Orleans Was Comfortable Moving Noel on Jul 7 2014, 3:24a
To note something that I don't think has been said
Commented on Professional Journalist Decries "Bloggers"; Yes, It's 2014 on Jul 5 2014, 2:57a - 1 reply
Yeah, like David
Commented on Bird Feed: Heat and Thunder Looking at Morrow on Jul 5 2014, 2:53a
So the weird thing about that line
Commented on Salary Cap Situation on Jul 5 2014, 2:47a - 1 reply
Bird Feed: Heat and Thunder Looking at Morrow
Posted on Jul 4 2014, 1:16p
Thoughts on the Gordon deal
Commented on Salary Cap Situation on Jul 4 2014, 11:58a - 1 reply
Actually, Jrue just turned 24 and is only a month older than Lillard
Commented on Defending the Jrue Holiday Trade, a Year Later on Jul 4 2014, 2:29a - 1 reply
Salary Cap Situation
Posted on Jul 3 2014, 12:43p
That's the big WTF moment in this roster, for sure
Commented on Pelicans Release Las Vegas Summer League Roster on Jul 2 2014, 9:44p - 1 reply
Well, if that's the market for a three that can kind of play defense and is a solid offensive contributor
Commented on Free Agency Open Thread on Jul 2 2014, 2:31a - 1 reply
Good point
Commented on Free Agency Open Thread on Jul 1 2014, 10:53a
I thought his main weakness defensively was when he was playing a small and quick point guard
Commented on Free Agency Open Thread on Jul 1 2014, 10:50a
Dear Jesus, if that entire second unit is on the floor at the same time
Commented on Free Agency Open Thread on Jul 1 2014, 2:26a - 1 reply
I generally agree
Commented on Free Agency Open Thread on Jul 1 2014, 2:22a
Yeah, I think it all depends on how much faith they have in Russ Smith
Commented on Brian Roberts to Become an Unrestricted Free Agent on Jun 28 2014, 10:43p - 1 reply
Yeah, his defense is really a liability
Commented on Brian Roberts to Become an Unrestricted Free Agent on Jun 28 2014, 10:18p
Ugh, thanks David
Commented on Brian Roberts to Become an Unrestricted Free Agent on Jun 28 2014, 10:16p - 1 reply
Brian Roberts to Become an Unrestricted Free Agent
Posted on Jun 28 2014, 6:25p
I think you hit on the weakest part of the Pellies-Wolves comparison
Commented on Why the Pelicans are Betting Everything on Making the Playoffs on Jun 28 2014, 4:55p - 1 reply
Sorry for any confusion
Commented on Why the Pelicans are Betting Everything on Making the Playoffs on Jun 28 2014, 4:46p
Hey, welcome to the bandwagon! It's pretty empty right now, so you have plenty of space to find a seat...
Commented on Why the Pelicans are Betting Everything on Making the Playoffs on Jun 27 2014, 7:42p - 3 replies
Ah, when I said that we wouldn't be able to pay
Commented on Why the Pelicans are Betting Everything on Making the Playoffs on Jun 27 2014, 6:03p - 1 reply
Thanks - it was a pretty bad typo, since it totally undermined my point, haha
Commented on Why the Pelicans are Betting Everything on Making the Playoffs on Jun 27 2014, 5:52p
Why the Pelicans are Betting Everything on Making the Playoffs
Posted on Jun 27 2014, 4:48p
I think we'd have to trade him away for no salary in return, right?
Commented on Pelicans Trade Pierre Jackson for Russ Smith on Jun 27 2014, 1:09a
Well, that's interesting... Who's churning the rumor mill?
Commented on Pelicans Trade Pierre Jackson for Russ Smith on Jun 27 2014, 1:09a
I have to imagine this is setting up trading Rivers away
Commented on Pelicans Trade Pierre Jackson for Russ Smith on Jun 27 2014, 12:19a - 1 reply
It's also worth noting that Russ Smith is OLD
Commented on Pelicans Trade Pierre Jackson for Russ Smith on Jun 27 2014, 12:19a
Nailed it
Commented on 2014 NBA Draft Open Thread on Jun 26 2014, 10:55p
Seems inevitable in hindsight, really
Commented on 2014 NBA Draft Open Thread on Jun 26 2014, 10:48p
Best passing small forward in the draft in the past decade
Commented on 2014 NBA Draft Open Thread on Jun 26 2014, 10:46p - 2 replies
Ughhhh naturally
Commented on 2014 NBA Draft Open Thread on Jun 26 2014, 10:46p - 1 reply
And now we get to find out who the best player in the 2014 draft will be...
Commented on 2014 NBA Draft Open Thread on Jun 26 2014, 10:41p - 1 reply
What did fletcher say?
Commented on 2014 NBA Draft Open Thread on Jun 26 2014, 10:37p
That was his schtick
Commented on 2014 NBA Draft Open Thread on Jun 26 2014, 10:33p
Good move by PHX:
Commented on 2014 NBA Draft Open Thread on Jun 26 2014, 10:33p
Name of the draft:
Commented on 2014 NBA Draft Open Thread on Jun 26 2014, 10:27p
Looks like the Rox are shopping Capela
Commented on 2014 NBA Draft Open Thread on Jun 26 2014, 10:25p
Hahahaha
Commented on 2014 NBA Draft Open Thread on Jun 26 2014, 10:23p
Hairston is *good*
Commented on 2014 NBA Draft Open Thread on Jun 26 2014, 10:23p
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