Brian Ball

  • joined May 13, 2008
  • last login Aug 20, 2014
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Pelicans sign Jimmer Fredette and Darius Miller


The Pelicans began the process of rounding out their roster, signing Jimmer Fredette and Darius Miller. How are they going to fit into the current squad?

Game Thread: Summer Pelicans vs. Summer Spurs


An interesting tweet from John Reid: Still think the Pelicans are looking closely at one of their summer league small forwards to emerge for a roster spot. — John Reid (@JohnReid64) July 14,...

Game Thread: Summer Pellies vs. D-League All-Stars


Summer League is finally tipping off! This is one game that absolutely everybody should be able to watch - just go to the NBA's site, click on "Watch with Summer League Live", click on "Free...

Breaking Down the Pelicans Summer League Roster


A complete guide to all the players on the New Orleans Summer League Roster, discussing what Jeff Withey and Russ Smith have to do to get minutes next season and what Courtney Fells and DeQuan...

Bird Feed: Heat and Thunder Looking at Morrow


Anthony Morrow is generating a lot of interest this offseason, and Russ Smith thinks of Lil Wayne and Anthony Davis when he thinks of the Crescent City.

Salary Cap Situation


Here's your source for the current state of the Pelicans' salary cap.

Brian Roberts to Become an Unrestricted Free Agent


Point guard Brian Roberts did not get a qualifying offer from the Pelicans & will be a unrestricted free agent, his agent Andy Miller said. — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) June 28, 2014 ...

Why the Pelicans are Betting It All on Next Year


The Pelicans have made two deals that sacrifice long-term strategy for short-term success - what happens in 2016 when the Pelicans have lost Asik and Gordon and have given up their last three draft...

Front Office Rumors


The rumors are swirling about the future of Dell Demps and Monty Williams. Will either be fired this offseason? Who does the front office prefer to keep?

2013-2014 Season Recaps: Anthony Morrow


Anthony Morrow had a rough first 41 games but exploded during the second half of the season, leading the Pelicans down the stretch and finishing the season in the top five in the league in...

Bird Feed: Demps and Williams Preview Offseason


As the playoffs start up, Dell Demps talked about what went wrong last season and the priorities are in the offseason in a wide-ranging Q and A with Jon Reid: Q: Do you think it was a mistake...

Why Tyreke Evans Should Learn how to Shoot


Michael McNamara at Bourbon Street Shots wrote a bit of a #SlatePitch article contending that Tyreke shouldn't really be focusing on getting better at shooting in the offseason. He's concerned that...

Bird Feed: Demps Happy with Pelican Core


Dell Demps says he won't rock the boat in the offseason, is happy with Monty Williams, and expects all his players to come back healthy next season. Plus, silly sportswriters say silly things about...

Bird Feed: Rumblings in the Crescent City


Journalists are taking shots at the Pelicans front office, Monty details what Tyreke Evans needs to do to improve, and other news.

Evans explodes; Pelicans roll Thunder


Tyreke Evans scored 41 points on just 26 shots and nearly notched a triple-double as the Pelicans took down the Thunder.

Game Preview: Pelicans vs. Thunder


The limping Pelicans play host to the playoff-bound Thunder. With few options to pick from, Monty Williams has the unenviable task of molding a ragtag bunch into a force that can compete with...

Pelicans lose Roberts and Evans in Blowout Loss


The Pelicans had two more players succumb to injury - guards Brian Roberts and Tyreke Evans. With little backcourt depth, the Pelicans provided little resistance to the surging Thunder.

Pelicans falter down the stretch; Raptors win by 7


The Pelicans gave up a huge first half lead and fell to the Raptors 107-100. Early in the first, the Pellies looked great - Evans was slashing into the lane at will, Stiemsma, Withey, and Ajinca...

Pelicans lose again, falling in Sacramento, 96-89


Anthony Davis was unable to generate offense or grab a rebound throughout the game while Reggie Evans, Jason Thompson, and DeMarcus Cousins terrorized the New Orleans frontcourt. Tyreke Evans was...

Pelicans run out of comebacks, Raptors win 108-101


The Pelicans fell in the second game of their three-game road trip as Anthony Davis had an off night and Kyle Lowry played a fantastic game.

Nets win 93-81; Pelicans were never close


Mason Plumlee had the night of his young career as the Nets dominated the Pelicans from the opening tip.

Pelicans Crumble in the 4th, Fall to Spurs 102-93


The Pelicans were unable to contain Tony Parker while the offense stagnated in the fourth, giving up a double digit lead. Parker and Duncan led the charge for the Spurs while Anthony Morrow and...

Tyreke Evans to miss 1-2 weeks with ankle sprain


The Pelicans announced today that Tyreke has a left ankle sprain, which should cause him to miss 1-2 weeks. It's good news after he crumpled awkwardly to the court going to the basket against the T...

Greg Stiemsma out 6-8 weeks with an MCL sprain


The Pelicans announced Friday that an MRI has revealed a Grade 2 MCL sprain in Greg Stiemsma's right knee following his injury in Tuesday's game against the Lakers. He's expected to miss 6-8 weeks....

Bird Feed: Still no Timetable for Ryan Anderson's


Ryan Anderson's X-Rays show no improvement, the Pelicans are really good at making the few threes they take, and the defense is still terrible.

Preview: Pelicans to Face the Jazz


The Pelicans look to end their two-game skid against the hapless Jazz.

What we can learn from Anthony Davis' Hazing Video


I heard a story about the early days of Anson Dorrance's tenure at the University of North Carolina that was, as many of these kinds of stories are, probably apocryphal. For those that don't follow...

Suns 101, Pelicans 94: "Pure Basketball Idiocy"


The Pelicans fall on the road the the Suns, their second loss to Phoenix in the last four games. Jason Smith starred in the defeat as Tyreke Evans was placed in the doghouse.


Game 7: Pelicans at Suns

2013/2014 NBA Season vs 3-3 4-2 November 10, 2013, 7:00 PM CDT Phoenix, AZ NBA LeaguePass Projected Starters Jrue Holiday = Eric Bledsoe Eric Gordon >...

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