New Orleans Pelicans: Steps to Contention

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The New Orleans Pelicans were one of the most intriguing teams in the league this season. They traded Anthony Davis for a collection of young stars from the Los Angeles Lakers, and of course, drafted Zion Williamson. Although Williamson spent the majority of the season sidelined due to injury, his small sample size of games proved that he […] READ MORE


Brandon Ingram Named NBA’s Most Improved Player

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Brandon Ingram won the 2019-20 NBA Most Improved Player award, the league announced Monday evening. The New Orleans Pelicans forward earned 42 of 100 total first-place votes, garnering 326 total points.  Brandon Ingram Wins 2019-20 NBA Most Improved Player Award Ingram is the first-ever Pelicans player to take home the Kia NBA Most Improved Player […] READ MORE


New Orleans Pelicans Moving On From Alvin Gentry

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There have been some changes to teams that lacked success in the NBA bubble. The highest-profile move so far happened today with the Pelicans choosing to relieve Alvin Gentry from his duties. Here is what that means for the Pelicans this summer. New Orleans Pelicans Moving On From Alvin Gentry It appears as though the […] READ MORE


NBA Gambling Picks August 1st

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Heading into day two of a full NBA bubble slate Last Word on Hoops NBA Gambling picks are looking to give you some winners today. Yesterday’s picks went 1-2 and ended up down 1.09 Units. Hopefully, today’s NBA gambling picks will bring a few more winners. August 1st NBA Betting Picks Oklahoma City Thunder (-1.5) […] READ MORE



“Opening Night” Predictions for the NBA Restart

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The NBA is back. The real NBA is back with actual games that actually count. After 141 days, play will officially resume tonight when the New Orleans Pelicans take on the Utah Jazz. Then, in the nightcap, two title favorites face off as the Battle of Los Angeles makes its way to Orlando. With so much […] READ MORE


NBA Tip-Off: What to Look For on Day One of the Restart

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The day is finally here. Tonight will be the long-awaited NBA tip-off to continue the 2019-20 season after the COVID-19 hiatus. Fans have gotten a sneak peek of what’s to come through the scrimmage games, but now every game counts. Two games with major playoff complications begin tonight. NBA Tip-Off: What to Look For on […] READ MORE


Top Five NBA Teams With the Brightest Futures

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The future is impossible to predict, especially in the NBA. When looking at some NBA teams, it’s easy to see that they have the brightest futures in the league. For instance, the Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers were bottom five in the league just three years ago; both squads now have championship aspirations and […] READ MORE



NBA Disney Contenders or Pretenders: New Orleans Pelicans

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Following a four-month hiatus as a result of COVID-19, the NBA is getting ready for a long-anticipated league restart. Beginning on July 31st, the top 22 teams will compete at Disney World’s Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando. Given that there will be a secured “bubble”, concerns over the spread of COVID-19, and no […] READ MORE