Archive for the ‘New Orleans Hornets’ Category

In Defense of the New Orleans Pelicans

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

On Tuesday, Yahoo! Sports reported that the New Orleans Hornets will change their name to the Pelicans for the 2013-14 NBA season. The team has not confirmed the report, meaning that this is likely a trial balloon to see how well the name catches on in the public. Based on early ...

Will Ferrell Does It Again

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

Just three days after his Super Bowl coup of brilliance, Will Ferrell was mixing sports and comedic irreverence in a way that... well, the movie Semi-Pro was supposed to. Ferrell introduced the visiting Chicago Bulls before their game at New Orleans on Wednesday night, throwing in an insult for each Bull ...

Pacers Trade White Player, Believe It Or Not Fans Rejoice

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

While a ton of attention has been paid to Isiah Thomas and his Will-He-Or-Won’t-He “Assist” the New York Knicks saga, one of Zeke’s ‘80s glory day rivals and fellow futile front office man, Larry Bird actually made a shrewd business move Tuesday. In a four-team deal, the Pacers landed Darren Collison ...

On the Birdman and His Impact on My Enjoyment of the NBA

Monday, April 20th, 2009

Sunday night, while watching the Denver Nuggets destroy the New Orleans Hornets in their playoff opener, I had to explain to someone who in God's name that tall white guy with all the tattoos was playing for Denver. I said some thing along these lines: "That's the Birdman." Or maybe it's ...

Thrilling NBA Trade Deadline Recap!!!

Friday, February 20th, 2009

Get excited guys (and, to be fair, gals) the NBA trade deadline passed and it was a doozy. It was so great that John Hollinger, Chad Ford and Rick Bucher reportedly started making out in the back office at ESPN because they were so turned on. It was just an incredible ...

David West Has Obama’s Back

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

On Wednesday, the New Orleans Hornets were in Indianapolis for a preseason game against the Indiana Pacers. The game is at the Pepsi Coliseum inside the Indiana State Fairgrounds (i.e. a piece of shit old arena where the Indiana Ice, a minor league hockey team play). Inside the Fairgrounds is a ...

Mourning the Loss of Chris Paul from These Playoffs

Tuesday, May 20th, 2008

San Antonio 91, New Orleans 82: Here we've been bitching this whole time about how vanilla all these playoff series are because nobody wins on the road and the Spurs go and do something like this, winning Game 7 in New Orleans to reach the Western Conference Finals for the ...

‘Round the Association: Our First Game 7 Awaits

Friday, May 16th, 2008

San Antonio 99, New Orleans 80: Let's see, where was this game? Oh yes, San Antonio. And let's check the score...yes. It all makes sense. The home team won in yet another blow out. So, Game 7 beckons back in New Orleans.If recent history is to tell us anything Hornets ...