NBA Standings Watch
New Orleans Pelicans want to mimic 2016-17 Washington Wizards — last team to make playoffs after starting season slowly
Odds aren’t good for 2-8 teams of making the postseason, but this Pelicans squad doesn’t feel they belong in that tier.
A lot is riding on the finish in the standings.
Twenty-nine minutes of clutch time basketball could ultimately decide whether Anthony Davis stays or leaves New Orleans Pelicans
A string of ultra bad finishes are responsible for the 14th place standing.
Oklahoma City Thunder poised to not threaten New Orleans Pelicans nor other playoff hopefuls in Western Conference
Will one of the predicted best teams in the West be a complete nonfactor?
NBA Standings Watch: Pelicans sit 5th in Western Conference with eight regular season games remaining
This race is destined to go down to the wire.
With Anthony Davis operating in peak form, New Orleans Pelicans positioned to make run at third seed in Western Conference
Given the rest of the landscape, why not believe in the Pelicans?
New Orleans Pelicans have chance to regroup following season-ending injury to Cousins with friendly schedule
Western Conference standings are tight but traversable.
The same record, similarly effective offenses and two disappointing defenses.
A 7-3 record over the last 10 games of the schedule has Pelicans firmly planted inside playoff picture.
A 6-6 record is right in line with most expectations, yet there’s a chance better things could be ahead despite a more fearsome upcoming schedule.
Not that long ago, many had already given up on the Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins pairing. OOPS!
Not technically impossible. Yet.
Too much ground to make up for a new yet ill-fitting roster while learning to play together on the fly
Denver and Portland are the biggest roadblocks in the way of #BoogieBrow to make the 2017 postseason.
Six important games remain before the 2017 NBA All-Star weekend that should determine New Orleans’ fate.
Is it now a 3-team race for the 8th seed in the Western Conference?
Might Dell Demps find a taker for Omer Asik?
Eight games in 13 days featuring the top four in the West. Things could get very ugly.
Could New Orleans 0-8 start be another notable exception in the record books?
Lose two more times and things get very, very interesting.
The warm bodies brought in by Dell Demps to replace all the injured may actually perform a little too well over the remainder of the schedule.
Will the Pelicans regret these wins in May?
Are we ready to talk about the draft? We should probably talk about the draft.