New Orleans Pelicans in NBA Power Rankings
Turns out winning all your games for a couple weeks changes perceptions
Imagine facing the Warriors every night. That’s what opponents are doing to the Pelicans defense.
How the middle of the Western Conference looking? Muddy. Very muddy.
2-1 on the week has New Orleans on the rise.
An opening 1-2 record, what’d ya expect?
National writers not high, or low, on New Orleans after preseason.
Retaining Jrue Holiday remains the focal point for national writers
New Orleans remains mired in the bottom third of the league
A 2-1 week wasn't enough to convince national media folks to move New Orleans up
The BoogieBrow era is off to a rough start
Trading for DeMarcus Cousins has dramatically shaped the national opinion of the franchise.
New Orleans has been the 8th best team in the West over a long stretch of the season. Can they stay healthy?
Three of four power rankings put the Pels in the top 20!
Only problem is, that’s the path to mediocrity.
Anthony Davis is struggling and New Orleans is sliding
A .500 week was a disappointment by Sunday night. Seems like progress.
Jrue Holiday is back and the Pelicans are on the rise.
Jrue Holiday is coming back very soon, Tyreke Evans is working on the court, and Cheick Diallo looks good in the D-League
Anthony Davis scored 50 and 45 points in the first two games. Yet, the Pelicans lost both and power rankers noticed.
It does not appear national writers are buying into the Pelicans offseason.