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The Bird Writes Roundtable Discussions

Discussing Zion Williamson’s rookie max extension

On July 1, the Pelicans can offer a 5-year, $181 million rookie extension to their superstar

Evaluating top offseason priority for New Orleans Pelicans

Having Zion Williamson locked and loaded feels the biggest key

Rating the CJ McCollum-Larry Nance trade in New Orleans Pelicans history

The front office deserves a lot of credit for swinging this midseason deal with the Portland Trail Blazers

New Orleans Pelicans significantly raised ceiling with three rookies from 2021 NBA Draft

Herb Jones, Trey Murphy III, and Jose Alvarado from the same class? A mammoth home run!

Evaluating the 2021-22 season for the New Orleans Pelicans

From a 3-16 start to the first round of the playoffs. Our staff weighs in the grade the season.

Pondering Willie Green’s rotations and the return of Larry Nance Jr.

The New Orleans Pelicans lineups have largely been effective, but another tweak or two could prove beneficial

New expectations on Zion Williamson’s return and rest of Pelicans 2021-22 season

Following Z’s minor setback, let’s revise projections

New Orleans Pelicans most important player not named Ingram or Zion

There’s a few candidates to keep an eye on

Pelicans starting lineup recommendations, with and without Zion Williamson

Should Nickeil Alexander-Walker start for New Orleans?

Predicting Zion Williamson’s return, Pelicans record through first 20 games

Can New Orleans keep their head above water through the first quarter of the schedule?

Grading the New Orleans Pelicans 2021 NBA Draft

Landing Trey Murphy and Herbert Jones at picks 17 and 35 garnered good grades

If Pelicans keep 10th pick, Moses Moody and Franz Wagner make for ideal fits

Good versatile defenders who can help offensively is the name of the game

And the next head coach of the New Orleans Pelicans should be ...

After quickly pulling the ripcords on Gentry and Van Gundy, David Griffin has to nail the next choice. Here’s our favorites.

Predicting the New Orleans Pelicans rotation to begin the 2020-21 NBA season

Grading the New Orleans Pelicans 2020 offseason

How would you judge the additions of Kira Lewis Jr., Steven Adams, Eric Bledsoe and cast of free agents?

The next head coach of the New Orleans Pelicans should be...

There’s plenty of good choices sitting out in the sea!

Lonzo Ball should be viewed a cornerstone on New Orleans Pelicans similar to Brandon Ingram and Zion Williamson

It’s a near unanimous decision

Favorite takeaways from 2019-20 New Orleans Pelicans

So much to be excited about with a core of Zion, Zo and B.I. spearheading the future

With COVID-19 concerns not abating, sentiment growing for many that 2019-20 NBA season cannot be saved

Hope in watching Lonzo Ball deliver a half-court pass to Zion Williamson for an emphatic dunk anytime soon is fading fast

Zion Williamson with slim margin in trying to wrestle 2020 Rookie of the Year Award away from Ja Morant

There’s a huge games played discrepancy, but a path may exist!

Predicting New Orleans Pelicans 2020 Playoff Odds

Can Brandon Ingram, Zion Williamson and the rest of the gang push the team into the postseason?

NBA Trade Deadline 2020: Ideal trade targets for New Orleans Pelicans including Myles Turner, Robert Covington and Nemanja Bjelica

Or they could just choose to stand pat with the starting lineup playing so well!

NBA Trade Deadline 2020: Should the Pelicans make a trade by the deadline?

We’ve answered "will they" but "should they?"

NBA Trade Deadline 2020: Predicting the New Orleans Pelicans move

Could the Pels grab one of Robert Covington, Dario Saric, Nemanja Bjelica or Dzanan Musa?

NBA Trade Deadline 2020: Will the New Orleans Pelicans make a move?

We’ve heard they’ll be buyers then sellers, but here’s our scoop.

The New Orleans Pelicans most disappointing player thus far this season has been...

We’ve witnessed a lot of subpar performances, but who would you single out?

Kenrich Williams and Jaxson Hayes top list of New Orleans Pelicans most pleasant surprises

Despite forgettable start to season, several individuals have positively stood out.

The Great Lonzo Ball Debate: Should he return to a starting role or continue to come off the bench for Pelicans?

The point guard’s future has not be written.

Biggest concerns regarding distinctly different New Orleans Pelicans roster

Can Brandon Ingram and Lonzo Ball stay healthy?

Predicting New Orleans Pelicans closing lineup in 2019-20 season

Jrue Holiday is a lock, but who else will join him during crunch time?

Predicting New Orleans Pelicans rotation and player minutes at start of 2019-20 season

Alvin Gentry will have options!!

Predicting the start of Zion Williamson’s career with the New Orleans Pelicans

How many fireworks do you expect we’ll see at the outset?