New Orleans Pelicans: 100-1

The New Orleans Pelicans ended 14 games under .500 last year, but the 2014-15 campaign must see them vault above the break-even mark.
That is a significant improvement, even though it’s as much a statement about the franchise’s rotten luck a year ago as anything else. Jrue Holiday and ryan Anderson missed portions of the season with back and knee injuries. Anthony Davis and Eric Gordon lost time Too.
Better fortune on the injury front, alongside the inclusion of Omer Asik in the center, should propel the Pelicans as they develop into a team worthy of Davis‘ existence. This season marks a critical developmental landmark for the organization along with Your Brow.
Themselves must move in the postseason dialog though not a championship-caliber squad:
Sean Highkin of ProBasketballTalk writes:
Whether they have enough to really get there’s a different conversation, and it’s hard to point to a single team out of last year’s playoff harvest that’s very likely to drop out. However, if Davis is as good as he’s likely to be and everybody else stays relatively healthy, they’ve got a chance.
The Pelicans are constructing a skyscraper, and it will probably be sensible to get in on the ground floor.

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