Now the Pelicans have an enormous Boogie question to answer

What's next for the Pelicans? Adam Hunger/USA TODAY Sports

At a crossroads when DeMarcus Cousins tore his Achilles in late January, the New Orleans Pelicans could have punted away the season, entering the offseason with questions not only about Cousins but also about the future of franchise cornerstone Anthony Davis.

Instead, New Orleans traded for Nikola Mirotic, finished with 48 wins and swept Portland in the first round of the NBA playoffs for the first series win since the team relocated.

With the Pelicans eliminated from the postseason, let's look ahead to the free-agency, draft and trade decisions facing New Orleans this offseason, starting with its plans for Cousins' free agency.

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