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Can Anthony Davis Lead the Pelicans to a Deep Playoff Run?

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Ron of For more NBA news and updates, visit Fantasy Basketball Money Leagues today. The New Orleans Pelicans have made strides in the 3 years since their last playoff experience, improving in wins each year. Even so, they were just 34-48 last season and finished 15 [&hellip No visits yet The post Can...
Via No Coast Bias
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NBA 30 Teams/30 Days Preview: New Orleans Pelicans

Editor's note: This is the seventh of Sam Amico's 30 NBA team previews entering the 2014-15 season. Projected Starters C Omer Asik; PF Anthony Davis; SF Tyreke Evans; SG Eric Gordon; PG Jrue Holiday. Reserves PF Ryan Anderson; G Austin Rivers; F John Salmons; G Jimmer Fredette; F Darius Miller; G Russ Smith; F/C Patric Young; C Jeff Withey; C Alexis Ajinca; F Luke Babbitt...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
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Fredette helps Pelicans top Heat in preseason game

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Jimmer Fredette scored 17 points and Lane Babbitt added 15 to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 98-86 victory over the Miami Heat on Saturday night in the preseason opener for both teams. Chris Bosh shot 3 for 13 for Miami and Dwyane Wade was 2 of 7. The Pelicans used a 20-5 run to end the second quarter to turn a six-point Heat lead into a 44-35 halftime advantage...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans coach Monty Williams is considering resting Anthony Davis, Omer Asik in preseason opener

New Orleans Pelicans coach Monty Williams said he's considering holding All-Star power forward Anthony Davis and top offseason acquisition Omer Asik out of Saturday's preseason opener against the Miami Heat in Lexington, Ky. Both Davis and Asik, who are expected to be a formidable duo at the power forward and center positions, are healthy. But both are coming off a long...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Anthony Davis’ Shoe Size Blows Little Girl’s Mind (Photo)

Back in September, the New Orleans Pelicans unveiled their new red uniforms at JuniorTraining Camp at St. Catherine’s of Siena in Metairie, LA. Pelicans player Anthony Davis was in attendance and decided to take his shoe off so the little kids could try it on. This little girl clearly couldn’t believe what she was looking at, and it’s adorable. Right now Davis Back in 2010...
Via BlackSportsOnline
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans season preview: Roster analysis

The New Orleans Pelicans are entering their second season donning the name of Louisiana’s state bird and have the talent to end a three-year playoff drought. With most of last season’s key players returning and the addition of center Omer Asik to pair with franchise player Anthony Davis, things are trending up for the Pelicans. Here’s the current roster. New Orleans finished...
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Pelicans' Anderson buys rookies pink Disney backpacks

New Orleans Pelicans forward Ryan Anderson welcomed a few of his new teammates with gifts. Instead of new shoes or socks, he pranked rookies Russ Smith and Patric Young with pink Disney backpacks.  "I'm kind of in a mode where I just like to spice it up a little bit," Anderson told The Times-Picayune. "People need to just not be so serious all the time. Be serious...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans Injury Update: Jrue Holiday expects to be limited during early training camp days

New Orleans Pelicans star point guard Jrue Holiday is expecting that his minutes will be limited out the gate once training camp starts. Although this means that Holiday is likely not fully recovered just yet, it also means that he’s is back, which is great news for the NBA. I bet there probably isn’t another player happier to have Jrue back more than teammate Anthony Davis...
Via Sports Injury Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Looks Poised For Fresh Start Tuesday as Pelicans Begin Training Camp

Last year was cruel for New Orleans Pelicans sharp shooter Ryan Anderson, who lost his girlfriend Gia Allemand to suicide before the season started, then lost basketball, at least temporarily, due to a frightening and freak neck injury. Now, nine months after his collision with Gerald Wallace on the court in Boston, Anderson appeared to be back to his playful, happy self at the Pelicans...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyreke Evans To Miss 3-5 Weeks With Strained Hamstring

Tyreke Evans is expected to miss 3-5 weeks with a strained right hamstring, the New Orleans Pelicans announced on Saturday. "Tyreke injured his hamstring playing pickup basketball out of town last week,” Dell Demps said in a statement. “He is back in New Orleans rehabbing with our medical staff. Hopefully, he will be cleared to play before the season-opener.” Evans appeared...
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Pelicans say G Evans has strained hamstring, will be out 3-5 weeks

  New Orleans Pelicans general manager Dell Demps says guard Tyreke Evans has a strained right hamstring that is expected to require about three to five weeks of rehabilitation. Demps says the injury occurred while Evans was playing in a pickup basketball game away from team headquarters last week. Demps says Evans has returned to New Orleans to work with team medical and training...
Via AP on Fox
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Pelicans say Evans has strained hamstring

METAIRIE, La. (AP) New Orleans Pelicans general manager Dell Demps says guard Tyreke Evans has a strained right hamstring that is expected to require about three to five weeks of rehabilitation. Demps says the injury occurred while Evans was playing in a pickup basketball game away from team headquarters last week. Demps says Evans has returned to New Orleans to work with team medical...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans roll out new unis

On Tuesday, the New Orleans Pelicans revealed a new red version of their uniforms to the media. Anthony Davis, Austin Rivers, Eric Gordon, and Jimmer Fredette all modeled the newest uniform addition. via @PelicansNBA–Pelicans’ Anthony Davis and Eric Gordon in the new red uniforms These unis will be worn four times throughout this season, including opening night. They’re–um–okaaayyyy...
Via Gumbeaux Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans: Ryan Anderson Cleared For Contact

Pelicans power forward Ryan Anderson took to Twitter Wednesday to announce that he has been cleared for contact work. I’m cleared for contact! After 8 months out, I can finally play again. Thank you God! — Ryan Anderson (@ryananderson33) September 3, 2014 This is great news for coach Monty Williams and company as Anderson is […] New Orleans Pelicans...
Via NBA Draft Blog
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Figuring out Jimmer Fredette’s role with the Pelicans

The Pelicans made a few off-season moves thus far, most of which were just small splashes. One of those splashes came in the signing of former Kings guard Jimmer Fredette to a one year veteran’s minimum contract. The addition to the team came soon after former Pelicans sharp shooter Anthony Morrow signed with the Oklahoma City Thunder. It’s been assumed that Fredette, who averaged...
Via Gumbeaux Sports
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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