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Pelicans' league-worst defense highlighted in latest loss to Knicks

Anthony Davis is doing all he can, but the Pelicans are 1-9 on the season. Derick E. Hingle USA Today SportsNEW YORK — Anthony Davis sat sulking in the visitors locker room at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, wrapped head to toe in blue towels with his knees covered in ice. He had just returned from an injury-forced two-game absence to score 36 points, grab 11 rebounds and block...
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Anthony Davis finishes alley-oop with authority

The New Orleans Pelicans have started just 1-9 and lost today to the NY Knicks but at least they have this highlight…. Fly, Pelican! Anthony Davis skies for the SLAM on #NBALeaguePass! #NBAVine #NOPatNYK — NBA (@NBA) November 15, 2015 The post Watch: Anthony Davis finishes alley-oop with authority appeared first on Crossover Chronicles.
Via Bloguin Best
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans' Alexis Ajinca thoughts back home in France while he plays

The tragedy in Paris on Friday has brought the world to a standstill.  But New Orleans Pelicans center Alexis Ajinca, a native of France, still had a game to play more than 3,500 miles away in Toronto. He took the court against the Raptors, but his thoughts and prayers were with his family and friends back home.  MORE FROM FOX SPORTS SOUTHWEST:  - PHOTOS: Cowboys Cheerleaders...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

How Concerned Should We Be On The Pelicans' Nightmare Start?

Adding head coach Alvin Gentry to a young, impressive core made the New Orleans Pelicans everyone's dark horse Finals contender entering this season. But a string of injuries has caused a team ready to explode to instead sputter out of the gate. After securing their first win of the season last night against what looks to be a middling Dallas team, New Orleans is now 1-6 with the...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis Exits; New Orleans Pelicans Get First Win of 2015-2016 Season

NEW ORLEANS, LA – NOVEMBER 6: Anthony Davis #23 of the New Orleans Pelicans shoots the ball against the Atlanta Hawks during an NBA game on November 6, 2015 at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Getty Images) Seventh time’s a charm. After starting the season 0-6, the New Orleans Pelicans finally won their first game of the season on Tuesday with a 120-105 victory...
Via The Sports Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans get first win but lose Davis to hip injury

NEW ORLEANS — Anthony Davis scored 17 points before leaving at halftime with a bruised right hip, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Dallas Mavericks 120-105 on Tuesday night for their first victory of the season. Davis helped the Pelicans (1-6) build an 18-point halftime lead that never dipped below 14 points even after he left. Team officials said X-rays on the All-Star forward...
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Jrue Holiday and Omer Asik to Return to Pelicans Lineup Tuesday vs. Mavericks

The Pelicans lineup will be bolstered by the return of Jrue Holiday and Omer Asik, who have been limited to four games and one game this season, respectively. Holiday and Asik were crucial to the Pelicans playoff run last season, and their absence has been a major reason that the Pelicans have struggled out of the gate this season, going winless in 6 games. Expect both to play less...
Via Hoops-Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmer Fredette Given Another Chance with Pelicans

Just a few weeks after being taken second overall in the NBA D-League Draft, Jimmer Fredette is already heading back to the NBA. The New Orleans Pelicans have signed Jimmer Fredette using the NBA’s injury hardship exception, which allows teams to have 16 active players on their roster instead of the usual 15. This will be Fredette’s second stint with the Pelicans after appearing...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

What in the world is wrong with the New Orleans Pelicans?

It stung when the New Orleans Pelicans were ousted from the playoffs by the Golden State Warriors via a four game sweep. It stung, but not as much as it otherwise would have. The Pelicans put on a somewhat impossible showcase given they did not win a single game. Readers may better remember it as the Anthony Davis show, during which he put up monster numbers of 31.5 PPG, 3 BLK,...
Via The Sports Quotient
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The Holy Grail Of Basketball Players

Two weeks into the season, the New Orleans Pelicans are starting to feel like this year's version of the Oklahoma City Thunder. With Tyreke Evans, Omer Asik, Norris Cole and Quincy Pondexter all out of the line-up and Jrue Holiday not playing in back-to-back games, the Pelicans rolled out a skeleton unit in their loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday. They had nine players in...
Via RealGM - NBA
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kendrick Perkins to miss 2-3 months with pectoral injury

Perkins shouldn't be starting in the NBA, but the Pelicans no longer have that option. Stacy Revere Getty ImagesA career-high-tying 43 points from Anthony Davis wasn't enough to get the Pelicans their first win of the season against the Atlanta Hawks on Friday, and injuries are undoubtedly the reason why.New Orleans has been decimated in the early part of the season, and with a record...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kendrick Perkins may miss three months with pectoral injury

Well, Kendrick Perkins riding shotgun for the New Orleans Pelicans was fun while it lasted. According to a report on Friday by NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the 30-year-old center could miss three months with a right pectoral injury suffered in Saturday’s loss to Golden State. The 2008 NBA champion signed a deal...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

With Injuries Mounting Should the New Orleans Pelicans Hit the Panic Button?

Eric Gordon #10 of the New Orleans Pelicans drives against Andrew Bogut #12 and Kay Thompson #11 of the Golden State Warriors on October 27, 2015 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/(Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images) The New Orleans Pelicans were expected to take a major step forward following a 45-37 campaign that led to a playoff appearance...
Via The Sports Journal
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Cricket Quote of the Night: Alexis Ajinca

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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Kendrick Perkins’ Crazy Spin Move Buckets Will Make Basketball Fans Drool (Videos)

Plot twist: In “Space Jam 2” tiny aliens steal powers from NBA players but give them all to Kendrick Perkins. Except it isn’t a movie, it’s what actually happened Tuesday night in the New Orleans Pelicans’ season-opener versus the Golden State Warriors. Don’t believe us? Explain this video of him back down a defender: I knew All It would Take To See Perkins Score In...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA to stream Golden State Warriors opening game in virtual reality

That whole "the future is here" thing we have heard many times. Well, it didn't vanish with "Back to the Future Day" drawing to a conclusion last week. The NBA is actually planning to live stream the Golden State Warriors opening night game against the New Orleans Pelicans in virtual reality.  You read that right. Virtual reality.  If you own a Samsung Gear VR...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans Waive Jeff Adrien, Bryce Dejean-Jones, Bo McCalebb

The New Orleans Pelicans have waived forward Jeff Adrien and guards Bryce Dejean-Jones and Bo McCalebb. Adrien, 6-7, 245, appeared in three preseason games, averaging 6.3 points and 6.0 rebounds. Adrien was originally signed by New Orleans on Sept. 23. Dejean-Jones, 6-6, 209, was originally signed by the Pelicans on Aug. 20 and appeared in all seven of New Orleans’ preseason contests...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Could the future be now for the New Orleans Pelicans?

The vultures are already circling Anthony Davis in New Orleans. Even signing a five-year $145 million extension with the Pelicans hasn't really cooled speculation about his future. Will Davis be the next Kevin Love? Chris Paul? Kevin Garnett? The fundamental problem is obvious - there's no second star to put next to Davis and create the type of title contender that would presumably...
Via RealGM - NBA
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Five reasons Saints fans are dreading rest of football season

By Tanisha Robinson / @mslightbright I know, I know. We as a football nation are only days away from Week 4 of the 2015-16 NFL season, and I am already jumping ship. Mission: ABORT. Yes, I too, like the rest of ‘MERICA,’ wait impatiently and full of angst during the summer months for the return of the sweet sound of grunting, hard tackles and helmet contact that is probably...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Pelicans unveil Mardi Gras-inspired ‘Pride’ jerseys

The New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday unveiled the team’s foray into the NBA’s “Pride” uniforms to celebrate the city’s intrinsic and inseparable ties to Mardi Gras. The New Orleans-based NBA squad originally donned the festive unis back when the team was called the Hornets, but decided to bring them back to dazzle the rods and cones in fans’ eyes once again. A closer...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyreke Evans: Pelicans ‘right there’ with defending champs

    One of my all-time favorite quotes from Breaking Bad came from the great Mike Ehrmantraut, who famously told Walter White, “Just because you shot Jesse James, don’t make you Jesse James.” Pelicans guard Tyreke Evans should probably heed Mike’s words, albeit with a bit more of an applicable interpretation: “Just because you hired the offensive guru of the Golden...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

The puzzling journey of Jimmer Fredette

"Jimmer range!" shouts the television announcer, while everyone in the stadium stands up in awe of where number 32 just drained a three. Then, as Jimmer Fredette jogs back on defense, the broadcast goes to a replay.   From the replay it's clear that the standout star for BYU crossed half court envisioning exactly what he was about to do. As his defender backed up, Jimmer...
Via The Sports Quotient
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

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