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New Orleans Pelicans: Anthony Davis Is the Best Player in the NBA

(February 13, 2014 – Source: Christian Petersen/Getty Images North America) New Orleans Pelicans: Anthony Davis Is the Best Player in the NBA By Tashan Reed: Lead Writer At Hoopstuff… A 6’10” 240 pound beast with a unibrow is terrorizing the NBA and there’s nothing that anyone can do to stop it. Sounds like a pretty good horror movie plot right? Okay, probably not, but...
Via HoopStuff
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Darius Miller moves into Pelicans' starting line up, for now

The New Orleans Pelicans have decided to move Darius Miller into the starting lineup in order to cope with the loss of Eric Gordon. Millers in his third season and has only played 29 minutes so far this season. But Anthony Davis, who played with Miller at the University of Kentucky, has confidence in Miller's abilities. "We allow what he's capable of," Davis said. "He can...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans’ Eric Gordon Out Indefinitely With Shoulder Injury

Eric Gordon has a history of injuries. During his first three seasons in New Orleans, the talented guard has missed 115 games. Saturday against Utah, Gordon separated his shoulder after colliding with Trey Burke. Pelicans G Eric Gordon is out indefinitely after suffering torn labrum on Saturday night against Jazz. pic.twitter.com/hPBnDiuDTY — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) November...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans' Gordon sidelined with shoulder injury

METAIRIE, La. (AP) -- The New Orleans Pelicans say guard Eric Gordon's left shoulder injury will sideline him indefinitely. Team officials say an MRI has revealed that Gordon tore his labrum when he separated his shoulder in a collision with Jazz guard Trey Burke during Saturday night's victory in Utah. Gordon, who missed 115 games with various injuries during his first three seasons...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans' Eroc Gordon sidelined indefinitely with shoulder injury

METAIRIE, La. -- The New Orleans Pelicans say guard Eric Gordon's left shoulder injury will sideline him indefinitely. Team officials say an MRI has revealed that Gordon tore his labrum when he separated his shoulder in a collision with Jazz guard Trey Burke during Saturday night's victory in Utah. Gordon, who missed 115 games with various injuries during his first three seasons...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Gordon Out Indefinitely - Torn Labrum

Another year, another injury for SG Eric Gordon of the New Orleans Pelicans. Gordon was the 7th overall pick in 2008 NBA draft of the Los Angeles Clippers, and the centerpiece of the Chris Paul trade.  He has not appeared in 70 games since his rookie season, and outside of the 9 games he played in his first season in New Orleans, has yet to average 20 points per game for the...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans Injury Update: Eric Gordon suffers a seperated shoulder during Saturday's victory over the Jazz

The New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Utah Jazz on Saturday by the score of 106-94. The win improved the Pelicans to 7-5 on the season, last in the competitive Southwest Division. The Pelicans were lead by Anthony Davis, who scored 43 points and hauled in 14 rebounds in 40 minutes. During the game, shooting guard Eric Gordon suffered a separated shoulder and is out indefinitely...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Why can’t the Pelicans play defense?

Anthony Davis is a stud in the NBA. Its next rising star. Everyone sees this. Everyone sees his soaring blocks and monstrous numbers. His dynamic offensive game that is a mix of speed, size and power with finesse around the rim and an underrated, improving jumper. This is a dominant player in the making that everyone in the NBA will be worry about for the next decade. That goes...
Via Crossover Chronicles
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans Guard Eric Gordon Suffers Separated Shoulder

Eric Gordon’s season finds a way to get worse with a separated shoulder. New Orleans Pelicans starting shooting guard Eric Gordon left Saturday’s game vs. the Utah Jazz with a separated shoulder and did not return. Gordon scored 8 points on 4 for 7 shooting before suffering the injury in the second quarter. It has already been a rough start to the season for the guard who...
Via Basketball Bicker
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis: A Statistical Anomoly

Something weird happened at the end of the Pelicans game earlier this week against the Trailblazers.  It wasn’t that the Pelicans blew a 12 point lead or that they were outscored by 21 points in the 4th quarter or that Anthony Davis blocked a fadeaway jump shot from a guy that is nearly 7 feet tall.  It was the weird feeling I got when the game was over.  It felt like a...
Via Analytics Game
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans' Ryan Anderson 'overjoyed' about impact of article on girlfriend's suicide

The article itself can be tough to read, let alone imagining living through the nightmare personally. In a recent Sports Illustrated exclusive, author Chris Ballard goes in depth with the New Orleans Pelicans Ryan Anderson about the suicide of his reality TV star girlfriend Gia Allemand last summer: how it happened after the two had quarreled, how Anderson found her dangling from...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
7 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans Betting Odds: 2014-15 Season

Betting odds for the New Orleans Pelicans' 2014-15 season.
Via Gamedayr
9 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Jeremy Lin finds Jordan Hill for dunk with tremendous wraparound pass vs. Pelicans

This was a heck of a play by Jeremy Lin. During the second quarter of tonight’s game against the New Orleans Pelicans, Lin drove by his man and headed into the lane. The 26-year-old point guard was then met at the rim by two defenders, though Lin still managed to somehow use a wraparound pass to set up Jordan Hill for the slam. Lin would end the game with 4 assists and one turnover...
Via Lakerholicz.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA retracts LeBron’s triple-double thanks to Reddit catch

Jason Whitney   So much for LeBron James’ triple-double in his second game back at Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena. LeBron sent out a tweet days before his second game back as a member of the Cavaliers saying he owed the fans a big game because of his lackluster performance in his emotional return against the New York Knicks 12 days prior. After 118-111 win over the New...
Via Sports-Kings
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: LeBron With the MONSTER Slam Against the Pelicans

With only three dunks in the first five games since “The Return,” LeBron James now has two vicious dunks in today’s game against the New Orleans Pelicans. This one was especially nasty as James slices through two defenders and completely dismantles the rim. The post Video: LeBron With the MONSTER Slam Against the Pelicans appeared first on Cavs Nation.
Via Cavs Nation
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Rivers Ready To Roll

Austin Rivers has been awesome through four games and arguably deserves a chance to start. There have been so many great lottery storylines during the first week of NBA action – Anthony Davis is blossoming into a legitimate MVP candidate, the Phoenix Suns are lots of fun with Gerald Green and Isaiah Thomas coming off the bench, Jason Kidd seems to be getting the most out of Brandon...
Via The Lottery Mafia
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Anthony Davis throws down sick putback dunk

New Orleans Pelicans center Anthony Davis’ length and athleticism allow him to do things that many players can’t. Such was the case in Monday night’s game against the Grizzlies, when guard Eric Gordon missed a three-point attempt. The ball bounced off the rim, and Davis flew in out of nowhere to grip the ball and throw down...
Via The Sports Daily
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans hilariously awkward opening night intro

The 2014 NBA season is being welcomed with open arms. Once again, this Pelicans team has been highly anticipated in the off-season. What was not anticipated, however, was the video intro skit featuring Coach Monty Williams and his team. The Pelicans crew showed off their acting–um–abilities–in this short video featuring celebrity Chef John Besh. Although Austin Rivers probably...
Via Gumbeaux Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans season preview: Player projections

With the NBA season set to tip off this Tuesday, it’s time to take a closer look at the personnel the New Orleans Pelicans will be working with in 2014-2015. I will predict who will be the starters and key reserves in this third and final part of my Pelicans season preview. If you missed part one, I analyzed the roster and broke down the team’s strengths and weaknesses. In part...
Via isportsweb.com
October 24, 2014  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
October 03, 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

Report: Pelicans looking to trade Austin Rivers

The New Orleans Pelicans have been very active in trade talks, and agreed to acquire big man Omer Asik from the Houston Rockets last night. According to a report from Brian Windhorst of ESPN, the Pelicans are now looking to trade guard Austin Rivers to relieve some cap space. Rivers has been a very inconsistent player through his first two seasons with the Pelicans, but he does have...
Via Sports-Glory
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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