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PELICANS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Toney Douglas Agrees To 2nd 10-Day Contract With Pelicans

The New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to re-sign Toney Douglas on a second 10-day contract after the All-Star break, a league source tells RealGM. Douglas has averaged 9.0 points, 2.3 rebounds and 4.0 assists in 22.0 minutes per game in three appearances this season with the Pelicans. Douglas was previously playing in China.
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

RealGM Radio: Mason Ginsberg On The Pelicans

In this episode, host Daniel Leroux (@DannyLeroux) goes in-depth on the New Orleans Pelicans with Mason Ginsberg of Bourbon Street Shots (@MasonGinsberg). The two discuss New Orleans' place in the playoff chase, Monty Williams' coaching job, the MVP race and Anthony Davis' remarkable season. Click here to listen or download. You can also click here to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes.
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

As Anthony Davis sits out with injury, Pelicans fall to Jazz

  Gordon Hayward says he looks forward to those moments in a game when Jazz coaches urge him to provide more scoring, and he seems increasingly comfortable in that role. Hayward scored 25 of his 32 points in the second half, and Utah overcame a 14-point, third-quarter deficit to beat the New Orleans Pelicans 100-96 on Monday night. It was the second time in two games - both Utah...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans' King Cake Baby is back to haunt your dreams

Might be time to look under the bed one more time at night before going to bed. The New Orleans Pelicans' King Cake Baby is making his return for Mardi Gras season.  The Pelicans, known for less-than-ideal looks for their mascots, already had Pierre the Pelican undergo 'beak reconstruction surgery' in 2014 to look more appealing to fans, but then introduced the somehow more frightening...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis hurt on alley-oop dunk

New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis hurt his right shoulder on a hard fall after an alley-oop dunk late in the first half of Saturday night’s 107-72 loss to the Chicago Bulls. Davis did not return to the game and was diagnosed with a right shoulder contusion. X-rays were negative. “When he goes down like that, your first inclination is to get him out,” Pelicans...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis Injury Update: Right Shoulder Contusion

Anthony Davis had to leave Saturday night’s game vs. Chicago after injuring his shoulder. According to ESPN, the New Orleans Pelicans are holding their breath after an Anthony Davis injury on Saturday night vs. the Chicago Bulls. Davis took a hard fall to the floor on his right shoulder after he struggled to brace himself when landing after an alley-oop dunk. X-rays for the...
Via Basketball Bicker
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Anthony Davis leaves with injury after nasty fall

New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis left Saturday’s game against the Chicago Bulls after suffering a shoulder injury on a nasty fall. Davis threw down an alley-oop but was undercut on his way down and landed hard on his right shoulder. He initially tried to play through the injury, but he later left the game...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kendrick Perkins suspended for head-butting Tyreke Evans

NEW YORK — Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins was suspended for one game without pay by the NBA on Saturday for initiating and making head-to-head contact with New Orleans Pelicans guard Tyreke Evans.   This embed is invalid   " /> The incident occurred in the first quarter of the Thunder’s 116-113 home loss to the Pelicans on Friday night. Perkins...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis: ‘If you don’t want to be great, step aside’

  New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis is not afraid to take the last shot. Davis’ first 3-pointer of the season beat the buzzer and capped a 41-point performance that lifted New Orleans over the Oklahoma City Thunder 116-113. “If you don’t want to be great, step aside and let somebody else be great,” Davis said. “Everybody just wanted to be great tonight. I know...
Via Sports-Glory
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis hits incredible walk-off 3-pointer to beat Thunder (Video / GIF)

Anthony Davis added another feather in his cap with an unbelievable game-winning three-pointer at the final buzzer of Friday night's game to give the New Orleans Pelicans a 116-113 victory over Oklahoma City.With 1.2 seconds left and the game tied at 113-113, Davis freed himself up to receive the inbounds pass and put up an off-balance double pump shot just before the buzzer went...
Via Holdout Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Anthony Davis hits game-winning 3-pointer

The marquee NBA matchup Friday night featured two teams — Atlanta, Golden State — battling for the league’s best record. The encore to that showdown — a game between two teams battling for the eighth seed in the Western Conference — somehow managed to be even better. The New Orleans Pelicans were in Oklahoma City Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans' Gordon catch and shoot skills on display

Eric Gordon's torn left labrum may not be fully healed, but he's playing better now than prior to his injury. Eric Gordon, Scoring Season Breakdown                 Pre-Injury      Post-Injury PPG                9.5              15.6 FG%               .398              .465  FGA/Gm             9.0              12.3  3Pt%   ...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Toney Douglas Signs 10-Day Contract With Pelicans

The New Orleans Pelicans have signed guard Toney Douglas to a 10-day contract. Douglas, 6-2, 185, most recently played for the Jiangsu Dragons of the Chinese Basketball Association, appearing in 35 games while averaging 19.1 points, 4.8 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 2.1 steals.
Via RealGM
11 days ago  |  Discuss

With a healthy core, Pelicans can make some noise in West

Monday night, the New Orleans Pelicans did something that no other NBA team had been able to do since December 26th, 2014 — beat the Atlanta Hawks. The Pelicans, still without Jrue Holiday, who has missed the last 11 games with an ankle injury that’s expected to keep him sidelined for the next two weeks or so, have won six of their last seven games and will be looking to finish...
Via Crossover Chronicles
12 days ago  |  Discuss

RECAP: Gordon leads Pelicans past Clippers, 108-103

Eric Gordon scored 28 points and the New Orleans Pelicans snapped the Los Angeles Clippers' six-game winning streak, 108-103 on Friday night. With power forward Anthony Davis sitting out because of his sore left groin, the Pelicans benefited from exceptional shooting from behind the 3-point line, hitting 13 of 25, and at the foul line, where they made 23 of 26 free throws, including...
Via Fox Sports West
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Ferrell drills NBA cheerleader in head with ball for movie shoot (videos)

  Actor Will Ferrell ran afoul of Smoothie King Center security during a New Orleans Pelicans game against the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night after drilling a cheerleader in the face with a basketball during a halftime attempt at a half-court shot gone awry. The entire ball-to-the-face debacle of course was staged and was...Read More The post Will Ferrell drills NBA cheerleader...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Ferrell Nails Pelicans Cheerleader in the Head With Ball While Filming Scene for Upcoming Movie

Actor Will Ferrell attended Wednesday night's New Orleans Pelicans game Wednesday night and even got some filming in for an upcoming film Daddy's Home where he tries to win over the hearts and minds of his two step-children. In the clip he is taking a half-court shot during half time of the game and releases the ball a little too low nailing one of the cheerleaders in the head instead...
Via FatManWriting
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Jrue Holiday Out 2 To 4 Weeks Due To Right Leg Injury

Jrue Holiday is expected to miss the next 2-4 weeks. Pro Basketball Talk reports that New Orleans Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday is expected to miss the next two to four weeks due to to a stress reaction in his right leg.  Holiday will be held out of basketball activities until he shows signs of improvement and will be re-evaluated each week. Without Holiday for the next...
Via Basketball Bicker
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday out 2-4 weeks

Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday will miss two to four weeks according to the team. Pelicans Jrue Holiday will miss the next 2-4 weeks with a stress reaction in his right leg, team says — Chris Mannix (@ChrisMannixSI) January 21, 2015 Holiday was averaging 15.2 points, 7.1 assists, and 3.5 rebounds per game on 44.4% shooting overall and 36.7% from three-land. This will give...
Via Bloguin Best
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Anderson speaks out about battle with depression

The feeling of losing someone is unexplainable and, when asked to put it into words, can be almost impossible. But for Ryan Anderson, a forward for the New Orleans Pelicans,..... The post Ryan Anderson Speaks Out About The Realty of Depression appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Fo’ with the Foes: New Orleans Pelicans

This edition of “Fo’ with the Foes” – Philadunkia’s advanced scouting series which with the help of an accomplished journalist from around the NBA beat or blog world, previews key upcoming 76ers games – features tonight’s opponent, the New Orleans 2-3 in their last five games and most likely will be without Jrue Holiday tonight, but still feature MVP candidate Anthony...
Via Philadunkia
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: C's getting Austin Rivers in Jeff Green trade

        This embed is invalid   " /> Another member of the Rivers family reportedly is set to join the Boston Celtics. The Celtics, Memphis Grizzlies and New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to terms on a three-team trade centering around Celtics small forward Jeff Green, league sources told ESPN’s Marc Stein on Saturday. As part of the deal, Boston reportedly...
Via NESN.com
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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