PELICANS RUMORS & GOSSIP

New Orleans Pelicans Analysis: Pelicans Need to Keep Jrue Holiday

Despite all the trade rumors and uneasy questions, the New Orleans Pelicans need to hold on to their talented point guard in Jrue Holiday. Jrue Holiday has been on the trade block rumors for the New Orleans Pelicans as of late. It is not the best idea of the Pels to trade him. Imagine this […] New Orleans Pelicans Analysis: Pelicans Need to Keep Jrue Holiday - Pelican Debrief ...
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4 hours ago

New Orleans Pelicans Preview: Pelicans Face Off With Utah Jazz

The New Orleans Pelicans will look to win their final home game before the All-Star Break, as they host the physical Utah Jazz. Being home has been a nice remedy for the New Orleans Pelicans this season. While the Pelicans are 6-18 on the road, they host a 14-14 record at home. They brought it […] New Orleans Pelicans Preview: Pelicans Face Off With Utah Jazz - Pelican Debrief...
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6 hours ago

NBA Preview: Pelicans face Gordon Hayward and 4th-seeded Jazz for first time this season

New Orleans and Utah: two teams trending in opposite directions after once being labeled together as teams to watch in the Western Conference. The New Orleans Pelicans (20-32) will host the Utah Jazz (33-19) on Wednesday evening at 7pm CST, marking the first meeting of the season between these two teams. Both Fox Sports New Orleans and Root Sports will televise the game while WRNO...
Via The Bird Writes
16 hours ago

Jahlil Okafor: Answering the question of whether the Pelicans should accept or pass on a trade

Plenty of warning signs surround the Philadelphia 76ers center. According to all the newsworthy reports over the last 24 hours, the New Orleans Pelicans are interested in pairing up an offensive-minded center with Anthony Davis. The name with the most traction in trade rumors has been that of the much maligned center for the Philadelphia 76ers, Jahlil Okafor. This shouldn’t come...
Via The Bird Writes
1 day ago

Lance Stephenson reportedly signs 10-day contract with T'Wolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves have found a temporary replacement for Zach LaVine: Lance Stephenson.With LaVine going down with a season-ending ACL injury, Shams Charania of The Vertical reports the Timberwolves have signed the Stephenson to a 10-day contract. Stephenson’s career has been full of ups-and-downs.The 26-year-old was one of the league’s most polarizing players as a member...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans Rumors: Pelicans in Discussions for Jahlil Okafor

The New Orleans Pelicans have been linked to major trade rumors last night, as they are currently inquiring about 76ers big Jahlil Okafor. While others are still getting over a Super Bowl hangover, the New Orleans Pelicans’ front office has been busy discussing a potential trade with the Philadelphia 76ers. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of […] New Orleans Pelicans Rumors: Pelicans...
Via Pelican Debrief
1 day ago

New Orleans Pelicans dangling 2018 first round pick to bring Anthony Davis help in the paint

Over the last 24 hours, we’ve learned Dell Demps has asked about the availability of numerous centers across the league. The New Orleans Pelicans are a team in dire need of assistance on several fronts, and we’ve learned over the last 24 hours that Dell Demps, the team’s general manager, has inquired about the availability of numerous players linked in previous trade rumors...
Via The Bird Writes
1 day ago

Pelicans make plays down stretch to send Suns to another loss

NEW ORLEANS -- Anthony Davis capped his 34-point night with a key rebound and six free throws in the final half-minute, Jrue Holiday scored five of his 30 points in the last minute and a half, and the New Orleans Pelicans ended a four-game slide with a 111-106 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Monday. E'Twaun Moore scored 12 points for the Pelicans, who led by as many as 10 in the...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Davis leads Pelicans past Suns, 111-106

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Anthony Davis capped his 34-point night with a key rebound and six made free throws in the final half-minute, Jrue Holiday scored five of his 30 points in the last minute and a half, and the New Orleans Pelicans ended a four-game slide with a 111-106 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Monday. E'Twaun Moore scored 12 points for the Pelicans, who led by as many as...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans' 7-footer Ajinca open to trade if it means playing

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Pelicans center Alexis Ajinca says he'd welcome a trade if it resulted in more playing time. Any time on the court would be more at this point. When Ajinca spoke in New Orleans' locker room before Monday night's game against Phoenix, he had not played in 11 straight games and had played only once - for three minutes - in the previous 19 contests. The 7-foot...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pelicans, 76ers discussing Jahlil Okafor trade

The Philadelphia 76ers have long been looking to resolve their superfluous big men issue, and it looks like they’re getting closer to doing so.The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports that the 76ers are in talks with the New Orleans Pelicans about a Jahlil Okafor trade. Okafor was Philly’s first-round pick in 2015, taken No. 3 overall. Along with Nerlens Noel and Joel Embiid...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

John Wall: Facing Cavs will be biggest regular season game of my career

The Washington Wizards are now riding a cool seven-game winning streak, but point guard John Wall is looking forward to the opportunity to prove themselves against the Eastern Conference’s best.After the Wizards defeated the New Orleans Pelicans by the final of 105-91 on Saturday, Wall was already looking ahead to Monday’s game against the Cleveland Cavaliers and called it the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ear-blowing incident aside, LeBron James endorses Lance Stephenson tryout

The Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday will hold a tryout during which Lance Stephenson, Mario Chalmers, Kirk Hinrich and Jordan Farmar will work out for the team.Whether or not the tryout is the organization’s way of acquiescing to LeBron James’ expletive-ridden complaints last week concerning the depth of the team’s roster is unknown, but the superstar made note of a shared...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

What are the best expansion markets for the NBA?

Recent reports suggest that the NBA is ready to expand to the 32-team model used by the NFL. One slot is a given: Seattle is, at some point or another, going to get a team. They have an ownership group and stadium financing plan in place. They have the 14th biggest television market in the country and an established fan base. There is simply not a good reason to exclude Seattle beyond...
Via The Sports Post
7 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James returns to Twitter with more positive outlook on Cavaliers

It was all doom and gloom for the most part from LeBron James following Monday’s 124-122 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans, the team’s fifth loss in seven games. But in his second appearance on Twitter Tuesday, in an effort to perhaps temper the severity of his original critique, James took a much more positive outlook on the current situation.The Cleveland Cavaliers superstar...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
14 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans: Anthony Davis is an all-star starter

Anthony Davis has been one of the best players in the league all year. He has established himself as one of the premiere players in the league and on the New Orleans Pelicans. This year, his progress has been rewarded and he has been named a starter for the Western Conference all-star team. This is a big step for Davis. This is his fourth consecutive all-star appearance but his first...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Trade Scenarios for the New Orleans Pelicans

The New Orleans Pelicans are coming off of a 118-98 victory over the Orlando Magic and are currently sitting a game back of the eighth spot in the Western Conference.  The returns of Tyreke Evans and Jrue Holiday have injected new life into this team but the Pelicans front office has an important decision to make regarding these two players.  Evans and Holiday are two players who...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Sixers to consider run at Jrue Holiday this summer

Could the Philadelphia 76ers be throwing it back to the pre-Process days? According to a report by Zach Lowe of ESPN on Wednesday, the Sixers “will take a hard look” at New Orleans Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday this summer in free agency. The 26-year-old Holiday, who is averaging 13.9 points and 7.1 assists per game this season, played the first four seasons of his NBA...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Hawks and Pelicans talked Dwight Howard trade

Despite sitting as the fourth seed in the Eastern Conference, it appears that the Atlanta Hawks are looking to change up their roster big time. The team traded Kyle Korver to the conference-rival Cleveland Cavaliers earlier this month and has been rumored to be interested in trading All-Star big man Paul Millsap. Now comes this rather interesting report from ESPN’s Zach Lowe indicating...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans reportedly interested in trading for Paul Millsap

The New Orleans Pelicans are thinking of adding another All-Star in the frontcourt to pair with Anthony Davis. Michael Scotto of Basketball Insiders reports that the Pelicans have expressed interest in trading for Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap. The three-time All-Star has been rumored in trade talks with several teams, including the Raptors, Nuggets, Kings and 76ers. According...
Via The Sports Daily
January 06, 2017  |  Discuss
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