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A Look Back at the New Orleans Pelicans 2013 Draft Day Trade for Jrue Holiday

A fun thing is happening in the Rookie of the Year race. Long presumed to be the sole property of Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins, the award now has two new candidates: Philadelphia 76ers center Nerlens Noel and Orlando Magic point guard Elfrid Payton. Neither the 76ers or the Magic are particularly worth watching at the moment, but Noel has developed into a destructive...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans G Holiday aggravates injury, will miss at least 3 more weeks

METAIRIE, La. -- The New Orleans Pelicans say point guard Jrue Holiday has re-aggravated his lower right leg injury and is not scheduled to be re-evaluated for an additional three weeks. Coach Monty Williams, who spoke after Wednesday practice, also says he hopes Anthony Davis and Ryan Anderson will return from their injuries for New Orleans' next game on Friday night in Orlando...
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Ranking the NBA’s best shooting guards

6. Tyreke EvansEvans has been doing point guard duty for his New Orleans Pelicans lately, but only because of an injury absence from Jrue Holiday...
Via Athlon Sports
February 17, 2015  |  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
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Pelicans' Holiday reaches 5,000 point milestone

Monday night versus the Washington Wizards, the Pelicans starting point guard Jrue Holiday reached a career milestone. The UCLA product scored 13 points about halfway through the game to reach the 5,000 point mark inside the Smoothie King Center. The Philadelphia 76ers took Holiday 17th overall in the 2009 draft. He arrived in New Orleans in July 2013 via a trade involving Nerlens...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
January 05, 2015  |  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...
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Jrue Holiday: Rose, Lillard Among NBA’s Toughest Opponents

Jrue Holiday shows respect for Derrick USA Today Sports Jrue Holiday participated in an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Reddit during Game Two of the NBA Finals. These are often good opportunities for players to engage with fans in an easy and fun manner. The New Orleans Pelicans guard was asked by one user who the toughest competitor in the league is. Holiday had an interesting...
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June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans: End of the week report

The latest news around the New Orleans Pelicans organization is that the team has agreed to terms with Luke Babbitt. Babbitt will hopefully help the Pelicans claw back into playoff contention. New Orleans is now only 6 games out of eighth place with that big win over the Chicago Bulls on Saturday February 1, 2014. Babbitt was about to start his college career at Ohio State, but he...
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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