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Report: Tyreke Evans a game-time decision for Game 2

There’s no way around it: The New Orleans Pelicans need a healthy roster in order to spring a massive upset on the Golden State Warriors in the 2015 NBA playoffs. However, swingman Tyreke Evans sustained a knee injury during Game 1 of the Western Conference series, leaving the bout with a single point and one rebound in 12 minutes of action. His status was uncertain following...
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Pelicans' Tyreke Evans has bone bruise, questionable for Game 2

  New Orleans Pelicans point guard Tyreke Evans says an MRI on his left knee showed a deep bone bruise and he is questionable for Game 2 of their first-round playoff series against the Golden State Warriors. Evans spoke before the Pelicans practiced at the University of San Francisco on Sunday. He left in the first half of New Orleans' 106-99 loss to Golden State on Saturday after...
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Tyreke Evans Questionable For Game 2 With Knee Contusion

Tyreke Evans has been diagnosed with a left knee contusion, the New Orleans Pelicans announced Sunday. Evans is questionable to play for the Pelicans in Game 2 of their first round series against the Golden State Warriors.
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Stephen Curry’s best highlights of his 34 points against Pelicans

Stephen Curry got the Warriors off to a big lead, which helped them hold on to a Game 1 victory against the New Orleans Pelicans, 106-99. Curry had 34 points to lead the Dubs. Here are his highlights from that game: This only seems to be the beginning for Stephen Curry in the playoffs. *** Stephen Curry pic from Getty Images. Video from the NBA.
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Quincy Pondexter beats third quarter buzzer with long three-pointer

The New Orleans Pelicans nearly came back against the Golden State Warriors but fell short, 106-99. Part of that comeback was a looooooong three-pointer by Quincy Pondexter to cut the lead down to 18 before the third quarter buzzer sounded. Pondexter threw this one up from San Francisco: Heck of a shot there, Q-Pon. *** Quincy Pondexter pic from Getty Images. Video from the NBA.
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis skies for one-handed alley oop vs Warriors (Video)

New Orleans Pelicans superstar Anthony Davis scored 20 of his 35 points in the fourth quarter of Saturday's Game 1 of their Western Conference playoff series against Golden State, highlighted by this one-handed alley-oop slam dunk where he displays his incredible vertical leap. Davis led a furious Pelicans comeback, as they rallied to within four points of the Warriors after being...
Via Holdout Sports
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Pelicans coach: Emotional celebration due to son's health

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) New Orleans Pelicans coach Monty Williams wants anybody who thinks he celebrated too much following the team's playoff-clinching win over San Antonio to know his reaction had nothing to do with basketball. Williams said he got emotional watching his 5-year-old son, Micah, soak in the festivities following Wednesday night's 108-103 win over the defending champion...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry on Pelicans: ‘They can definitely beat us’

The New Orleans Pelicans clinched a playoff berth with a win over the San Antonio Spurs earlier this week, and they now face the difficult task of having to play the best team in the NBA. Very few people believe the Pelicans have a shot at beating the Golden State Warriors in a seven-game series,...Read More
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Demps Refutes Pelicans' Front Office, Coaching Staff Received Playoff Mandate

Dell Demps refuted a report that the New Orleans Pelicans received a "playoffs or else" mandate from the team's ownership. "'I am hoping to keep the focus on the Pelicans and our playoff run,'' Demps said Thursday.''To answer the question, I did not receive a mandate to make the playoffs from ownership or anyone else. That conversation did not happen. Our ownership group has been...
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Video: Pelicans celebrate making it into the postseason

The Pelicans clinched the 8th spot in the West postseason by beating the defending champs Spurs last night in New Orleans. With the win, the Pelicans make it into the playoffs for the first time and will draw the top seed in the West – the Warriors. After the huge win, the Pelicans celebrated in the locker room where Anthony Davis busted out some dance moves, while the Pelicans...
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Could the Pelicans knock off the Warriors?

Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports The 2014-15 NBA season is officially over. Making the playoffs in the Western Conference is extremely difficult, but the fact of the matter is that the playoffs, however, are a different animal. With their win over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday, the New Orleans Pelicans clinched the eighth seed in the Western Conference. That said, they will...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Let The Anthony Davis Love Fest Officially Begin

The New Orleans Pelicans did it. They managed to navigate the brutal Western Conference and earn the eight seed. While that likely means they will just be the first team to lose to Golden State in the playoffs, it is still an accomplishment for a team who is probably a bit ahead of schedule. Not to mention a fan base can’t help but be excited that they get to participate in offseason...
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The New Orleans Pelicans: Soaring High Despite Anthony Davis’s Injury

New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) and guard Eric Gordon walk off the court after their victory over the Phoenix Suns in an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, April 10, 2015. The Pelicans won 90-75. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) With two games remaining the New Orleans Pelicans control their own destiny as the eight seed. Prior to their loss to the Houston Rockets...
Via The Sports Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Western Conference's 8th seed to be decided Wednesday

Both the New Orleans Pelicans and Oklahoma City Thunder won their games on Monday night. This now means that the race for the final seed in the Western Confernce will come down to the final night of regular season action on Wednesday. New Orleans, who boasts the tiebreaker over Oklahoma City, will host a San Antonio Spurs team that has won 11 in a row and is 21-3 since late February...
Via Sportsnaut
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Andrew Wiggins posterizes Omer Asik with powerful slam (Video)

Minnesota Timberwolves rookie forward Andrew Wiggins didn't waste any time making his presence felt in Monday night's game against New Orleans when he posterized Pelicans center Omer Asik with a monster slam dunk.Wiggins scored 15 points and gave out 6 assists, but the Wolves lost to the Pelicans 100-88.H/T SI. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Follow us on Twitter and...
Via Holdout Sports
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The New Orleans Pelicans Playoff Picture, Jrue Holiday’s Return and a Potential Cinderella Story in the Making?

Jrue Holiday #11 of the New Orleans Pelicans grabs a rebound against the Memphis Grizzlies on January 9, 2015 at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Layne Murdoch Jr./NBAE via Getty Images) Jrue Holiday returned from a 41-game absence as the New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Phoenix Suns 90-75 Friday night to maintain their tenuous grasp on the Western Conference’s...
Via The Sports Journal
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Sky is the Limit for New Orleans Pelicans’ Anthony Davis

New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) goes to the basket between Phoenix Suns forward Markieff Morris (11) and forward T.J. Warren (12) in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, April 10, 2015. The Pelicans won 90-75. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) “He can be one of the greatest power forwards who has ever played,” Kobe Bryant said of Anthony...
Via The Sports Journal
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pelicans' Eric Gordon falls on face, chips tooth

Turn away if you are faint of heart because you are about to see a human being lose a tooth. The Pelicans’ Eric Gordon was trying to get past the Clippers’ Matt Barnes when he tripped and fell flat on his face.  Oh and he lost a tooth too. Check out Gordon’s tooth come flying out of his mouth. I know gross!
Via Crossover Chronicles
26 days ago  |  Discuss

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