PELICANS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Other options at point guard if Jrue Holiday decides to leave New Orleans in free agency

Darren Collison, Milos Teodosic and Shaun Livingston should all be on Dell Demps radar. A few days after ridiculing the odds of attracting Chris Paul, let’s switch gears and ponder some realistic targets for the New Orleans Pelicans in the event Jrue Holiday does indeed decide to sign elsewhere this offseason. First things first, lower your expectations. No matter how infuriating...
Via The Bird Writes
3 hours ago

Pelicans Would Be Wise To Offer Jrue Holiday Close To Max Money

Via FOX Sports
6 hours ago

2017 Player Reviews: Dante Cunningham has graduated from college threes to a ‘Corner Boy’

He should also be remembered for becoming the Designated Cutter & 5-Man Combo Glue Factory Dante Cunningham is probably the most deceptive member of the New Orleans Pelicans to break down from a statistical perspective. His stat line is rather ho-hum, but it’s metronome steady and stable, despite being centered in a season as chaotic as the kitchen scene from Legion — a tornado...
Via The Bird Writes
1 day ago

Positive Takeaways For The New Orleans Pelicans This Season

Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Disappointing Takeaways From The New Orleans Pelicans Season

Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

10 New Orleans Pelicans Questions with Mason Ginsberg of Bourbon Street Shots

10 New Orleans Pelicans Questions with Mason Ginsberg, of Bourbon Street Shots and True Hoop Network. The Pelicans’ face a fork in the road this summer, and with no idea as to who may even steering the ship come May, we ask Mason some crucial offseason questions! Click below for this New Orleans Pelicans conversation in […] 10 New Orleans Pelicans Questions with Mason Ginsberg...
Via Pelican Debrief
2 days ago

New Orleans Pelicans Season Review: Jrue Holiday

The 2016-2017 New Orleans Pelicans season did not go as planned. Some Pelicans shined, while others fell short. Jrue Holiday‘s season left more questions than answers. Jrue Holiday’s year was replete with adversity. His resilience truly warrants respect. His wife’s surgery on a brain tumor understandably stalled his return to action. Jrue’s first game would not be […...
Via Pelican Debrief
2 days ago

10 New Orleans Pelicans Questions with Pelican Debrief’s Own Wilton Jackson

The New Orleans Pelicans suffered another disappointing season, ending with just a 34-48 record, but with newly acquired star Demarcus Cousins comes a glimmer of hope.  As the Pelicans head into an offseason of uncertainty, we continue our season recap with Pelican Debrief’s own, Wilton Jackson. Listen to this New Orleans Pelicans’ conversation in its […] 10 New Orleans Pelicans...
Via Pelican Debrief
3 days ago

Pondexter, a middling offense and an 0-8 start mark Pelicans biggest season disappointments

Individual performances at times from Asik, Hill and Holiday all drew some ire too. The New Orleans Pelicans had a whole lot of things go wrong for a second straight season. Name the biggest disappointment or theme to emerge from the 2016-17 campaign. (It can be a specific individual, part of a player's game, new strategy, anything!) Jason: Cheick Diallo’s minutes By far the biggest...
Via The Bird Writes
4 days ago

What are the offseason goals for the New Orleans Pelicans?

With the playoffs now in full swing, it’s time for the New Orleans Pelicans to plan ahead for next season. They finished the season with a 34-48 record overall, being a fair distance away from a playoff appearance this year. However, they acquired All Star DeMarcus Cousins from the Sacramento Kings late in the season. The hope is that putting Cousins alongside Anthony Davis will...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nate Robinson calls for Bulls to sign him in wake of Rajon Rondo injury

Nate Robinson will never miss an opportunity to shoot his shot.In the wake of the news on Friday that the Chicago Bulls will be without former All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo for an indefinite period due to a fractured right thumb, Robinson took to Instagram to offer them his services. The now 32-year-old Robinson is actually a former Bull, having suited up in all 82 games for them...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jazz center accused of domestic violence by Playmate ex-GF

Things between Utah Jazz center Jeff Withey and his ex-girlfriend Kennedy Summers have been contentious for months, but their differences became far more serious this week.Summers, a former Playboy Playmate of the Year, filed a report on Tuesday accusing Withey of multiple instances of domestic violence. Law enforcement sources told TMZ they are currently focusing on one alleged...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pelicans general manager Dell Demps: "I like the direction we are headed"

Pelicans general manager Dell Demps: "I like the direction we are headed"
Via NOLA.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Anthony Davis turned away at restaurant because of hoodie

Professional athletes are used to getting special treatment when they dine at fancy restaurants on the road, but such was not the case for Anthony Davis and his teammates earlier this week — at least at first.On Monday, the night before they took on the Lakers in L.A., a group of New Orleans Pelicans players were reportedly turned away from a Japanese restaurant in West Hollywood...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant has classic response when asked if he missed media during injury

Kevin Durant doesn’t have time for jokes. Out since late February with an MCL sprain, the former MVP is slated to return for Saturday’s game against the New Orleans Pelicans. This will allow Durant the ability to suit up for the Golden State Warriors’ final three regular season games before the playoffs.In talking after taking part in practice Friday, Durant had an absolutely...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA admits officiating mistake in Nuggets/Pelicans game, may have playoff implications

In their quest for the eighth and final NBA playoff spot, the Denver Nuggets benefited from a bad call. In fact, in the latest “Last two minute report,” the NBA admitted the key mistake.Late in the game against the New Orleans Pelicans, the Nuggets were nursing a two-point lead. New Orleans’ Solomon Hill knocked the ball away from Danilo Galinari as Denver’s guard was bringing...
Via Sportsnaut
22 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pelicans F Anthony Davis following Tuesday's 134-131 loss vs. the Nuggets

Davis finished with 41 points in Tuesday's
Via NOLA.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pelicans G Jrue Holiday on his potential free agency: 'I haven't thought about it. Not even a lit...

Holiday is set to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason
Via NOLA.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Is it time for Pelicans to clean house?

With seven games remaining in the regular season, it’s not looking good for the New Orleans Pelicans. Despite Wednesday’s win over the Dallas Mavericks, they trail the Portland Trail Blazers by 4.5 games for the eighth seed in the Western Conference standings and have a 0.2 percent chance of making the playoffs.General manager Dell Demps and head coach Alvin Gentry have been...
Via The Sports Daily
29 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins isn’t giving the Kings any bulletin board material in pregame interview

DeMarcus Cousins will face off against the Sacramento Kings, his former team, for the first time on Friday night.During a pregame interview on Thursday, Cousins refused to give his former teammates any bulletin board material, repeating the same answer over and over to all questions he was asked about playing his former team. Okay, so “go in, play hard, try to get a win” doesn’t...
Via The Comeback
29 days ago  |  Discuss

The New Orleans Pelicans need to hit the reset button on Alvin Gentry, Dell Demps

One thing is definitely apparent as the NBA season dwindles down, the New Orleans Pelicans need to blow things up off the court. Since rebranding from the New Orleans Hornets to the Pelicans, the organization has failed to be anything beyond average. Personifying the Stealer Wheelers, the Pellies perpetually sit in the middle to lower bottom of the standings. In four seasons, New...
Via The Comeback
March 16, 2017  |  Discuss

NBA Western Conference bottom feeders to watch down the stretch

We’re less than a month away from the end of the NBA’s regular season, so it’s time to focus our attention on the teams who won’t play in this year’s postseason. We’ll have at least four more games for each of the 16 playoff teams, so use these last 15 or so games to check out some of the NBA’s best young players who aren’t in a position to lead their teams to the...
Via Yardbarker
March 15, 2017  |  Discuss

NBA fines Pelicans' DeMarcus Cousins $50,000

New Orleans has never saved anyone from trouble. Just ask those who frequent Bourbon Street or make a point of hitting up Mardi Gras.For his part, Pelicans center DeMarcus Cousins needs to no reason to find himself in trouble. It’s what led to him being jettisoned from California’s capital city when the Sacramento Kings moved him to New Orleans last month.Now attempting to bring...
Via Sportsnaut
March 09, 2017  |  Discuss
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