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New Orleans Pelicans drop 'The Special Man Plan' local cable TV ad type parody

The Special Man Plan: Pick any New Orleans Pelicans games for as low as $24 dollars.This is what happens when one is 24-21.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis is ‘The Special Man’ in strange New Orleans Pelicans ad

So this is a really, really strange yet excellent ad. It’s a ticket deal commercial involving the New Orleans Pelicans. Anthony Davis stars as the “special man” as Ryan Anderson basically does most of the talking. Tyreke Evans is involved, too. It’s a spoof of old-time furniture commercials, according to Uproxx. Check out the ad here: I am sold by Ryan Anderson’s performance...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis Racks Up Another Double-Double

New Orleans Pelicans power forward Anthony Davis got his 26th double-double of the year in a 99-74 win over the visiting Sixers. Tallying 32 points and 10 rebounds in spectacular aerial fashion. Davis is now two double-doubles away from surpassing Pau Gasol and Nikola Vucevic (tied at 27) for the league lead. The post Anthony Davis Racks Up Another Double-Double appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis throws down phenomenal alley-oop slam vs Sixers (Video)

New Orleans Pelicans power forward Anthony Davis threw down a phenomenal alley oop slam dunk during the first quarter of Monday night's game against Philadelphia.Tyreke Evans threw the alley oop way up high, and Davis reached up and grabbed it with one hand, then threw down the dunk all in one motion with incredible control. With just over three minutes left in the first half, Davis...
Via Holdout Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Anderson returns for Pelicans vs. Mavericks

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Pelicans coach Monty Williams says forward Ryan Anderson is returning to the lineup against Dallas after missing a game with swelling and soreness in both ankles. The 6-foot-10 Anderson is averaging 14.7 points per game this season while shooting 41 percent. But his accuracy from the perimeter - normally his strength - declined sharply during his previous his past...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans give Wolters another 10-day deal

NEW ORLEANS (AP) The New Orleans Pelicans have signed guard Nate Wolters to a second 10-day contract. The 6-foot-4 Wolters was signed on Jan. 14, two days after starting point guard Jrue Holiday was sidelined by soreness in his lower right leg. Wolters has played in five games with New Orleans, averaging 2.6 points and 2.2 rebounds in 11 minutes per game. Wolters played 14 minutes...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans F Anderson to miss game with swelling in both ankles

MINNEAPOLIS -- The New Orleans Pelicans say forward Ryan Anderson will miss Friday night's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves because of swelling and soreness in both ankles. The 6-foot-10 Anderson is averaging 14.7 points per game this season while shooting 41 percent. But his accuracy from the perimeter - normally his strength - has declined sharply lately. In his past four...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis draws Barkley portrait on 'Inside the NBA'

New Orleans Pelicans power forward Anthony Davis is not only one of the most talented young players in the NBA, he’s also something of an artist. Davis sat down for an interview with Rachel Nichols for an “Inside the NBA” segment and it was mentioned that he is something of a doodler. Nichols asked Davis...Read More The post Anthony Davis’ Charles Barkley portrait pegs him...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Will Ferrell Hit Pelicans Cheerleader In The Face

Will Ferrell hit a New Orleans Pelicans cheerleader in the face with a basketball during halftime for a movie that he’s filming, probably a flick called Daddy’s Home. Looks like he hasn’t improved much on the hardwood since Semi-Pro. We don’t know if that was a real Pelicans cheerleader or just a stunt double, but frankly it doesn’t matter because you can’t fake that...
Via COED
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Ferrell Clocked a Pelicans Cheerleader in the Head (For a Movie)

Hollywood invaded the Los Angeles Lakers-New Orleans Pelicans game during halftime Wednesday night. Instead of watching some weird acrobatic show, fans were treated to “SNL” alum Will Ferrell shooting a scene from his upcoming film Daddy’s Home. Bleacher Report’s Kevin Ding uploaded the video above in which Ferrell nails a Pelicans cheerleader in the head during his “attempt”...
Via Busted Coverage
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Will the real Pelicans team please stand up?

If you’re an NBA fan trying to figure out what’s really going on with the New Orleans Pelicans, do not worry. You are not alone. There is so much confusion around this organization that I think the Pelicans themselves are not even sure what is going on with them. This team is a walking oxymoron. They’re full of an immense amount of talent. But yet, they suck. This latest East...
Via Gumbeaux Sports
6 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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jrue Holiday developed stress reaction in his right lower leg, out 2-4 weeks

New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday will miss the next 2-4 weeks after tests by team physicians Tuesday revealed that Holiday developed a stress reaction in his right lower leg, the team announced on Wednesday. “Holiday will be held out of basketball activities until his symptoms improve and will be re-evaluated each week,” the team said in a statement. In 37 games...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Surprise bowling trip jump starts the New Orleans Pelicans

After a disastrous game in Philadelphia Friday where the 76ers led wire to wire, Pelicans players thought they were headed for an intense practice session Saturday in Toronto ahead of a Sunday faceoff with the Raptors. Players and staff boarded the bus, sweats on and shoes in hand, expecting to pull up at a gym. Instead, they disembarked in front of a bowling alley. Coach Monty Williams...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
9 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
11 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
12 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans: Quincy Pondexter Trade Grade

(December 17, 2012 – Source: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images North America) New Orleans Pelicans: Quincy Pondexter Trade Grade By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content Pelicans Trade: Austin Rivers, Russ Smith Pelicans Receive: Quincy Pondexter, 2nd round pick In November of 2013 I wrote an article grading the extension the Grizzlies gave Pondexter and I really liked the move. Pondexter...
Via HoopStuff
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Rivers open to son, Austin, joining Clippers: Whatever makes us better

Doc Rivers wouldn't be opposed to having his son Austin Rivers play for him with the Clippers. Austin Rivers, a 6-foot-4 guard, is reportedly being traded from the New Orleans Pelicans to Boston, and according to a Yahoo report, the Clippers are in talks to trade with the Celtics for the 22-year-old Rivers. "We're going to keep doing what we feel will make our team better," Doc Rivers...
Via Fox Sports West
17 days ago  |  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
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans’ Asik forces OT vs. Pelicans.

The game was in hand. All the Pelicans had to do was defend for a measly 0.7 seconds versus the Spurs in San Antonio and New Orleans would start 2015 on the right foot. Enter Omer Asik. Defending Tim Duncan, Asik saw the lob pass, and… tipped in the ball to send the game into OT. Not only did the game go into overtime, but it ended in a 95-93 Spurs win. The post Pelicans’ Asik...
Via Crossover Chronicles
27 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: New Orleans Pelicans Forward Anthony Davis 'Spikes' Manu Ginobili

When New Orleans picked up Anthony Davis they knew they were getting what could be the next great NBA player.  The youngster may need a little time to develop. Heck, he is only 21 after all. As long as he keeps making plays like this one during the process fans are certainly going to enjoy the journey.He only made the block of the season. That's all.@SBNationGIF/TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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