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Derrick Rose Drops Sick Two-Handed Flush After Crossing Over Pelicans Defender

Derrick Rose had 19 points in 27 minutes of action Saturday night against New Orleans Pelicans. Rose, who earlier in the game dropped Anthony Davis with a cross-over, did the same to Jrue Holiday with a behind-the-back move and exclamation finish. Chicago improved to 21-9 on the year with the win. They next face the […] The post Derrick Rose Drops Sick Two-Handed Flush After Crossing...
Via Diehardsport
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis destroys Manu Ginobili’s shot attempt

Dammmmmmnnnnn! As if Anthony Davis needed to prove he is deserving of the Defensive Player of the Year he came up with this huge block on Spurs’ Manu Ginobili during last night’s Pelicans win. While Manu was seemingly in the clear of the big man, and seemed to have a shot at the rim, AD came out of nowhere with his long arms and monster swat. He spiked it like it was a volleyball...
Via Crossover Chronicles
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis Trolled Louisville And Russ Smith On Instagram, Smith Responded With Picture Of His Rings

Anthony Davis and Russ Smith may be teammates on the New Orleans Pelicans now, but the Kentucky-Louisville animosity never goes away. Davis posted a photo on Instagram from his Kentucky playing days, when he blocked a Smith shot. Of course, Smith was an incredibly accomplished player in his own right, and wasn’t about to take that lying down, so he responded with a picture of his...
Via College Spun
1 day 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis and New Orleans Pelicans Take Children On Christmas Shopping Spree

Forward Anthony Davis who scored 21 points in their loss to the Indiana Pacers and the New Orleans Pelicans put a smile on some children faces this holiday season. As reported by Bleacher Report, the 21-year-old and some of his teammates took 75 local children from New Orleans on a Christmas shopping spree at Toys “R” Us. Anthony Davis showed just how much of a big kid he can...
Via Basketball Bicker
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans' Eric Gordon eyeing return in approximately 2 weeks

The Pelicans starting shooting guard Eric Gordon hopes to return to the court in approximately 2 weeks from a torn labrum in his left shoulder that sidelined him toward the end of November. Gordon has been adhering to an extensive rehabilitation regiment in an effort to avoid surgery. Tuesday during the Pelicans game versus the Pacers in Indiana, Gordon said he can now lift almost...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans Interested In Re-Signing Gal Mekel Later In Season

The New Orleans Pelicans waived Gal Mekel but remain interested in potentially re-signing him later in the season. "We just felt like it was a move that we wanted to take a look at him," Monty Williams said. "We thought he did a good job, (but) there are some particulars financially that I am not going to discuss, that's for Dell and his staff (to discuss). They do a good job of...
Via RealGM
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans call up Smith from Fort Wayne

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The New Orleans Pelicans have recalled rookie point guard Russ Smith from the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League. The roster move, announced Saturday, comes a day after the release of point guard Gal Mekel. The club says Smith will be in New Orleans and available for Saturday night's game against Portland. Smith, a former Louisville standout, was...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans Anthony Davis Doesn't Fear the Beard

But after this rejection the Beard (James Harden) may fear the uni-brow. Read more »
Via FatManWriting
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyreke Evans out for Pelicans vs. Rockets because of bruised knee

  New Orleans guard Tyreke Evans will miss the Pelicans' game Thursday night at Houston because of a bruised right knee. Coach Monty Williams says Evans was injured when he bumped knees with a teammate Tuesday night and that they'd re-evaluate him Friday. ''He's had some swelling in his knee," Williams said. "Any time you bump it like that, you want to make sure it's OK.'' Evans...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The New Orleans Pelicans’ Swingman Tyreke Evans Has His Mojo Back

The basketball world is currently gushing over New Orleans Pelicans all-everything player Anthony Davis as he is evolving into a top five NBA player right before our eyes. Davis is deserving of all of the headlines, but there is another player in New Orleans that is playing at a high level, and that player is Tyreke Evans. It seems like ages ago when Evans won the NBA rookie of the...
Via The Front Office News
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Buy John Salmons’ Pennsylvania Manor— $4.9 Million!

    Not many players get to live out the dream of playing for their hometown team—John Salmons was given that opportunity right out of college with the Philadelphia 76ers. The former Miami Hurricane spent four seasons with the 76ers (2002-2006) way before they evolved into an epic tanking machine. But for some reason the Philadelphia native has listed his epic Pennsylvania...
Via Busted Coverage
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Gordon working toward return

Eric Gordon's progress has been slow and painful, but the Pelicans' shooting guard is at least seeing improvement in his left shoulder. Gordon is trying to avoid having surgery to repair a torn labrum. Instead, he's relying on a detailed physical therapy routine to try and strengthen the muscles around the injury. "I have good and bad days," Gordon said. "It's getting progressively...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
12 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans: Dante Cunningham and Gal Mekel Signing Grades

  New Orleans Pelicans: Dante Cunningham and Gal Mekel Signing Grades By Ciaran Mills: Last Sunday, the New Orleans Pelicans waived forwards Patric Young and Darius Miller. This move opened up two roster spots that have now been filled by Dante Cunningham and Gal Mekel. But what difference will these two players make to the team? Dante Cunningham – $832k, 1 year It’s been a...
Via HoopStuff
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. New Orleans Pelicans Game Recap: LeBron’s 41 Not Enough

(New Orleans, LA) – Despite 41 points from the returning LeBron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers dropped their second game in two nights as they fell to the New Orleans Pelicans, 119-114, in road action at the Smoothie King Center on Friday night. James missed Thursday night’s loss at Oklahoma City due to a sore knee, but showed no ill effects against the Pelicans. The veteran...
Via Cavaliers Nation
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Goals remain simple for Pelicans' Tyreke Evans

DALLAS -- Tyreke Evans is just over a year into his tenure with the New Orleans Pelicans and already the 2010 NBA Rookie of the Year has shown his versatility in the Big Easy. After spending his first four seasons in the Association as a two guard for the Sacramento Kings, a position he switched to during his lone year at Memphis after playing small forward in high school, Evans...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Russ Smith Rejoins The New Orleans Pelicans From The D-League

Photo: Nick Laham – Getty After a very brief stint in the NBA Redevelopment League, former Louisville star Russ Smith has rejoined the New Orleans Pelicans. Last week Smith was sent to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the D-League. He appeared in just two games, 14.5 points and 3.0 steals in 25-minuters per game. Smith has appeared in just three regular season games games for New Orleans...
Via The Cardinal Connect
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans Injury Update: Luke Babbitt sprains knee during victory over the Lakers

On Monday, it was revealed that Pelican's small forward Luke Babbitt sprained his knee during Sunday's victory over the Los Angeles Lakers. His status is unknown for Tuesday's tilt against theKnicks. (Photo Cred: Keith Allison- Flickr) Babbitt, who has played in 15 games (out of 19 possible), did not return to the game on Sunday after leaving near the end of the 4th quarter...
Via NBA Injury News
19 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans Guard Eric Gordon Suffers Separated Shoulder

Eric Gordon’s season finds a way to get worse with a separated shoulder. New Orleans Pelicans starting shooting guard Eric Gordon left Saturday’s game vs. the Utah Jazz with a separated shoulder and did not return. Gordon scored 8 points on 4 for 7 shooting before suffering the injury in the second quarter. It has already been a rough start to the season for the guard who...
Via Basketball Bicker
November 22, 2014  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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