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Report: Tyreke Evans to undergo surgery, miss rest of season

New Orleans Pelicans combo guard Tyreke Evans will undergo surgery on his right knee and miss the rest of the 2015-16 season, according to Shams Charania of The Vertical. Pelicans' Tyreke Evans plans to undergo surgery on his right knee and likely out for rest of the season, league sources tell The Vertical. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) February 10, 2016 When healthy...
Via The Comeback
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch Karl-Anthony Towns wreck the world on this amazing dunk

Karl-Anthony Towns just keeps getting better and better—this time, at the expense of Pelicans forward Dante Cunningham.Towns put up another gaudy stat line during Monday night's loss to the Pels, 19 points and 12 boards. Two of those points came in pretty much the fanciest way possible.You're going to want to see this:Cunningham stood no chance on that one. And more importantly...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves steamrolled by Pelicans in lackluster loss

MINNEAPOLIS -- Anthony Davis and Jrue Holiday scored 27 points apiece, and the New Orleans Pelicans snapped a four-game losing streak with a 116-102 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night.Davis grabbed eight rebounds and Holiday had nine assists and five boards as well. Ryan Anderson chipped in 26 points and the Pelicans turned 12 turnovers into 21 points while turning...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans snap 4-game skid with easy win over Wolves

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Anthony Davis and Jrue Holiday scored 27 points apiece, and the New Orleans Pelicans snapped a four-game losing streak with a 116-102 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night. Davis grabbed eight rebounds and Holiday had nine assists and five boards as well. Ryan Anderson chipped in 26 points and the Pelicans turned 12 turnovers into 21 points while...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Where do the Pelicans go Next?

After an abysmal start to the season, the New Orleans Pelicans, slowly but surely, clawed their way back into relevancy in the West, drawing within a few games of the last playoff spot. But now six games out of eighth place and with four teams to jump ahead of them, the Pelicans must decide what’s more important: the present or the future. In terms of living up to expectations...
Via The Lottery Mafia
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis Rivista Ufficiale NBA Cover Art

Designer Davide Barco was commissioned to design a cover for Rivista Ufficiale NBA, featuring New Orleans Pelicans superstar Anthony Davis. Combining an action shot of Davis with his unique illustration style, he was able to emphasize the dynamism of The Brow. The post Anthony Davis Rivista Ufficiale NBA Cover Art appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Anderson Commits Crime, Dunks On Kobe

Kobe Bryant has made a living dunking on helpless big men. There was the one on Vlade Divac, the one on Todd Macculloch, and, of course, the one on Yao. On Thursday night, Ryan Anderson took it upon himself to defend their honor, dunking on Bryant late in a New Orleans Pelicans 99-96 loss to Bryant’s Lakers. What makes this so terrible for Bryant is that he thought he had a chance...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Dejean-Jones Signs 2nd 10-Day Contract With Pelicans

The New Orleans Pelicans have signed guard Bryce Dejean-Jones to a second 10-day contract. Dejean-Jones, 6-6, 203, has appeared in five games (two starts) for the Pelicans, averaging 5.0 points and 3.0 rebounds in 15.8 minutes per game. Prior to joining New Orleans, Dejean-Jones played for the Idaho Stampede of the NBA Development League, appearing in nine games (seven starts),...
Via RealGM
9 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans reportedly listening to trade offers for Tyreke Evans

The New Orleans Pelicans find themselves in a unique position right now. The team has been struggling throughout the season but have a lot of players that others teams are interested in. Forward Ryan Anderson is the one everyone wants, but the Pelicans don’t want to trade him. But they are trying to see what they could get from one of their former first round picks. According...
Via No Guts, No Glory
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans reportedly listening to trade offers for Tyreke Evans

The New Orleans Pelicans season has been nothing short of A Nightmare on Bourbon Street, and now a big-time roster shakeup could be in the works. According to a report by Michael Scotto of Sheridan Hoops on Thursday, the team is reportedly listening to trade offers for guard Tyreke Evans. He also notes that Evans is set to make eight figures next season. Sources: Pelicans are listening...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans listening to trade offers for Tyreke Evans

The New Orleans Pelicans are the latest team to get in on the NBA trade rumors frenzy with the revelation that the team will pick up the phone and chat about guard Tyreke Evans. Evans, 26, comes with a huge price tag next season, so the struggling Pelicans floating his name out there to gauge interest and return isn’t the biggest surprise in the world. Michael Scotto of the Associated...
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans may try to trade Eric Gordon even with fractured finger

Eric Gordon underwent surgery on his broken right ring finger last Wednesday, and he’s expected to miss 4-6 weeks. Sources say the New Orleans Pelicans were exploring trade offers for Gordon before the injury, but there’s still a chance they could look to trade him before the Feb. 18 deadline if they can find a willing team, John Reid of The Times-Picayune reports. Gordon...
Via The Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Gentry told Pelicans 'This is our season' while trailing Timberwolves

We're at the halfway point of the NBA's regular season, and for the New Orleans Pelicans, that officially means that they're running out of time to turn things around.A slew of injuries is what's mainly to blame for the team's 14-27 start, but head coach Alvin Gentry knows that his guys can't afford to lose any more games to opponents they're supposed to beat.Maybe that's why he...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Gordon undergoes surgery to repair fractured finger, out 4-6 weeks

The 2015-16 New Orleans Pelicans season is really putting the resiliency of the human spirit to the test. On Wednesday, the team announced that guard Eric Gordon underwent successful surgery to repair a fractured ring finger in his shooting hand suffered in Tuesday’s 114-99 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves. He is expected to be out for 4-6 weeks. The health of the oft-injured...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Kings should trade Rudy Gay for Ryan Anderson

Over the offseason, the Sacramento Kings considered putting some of their key players on the trading block. DeMarcus Cousins was rumored to be on the move in the offseason, but that rumor soon died off. However, Rudy Gay has been in several trade talks over the past couple of years and now that opportunities are arising, the Kings may go through with trading him. There have been...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Kendrick Perkins calls out Pelicans: ‘This is not what I signed up for’

Rugged veteran center Kendrick Perkins is not used to a culture of losing basketball. He made the NBA Finals with all three teams that he was on prior to this season, has cracked the playoffs in nine of his 12 seasons in the league (including the last eight in a row), and has a championship ring from the 2008 Boston Celtics. But this year with the New Orleans Pelicans has been a...
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans receiving trade interest in Ryan Anderson

It’s hard to tell if the struggling New Orleans Pelicans want to act as sellers at the NBA trade deadline, though they have quite the attractive piece to offer in forward Ryan Anderson. New Orleans sits at 11-25 and well out of the running in the Western Conference, so it only makes sense other teams—both rebuilders and hopeful contenders alike—examine the roster and make...
Via The Sports Daily
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry: ‘We are not a good team’

The Dallas Mavericks broke the New Orleans Pelicans. Following a loss to the Mavericks — who were resting four starters — Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry decided he’d run out of excuses. Gentry: We are not a good team. I don't know how anyone here thinks we don't have to compete night in and night out. — Scott Kushner (@ScottDKushner) January 7, 2016   Gentry continued...
Via Sportsnaut
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

The Kings' best playoff shot in years

The Sacramento Kings are 14-21 with a -1.9 point differential and they are in 10th place in what has been an unusually down year in the Western Conference. Their offense has slightly improved (12th in the NBA) thanks to George Karl's decision to push the tempo at every opportunity (1rst in pace) but their defense is still one of the worst in the league (22nd). BPI has them projected...
Via RealGM - NBA
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis: ‘We just don’t play hard all the time’

The New Orleans Pelicans had high expectations entering the 2015-16 season, but injuries and now effort have kept the team near the bottom of the standings. Following a 104-89 loss to the Orlando Magic, Andrew Lopez of the Times-Picayune notes star forward Anthony Davis said the Pelicans don’t play hard on a consistent basis. “We just don’t play hard all the time. That...
Via Sportsnaut
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans excited to play on Christmas Day

For the first time since becoming the New Orleans Pelicans, rising star Anthony Davis and his team will play on Christmas Day. The Pelicans will take on the Heat in Miami, and the honor of playing on Christmas Day is not lost on Peilicans players.''This is my first time and I think it's pretty cool,'' said point guard Jrue Holiday after Wednesday night's 115-89 victory against the...
Via Yardbarker
December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Timofey Mozgov with great line: ‘In Russia we ride bears’

Cleveland Cavaliers big man Timofey Mozgov knows Russia is tougher than America. Just ask him. Before Friday night’s loss to the New Orleans Pelicans, James Jones was talking to reporters about how his contract prohibits him from riding horses. Mozgov heard his teammate and responded with a quote that has no appropriate rebuttal unless you live in Skyrim and have conquered...
Via Sportsnaut
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

The New Orleans Pelicans are hitting their stride

The New Orleans Pelicans began the season 1-11 and have since won three straight games. These victories include wins against the San Antonio Spurs and back-to-back wins against the Phoenix Suns. Many were calling for the Pelicans to throw the season away and begin tanking. However, the Pelicans are now only three games out of the playoffs. The Pelicans’ win in Phoenix against the...
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Is there hope at the end of the Pelicans' cursed tunnel?

Have you ever been anticipating an event so much that you go over how it’ll turn out in your mind a million times? Then it happens and everything that can possibly go wrong does, and it’s just nothing at all like you thought it would be? Yeah, that pretty much sums up the start of the New Orleans Pelicans’ (1-10) season. The team was in high spirits in anticipation of 2015...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

What in the world is wrong with the New Orleans Pelicans?

It stung when the New Orleans Pelicans were ousted from the playoffs by the Golden State Warriors via a four game sweep. It stung, but not as much as it otherwise would have. The Pelicans put on a somewhat impossible showcase given they did not win a single game. Readers may better remember it as the Anthony Davis show, during which he put up monster numbers of 31.5 PPG, 3 BLK,...
Via The Sports Quotient
November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

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