Found January 22, 2014 on Sportress of Blogitude:
According to a series of tweets from Grantland’s Zach Lowe, the New Orleans Pelicans have accepted the inevitable and decided to commit to a total redesign of the team’s recently introduced new mascot, Pierre the Pelican. Reactions to Pierre being unleashed upon an unsuspecting world have been almost unanimously, well, terrified. Something about the entire […]The post It was a short but traumatizing run: New Orleans Pelicans doing a redesign of freaky mascot appeared first on Sportress of Blogitude.

Pelicans: Davis deserves All-Star consideration

Some of Anthony Davis' own college teammates once wondered how he'd respond to the demands and pressure of being the top overall draft pick in the NBA. After all, Davis didn't really have to score to lead Kentucky to victory in the 2012 national title game; he made only one shot, instead using his speed, athleticism and length to suffocate Kansas with blocks and rebounds...

New Orleans Pelicans: One step forward, two steps back

The New Orleans Pelicans recently won their second game in the year 2014, but they are now back on the losing track. On Monday against the Memphis Grizzlies Anthony Davis brought life back into the Pelicans locker room when he finished with 27 points, 10 rebounds, 2 assists, and 4 steals and an impressive 4 blocks. The Pelicans beat the Grizzlies 95-92.  Although, on Tuesday he...

Is it time for the Pelicans to give rookie Jeff Withey more playing time?

New Orleans Pelicans rookie center Jeff Withey played his best game of the season in Tuesday's 114-97 loss to the Sacramento Kings. Playing 27 minutes against the Kings, Withey scored a season-high 14 points on 5-of-6 shooting and had five rebounds and two blocks and two steals.

Jeff Withey has career night for New Orleans Pelicans; could be worth a speculative add

Jeff Withey could be on the rise for NOLA (Photo: reidspice).Rookie Jeff Withey picked up extra minutes in the New Orleans Pelicans' 114-97 loss to Sacramento, but the rookie from Kansas emerged with a career night.Withey went for 14 points (5-6 FG, 4-5 FT), five rebounds, two assists, two steals and two blocks in 27 minutes. He'd yet to play more than 15 minutes in a game...

Pelicans Acquire Tyshawn Taylor From Nets For Draft Rights To Edin Bavcic

The New Orleans Pelicans have acquired Tyshawn Taylor and cash considerations from the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for the draft rights to Edin Bavcic. Taylor, a second round pick by the Nets in the 2012 NBA Draft, appeared in 29 games this season for the Nets and averaged 3.9 points, 1.6 assists and 0.5 steals in 11.7 minutes per game. The Kansas product holds career averages of 2...

Pelicans-Pistons Preview

After another lackluster defensive performance, the inconsistent Detroit Pistons are hoping to end their struggles at home. Despite the efforts of Anthony Davis, the New Orleans Pelicans have had a difficult time winning regardless of the venue. The Pistons seek only their second victory in nine home games while dealing the short-handed Pelicans their 10th loss in 11 contests overall...
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