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Jrue Holiday on a minutes restriction to start the preseason

For the Pelicans to reach their full potential and take a leap in the standings this season, they'll need Jrue Holiday to be as healthy as possible.The starting point guard in New orleans has missed 90 games due to injury over the past two seasons, and because of that, he'll be on a minutes restriction to start the preseason, and won't be forced to play in back-to-backs.(h/t:
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans won't ask Jrue Holiday to play heavy minutes

Jrue Holiday has been the starting point guard for the Pelicans when healthy, but that hasn't been the case for the majority of the past two seasons.Holiday has missed 90 games in total over that span, but should be ready to go once training camp opens next week. Still, the team is understandably taking the cautious approach.Holiday averaged 32.6 minutes per contest in 40 appearances...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jrue Holiday agrees with Pelicans on taking cautious approach

Jrue Holiday has missed 90 games over the last two seasons due to injury, so it's not surprising that the Pelicans are taking a cautious approach in working him back into the lineup.Thankfully for all involved, it appears as though Holiday himself is on board with the team's plans.John Reid of averaged 14.8 points and 6.9 assists in 40 regular season appearances...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Jrue Holiday should be ready for training camp, but with restrictions

Jrue Holiday is the Pelicans' starting point guard when healthy, but he's been injured more often than not in his two seasons in New Orleans.Holiday has missed 90 games in total due to injury over the past two years, and underwent surgery in May to remove a screw from his lower right leg.The good news is that Holiday is expected to be cleared for training camp, but given his history...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Sixers forced to pay $3 mill for not disclosing Holiday injury?

When the Philadelphia 76ers traded Jrue Holiday to the New Orleans Pelicans on draft day two years ago, a lot of people were caught by surprise. In addition to sending the sixth pick in that year’s draft, Nerlens Noel, the Pelicans yielded a first-round pick in the 2014 draft. Two years later, and it appears the Pelicans are receiving another piece in the trade. According to Keith...
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June 28, 2015  |  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...
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans back on the winning track

New Orleans Pelicans back on the winning trackThe New Orleans Pelicans are back on winning track, for now. Tuesday night the Pelicans finished their road trip on the right note with a 132-125 win over the Los Angeles Lakers. Before this game, the Pelicans were facing an eight game losing streak, but with the help of three players scoring in the twenties, New Orleans put a stop to...
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans: End of the week report

The latest news around the New Orleans Pelicans organization is that the team has agreed to terms with Luke Babbitt. Babbitt will hopefully help the Pelicans claw back into playoff contention. New Orleans is now only 6 games out of eighth place with that big win over the Chicago Bulls on Saturday February 1, 2014. Babbitt was about to start his college career at Ohio State, but he...
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans land a new point guard

Big news surrounding the New Orleans Pelicans association this afternoon, as the team lands a new point guard. The Brooklyn Nets will send guard Tyshawn Taylor and cash to the Pelicans for a future draft pick. League sources have said that the Brooklyn Nets will also send forward Tornike Shengelia to the Chicago Bulls for guard Marquis Teague. The draft pick that the Pelicans are...
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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