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Jabari Parker exits Heat game with left knee injury

Parker injured the knee while trying to drive in the third quarter Doing the same thing he’d done all season, Jabari Parker went down favoring his left knee in the third quarter while trying to drive on Luke Babbitt. It appeared to be a minimal to non-contact injury, but Parker had to be helped off the court by teammates Thon Maker and Michael Beasley. Here’s the play where...
Via Brew Hoop
16 days ago

Zaza Pachulia smacks Luke Babbitt in the face

For the second time in less than a week, Golden Warriors center Zaza Pachulia is under scrutiny for getting overly physical with an opponent.During Monday’s Warriors-Heat game, Pachulia and Babbitt had an incident that the officials had to review: Pachulia received a flagrant foul for his actions, while Babbitt got a technical.Pachulia received a flagrant foul last week for his...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Tony Allen voted for Luke Babbitt, Michael Beasley and himself for the All-Star Game

NBA players, led by Kevin Durant, are always campaigning to get to vote for stuff. They started their own postseason awards to rival the official ones, and they talked their way into getting a say in All-Star voting this year. Well, sometimes you have to be careful what you wish for. Ever-personable Grizzlies guard Tony Allen cast his All-Star ballot live on Periscope on Monday,...
Via The Comeback
January 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Pelicans re-sign forward Luke Babbitt

It's official -- roster consistency is the name of the game for the New Orleans Pelicans.One of the last remaining Pelicans free agents has officially re-signed with the team, as New Orleans announced on Monday night the re-signing of free agent forward Luke Babbitt.If you know Babbitt, you know that he's a 3-point shooter of the highest regard. Teams simply don't leave him alone...
Via FOX Sports
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Pelicans bringing back forward Luke Babbitt

METAIRIE, La. (AP) The New Orleans Pelicans have re-signed free agent forward Luke Babbitt, who has become one of the club's most accurate long-range shooters. The 6-foot-9 Babbitt played in 63 games with 19 starts last season, averaging 4.1 points in 13.2 minutes per game. He shot 51.3 percent from 3-point range. Babbitt, who spent his college career at Nevada, was selected 16th...
Via Associated Press
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Pelicans re-sign 3-point shooter Luke Babbitt

When it comes to his offense, New Orleans Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry loves tall guys who can space the floor and shoot from deep. So it should come as no surprise that the Pelicans have reportedly re-signed Luke Babbitt to a two-year deal, according to ESPN.com's Marc Stein:Babbitt is a career 40.3 percent shooter on 3-pointers, and he shot a career-best 51.3 percent on 115 3-point...
Via FOX Sports
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Luke Babbitt Agrees To $2.5M Deal With Pelicans

Luke Babbitt has agreed to re-sign with the New Orleans Pelicans on a $2.5 million deal. Babbitt had an 11.1 PER in 13.2 minutes per game last season with the Pelicans. Babbitt joined New Orleans in 2013.
Via RealGM
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Should the Pelicans give Luke Babbitt a spin?

Desperate times call for desperate measures. The Pelicans currently sit in an 0-2 hole, down to the regular season's very best team. According to The Times-Picayune's Jimmy Smith, one potential way to crawl themselves out may be inserting small forward Luke Babbitt into the rotation:"With reserve power forward Ryan Anderson shooting just 18 percent from the field in the first two...
Via FOX Sports
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

John Wall Leaves Luke Babbitt Behind with A Spin Move

It’s no secret that Wizards guard John Wall is fast. If Luke Babbitt had any doubts he learned real fast, as Wall spun past him in a heap for layup with 8.3 seconds remaining in the third quarter. Luke Babbitt just tried guarding John Wall. Guess what happened. — Jorge Castillo (@jorgeccastillo) November 30, 2014 The move got the attention of patrons in Washington’s Verizon...
Via KCM Sports
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Luke Babbitt Signs With Pelicans

Luke Babbitt has signed with the New Orleans Pelicans. Babbit spent part of this season with Nizhny Novgorod of Russia, averaging 13.3 points and 3.7 rebounds in 18 games. Babbitt has appeared in 126 games for the Portland Trail Blazers and holds career averages of 3.8 points and 2.1 rebounds. The Pelicans' roster now stands at 15.
Via RealGM
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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