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...
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...
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.
February 04, 2014