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...
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...
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July 20, 2015 | Discuss
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...
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.
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.
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