The Pelicans were ravaged by injuries last season: Jrue Holiday played 34 games, Ryan Anderson 22, Eric Gordon 64, and even Anthony Davis missed 15 games.
This season, if they can stay healthy the Pelicans are a playoff team in the West.
Which is why this note from GM Dell Demps, via Nakia Hogan of the Times-Picayune, is a good sign.
When New Orleans Pelicans forward Ryan Anderson underwent successful surgery on his cervical spine for a herniated disc in April, there were concerns if he would be recovered in time for the start of this upcoming season.
After the surgery was performed, the Pelicans announced that Anderson was not expected to resume basketball activities for 4-6 months. But Pelicans coach Monty...
The New Orleans Pelicans’ Ryan Anderson gave the NBA collective a pause for concern on Friday after he collided with the Boston Celtics Gerald Wallace.
Anderson fought for position as a pass was being inbounded during the Pelicans 95-92 win.
The bang-up resulted in an extended halt in the action as Anderson required medical attention to the degree that he was carted off the floor...
New Orleans Pelicans forward Ryan Anderson has officially been upgraded to day-to-day by the organization as he recovers from a chipped bone in his toe.
But the sharpshooting Anderson, who has missed the first five games of the season, likely will miss tonight's game against the Los Angeles Lakers at New Orleans Arena because the pain hasn't subsided.
In recent days, Anderson...
The NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans star, Ryan Anderson, has released a statement about the apparent suicide of girlfriend Gia Allemand. Allemand gained fame from her time on the ABC reality TV show, The Bachelor. “I’m deeply grateful for all the love and support we have received from family, friends and fans,” says Anderson according to People Magazine. ”Gia was the most...
Ryan Anderson was acquired by the Pelicans this off-season in a sign and trade deal and had been dating Gia Allemand a former contestant on the reality show The Bachelor for some time.
Anderson was the one who found Allemand and called 911. Here are the statements released by her family.
“While in her residency in New Orleans on Monday night, Ms. Allemand was found by her boyfriend...
Gia Allemand, girlfriend of Pelicans forward Ryan Anderson and a former 'Bachelor' contestant died on Wednesday. She was only 29.
The New Orleans Pelicans star 3-point shooter Ryan Anderson is at the bedside of his girlfriend, reality tv star Gia Allemand, who's in critical condition.
Allemand is being treated at University Hospital in New Orleans for a "serious emergency medical event, the details of which are currently not known," according to her publicist.
Allemand was rushed to University...
As Ryan Anderson sat on the podium inside Amway Center to accept his Most Improved Player of the Year Award with Otis Smith flanked to one side, it seemed a sure thing the Magic would find a way to keep the young sharpshooter. Smith said as much when the question of Anderson's future came up. He wanted Ryan Anderson in a Magic uniform for a very long time. Even then, it was...
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NEW YORK — Ryan Anderson of the Orlando Magic is the winner of the 2011-12 Kia NBA Most Improved Player Award, the NBA announced yesterday. The annual award is presented to a player who has made a significant improvement from the previous season.
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