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Cleveland Cavaliers vs. New Orleans Pelicans Game Recap: LeBron’s 41 Not Enough

(New Orleans, LA) – Despite 41 points from the returning LeBron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers dropped their second game in two nights as they fell to the New Orleans Pelicans, 119-114, in road action at the Smoothie King Center on Friday night. James missed Thursday night’s loss at Oklahoma City due to a sore knee, but showed no ill effects against the Pelicans. The veteran...
Via Cavaliers Nation
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

James returns, but Pelicans beat Cavaliers 119-114

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Tyreke Evans scored 31 points, Ryan Anderson tied a career high with eight 3-pointers on his way to 30 points, and the New Orleans Pelicans overcame the loss of Anthony Davis to beat LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, 119-114 on Friday night. Davis left the game in the first quarter after taking an elbow to chest while jostling for position during a free...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans' Davis leaves with chest injury vs Cavs

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Anthony Davis has left Friday night's game against Cleveland with a chest contusion and team officials say his return for the second half is questionable. Davis played only seven minutes, scoring eight points and grabbing one rebound, before he appeared to take an elbow to the chest while jostling for position during a free throw by Cleveland's Kevin Love. Davis...
Via AP on Fox
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gameday Live: Cavs at Pelicans

Welcome to Cavaliers Gameday Live! Opponent: New Orleans Pelicans TV: FOX Sports Ohio (Coverage begins with Cavaliers Live pregame at 7:30 p.m.) *** If multimedia does not appear, please refresh your browser *** BURST  
Via Fox Sports Ohio
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Austin Rivers airballs free throw in Pelicans-Mavericks game

Austin Rivers hasn’t had a sparkling NBA career thus far. Recently, he pulled Blake Griffin’s shorts down during the Pelicans’ game against the Clippers. Rivers continue to have his woes as he airballs this free throw: And this happened on national TV. Poor Austin. Although Rivers is a career .607 free throw shooter so this might happen again. Yikes. *** Austin Rivers pic...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Goals remain simple for Pelicans' Tyreke Evans

DALLAS -- Tyreke Evans is just over a year into his tenure with the New Orleans Pelicans and already the 2010 NBA Rookie of the Year has shown his versatility in the Big Easy. After spending his first four seasons in the Association as a two guard for the Sacramento Kings, a position he switched to during his lone year at Memphis after playing small forward in high school, Evans...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Williams, Pelicans like direction team is headed

DALLAS —€” The best way for a coach to get his name off the hot seat is for his team to get on a hot streak. Whenever the inevitable hot-seat segment comes up on any national sports show, be it television or radio, Monty Williams' name is quick to crack the top of the list.  After all, the New Orleans Pelicans' coach is in his fifth season with the club, one that's now supposed...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

LGoTW: New Orleans Pelicans earn home win against the New York Knicks 104-93

The Pelicans got back to .500, while the Knicks’ losing streak is now at nine in a row. The New Orleans Pelicans, lead by 27 points on 11-15 shooting by Tyreke Evans, picked up a win over the New York Knicks 104-93. The Pelicans entered the game looking to get back to .500, and with a tough stretch of games coming up, they couldn’t afford a loss to the struggling Knicks. The...
Via The Lottery Mafia
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cunningham adjusting to life as a Pelican

The Pelicans new forward Dante Cunningham has now logged almost 36 hours in New Orleans and is in the midst of adjusting to his new life and his fresh start. It's a welcome adjustment after a troubling offseason when Cunningham was accused of domestic violence, charged, than ultimately cleared after the allegations were proven to have been an elaborate fabrication. "The best part...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Russ Smith Rejoins The New Orleans Pelicans From The D-League

Photo: Nick Laham – Getty After a very brief stint in the NBA Redevelopment League, former Louisville star Russ Smith has rejoined the New Orleans Pelicans. Last week Smith was sent to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the D-League. He appeared in just two games, 14.5 points and 3.0 steals in 25-minuters per game. Smith has appeared in just three regular season games games for New Orleans...
Via The Cardinal Connect
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans Injury Update: Luke Babbitt sprains knee during victory over the Lakers

On Monday, it was revealed that Pelican's small forward Luke Babbitt sprained his knee during Sunday's victory over the Los Angeles Lakers. His status is unknown for Tuesday's tilt against theKnicks. (Photo Cred: Keith Allison- Flickr) Babbitt, who has played in 15 games (out of 19 possible), did not return to the game on Sunday after leaving near the end of the 4th quarter...
Via NBA Injury News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rivers 'impressed with crowd' at Lakers game

Doc Rivers attended Sunday's Lakers game at Staples Center. Actually, he went to watch his son - Austin Rivers - play against the Lakers. Rivers and the Pelicans were in town, and one day earlier, the Clippers beat New Orleans, 120-100. That day, Rivers was a coach. On Sunday, Rivers was a dad watching his son. And the Clippers coach didn't get a hard time from fans, either. "Fans...
Via Fox Sports West
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans recall Smith from NBA Development League

NEW ORLEANS (AP) The New Orleans Pelicans have recalled rookie point guard Russ Smith from assignment in the NBA Development League. The 6-foot Smith, whose recall to New Orleans was announced Monday evening, has played in two games with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants, averaging 14.5 points and three steals per contest. Fort Wayne won both games in which Smith played. Smith has appeared...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans Assign Russ Smith To D-League

The New Orleans Pelicans have assigned Russ Smith to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League. Smith, 6-0, 185, has appeared in three games for New Orleans, averaging 0.3 rebounds per game. Smith appeared in six preseason contests for the Pelicans, averaging 5.0 points, 1.2 assists and 0.8 rebounds. Drafted out of the University of Louisville by Philadelphia with the...
Via RealGM
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis’ Growth Chart Is Kind Of Crazy

Anthony Davis made his TNT debut Thursday night, and he did not disappoint. The Pelicans’ big man racked up 30 points and 15 rebounds in a 112-85 blowout loss that probably would have been a little bit closer if 1) Davis’ teammates didn’t suck, and 2) they weren’t playing against the (now) 16-2 Warriors. If Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans sign Dante Cunningham

            The New Orleans Pelicans announced Thursday that they have signed free agent forward Dante Cunningham to give them some much-needed depth at forward. Cunningham, 6-8, 230, has appeared in 366 career NBA games (41 starts) with Portland, Charlotte, Memphis and Minnesota, holding career averages of 6.2 points and 3.9 rebounds...
Via Sports-Glory
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Darius Miller, Patric Young Waived By Pelicans

The New Orleans Pelicans have waived Darius Miller and Patric Young. Miller appeared in five games (one start) this season for the Pelicans, averaging 0.4 points and 0.2 rebounds in 8.6 minutes per game. Young, who signed with the Pelicans as an undrafted free agent prior to the 2014-15 season, played in seven preseason games for New Orleans and averaged 1.4 points and 3.0 rebounds...
Via RealGM
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis ‘loves’ situation with New Orleans Pelicans

            The New Orleans Pelicans are extremely excited with the start of the season that big man Anthony Davis has had this year, and they have begun seeing the superstar potential that was hyped up about him this offseason. He has the ability to become one of the best complete players that the league has ever seen, and he has showed...
Via Sports-Glory
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans Injury Update: Eric Gordon suffers a seperated shoulder during Saturday's victory over the Jazz

The New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Utah Jazz on Saturday by the score of 106-94. The win improved the Pelicans to 7-5 on the season, last in the competitive Southwest Division. The Pelicans were lead by Anthony Davis, who scored 43 points and hauled in 14 rebounds in 40 minutes. During the game, shooting guard Eric Gordon suffered a separated shoulder and is out indefinitely...
Via Sports Injury Alert
18 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans Guard Eric Gordon Suffers Separated Shoulder

Eric Gordon’s season finds a way to get worse with a separated shoulder. New Orleans Pelicans starting shooting guard Eric Gordon left Saturday’s game vs. the Utah Jazz with a separated shoulder and did not return. Gordon scored 8 points on 4 for 7 shooting before suffering the injury in the second quarter. It has already been a rough start to the season for the guard who...
Via Basketball Bicker
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Anthony Davis throws down sick putback dunk

New Orleans Pelicans center Anthony Davis’ length and athleticism allow him to do things that many players can’t. Such was the case in Monday night’s game against the Grizzlies, when guard Eric Gordon missed a three-point attempt. The ball bounced off the rim, and Davis flew in out of nowhere to grip the ball and throw down...
Via The Sports Daily
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Just how good can Anthony Davis be?

Just how good is Anthony Davis? That’s not really a fair question. See, for the past two years, New Orleans has stuck him with a mishmash of ball-dominant guards, shoot-first big men, one-dimensional wings, and Austin Rivers. As far as thoughtful roster construction went, New Orleans was at the bottom of the barrel. But now? Things have changed. Davis played over 40 percent of...
Via The Sports Post
October 27, 2014  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans season preview: Roster analysis

The New Orleans Pelicans are entering their second season donning the name of Louisiana’s state bird and have the talent to end a three-year playoff drought. With most of last season’s key players returning and the addition of center Omer Asik to pair with franchise player Anthony Davis, things are trending up for the Pelicans. Here’s the current roster. New Orleans finished...
Via isportsweb.com
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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