PELICANS RUMORS & GOSSIP

WATCH: DeMarcus Cousins says Pelicans are 'coming along'

DeMarcus Cousins says Pelicans are 'coming along'
Via NOLA.com
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pelicans G Jrue Holiday on Wednesday's 121-118 win over the Mavericks

Holiday ended the night with 18 points, five rebounds and seven assists.
Via NOLA.com
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans: Anthony Davis, DeMarcus Cousins Can Soon Dominate League

Via FOX Sports
13 hours ago

Five Free Agents Targets for New Orleans Pelicans: Part Two

With eight games remaining, it’s time for the New Orleans Pelicans front office to begin pondering the future.  We take a look at five NBA players the Pelicans may be able to afford in free agency. Things are looking up New Orleans Pelicans fans!  The team has won six of their past nine games, including […] Five Free Agents Targets for New Orleans Pelicans: Part Two - Pelican...
Via Pelican Debrief
17 hours ago

Davis, Cousins lead Pelicans past Mavericks 121-118

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis had 30 points and 13 rebounds, DeMarcus Cousins added 29 points and 16 rebounds in his return from a two-game absence, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Dallas Mavericks 121-118 on Wednesday night. Back from a right ankle sprain, Cousins played 40 minutes. His baskets included a 29-foot 3-pointer at the end of the first half and he was 10 of...
Via MyNorthwest.com
18 hours ago

New Orleans Pelicans Preview: Pels Look For Bounce Back Versus Mavericks

The New Orleans Pelicans will look to bounce back from their loss Monday at home, as they host the Dallas Mavericks in a pivotal game. Monday’s loss to the Utah Jazz is deflating for this New Orleans Pelicans team. New Orleans is now five games back of the eighth seed in the West, with only […] New Orleans Pelicans Preview: Pels Look For Bounce Back Versus Mavericks - Pelican...
Via Pelican Debrief
19 hours ago

NBA Preview: Pelicans need to even season series with Dallas to keep playoff hopes afloat

For New Orleans to stay alive for the 8th seed, they’ll have to overtake one of the three teams sitting ahead of them on Wednesday. Each of the eight remaining games for the Pelicans are, for all intents and purposes, must-win games. The deficit is too great and there are too few games remaining in the regular season for New Orleans to not come out victorious. But Wednesday’s...
Via The Bird Writes
1 day ago

Master P thinks the Pelicans should hire him

Hip-hop artist Master P attempted to make it in the NBA as a player back when he was one of the most recognizable figures in the music industry in the late 1990s.Unfortunately for Percy Miller (aka Master P) he was cut by the then-Charlotte Hornets and Toronto Raptors during the preseason in consecutive years.Now well past his playing prime, Miller is apparently looking to make a...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans Preview: Pels Season on the Line Versus Nuggets

The New Orleans Pelicans will put their season on the line tonight, as they head to Denver to face off with the Nuggets in a must win contest. Tonight’s game will be the biggest of the season for the New Orleans Pelicans. New Orleans is currently five games back of their opponents tonight for the […] New Orleans Pelicans Preview: Pels Season on the Line Versus Nuggets - Pelican...
Via Pelican Debrief
3 days ago

WATCH: Pelicans F Anthony Davis on DeMarcus Cousins' 41-point performance in Tuesday's win

Davis finished with 19 points and 13 rebounds in Tuesday's 95-82 win vs the Memphis Grizzlies
Via NOLA.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans enter final 12 games with continuity in question

METAIRIE, La. (AP) Pelicans forward Solomon Hill hopes New Orleans can sell its fan base on the benefits of patience and continuity - tough as that may be for a team on the brink of missing the playoffs for a second straight season. Recently, though, the Pelicans have begun seeing more of the results they expected when they traded for 6-foot-11 All-Star DeMarcus Cousins and put...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The New Orleans Pelicans will be dangerous

Looking at the 2016-17 NBA season, the New Orleans Pelicans have made waves in professional basketball and are currently still alive with hopes of sneaking into the playoffs. Now I don’t think they’ll achieve that goal this season, but I do believe that there is a lot to look forward to in New Orleans for the coming years. Acquiring DeMarcus Cousins from the Sacramento Kings...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

AP Source: Casspi agrees to terms with Wolves

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to terms on a deal with free agent forward Omri Casspi. The two sides came to agreement on Sunday in New Orleans. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the Timberwolves have not announced the deal. Casspi was traded from Sacramento to New Orleans in the...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Casspi closing in on deal with Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves are reportedly close to bringing in veteran forward Omri Casspi after head coach Tom Thibodeau personally recruited him over dinner. Casspi was released by the New Orleans Pelicans after injuring his thumb in his only game with the club after being shipped over in the DeMarcus Cousins trade last month.In his eighth season, the Israeli-born small forward...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The clock is ticking for the New Orleans Pelicans and DeMarcus Cousins

When the New Orleans Pelicans acquired superstar big-man DeMarcus Cousins at the All-Star break the NBA world was stunned.  Fans were quick to label the Sacramento Kings as a dumpster-fire and praised the Pelicans for robbing them blind.  However, just because the Pelicans acquired Cousins does not guarantee that they will be able to retain him.  Cousins will be a free agent in...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The New Orleans Pelicans need to hit the reset button on Alvin Gentry, Dell Demps

One thing is definitely apparent as the NBA season dwindles down, the New Orleans Pelicans need to blow things up off the court. Since rebranding from the New Orleans Hornets to the Pelicans, the organization has failed to be anything beyond average. Personifying the Stealer Wheelers, the Pellies perpetually sit in the middle to lower bottom of the standings. In four seasons, New...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Western Conference bottom feeders to watch down the stretch

We’re less than a month away from the end of the NBA’s regular season, so it’s time to focus our attention on the teams who won’t play in this year’s postseason. We’ll have at least four more games for each of the 16 playoff teams, so use these last 15 or so games to check out some of the NBA’s best young players who aren’t in a position to lead their teams to the...
Via Yardbarker
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans' Anthony Davis rolls ankle but avoids serious injury

The New Orleans Pelicans avoided a scare on Tuesday night after X-rays on Anthony Davis’ ankle turned out to be negative.Davis turned his ankle just before halftime of the Pelicans’ game against Portland and was deemed questionable to return. Here’s a look at the play: Davis underwent X-rays at halftime, which turned out to be negative. Davis started in the second half and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Here's why the Pelicans are 3-6 with DeMarcus Cousins

The New Orleans Pelicans have a DeMarcus Cousins problem.Anthony Davis' team is 3-6 since acquiring Boogie at the trade deadline, with one of those wins coming with Cousins suspended. Really, though, the win-loss record doesn't do this team's struggles justice.The Pelicans are three different teams these days: An atrocious squad playing ugly basketball when Cousins and Davis share...
Via FOX Sports
15 days ago

Report: Monty Williams looking to return to coaching in NBA

Monty Williams is ready to get back to NBA coaching ater a year off, and is turning down big money to stay in the professional ranks.According to Adrian Wojnarowski of the Vertical, the former New Orleans Pelicans head coach is ready to get back on an NBA bench, and will be a top candidate after the season. He is reportedly set to rebuff interest from the Illinois Fighting Illini...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Omri Casspi reportedly drawing interest from playoff teams

A number of contenders apparently have their sharpshooter senses tingling.According to a report by Marc Stein of ESPN on Friday, veteran forward Omri Casspi is roughly a week away from receiving clearance to play and is drawing interest from playoff teams. The 28-year-old Casspi is only averaging 6.1 and 4.0 rebounds in 18.3 minutes per game this year. Still, he’s a valuable three...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA fines Pelicans' DeMarcus Cousins $50,000

New Orleans has never saved anyone from trouble. Just ask those who frequent Bourbon Street or make a point of hitting up Mardi Gras.For his part, Pelicans center DeMarcus Cousins needs to no reason to find himself in trouble. It’s what led to him being jettisoned from California’s capital city when the Sacramento Kings moved him to New Orleans last month.Now attempting to bring...
Via Sportsnaut
20 days ago  |  Discuss

The Mulligan: Why Vlade Divac deserves another chance

This past month will either go down as the worse month of Vlade Divac's tenure as general manager of the Sacramento Kings, or we will look at it as some kind of turning point. After repeatedly saying his team was not interested in trading DeMarcus Cousins, the Kings traded their superstar in the most Kings way possible, with trade rumors picking up during All-Star weekend, and after...
Via Yardbarker
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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