ALEXIS AJINCA NEWS

Surprise bowling trip jump starts the New Orleans Pelicans

After a disastrous game in Philadelphia Friday where the 76ers led wire to wire, Pelicans players thought they were headed for an intense practice session Saturday in Toronto ahead of a Sunday faceoff with the Raptors. Players and staff boarded the bus, sweats on and shoes in hand, expecting to pull up at a gym. Instead, they disembarked in front of a bowling alley. Coach Monty Williams...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyreke Evans leads Pelicans past Raptors

Tyreke Evans scored on a driving layup with less than 2 seconds to go and the New Orleans Pelicans beat Toronto 95-93 on Sunday, their first victory in seven meetings with the Raptors. Evans scored 26 points, and Alexis Ajinca had 22 to help the Pelicans win without injured starters Anthony Davis and Jrue Holiday. Davis and Holiday sat out for the second straight game. Davis is sidelined...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans stage late rally to top Raptors by two

TORONTO -- Tyreke Evans scored on a driving layup with less than 2 seconds to go and the New Orleans Pelicans beat Toronto 95-93 on Sunday, their first victory in seven meetings with the Raptors. Evans scored 26 points, and Alexis Ajinca had 22 to help the Pelicans win without injured starters Anthony Davis and Jrue Holiday. Davis and Holiday sat out for the second straight game...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyreke Evans leads Pelicans past Raptors, 95-93

TORONTO (AP) Tyreke Evans scored on a driving layup with less than 2 seconds to go and the New Orleans Pelicans beat Toronto 95-93 on Sunday, their first victory in seven meetings with the Raptors. Evans scored 26 points, and Alexis Ajinca had 22 to help the Pelicans win without injured starters Anthony Davis and Jrue Holiday. Davis and Holiday sat out for the second straight game...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Why can’t the Pelicans play defense?

Anthony Davis is a stud in the NBA. Its next rising star. Everyone sees this. Everyone sees his soaring blocks and monstrous numbers. His dynamic offensive game that is a mix of speed, size and power with finesse around the rim and an underrated, improving jumper. This is a dominant player in the making that everyone in the NBA will be worry about for the next decade. That goes for...
Via Bloguin Best
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 NBA Player Names That Sound Like Hot Chicks

Andrea Bargnani certainly lives up to his name when it comes to toughness! Let’s be real right now, some males have names that sound like a girl’s name. This is true everywhere you go. For this discussion, we are going to focus on the NBA. Yes, that’s right, there are NBA athletes that have names similar to a girl’s name. And quite honestly, it’s kind of funny when you...
Via Pass The Pill
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook denies Alexis Ajinca with flying block

There are few players in the NBA who are as crazy athletic as Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook and during last night’s Pelicans-Thunder game, he showed that he could swat even big centers. In the third quarter of play, the Pelicans got the ball to back-up big man Alexis Ajinca who appeared to have an easy shot. That was until Westbrook denied him with a flying block...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Gordon scores 21, Pelicans beat Bucks 102-98

Eric Gordon scored 21 points, center Alexis Ajinca added 16, and the New Orleans Pelicans headed home for All-Star weekend with a 102-98 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night. The Pelicans had seven players in double figures and stayed in the game despite foul trouble all night for big man Anthony Davis. Davis ended up playing the fourth quarter with four fouls, providing...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Gordon scores 21, Pelicans beat Bucks 102-98

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Eric Gordon scored 21 points, center Alexis Ajinca added 16, and the New Orleans Pelicans headed home for All-Star weekend with a 102-98 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night. The Pelicans had seven players in double figures and stayed in the game despite foul trouble all night for big man Anthony Davis. Davis ended up playing the fourth quarter with...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

REL Power Rankings: Week 14

Week 14 has wrapped up in our Razzball Elite league, and we’ve finally got a shake-up atop the standings.  Feeling a lot less nature-y this past week with a 4-5 loss to Scurry to the Left, The Nature Boy is now tied for first with Kap’s Team.  But even more exciting was my first huge win!  No hangover from the beard ride Slim gave me last week… We shouldn’t have made...
Via Razzball Basketball
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

For Cavs, facts getting in way of good story

Cleveland Cavaliers (16-28) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (18-25) Venue: Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland. TV: 7 p.m., FOX Sports Ohio (Cavaliers Live pre-game at 6:30) Projected Starters NEW ORLEANS: C Alexis Ajinca; PF Anthony Davis; SF Al Farouq-Aminu; SG Eric Gordon; PG Brian Roberts. CLEVELAND: C Anderson Varejao; PF Tristan Thompson; SF Luol Deng; SG C.J. Miles; PG Kyrie Irving. Pregame...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards vs. Pelicans preview: Momentum swing + road game = W?

WIZARDS (15-17) at PELICANS (15-18) January 8, 2014 at 8:00 PM New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, LA TV: CSN Washington Radio: 106.7FM The Fan Projected starting lineups: C- Marcin Gortat PF- Trevor Booker SF- Trevor Ariza SG- Bradley Beal PG- John Wall C- Alexis Ajinca PF- Anthony Davis SF- Al-Farouq Aminu SG- Eric Gordan PG- […]The post Wizards vs. Pelicans preview: Momentum swing...
Via Hoop District
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Alexis Ajinca throws down monster dunk on Roy Hibbert

We here at That NBA Lottery Pick love “poster dunks” and during tonight’s New Orleans Pelicans/Indiana Pacers game, Pelicans reserve center Alexis Ajinca decided to put Roy Hibbert on a poster. Check out Alexis as he rises over Roy in the third quarter of play and throws it down on the big man: *** Hibbert image courtesy of Getty Images
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans’ Alexis Ajinca Posterizes Roy Hibbert (Video)

Watch Pelicans’ Alexis Ajinca posterize Pacers center Roy Hibbert during the third quarter of Saturday’s game in Indiana. Video via YouTube user Frank Den The post Pelicans’ Alexis Ajinca Posterizes Roy Hibbert (Video) appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.
Via Beyond The Buzzer
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Alexis Ajinca Close To Two-Year Deal With Pelicans

Alexis Ajinca is on the verge of a two-year deal with the New Orleans Pelicans. Ajinca is finalizing a buyout with Strabourg of France. The Pelicans and Strasbourg have agreed on the standard $575,000 buyout under NBA rules. Ajinca will sign a fully guaranteed two-year deal at the NBA minimum.
Via RealGM
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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