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New Orleans Pelicans: Jimmer Fredette Signing Grade

New Orleans Pelicans: Jimmer Fredette Signing Grade By Jennifer Fazioli: Lead Writer/Hoopstuff… Jimmer Fredette has found a new home and his legion of dedicated fans can breathe a huge sigh of relief. The New Orleans Pelicans signed Fredette to a one year contract at the league minimum to replace sharpshooter Anthony Morrow who recently signed with the Oklahoma City Thunder. There...
Via HoopStuff
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmer Fredette agrees to one-year contract to join the Pelicans

With a need to replace departed free agent Anthony Morrow, guard Jimmer Fredette agreed to a one-year, veteran minimum contract to join the New Orleans Pelicans, a league source confirmed Thursday night. Fredette, 6 foot-2, 195 pounds, is expected to have the same role as Morrow did this past season by supplying 3-point shooting off the bench. Morrow opted out of his contract with...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmer Fredette Signs With Pelicans

Guard Jimmer Fredette will sign a one-year deal with the New Orleans Pelicans, ESPN’s Marc Stein reported on Thursday night. Terms of the deal are not yet known. Pelicans needed a shooter to replace Anthony Morrow and have closed on a deal with Jimmer Fredette, sources say — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 18, 2014 Fredette averaged 7.6 points and 1.8 assists per game in his...
Via The Sideline
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans say goodbye to Anthony Morrow

I wrote a post a few months ago on resilience within the Pelicans organization and how guard Anthony Morrow really stepped up for the team. So needless to say, the news of his signing with the Oklahoma City Thunder was nothing short of disappointing. On Saturday, the Thunder and the 28-year old Morrow agreed on a 3-year deal reportedly worth about $10 million. Morrow was previously...
Via Gumbeaux Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Free Agency: Anthony Morrow the Most Underrated Move So Far

This NBA off-season is one that could change the complexion of the league for years to come. You had LeBron James going back to Cleveland to play with Kyrie Irving and Andrew Wiggins, and Carmelo Anthony returning to the Knicks, but the Oklahoma City Thunder’s signing of Anthony Morrow to a 3-year $10 million dollar contract might very well go down as the most underrated move of...
Via Standing O Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Morrow Signing with Thunder

With the Thunder losing guard Thabo Sefolosha to the Atlanta Hawks the Oklahoma City Thunder had to find a suitable replacement for Sefolosha’s production. They decided to go with free-agent guard Anthony Morrow, who they signed to a three-year, $10 million contract with a team option for the third season. Morrow was able to average 8.4 points and 1.2 three-pointers made per game...
Via Overtime
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder: Anthony Morrow Signing Grade

Oklahoma City Thunder: Anthony Morrow Signing Grade By Tashan Reed: Staff Writer @ Hoopstuff… Contract: 3 years, 10 million Ever since the Thunder traded away James Harden, they’ve desperately needed a knockdown shooter capable of scoring immediately off of the bench. They’ve found something like that in Anthony Morrow, and for a bargain contract at that. Morrow will earn around...
Via HoopStuff
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Morrow to the Thunder

Anthony Morrow has agreed to a 3-year, $10 million deal with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Last season, Morrow averaged 8.4 PPG, 0.8 APG, and 1.8 RPG in 18.8 minutes per game with the New Orleans Pelicans. Morrow is an exceptional shooter as he shot 45.1% from three-point range last season, good for 4th in the league. He’s not much of a playmaker but with defenses paying so much attention...
Via KC Sports Ninja
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat pursuing three-point specialist Anthony Morrow

The Miami Heat are looking to make some moves this offseason to intrigue LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh to re-sign, and they have not done a good job so far. According to a report from Marc Stein of ESPN, the Heat have now turned their attention to signing three-point specialist Anthony Morrow. Morrow would be a very nice pickup for the Heat to go alongside the big three...
Via Sports-Glory
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat pursuing three-point specialist Anthony Morrow

The Miami Heat are looking to make some moves this offseason to intrigue LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh to re-sign, and they have not done a good job so far. According to a report from Marc Stein of ESPN, the Heat have now turned their attention to signing three-point specialist Anthony Morrow. Morrow would be a very nice pickup for the Heat to go alongside the big three...
Via Sports-Glory
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls Have Contract Three Point Specialist

Posted to Chicago BullsAccording to a report from Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders, the Chicago Bulls have contacted New Orleans’ Pelicans’ free agent Anthony Morrow. “Yes, I believe the Bulls have reached out to Anthony Morrow, as have a number of other playoff teams. He’s going to receive a lot of interest over the next few weeks because he’s a three-point specialist...
Via Sports Mockery
22 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans: Pelicans Draft Grades

Round 2, Pick 17: Russ Smith – PG – Louisville - Going into Thursday night’s draft, the Pelicans didn’t have many glaring needs – however, with the looming unrestricted free agency of Anthony Morrow, a player who could provide floor spacing and instant points off of the bench was needed. They were able to wait until 3/4th’s of the draft was already complete to find that...
Via HoopStuff
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans News: Anthony Morrow to opt out

Shooting guard Anthony Morrow will opt out of his contract and become a unrestricted free agent per the Times-Picayune:The New Orleans Pelicans confirmed on Thursday afternoon that shooting guard Anthony Morrow has decided to opt out the final year of his contract and  become an unrestricted free agent on July 1."Wiki CommonsMorrow went undrafted after a successful career at...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans confirm shooting guard Anthony Morrow will become unrestricted free agent

The New Orleans Pelicans confirmed on Thursday afternoon that shooting guard Anthony Morrow has decided to opt out the final year of his contract and become an unrestricted free agent on July 1. After averaging 8.4 points in 76 games and ranked fourth in the NBA in 3-point shooting percentage this past season, it was all but apparent Morrow was not going to exercise his player...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans' Anthony Morrow hasn't finalized decision yet to opt out, according to his agent

In all likelihood, New Orleans Pelicans shooting guard Anthony Morrow will opt out of his contract on July 1 to become an unrestricted free agent. But his agent said on Wednesday no decision has been made yet. ''We haven't specifically sat down and discussed it with (Pelicans general manager) Dell Demps yet, so we don't have anything to say about it right now,&...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Anthony Morrow To Opt Out, Become Free Agent

Anthony Morrow will opt out of his contract with the Pelicans and join the free agency market, according to HoopsHype. The Pelicans guard averaged 8.4 points and 1.8 rebounds in 18.8 minutes per game during the 2013-14 season. He shot an impressive 45% from the three-point line, and 46% from... The post Anthony Morrow To Opt Out, Become Free Agent appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
Via Hoops-Nation
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans cut close in loss to Trail Blazers

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Given an opportunity to clinch a postseason berth, the Trail Blazers made the most if it. LaMarcus Aldridge had 25 points and 18 rebounds and Portland earned a playoff spot for the first time in three seasons with a 100-94 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday night. Wesley Matthews added 21 points, Damian Lillard 20 and Nicolas Batum had 16 points and...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Resilience within the Pelicans–Part 2: Anthony Morrow

“Psychologists have identified some of the factors that make someone resilient, among them a positive attitude, optimism, the ability to regulate emotions, and the ability to see failure as a form of helpful feedback,” (Psychology Today).  When looking at individuals within sports, it seems that people rarely take to the psychological side to explain various successes or failures...
Via Gumbeaux Sports
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

LA Clippers Winning Streak Comes to an End

Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sport The Clippers saw their two game winning run end Wednesday when they lost narrowly 98-96 at the New Orleans Pelicans. Jamal Crawford, who had scored a game high 31 points, off the bench, came up a touch short on a three pointer at the buzzer that would have given the visitors the win. Anthony Morrow led the hosts with 27 points. Blake Griffin with...
Via TopSportsReport
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Withey gets the rookie treatment in shaving cream prank

Part of being an NBA rookie is getting pranked. Some of the most famous pranks involve the rookie’s cars. Jeff Withey of the New Orleans Pelicans got his rookie hazing on Thursday. Ryan Anderson, Jason Smith and Anthony Morrow are the pranksters. It involved his car (a 2012 white Mercedes CLS), plastic Saran wrap and shaving cream. They wrote “Sweet Pea” on the windshield of...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

The Scrubs Will Come Out, To-Morrow!

Bet your bottom dollar that tomorrow there'll be ThrAGNOF!  Full disclosure - I had to look up this song from that movie about a weird looking ginger chick and it's about coming of age or something.  No, not Teeth!  Last night, an injury-ravaged, de-taloned Pelicans went out and shocked the Clippers.  Kevin Hart, apparently a big Clippers fan, got to travel with LA on...
Via Razzball Basketball
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans late surge gives them the OT victory over Nets 109-104

Tyreke Evans scored a season high of 33 points Monday night as the (30-40) Pelicans had an electric come back win over the Brooklyn Nets (37-32) in Smoothie King Center. That now makes three straight Pels victories over playoff contending teams. If you can’t join them, beat them? After embarrassing the Heat Saturday night–no hyperbole; Chris Bosh said “We suck” after their...
Via Gumbeaux Sports
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Game 69 Recap: New Orleans Pelicans 109, Brooklyn Nets 104 (OT). ...

Tyreke Evans exploded in the 3rd quarter, almost singlehandedly bringing the Pelicans right back into this game Through around 26 minutes of gameplay tonight in New Orleans, the Nets looked as good as they have all season. Brooklyn was up by 22 points (66-44) against a Pelicans team missing Jrue Holiday, Ryan Anderson, and Eric Gordon all to injury and was cruising through...
Via Brooklyn Balling
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

LA Lakers Update

March 4th The Lakers saw their two game winning run come to an end Tuesday with a 132-125 home loss to New Orleans. Leading by three with 18.1 seconds to go the Pelicans were perfect from the free throw line, with Eric Gordon, who scored 28 on the night and Anthony Morrow hitting a pair each. Kent Bazemore, who ended with 23 points, threw up two three pointers late on but neither...
Via TopSportsReport
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Davis leads Pelicans over Bucks 112-104

NEW ORLEANS -- Anthony Davis had 29 points and 14 rebounds, and New Orleans defeated the struggling Milwaukee Bucks 112-104 on Friday night. Tyreke Evans scored 25 points for the Pelicans, who've won two straight after losing their previous eight games. Anthony Morrow added 16 points, including a 3-pointer as he was fouled to give the Pelicans their largest lead at 100-90 with...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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