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Darius Miller Re-Signs With Pelicans

Darius Miller re-signed with the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday. Originally drafted by New Orleans with the 46th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, the University of Kentucky product averaged 4.4 points and 1.2 rebounds in 16.1 minutes per game during the 2013-14 season. Miller has appeared in 97 career games (nine starts) for the Pelicans over the last two seasons, averaging 3...
Via RealGM
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Free Agent Roundup: Lottery Edition

It’s been a busy week in free agency, and last year’s lottery teams have been extremely active. Cleveland Cavaliers While the big news in the rumor mill are the Cavs have reportedly made Andrew Wiggins available in trade talks to acquire Kevin Love, and that LeBron has reached out to Love regarding his desire to play with him in Cleveland—the Cavs signed a couple veteran 3...
Via The Lottery Mafia
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans News: New Orleans signs Jimmer Fredette, Darius Miller

The New Orleans Pelicans made a couple of moves in the past day to solidify their lineup for the 2014-2015 season. John Reid of Nola News reports that the Pelicans have signed sharp shooter Jimmer Fredette and re-signed Darius Miller. New Orleans was in the market for a shooting guard that could come off the bench and fire from long range, and they found their guy in Jimmer.By Mike...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans reach agreement to re-sign forward Darius Miller

Small forward Darius Miller has agreed to re-sign with the New Orleans Pelicans, a league source confirmed Thursday night. Although Miller was not extended a $1.15 million qualifying offer by the franchise last month that made him become an unrestricted free agent, the Pelicans still made a push to bring him back. Miller is expected to compete for minutes at small forward with...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans: John Salmons Signing Grade

New Orleans Pelicans: John Salmons Signing Grade By Tashan Reed: Staff Writer At Hoopstuff… Contract: 1 year, 2 million Since the Pelicans allowed Al-Farouq Aminu and Darius Miller to become unrestricted free agents and don’t seem to have a desire to bring either of them back, they created a need for a backup small forward. Although Evans spent most of his time in a 6th man role...
Via HoopStuff
15 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans not extending small forward Darius Miller a qualifying offer

With salary cap room needed to acquire center Omer Asik in a trade from the Houston Rockets, the New Orleans Pelicans are not going to extend small forward Darius Miller a qualifying offer and he will become an unrestricted free agent on Tuesday, according to league sources. Over the weekend, the Pelicans made a similar decision with backup point guard Brian Roberts, declining to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Thunder Surmount Slow Start To Win 10th Straight Over Pelicans

The Pelicans tried as hard as they could to hang. They even had the score tied 17-all with 4:17 to play in the first. Unfortunately for them, that’s when the bottom fell out. Nick Collison lays it up as Reggie Jackson looks on. Jackson finished the game with 11 points. A 22-8 run pushed the Thunder lead to 14 (39-25), and they never looked back. The Pelicans never did shave the...
Via KC Sports Ninja
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Suns pick up needed win in playoff pursuit

NEW ORLEANS -- Gerald Green scored 21 points, and the Phoenix Suns won their third straight game, 94-88 over New Orleans on Wednesday night. Goran Dragic had 20 points and nine assists for the Suns, who are clinging to the final playoff spot in the Western Conference. Eric Bledsoe added 16 points and P.J. Tucker 15 for the Suns, who handed the Pelicans their sixth straight loss....
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans Darius Miller is in a tough spot for playing time

In eight of the last nine games, New Orleans Pelicans second-year forward Darius Miller has not got off the bench. And it doesn’t appear likely he’s going to draw minutes any time soon because of the emergence of forward Luke Babbitt. ‘’Darius is in a bit of a tough spot; nobody can ever say they haven’t had an opportunity to play,’’ Pelicans coach Monty Williams...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans end eight-game losing streak with 95-92 victory against Grizzlies

For the first time since Jan. 3, the New Orleans Pelicans finally enjoyed a victory. They ended a eight-game losing streak on Monday afternoon after pulling out a much needed victory at Fed Ex Forum. Instead of faltering down the stretch like they done throughout their losing streak, forward Anthony Davis and Tyreke Evans made several clutch to hold off the Grizzlies. Davis played...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

REL Power Rankings: Week 11

Another week is in the books in our intense Razzball Elite league, with The Nature Boy still atop the standings, but a huge 8-1 week from Like A Josh has closed the gap to one game.  The 8 wins came at the expense of our own Pete Nice, who’s suffering more injuries than Arnold in Terminator 2.  Losing Jrue has him needing to go to secondary power!   Recaps from owners are below...
Via Razzball Basketball
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans forward Darius Miller could miss up to 12 weeks with stress fracture in left foot

New Orleans Pelicans second-year backup forward Darius Miller could miss up to 12 weeks after suffering a stress fracture in his left foot that required surgery the team announced Monday. Miller 6 feet 8 235 pounds had been experiencing discomfort in his foot during recent volunteer workouts before team doctors diagnosed the injury. Although he is set to begin rehabilitation work...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Pelicans' Miller has surgery on left foot

New Orleans Pelicans forward Darius Miller is not beginning his second year as a pro the way he intended. Miller suffered a stress fracture in his left foot and is now expected to miss 8-12 weeks. Team doctors discovered the injury after Miller experienced discomfort recently. Dr. Richard Ferkel of Southern California Orthopedic Institute surgically repaired the stress fracture...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
September 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Darius Miller To Miss 8-12 Weeks With Stress Fracture

Darius Miller has suffered a stress fracture in his left foot and is expected to miss eight to 12 weeks, the New Orleans Pelicans announced on Monday. Team doctors discovered the injury after Miller experienced discomfort recently. Miller will return to New Orleans on Sept. 10 to begin his rehabilitation process. Miller averaged 2.3 points and 1.5 rebounds as a rookie last season.
Via RealGM
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Pelicans forward Darius Miller sidelined up to 12 weeks with fracture in foot

New Orleans Pelicans second-year forward Darius Miller suffered a stress fracture in his left foot and is expected to be sidelined for up to 12 weeks the team announced Monday.
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

NBA Summer League: Wednesday, July 17th

Denver 87 New Orleans 82 The Nuggets held on to beat New Orleans, led by Jordan Hamilton and Quincy Miller. Hamilton, who has played sparingly in his first two seasons in Denver, dropped 23 points (8-14 FG, 3-3 FT), and displayed a nice outside touch, hitting 4-7 from three. With Andre Iguodala gone, Hamilton has a chance to play himself into the rotation. Miller, another long...
Via Rotowire
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Hamilton Leads Nuggets To 87-82 Win Over Pelicans

The Denver Nuggets defeated the New Orleans Hornets by a final score of 87-82 in Summer League play on Wednesday. Jordan Hamilton scored 23 points on 8-for-14 shooting from the floor. Quincy Miller had 17 points and five rebounds, while Erick Green had 14. Darius Miller had 23 points to lead the Pelicans. Brian Roberts had 17 points on 8-for-12 shooting and four rebounds. Austin...
Via RealGM
July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

CC video of the day: Best dunk of the Summer League

There's so much to love about the NBA Summer Leagues. Whether it be in Orlando or in Las Vegas, it is basketball that everyone can appreciate thanks in large part to NBA hopefuls and draftees looking to prove themselves in order to gain a spot on an NBA roster. They will play their hearts out and seek to impress NBA scouts in the stands and perhaps Bucks Summer League member...
Via Bloguin Best
July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

CC video of the day: Best dunk of the Summer League

There's so much to love about the NBA Summer Leagues. Whether it be in Orlando or in Las Vegas, it is basketball that everyone can appreciate thanks in large part to NBA hopefuls and draftees looking to prove themselves in order to gain a spot on an NBA roster. They will play their hearts out and seek to impress NBA scouts in the stands and perhaps Bucks Summer League member...
Via Crossover Chronicles
July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Bucks Chris Daniels throws down facial dunk at Vegas Summer League

It wouldn’t be Las Vegas Summer League without some nasty slam dunk and during yesterday’s New Orleans Hornets/Milwaukee Bucks game, Chris Daniels threw down a nasty facial on a Pelicans defender. Watch as Chris rises up in the second quarter and throws it down on Darius Miller: *** Chris Daniels throws down facial on Pelicans defender [Pro Basketball Talk]
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Rivers, Pelicans ready to kick off Summer League play

The New Orleans Pelicans kick off the first challenge of this year's Las Vegas Summer League when they take on the New York Knicks' stacked perimeter at 3 p.m. CT on Friday. Second-year players Austin Rivers, Brian Roberts and Darius Miller are all out to make a statement. Rivers is returning from a fractured right hand that cut his rookie season short just when he seemed...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Sports Illustrated grades 2012 Draft ‘Cats

Sports Illustrated has released their grades for the 2012 draft class. They go through the draft and give each player a letter grade for their rookie seasons. The magazine only grades the 1st round draftees, so 4 out of the 6 former Kentucky players were graded. Doron Lamb and Darius Miller were elected in the 2nd round, and therefore was not graded in this article. Here’s what...
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March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Miller making his mark in the NBA

Former Kentucky Wildcat, Darius Miller was a crucial part of the 2012 National Championship winning team’s success. A homegrown talent from Maysville, Kentucky dreamed of becoming a ‘Cat from a very young age. From winning a state championship, to Mr. Basketball, to National Champion, and now a professional basketball player. Miller appears to be coming into his own after being...
Via StraitPinkie.com
March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Darius Miller: Finalist for KY Sportsman of the Year Award

New Orleans Hornets rookie, and former Kentucky WIldcat Darius Miller has been named a finalist for the Kentucky Sportsman of the Year Award. Miller stayed with the Kentucky program through a rough patch with Billy Gillispie, gave up his starting spot, and was a huge experience factor for the ‘Cats to hang #8 last year. Darius Miller is from Mason County, Kentucky, a former Mr...
Via StraitPinkie.com
January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Hornets Assign Darius Miller To D-League

The Hornets have assigned rookie forward Darius Miller to the Iowa Energy.
Via RealGM
December 31, 2012  |  Discuss
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