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Zombie Team: Pelicans getting plenty of points

Sometimes in sports betting, a team can be so bad that the market severely discounts its odds and it actually becomes a good bet. We call those “Zombie Teams”. Each week, we unleash our favorite “Zombie Team” on the bookies, explaining just how these terrible teams have come back from the betting dead and are biting books with hidden value. This week’s Zombie Team: New...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Resilience within the Pelicans, Part 1

Resilience:  the ability to become strong, healthy, or successful again after something bad happens [Merriam-Webster]. 70 games into the NBA season, a team with just 30 wins and way out of the playoff race does not exactly scream for much praise at first glance. This especially goes for a young team that had so much hope at the beginning of the season for all the talent that it...
Via Gumbeaux Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs' Green back; Pelicans' Smith out for season

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich says swingman Danny Green is returning from his broken left hand Monday night against the Pelicans, while New Orleans has learned that sidelined center Jason Smith won't be back this season. Green, returning from a 10-game absence, has played in 37 games this season, averaging 7.4 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.3 assists. Green is starting...
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans' Anthony Davis out in loss to Timberwolves

The New Orleans Pelicans lost to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday by the score of 88-77. The loss dropped the Pelicans to 19-33, 13 1/2 games behind the San Antonio Spurs in the Southwest Division.  Anthony Davis was scratched from the game due to a dislocated left finger to join guard Jrue Holiday and Jason Smith, who had already been out with injuries.TonyTheTiger , via...
Via NBA Injury News
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Magic-Pelicans Preview

The New Orleans Pelicans managed to pull off victories in their last two road contests despite a short-handed roster. They're hoping to bring that fortune back to New Orleans, where they've dropped six in a row. On Sunday they'll try to knock off the Orlando Magic, who haven't won on the road in more than a month. Both clubs have struggled mightily in recent weeks...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans-Pistons Preview

After another lackluster defensive performance, the inconsistent Detroit Pistons are hoping to end their struggles at home. Despite the efforts of Anthony Davis, the New Orleans Pelicans have had a difficult time winning regardless of the venue. The Pistons seek only their second victory in nine home games while dealing the short-handed Pelicans their 10th loss in 11 contests overall...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans Interested In Trading For Big Man

The New Orleans Pelicans are interested in trading for a big man, according to sources. The Pelicans have lost Ryan Anderson and Jason Smith to long-term injuries.
Via RealGM
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelcians' center Jason Smith to undergo surgery on Wednesday

The New Orleans Pelicans lost to the Golden State Warriors on Saturday by the score of 97-87. Although it was their eighth consecutive loss, point guard Tyreke Evans returned form injury and scored 14 points, in 31 minutes.  Just when the New Orleans' Pelicans receive some good news on the injury front, they receive more bad news.  Hours before the game, the team announced...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans C Smith out indefinitely with knee injury

The New Orleans Pelicans say center Jason Smith is out indefinitely with a right knee injury. The club says an MRI has revealed cartilage damage in the knee. The 7-foot Smith has played in 31 games and has started 27 times. He's averaging 9.7 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1 block in 26.8 minutes per game. The injury is only the latest setback for the Pelicans, who'd lost seven...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Smith will be out indefinitely

The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that center Jason Smith will be out indefinitely with a right knee injury. An MRI revealed Smith suffered cartilage damage in his right knee. More details will be released as they become available. In 31 games (27 starts) this season, Smith is averaging 9.7 points, 5.8 rebounds and 0.9 blocks in 26.8 minutes per game. The 7’0” center...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Smith Suffers Cartilage Damage In Knee, Out Indefinitely

Jason Smith will be out indefinitely with a right knee injury, the New Orleans Pelicans announced on Saturday. An MRI revealed that Smith has suffered cartilage damage in his right knee. Smith is averaging 9.7 points, 5.8 rebounds and 0.9 blocks in 31 games this season.
Via RealGM
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Andre Iguodala Had the Most Spectacular Blocked Dunk Ever in His Return on Tuesday

Tweet On Tuesday night the Golden State Warriors finally got Andre Iguodala back in the lineup after missing 12 games with a hamstring injury. His return, though he only played 17 minutes, was big for the Warriors as they rolled to a big win over the Pelicans. The highlight of Iguodala’s night, though, was actually on a play where he didn’t score...
Via Los That Sports Blog
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

PSD RedZone's Replay of the Day - December 17

Andre Iguodala of the Golden State Warriors could have had a Play of the Year candidate, instead he missed the finish and will have to settle for the PSD Replay of the Day.Damn Jason Smith of the Pelicans had to get his big mitt in the way for the block. I guess it was a pretty good defensive play that adds to the highlight, but seeing Iggy finish that play with a strong flush would...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Andre Iguodala With The Best Missed Dunk Of The Season (Video)

Warriors’ Andre Iguodala almost pulled off what may could have been the best play of the season but had his dunk blocked by Jason Smith after dribbling behind his back and through the legs Wednesday night against the New Orleans Pelicans: The post Andre Iguodala With The Best Missed Dunk Of The Season (Video) appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.
Via Beyond The Buzzer
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Grizzlies-Pelicans Preview

Roughly a quarter of the way into the season, the Memphis Grizzlies and New Orleans Pelicans are finding staying healthy to be as difficult as competing in the Southwest Division. The wounded foes will meet Friday in New Orleans with Memphis aiming for a sixth straight road victory and each team hoping to avoid the division's cellar. The Pelicans (10-10) have a little more...
Via AP on Fox
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Pelicans beat Pistons 111-106 in OT

When the New Orleans Pelicans assembled their team this offseason, spending lavishly on a new point guard and a sixth man, Jason Smith wasn't necessarily viewed as a vital cog to the machine. The 27-year-old forward/center certainly was essential on Wednesday night, however, outdueling the Detroit Pistons' ballyhooed frontcourt players, while also outperforming his more...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Pelicans hold off Pistons, 111-106 in OT

Ryan Anderson shook off an unusually poor shooting night from long range, hitting two clutch 3-pointers in overtime that carried the New Orleans Pelicans to a 111-106 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night. Jason Smith scored 22 points and grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds for the Pelicans, who snapped a two-game skid while handing Detroit its third straight loss. Anderson...
Via AP on Fox
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Pelicans hold off Pistons in OT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Ryan Anderson shook off an unusually poor shooting night from long range, hitting two clutch 3-pointers in overtime that carried the New Orleans Pelicans to a 111-106 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night. Jason Smith scored 22 points and grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds for the Pelicans, who snapped a two-game skid while handing Detroit its third...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Thunder Shake Off Slow Start. Use Dominant Second Half To Ground The Pelicans.

I would be lying if I said the first few minutes didn’t have me concerned. Kevin Durant shoots over Ryan Anderson, as Jason Smith and Eric Gordon look on. Durant and Anderson were the leading scorers for their squads (29 points for Durant, 18 for Anderson), while Smith was the Pelicans’ leading rebounder, pulling down 12 total. Gordon contributed 16 points for the Pelicans....
Via KC Sports Ninja
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Pelicans beat short-handed Grizzlies

Eric Gordon scored 19 points, Anthony Davis added 18 points and nine rebounds and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Memphis Grizzlies 99-84 on Wednesday night. Tyreke Evans had 16 points, Jrue Holiday scored 11 and Jason Smith finished with 10 points for New Orleans, which led by as many as 29 points in the fourth quarter. Mike Conley led the Grizzlies with 26 points before leaving...
Via AP on Fox
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Pelicans build early lead, beat Grizzlies 99-84

Eric Gordon scored 19 points, Anthony Davis added 18 points and nine rebounds and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Memphis Grizzlies 99-84 on Wednesday night. Tyreke Evans had 16 points, Jrue Holiday scored 11 and Jason Smith finished with 10 points for New Orleans, which led by as many as 29 points in the fourth quarter. Mike Conley led the Grizzlies with 26 points before leaving...
Via AP on Fox
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Pelicans going through growing pains

The youngest team in the NBA endured a painful growing experience Tuesday night as the New Orleans Pelicans faced the Phoenix Suns at home in the New Orleans Arena. The Pelicans started hot and went up by as much as 14 points in the first quarter, due in large part to strong shooting from starting guard Eric Gordon and a powerful rebounding presence from big man Jason Smith. In...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Pelicans Hold Off Thunder In A Thriller

Eric Gordon made his 2013 preseason debut tonight and finished with 21 points in only 21 minutes of action as the New Orleans Pelicans came into Tulsa and defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 105-102 on Thursday night.  The Pelicans had just 12 players available for Thursday’s game. Their roster stands at 15, but Jason Smith (hip) and ...The post Pelicans Hold Off Thunder In A...
Via The League News
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Jason Smith participates in contact for the first time since shoulder surgery

When the New Orleans Pelicans players used to pair off in teams for pickup games last month forward/center Jason Smith could only watch because he hadn’t been cleared yet for contact work after requiring surgery on his right shoulder in April. But during Tuesday’s opening day of training camp at the Pelicans’ new practice facility Smith was back to his old self. Instead of...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

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