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A Look Back at the New Orleans Pelicans 2013 Draft Day Trade for Jrue Holiday

A fun thing is happening in the Rookie of the Year race. Long presumed to be the sole property of Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins, the award now has two new candidates: Philadelphia 76ers center Nerlens Noel and Orlando Magic point guard Elfrid Payton. Neither the 76ers or the Magic are particularly worth watching at the moment, but Noel has developed into a destructive...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans Persevering Through Second Straight Injury-Plagued Season

New Orleans is 31-27 and flying high on a four-game winning streak. For the last two seasons, the case can certainly be made that the Pelicans have been the unluckiest team in the league with regards to staying healthy. After four years of good fortune in a 76ers uniform, Jrue Holiday has played in only 71 of the 140 games since arriving in New Orleans. Ryan Anderson has only been...
Via The Lottery Mafia
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Pelicans battling for playoff spot, despite injuries

The scrappy New Orleans Pelicans squad refuses to give up on its playoff aspirations, despite having an average of 54 points a game sidelined with injury. The rest of the team is stepping up in the absence of Anthony Davis, Jrue Holiday and Ryan Anderson. Quincy Pondexter poured in a career high 25 points versus the Brooklyn Nets Wednesday.  "I'm so glad my shots were falling,"...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans at Orlando Magic game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. The New Orleans Pelicans limped into the All-Star break with an injury-riddled lineup, but some of their key players are close to returning. Jrue Holiday won't be one of those reinforcements, but New Orleans made a move at the trade deadline to help make up for his absence. Facing an extended period of time without...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Pelicans G Holiday aggravates injury, will miss at least 3 more weeks

METAIRIE, La. -- The New Orleans Pelicans say point guard Jrue Holiday has re-aggravated his lower right leg injury and is not scheduled to be re-evaluated for an additional three weeks. Coach Monty Williams, who spoke after Wednesday practice, also says he hopes Anthony Davis and Ryan Anderson will return from their injuries for New Orleans' next game on Friday night in Orlando...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Pelicans' Holiday expected to miss at least 3 more weeks

METAIRIE, La. (AP) The New Orleans Pelicans say point guard Jrue Holiday has re-aggravated his lower right leg injury and is not scheduled to be re-evaluated for an additional three weeks. Coach Monty Williams, who spoke after Wednesday practice, also says he hopes Anthony Davis and Ryan Anderson will return from their injuries for New Orleans' next game on Friday night in Orlando...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Ranking the NBA’s best shooting guards

6. Tyreke EvansEvans has been doing point guard duty for his New Orleans Pelicans lately, but only because of an injury absence from Jrue Holiday...
Via Athlon Sports
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis hurt on alley-oop dunk

New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis hurt his right shoulder on a hard fall after an alley-oop dunk late in the first half of Saturday night’s 107-72 loss to the Chicago Bulls. Davis did not return to the game and was diagnosed with a right shoulder contusion. X-rays were negative. “When he goes down like that, your first inclination is to get him out,” Pelicans...
Via Sports-Glory
February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis: ‘If you don’t want to be great, step aside’

  New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis is not afraid to take the last shot. Davis’ first 3-pointer of the season beat the buzzer and capped a 41-point performance that lifted New Orleans over the Oklahoma City Thunder 116-113. “If you don’t want to be great, step aside and let somebody else be great,” Davis said. “Everybody just wanted to be great tonight. I know...
Via Sports-Glory
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Jrue Holiday out 2-4 weeks with another lower right leg injury

History seems to be repeating itself for the Pelicans starting point guard Jrue Holiday: he's now out for the next two-to-four weeks with a stress reaction in his lower right leg. The injury is just below the area where Holiday developed a season-ending stress fracture in his tibia last year that required surgery, but Holiday doesn't think the two injuries are necessarily related...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday to miss 2-4 weeks with stress reaction

  The Pelicans say guard Jrue Holiday has been diagnosed with a stress reaction in his right leg and will be sidelined two to four weeks. Holiday has missed New Orleans' past four games with pain and swelling. The injury is similar to one that required surgery and sidelined Holiday most of last season, but Monty Williams says it's not clear that the new injury is related. While...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday out 2-4 weeks

Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday will miss two to four weeks according to the team. Pelicans Jrue Holiday will miss the next 2-4 weeks with a stress reaction in his right leg, team says — Chris Mannix (@ChrisMannixSI) January 21, 2015 Holiday was averaging 15.2 points, 7.1 assists, and 3.5 rebounds per game on 44.4% shooting overall and 36.7% from three-land. This will give...
Via Crossover Chronicles
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday out 2-4 weeks

Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday will miss two to four weeks according to the team. Pelicans Jrue Holiday will miss the next 2-4 weeks with a stress reaction in his right leg, team says — Chris Mannix (@ChrisMannixSI) January 21, 2015 Holiday was averaging 15.2 points, 7.1 assists, and 3.5 rebounds per game on 44.4% shooting overall and 36.7% from three-land. This will give...
Via Bloguin Best
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Jrue Holiday developed stress reaction in his right lower leg, out 2-4 weeks

New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday will miss the next 2-4 weeks after tests by team physicians Tuesday revealed that Holiday developed a stress reaction in his right lower leg, the team announced on Wednesday. “Holiday will be held out of basketball activities until his symptoms improve and will be re-evaluated each week,” the team said in a statement. In 37 games...
Via Sports-Glory
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Davis, Holiday out against Raptors

TORONTO (AP) New Orleans center Anthony Davis and guard Jrue Holiday are sitting out Sunday's game against the Raptors, their second straight game they've missed. Davis remains sidelined with a sprained toe on his left foot suffered in Wednesday's win at Detroit, while Holiday has a sore right ankle. The pair also missed Friday's loss at Philadelphia. Davis is averaging 24.2 points...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Fo’ with the Foes: New Orleans Pelicans

This edition of “Fo’ with the Foes” – Philadunkia’s advanced scouting series which with the help of an accomplished journalist from around the NBA beat or blog world, previews key upcoming 76ers games – features tonight’s opponent, the New Orleans 2-3 in their last five games and most likely will be without Jrue Holiday tonight, but still feature MVP candidate Anthony...
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January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Pelicans-76ers Preview

The respective futures of the New Orleans Pelicans and Philadelphia 76ers could be linked for years to come because of their 2013 draft-night trade. New Orleans fared well in its first game without its key acquisition from that deal, however, and could be without Jrue Holiday again Friday night at Philadelphia. The Pelicans (19-19) acquired Holiday from the 76ers in June 2013 in...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Pelicans sign G Wolters as Holiday battles ankle injury

NEW ORLEANS -- The New Orleans Pelicans have signed point guard Nate Wolters to a 10-day contract. The signing, announced Wednesday, comes as starting point guard Jrue Holiday deals with a right ankle injury that will sideline him for Wednesday night's game in Detroit. The 6-foot-4 Wolters was a second-round draft pick out of South Dakota State in 2013. After a series of draft-day...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Pelicans' Holiday reaches 5,000 point milestone

Monday night versus the Washington Wizards, the Pelicans starting point guard Jrue Holiday reached a career milestone. The UCLA product scored 13 points about halfway through the game to reach the 5,000 point mark inside the Smoothie King Center. The Philadelphia 76ers took Holiday 17th overall in the 2009 draft. He arrived in New Orleans in July 2013 via a trade involving Nerlens...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose Drops Sick Two-Handed Flush After Crossing Over Pelicans Defender

Derrick Rose had 19 points in 27 minutes of action Saturday night against New Orleans Pelicans. Rose, who earlier in the game dropped Anthony Davis with a cross-over, did the same to Jrue Holiday with a behind-the-back move and exclamation finish. Chicago improved to 21-9 on the year with the win. They next face the […] The post Derrick Rose Drops Sick Two-Handed Flush After Crossing...
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December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

2014-15 Fantasy Basketball: Box Score Browsing — We Wish Jrue a Merry Christmas

Jrue Holiday Happy Holidays – tis the season for Pelicans’ guards to start producing! It doesn’t hurt that the fantasy force known as Anthony Davis has been banged up over the past week, but both Holiday and Tyreke Evans (more on him below) have seriously stepped up their play as of late. Holiday was an All Star in 2013, which is often over-looked as he’s continually underrated...
Via The Fantasy Fix
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis ‘loves’ situation with New Orleans Pelicans

            The New Orleans Pelicans are extremely excited with the start of the season that big man Anthony Davis has had this year, and they have begun seeing the superstar potential that was hyped up about him this offseason. He has the ability to become one of the best complete players that the league has ever seen, and he has showed...
Via Sports-Glory
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans set records, beat Timberwolves

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Jrue Holiday missed one shot while scoring 24 points through three quarters, and the New Orleans Pelicans set several offensive franchise records in a 139-91 blowout of the reeling Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night. New Orleans' point total, 56 made field goals, 66.7 percent shooting and 48-point margin of victory all set new franchise records for a game...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Timberwolves endure rout in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Jrue Holiday missed one shot while scoring 24 points through three quarters, and the New Orleans Pelicans set several offensive franchise records in a 139-91 blowout of the reeling Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night. New Orleans' point total, 56 made field goals, 66.7 percent shooting and 48-point margin of victory all set new franchise records for a game...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Timberwolves endure rout in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Jrue Holiday missed one shot while scoring 24 points through three quarters, and the New Orleans Pelicans set several offensive franchise records in a 139-91 blowout of the reeling Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night. New Orleans' point total, 56 made field goals, 66.7 percent shooting and 48-point margin of victory all set new franchise records for a game...
Via Fox Sports North
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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