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New Orleans Pelicans season preview: Player projections

With the NBA season set to tip off this Tuesday, it’s time to take a closer look at the personnel the New Orleans Pelicans will be working with in 2014-2015. I will predict who will be the starters and key reserves in this third and final part of my Pelicans season preview. If you missed part one, I analyzed the roster and broke down the team’s strengths and weaknesses. In part...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 Season Preview: New Orleans Pelicans

Can the Pelicans make the leap to the playoffs this year? Anthony Davis is already in mid-season form, Omer Asik has brought about what we can expect this year, Jrue Holiday has looked good so far, and Jimmer Fredette may be able to revitalize his career in the Big Easy. A few weeks ago, I wrote an article about the Pelicans’ potential to become this year’s version of the Phoenix...
Via The Lottery Mafia
7 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans season preview: Team projections

The New Orleans Pelicans are in the thick of their preseason schedule and the regular season is now just 13 days away. The Pelicans want to move on from an injury-riddled 2013-2014 and prove they can contend for a playoff spot in the loaded Western Conference. In part one of my Pelicans season preview, I broke down the roster and took a look at some of the key players. You can read...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans Injury Update: Jrue Holiday expects to be limited during early training camp days

New Orleans Pelicans star point guard Jrue Holiday is expecting that his minutes will be limited out the gate once training camp starts. Although this means that Holiday is likely not fully recovered just yet, it also means that he’s is back, which is great news for the NBA. I bet there probably isn’t another player happier to have Jrue back more than teammate Anthony Davis...
Via Sports Injury Alert
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Holiday, Anderson gear up as Pelicans camp nears

METAIRIE, La. (AP) Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday has been feeling the best kind of pain this week - that general muscle soreness that comes from finally playing the sport he loves again. Sharp-shooting forward Ryan Anderson will have that same feeling in a week or so, and he can't wait. The prominent pair of Pelicans have been medically cleared for 5-on-5, full-speed court...
Via AP on Fox
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans' Jrue Holiday goes full contact in drills for first time since season-ending injury

After having a promising season cut short in January by a season-ending stress fracture in his right tibia, New Orleans Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday was back penetrating between defenders Thursday at the team's practice facility. For the first time in six months after requiring surgery and having an extended rehabilitation schedule, he was finally cleared for contact work...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans: What is the Pelicans’ Biggest Weakness?

New Orleans Pelicans: What is the Pelicans’ Biggest Weakness? By Tashan Reed: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… By trading for Jrue Holiday for Nelens Noel and a 1s torund pick and signing Tyreke Evans in the offseason, the Pelicans were picked by many to be a potential playoff team heading into the 2014 season. A starting lineup of Jrue Holiday, Eric Gordon, Tyreke Evans, Ryan Anderson...
Via HoopStuff
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans: 5 Toughest Games For 2014-15

The New Orleans Pelicans are all in on making the 2015 playoffs. After trading three first-rounders for Jrue Holiday and Omer Asik in the last two drafts, the Pelicans have mortgaged their future for immediate success while banking on the future superstardom of Anthony Davis. The roster still has many questions, most importantly regarding perimeter […] New Orleans Pelicans: 5 Toughest...
Via NBA Draft Blog
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans Injury Update:Jrue Holliday is looking healthy

The New Orleans Pelicans won 34 games in the 2013-2014 season and finished well 28 games behind the eventual NBA Champions San Antonio Spurs. Heading into training camp next month, the Pelicans are looking for a healthy roster, which was not the case most of last season.  Only four players on the Pelicans' roster appeared in at least 70 games and 21 different players suited...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Good news for Pelicans: Eric Gordon, Jrue Holiday, Ryan Anderson all healthy, working out

The Pelicans were ravaged by injuries last season: Jrue Holiday played 34 games, Ryan Anderson 22, Eric Gordon 64, and even Anthony Davis missed 15 games. This season, if they can stay healthy the Pelicans are a playoff team in the West. Which is why this note from GM Dell Demps, via Nakia Hogan of the Times-Picayune, is a good sign.
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans: What Should Be Their Starting Five?

New Orleans Pelicans: What Should Be Their Starting Five? By Troy Tauscher: Staff Writer @ Hoopstuff… After a injury-filled 2014 season that ended disappointingly, the Pelicans are now faced with the challenge of getting back into the upper echelon of the brutal Western Conference. With Anthony Davis taking a place among the elite players in the NBA, an injury-free Pelicans squad...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans agree to one-year deal with Jimmer Fredette

The New Orleans Pelicans lost deadly three-point shooter Anthony Morrow to the Oklahoma City Thunder earlier this offseason, and they didn’t take long to sign his replacement. According to a report from ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Pelicans have agreed to a one-year contract with free agent guard Jimmer Fredette. Fredette has been one of the most disappointing players to come out of...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans Injury Update: Jrue Holiday still not cleared for basketball activities

The New Orleans Pelicans won 34 games in the 2013-2014 season and finished well 28 games behind the eventual NBA Champions San Antonio Spurs. Part of the problems for the Pelicans were injuries, as only four players appeared in at least 70 games and 21 different players suited up for the Pelicans. One key injury was to point guard Jrue Holiday who missed over half the season due...
Via NBA Injury News
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans pursuing trade options to secure draft pick but talks don't involve Jrue Holiday

The New Orleans Pelicans are heading into Thursday night’s NBA draft with no selection in the first or second rounds for the first time in 12 years. But that could change if the Pelicans are able to find a willing trade partner. According to Pelicans coach Monty Williams, they have actively pursued options to get back in the NBA draft after surrendering their first-round pick...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans Looking to Trade into First Round

Last year, the New Orleans Pelicans made a big draft day deal when they dealt away two first round picks for point guard Jrue Holiday. One of these picks ended up being Nerlens Noel, and the second pick is their current 2014 first rounder. First round picks are a valuable commodity, and it looks like the Pelicans are looking to get back into the first round, according to Marc Spears...
Via Pass The Pill
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Jrue Holiday: Rose, Lillard Among NBA’s Toughest Opponents

Jrue Holiday shows respect for Derrick Rose.credit: USA Today Sports Jrue Holiday participated in an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Reddit during Game Two of the NBA Finals. These are often good opportunities for players to engage with fans in an easy and fun manner. The New Orleans Pelicans guard was asked by one user who the toughest competitor in the league is. Holiday had an interesting...
Via Pass The Pill
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets could pursue Gordon Hayward

The Charlotte Hornets are looking to upgrade their lineup a bit this offseason, and there are plenty of options out there on the free agent market. Charlotte has already been linked to both Luol Deng and Lance Stephenson, and Utah Jazz small forward Gordon Hayward can be added to the list as well. According to Rick Bonnell and Ben Weinrib of The Charlotte Observer, the Hornets are...
Via Sports-Glory
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Dr. J admits to being ‘perplexed’ when Sixers were revealed as having 10th pick at NBA Draft Lottery

The Philadelphia 76ers were slated in to have the second overall pick in the draft before the results of Tuesday night’s lottery were revealed, and had the second best chance of landing the top overall pick based on lottery probabilities. But thanks to the Jrue Holiday trade with the Pelicans last summer, the Sixers also were set to receive the 10th pick from New Orleans, as long...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans headed to NBA Lottery, just in case

The New Orleans Pelicans General Manager Dell Demps is headed to New York City for Tuesday's NBA Draft Lottery, just in case. New Orleans' chances of retaining the team's first-round lottery selection are skimpy at best, given the terms of the trade that brought point guard Jrue Holiday to the Pelicans last season. In return for Holiday and Pierre Jackson, the Philadelphia...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans back on the winning track

New Orleans Pelicans back on the winning trackThe New Orleans Pelicans are back on winning track, for now. Tuesday night the Pelicans finished their road trip on the right note with a 132-125 win over the Los Angeles Lakers. Before this game, the Pelicans were facing an eight game losing streak, but with the help of three players scoring in the twenties, New Orleans put a stop to...
Via isportsweb.com
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans go winless this past week

New Orleans Pelicans go winless this past weekThe New Orleans Pelicans have had a rough week to say the least. The team lost all four of their games and found out that star point guard Jrue Holiday will miss the remainder of the season, because of successful knee surgery. On Monday the Los Angeles Clippers came to New Orleans and handed the Pelicans a 123-110 loss. Jamal Crawford...
Via isportsweb.com
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans PG Jrue Holiday Out For Remainder Of Season

Jrue Holiday’s first season with the New Orleans Pelicans could be described as unfulfilled. Holiday underwent a successful surgery for a stress fracture in his right tibia and will miss the rest of the season according to USA Today.  Holiday has not played because of the shin injury since Jan. 8. In 34 games he averaged 14.3 points, 7.9 assists and 1.6 steals per game in 33.6 minutes.
Via Thacover2
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans Jrue Holiday Out For Remainder Of Season

Jrue Holiday’s first season with the New Orleans Pelicans could be described as unfulfilled. Holiday underwent a successful surgery for a stress fracture in his right tibia and will miss the rest of the season according to USA Today.  Holiday has not played because of the shin injury since Jan. 8. In 34 games he averaged 14.3 points, 7.9 assists and 1.6 steals per game in 33.6 minutes.
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Jrue Holiday Out For Reaminder of 2014 Season

Jrue Holiday of the New Orleans Pelicans is officially out for the remainder of the 2014 NBA season. His injury decimates any chance of the Pelicans making the playoffs, and his productivity on every single thing will sorely be missed. NBA.com just announced on Friday […]The post Jrue Holiday Out For Reaminder of 2014 Season appeared first on The League News.
Via The League News
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Jrue Holiday Out For Remainder Of Season

The New Orleans Pelicans organization has announced today that point guard Jrue Holiday has undergone season-ending surgery to address a stress fracture in his right tibia. At the age of only 23 years old, Holiday has emerged as one of the most talented young guards in the NBA. Holiday was an NBA Eastern Conference All-Star in 2013 for the Philadelphia 76ers. Playing every game for...
Via KC Sports Ninja
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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