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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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans-Magic Preview

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 their starting point guard, the Pelicans look to avoid a season-worst...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  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 AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Norris Cole Traded To Pelicans

Norris Cole has been traded by the Miami Heat to the New Orleans Pelicans for John Salmons. The Pelicans need depth at point guard with Jrue Holiday out.
Via RealGM
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jrue Holiday Out At Least 3 More Weeks Due To Leg injury

Jrue Holiday will be out at least another 3 weeks. New Orleans Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday is out indefinitely once again after aggravating his leg injury. Holiday will be re-evaluated  in another three weeks before seeing if he’s able to suit up. ESPN reports the Pelicans point guard has already missed a month due to the stress reaction in his lower right leg. New...
Via Basketball Bicker
9 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Sixer check-in

There is a better, more-fleshed out version of this article on Philadunkia, complete with takes from scouts of the players' current teams, so be sure to check out the original version here.With that being said, here is a check-in with ten former Sixers - a starting five, and a bench unit - that looks at how they're fairing elsewhere outside of Philadelphia. Enjoy.Starters Jrue Holiday...
Via Around the Arc
9 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Jrue Holiday Out 2 To 4 Weeks Due To Right Leg Injury

Jrue Holiday is expected to miss the next 2-4 weeks. Pro Basketball Talk reports that New Orleans Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday is expected to miss the next two to four weeks due to to a stress reaction in his right leg.  Holiday will be held out of basketball activities until he shows signs of improvement and will be re-evaluated each week. Without Holiday for the next...
Via Basketball Bicker
January 22, 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

Will the real Pelicans team please stand up?

If you’re an NBA fan trying to figure out what’s really going on with the New Orleans Pelicans, do not worry. You are not alone. There is so much confusion around this organization that I think the Pelicans themselves are not even sure what is going on with them. This team is a walking oxymoron. They’re full of an immense amount of talent. But yet, they suck. This latest East...
Via Gumbeaux Sports
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

Pelicans stage late rally to top Raptors by two

TORONTO -- Tyreke Evans scored on a driving layup with less than 2 seconds to go and the New Orleans Pelicans beat Toronto 95-93 on Sunday, their first victory in seven meetings with the Raptors. Evans scored 26 points, and Alexis Ajinca had 22 to help the Pelicans win without injured starters Anthony Davis and Jrue Holiday. Davis and Holiday sat out for the second straight game...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 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

Pelicans-Raptors Preview

The Toronto Raptors haven't been able to move past their recent struggles despite DeMar DeRozan's return, though they could catch a break in the finale of a disappointing homestand. With Anthony Davis and Jrue Holiday likely to be game-time decisions for New Orleans, the Atlantic Division-leading Raptors try to avoid their seventh loss in nine games Sunday by winning a seventh straight...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 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...
Via Philadunkia
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
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