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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
14 hours ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sixers 2014-15 Schedule Analysis

Much to our excitement, the 76ers schedule for 2014-15 schedule was released yesterday.  And while the 76ers roster is still not complete and Thad Young may or may not be here next month, we took a stab at analyzing the upcoming 82-game slate. Since most NBA rosters are not yet finalized, we had to make a lot of assumptions based on what the teams looked like last year and...
Via Philadunkia
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans’ Gordon Expecting Playoffs

The New Orleans Pelicans had horrible luck when it came to injuries during the 2013-14 season. Key contributors such as Anthony Davis, Ryan Anderson, Eric Gordon, Jrue Holiday, Tyreke Evans and Jason Smith missed a combined 202 games and the team was never able to play to their full potential since the rotation was depleted due to a variety of ailments. Every NBA team has to deal...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  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...
Via HoopStuff
20 days ago  |  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...
Via Sports-Glory
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

Sixers Sell Their Soul For A Couple of Lottery Tickets, and Analysis of the Other Nine Traded Picks in the 2014 NBA Draft

Why Sam Hinkie isn’t a genius for trading away Jrue Holiday, plus analysis of the other traded picks in this year’s draft. 10. Philadelphia (from New Orleans) Sam Hinkie’s first move as a head GM—trading Jrue Holiday, the youngest All-Star in a storied franchise’s history along with Pierre Jackson (42nd pick in 2013) for Nerlens Noel (6th pick in 2013) and a top-5 protected...
Via The Lottery Mafia
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Sixers trade MCW, Draft Exum?

There’s an old saying that goes, “Fool me once shame on you, fool me twice shame on me”. This saying directly applies to the complex Philadelphia 76ers organization.  During last year’s 2013 NBA Draft, the 76ers shocked the basketball world, by trading their franchise player, Jrue Holiday, to the New Orleans Pelicans for the draft rights to the 5th pick; with this pick...
Via KC Sports Ninja
May 28, 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

Pelicans' Jrue Holiday undergoes surgery on right leg, done for season

New Orleans Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday will miss the remainder of the season after undergoing successful surgery to repair a stress fracture in his right tibia, according to NBA.com.Holiday has missed the last 23 games with the injury. It was originally reported that Holiday was anticipated to return to action some time this week. But after further development the situation...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Jrue Holiday Out For Rest Of Season After Undergoing Surgery On Leg

Jrue Holiday will miss the rest of the season for the Pelicans after undergoing surfer to repair a stress fracture in his leg. Holiday averaged 14.3 points, 7.9 assists and 1.6 steals per game this season, his first with New Orleans. According to Pelicans.com: The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that guard Jrue Holiday underwent a successful surgery to correct a stress fracture...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Jrue Holiday out for season after undergoing surgery on tibia

Jrue Holiday will miss the remainder of the season after undergoing surgery on his right tibia. Holiday appeared in 34 games this season with the New Orleans Pelicans. Holiday was acquired in a draft night trade with the Philadelphia 76ers.
Via RealGM
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans: More negatives than positives

New Orleans Pelicans: More negatives than positivesThe struggle is real for the New Orleans Pelicans. Lack of defense, injuries and bench scoring are just a few problems the Pelicans are having during this five game losing streak. With a game on Friday against the red hot Phoenix Suns, that losing streak could easily be pushed to six games. This season the Pelicans longest losing...
Via isportsweb.com
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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