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Pelicans give Wolters another 10-day deal

NEW ORLEANS (AP) The New Orleans Pelicans have signed guard Nate Wolters to a second 10-day contract. The 6-foot-4 Wolters was signed on Jan. 14, two days after starting point guard Jrue Holiday was sidelined by soreness in his lower right leg. Wolters has played in five games with New Orleans, averaging 2.6 points and 2.2 rebounds in 11 minutes per game. Wolters played 14 minutes...
Via AP on Fox
6 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
8 days ago  |  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
8 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks end 16-game skid, beat Pelicans 99-92

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Knicks snapped their 16-game losing streak Monday, getting 24 points and nine rebounds from Carmelo Anthony to beat the short-handed New Orleans Pelicans 99-92. Jose Calderon made his biggest basket of a difficult first season in New York, a 3-pointer with 32 seconds left that gave the Knicks a four-point lead. That was just enough to help them hold on...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Surprise bowling trip jump starts the New Orleans Pelicans

After a disastrous game in Philadelphia Friday where the 76ers led wire to wire, Pelicans players thought they were headed for an intense practice session Saturday in Toronto ahead of a Sunday faceoff with the Raptors. Players and staff boarded the bus, sweats on and shoes in hand, expecting to pull up at a gym. Instead, they disembarked in front of a bowling alley. Coach Monty Williams...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyreke Evans leads Pelicans past Raptors

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. Davis is sidelined...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Noel records double-double in 76ers' victory over Pelicans

  Nerlens Noel had 17 points and 11 rebounds, and Michael Carter-Williams scored 22 points to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 96-81 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night. The Sixers never trailed in only their third home win of the season. They put away the short-handed Pelicans in a hurry, making 10 of their first 14 shots and racing to a 16-point lead in the first...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Noel has double-double in 76ers' 96-81 win over Pelicans

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Nerlens Noel had 17 points and 11 rebounds, and Michael Carter-Williams scored 22 points to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 96-81 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night. The Sixers never trailed in only their third home win of the season. They put away the short-handed Pelicans in a hurry, making 10 of their first 14 shots and racing to a 16-point...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  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
14 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons try to stay hot Wednesday against Pelicans

They're still in last place for now, but the rejuvenated Detroit Pistons have been nearly unbeatable for the past 2 1/2 weeks. The Pistons try to stay hot Wednesday night against the road-challenged New Orleans Pelicans, who could be without starting point guard Jrue Holiday (7 p.m. pregame, 7:30 tip-off on FOX Sports Detroit). Detroit (14-24) has averaged 107.0 points and won nine...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons try to stay hot Wednesday against Pelicans

They're still in last place for now, but the rejuvenated Detroit Pistons have been nearly unbeatable for the past 2 1/2 weeks. The Pistons try to stay hot Wednesday night against the road-challenged New Orleans Pelicans, who could be without starting point guard Jrue Holiday (7 p.m. pregame, 7:30 tip-off on FOX Sports Detroit). Detroit (14-24) has averaged 107.0 points and won nine...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans-Pistons Preview

They're still in last place for now, but the rejuvenated Detroit Pistons have been nearly unbeatable for the past 2 1/2 weeks. The Pistons try to stay hot Wednesday night against the road-challenged New Orleans Pelicans, who could be without starting point guard Jrue Holiday. Detroit (14-24) has averaged 107.0 points and won nine of 10 since releasing Josh Smith, with its only loss...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns' winning streak stops at 6

NEW ORLEANS -- Tyreke Evans scored 24 points, including eight straight for New Orleans in the final 2 minutes, and the Pelicans held off Phoenix 110-106 on Tuesday night to stop the Suns' winning streak at six games. Anthony Davis had 19 points with a season-high 18 rebounds, and Jrue Holiday scored 17 of his 21 points in the second half for New Orleans. Evans' step-back jumper with...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 30, 2014  |  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...
Via Diehardsport
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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