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Report: Pelicans re-sign forward Luke Babbitt

It's official -- roster consistency is the name of the game for the New Orleans Pelicans.One of the last remaining Pelicans free agents has officially re-signed with the team, as New Orleans announced on Monday night the re-signing of free agent forward Luke Babbitt.If you know Babbitt, you know that he's a 3-point shooter of the highest regard. Teams simply don't leave him alone...
Via Fox Sports
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Pelicans bringing back forward Luke Babbitt

METAIRIE, La. (AP) The New Orleans Pelicans have re-signed free agent forward Luke Babbitt, who has become one of the club's most accurate long-range shooters. The 6-foot-9 Babbitt played in 63 games with 19 starts last season, averaging 4.1 points in 13.2 minutes per game. He shot 51.3 percent from 3-point range. Babbitt, who spent his college career at Nevada, was selected 16th...
Via AP on Fox
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Pelicans re-sign 3-point shooter Luke Babbitt

When it comes to his offense, New Orleans Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry loves tall guys who can space the floor and shoot from deep. So it should come as no surprise that the Pelicans have reportedly re-signed Luke Babbitt to a two-year deal, according to ESPN.com's Marc Stein:Babbitt is a career 40.3 percent shooter on 3-pointers, and he shot a career-best 51.3 percent on 115 3-point...
Via Fox Sports
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Luke Babbitt Agrees To $2.5M Deal With Pelicans

Luke Babbitt has agreed to re-sign with the New Orleans Pelicans on a $2.5 million deal. Babbitt had an 11.1 PER in 13.2 minutes per game last season with the Pelicans. Babbitt joined New Orleans in 2013.
Via RealGM
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Should the Pelicans give Luke Babbitt a spin?

Desperate times call for desperate measures. The Pelicans currently sit in an 0-2 hole, down to the regular season's very best team. According to The Times-Picayune's Jimmy Smith, one potential way to crawl themselves out may be inserting small forward Luke Babbitt into the rotation:"With reserve power forward Ryan Anderson shooting just 18 percent from the field in the first two...
Via Fox Sports
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

With stars sidelined, Pelicans still rally past Raptors

  Pelicans coach Monty Williams now has a better idea of how badly his undermanned squad wants to stay in the Western Conference playoff race. Alexis Ajinca capped a 16-point performance with a go-ahead layup in the final minute, and New Orleans erased an 18-point deficit en route to a 100-97 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Monday night. ''A lot of character being displayed...
Via AP on Fox
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Pelicans erase 18-point hole, beat Raptors

Alexis Ajinca capped a 16-point performance with a go-ahead layup in the final minute, and the New Orleans Pelicans erased an 18-point deficit en route to a 100-97 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Monday night. Luke Babbitt scored a season-high 18 for New Orleans, including a 3-pointer that gave the Pelicans their first lead of the game with 1:55 to go. The clutch outings by the...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Pelicans erase 18-point hole, beat Raptors

Alexis Ajinca capped a 16-point performance with a go-ahead layup in the final minute, and the New Orleans Pelicans erased an 18-point deficit en route to a 100-97 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Monday night. Luke Babbitt scored a season-high 18 for New Orleans, including a 3-pointer that gave the Pelicans their first lead of the game with 1:55 to go. The clutch outings by the...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Pelicans erase 18-point hole, beat Raptors 100-97

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Alexis Ajinca capped a 16-point performance with a go-ahead layup in the final minute, and the New Orleans Pelicans erased an 18-point deficit en route to a 100-97 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Monday night. Luke Babbitt scored 18 for New Orleans, including a clutch 3-pointer that gave the Pelicans their first lead of the game with 1:55 to go. The clutch outings...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

LGoTW: New Orleans Pelicans earn home win against the New York Knicks 104-93

The Pelicans got back to .500, while the Knicks’ losing streak is now at nine in a row. The New Orleans Pelicans, lead by 27 points on 11-15 shooting by Tyreke Evans, picked up a win over the New York Knicks 104-93. The Pelicans entered the game looking to get back to .500, and with a tough stretch of games coming up, they couldn’t afford a loss to the struggling Knicks. The...
Via The Lottery Mafia
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

RECAP: Clippers win 7th straight, beat Pelicans 120-100

Blake Griffin scored 30 points, going over 7,000 for his career, and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied after blowing an 18-point, first-half lead to beat the New Orleans Pelicans 120-100 on Saturday night for their seventh straight victory. J.J. Redick scored 13 of his 21 points in the first quarter, Jamal Crawford added 20, Chris Paul had 18 points and 16 assists, and DeAndre Jordan...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

RECAP: Clippers win 7th straight, beat Pelicans 120-100

Blake Griffin scored 30 points, going over 7,000 for his career, and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied after blowing an 18-point, first-half lead to beat the New Orleans Pelicans 120-100 on Saturday night for their seventh straight victory. J.J. Redick scored 13 of his 21 points in the first quarter, Jamal Crawford added 20, Chris Paul had 18 points and 16 assists, and DeAndre Jordan...
Via Fox Sports West
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans can't keep up with Clippers in loss

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Blake Griffin scored 30 points, going over 7,000 for his career, and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied after blowing an 18-point, first-half lead to beat the New Orleans Pelicans 120-100 on Saturday night for their seventh straight victory. J.J. Redick scored 13 of his 21 points in the first quarter, Jamal Crawford added 20, Chris Paul had 18 points and 16 assists...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Clippers win 7th straight, beat Pelicans 120-100

LOS ANGELES (AP) Blake Griffin scored 30 points, going over 7,000 for his career, and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied after blowing an 18-point, first-half lead to beat the New Orleans Pelicans 120-100 on Saturday night for their seventh straight victory. J.J. Redick scored 13 of his 21 points in the first quarter, Jamal Crawford added 20, Chris Paul had 18 points and 16 assists...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis goes high for monster one-handed putback dunk in Pelicans-Warriors

Anthony Davis makes the game of basketball look so easy. In the Thursday night TNT game between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Golden State Warriors Luke Babbitt misses the perimeter jumper but no one decided to box Davis out. Davis flushed it out of nowhere. The New Orleans Pelicans are so lucky to have this guy on their team: And Anthony Davis is only going to get better, guys...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

John Wall Leaves Luke Babbitt Behind with A Spin Move

It’s no secret that Wizards guard John Wall is fast. If Luke Babbitt had any doubts he learned real fast, as Wall spun past him in a heap for layup with 8.3 seconds remaining in the third quarter. Luke Babbitt just tried guarding John Wall. Guess what happened. — Jorge Castillo (@jorgeccastillo) November 30, 2014 The move got the attention of patrons in Washington’s Verizon...
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November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans fire off red-hot first half; set several new franchise records

The New Orleans Pelicans came out shooting versus the Minnesota Timberwolves Friday night in the Smoothie King Center and never let up. The Pelicans set a new franchise scoring record for the first quarter, the first half and any half. New Orleans scored 43 points in the first quarter and 37 points in the second quarter for a total of 80 points going into halftime. The former...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans fire off red-hot first half; set several new franchise records

The New Orleans Pelicans came out shooting versus the Minnesota Timberwolves Friday night in the Smoothie King Center and never let up. The Pelicans set a new franchise scoring record for the first quarter, the first half and any half. New Orleans scored 43 points in the first quarter and 37 points in the second quarter for a total of 80 points going into halftime. The former...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans Use Unique Strategy With International Free Agents

With key players out with injury, the Pelicans sought the European leagues for help. It’s hard enough for a player to enter the NBA just once. It’s next to impossible to enter the league a second time — to earn back an NBA roster spot after a player has migrated/been exiled to one of the world’s less competitive, international leagues. Examples of these types of “second...
Via The Lottery Mafia
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawks-Pelicans Preview

The Atlanta Hawks and New Orleans Pelicans each were enjoying solid stretches until running into a pair of the NBA's best teams. Both clubs will look to get back on track after disappointing losses as New Orleans hosts Atlanta on Wednesday night. Atlanta (25-22) entered its contest with league-leading Indiana on Tuesday having won three of four, but no starter scored in double...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Luke Babbitt Signs With Pelicans

Luke Babbitt has signed with the New Orleans Pelicans. Babbit spent part of this season with Nizhny Novgorod of Russia, averaging 13.3 points and 3.7 rebounds in 18 games. Babbitt has appeared in 126 games for the Portland Trail Blazers and holds career averages of 3.8 points and 2.1 rebounds. The Pelicans' roster now stands at 15.
Via RealGM
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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