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Obscure NBA streaks on the line this season

In a few days, real NBA games will start, and there’s a lot on the line for everybody involved. Heck, there’s been a lot on the line during these preseason games and practices for those players who have been invite to camp on non-guaranteed contracts. The stakes only rise from there, as so many players, coaches, and executives will gain—or lose—millions of dollars depending...
Via The Sports Post
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

2014-15 NBA Preview: New Orleans Pelicans

The future of the New Orleans Pelicans centers on Anthony Davis and how they can support him with talent. They’ve tried a reset with the franchise, giving the team a new name, and Chris Paul is now but a distant memory in New Orleans. But in a competitive west, the playoffs are as hard to reach as ever. 2014 in review There are two different storylines for the Pelicans in 2014...
Via Analytics Game
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards Waive Melvin Ely

The Washington Wizards have waived Melvin Ely. Ely was acquired from the New Orleans Pelicans this offseason to help facilitate the Trevor Ariza to the Houston Rockets deal. Ely spent most of the 13-14 season in the D-League before signing with the Pelicans in April to finish the campaign on a non-guaranteed contract.
Via RealGM
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards get $8.5 million trade exception in sign-and-trade for Ariza

The Washington Wizards will get something back in return for losing Trevor Ariza to the Houston Rockets. Wizards will take non-guaranteed contract of Melvin Ely from NO & get $8.5M TPE for Ariza, who will do sign and trade to go to Houston. — David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) July 13, 2014 Pelicans will get Asik, Omri Casspi & 1.5M from Houston. Rockets get Ariza from Wizards...
Via KCM Sports
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft14: Two is Much Harder Than One

The 2014 NBA Draft is two weeks from Thursday and in case you have been living under the damaged 495 bridge in Delaware, you know that the 76ers own two (#3 and #10) Lottery slots in this draft.  Needless to say, June 26th, 2014 will be a monumental night in the history of this franchise. In the last thirteen years, having multiple Lottery picks at the draft has also provided...
Via Philadunkia
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans Sign Melvin Ely, Waive Greg Stiemsma

The New Orleans Pelicans have waived center Greg Stiemsma and signed center Melvin Ely for the remainder of the season. Ely (6-10, 260) has appeared in 373 games over eight NBA seasons, averaging 5.3 points and 3.3 rebounds in 16.0 minutes per game. The 6-10 center joins the Pelicans after playing the last two seasons for the Texas Legends in the NBA D-League, where he appeared...
Via RealGM
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Plenty of names to know in D-League All-Star game

While the NBA All-Star Game is for the fans, the NBA D-League game is for the general managers and scouts. Actually, that's not entirely true: Fans who love basketball will love the D-League game, too. If you follow the D-League, you'll see that there's actually a lot to like, especially if you enjoy following guys who may help your favorite NBA team. The best of the bunch gather...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

D-League Announces 2014 All-Stars

The NBA D-League have announced its 20 All-Stars, with 16 of the players having previous NBA experience. Chosen to the NBA D-League All-Star Futures team are Hilton Armstrong (Santa Cruz), Seth Curry (Santa Cruz), Dewayne Dedmon (Santa Cruz), Justin Hamilton (Sioux Falls), Manny Harris (Los Angeles), Pierre Jackson (Idaho), Kevin Jones (Canton), DeAndre Liggins (Sioux Falls), Malcolm...
Via RealGM
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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