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Monty Williams told team to foul before Stephen Curry's shot

In Game 3, the Pelicans held a three-point lead with just a few seconds left in regulation. Facing one of the best three-point shooting teams in NBA history, common sense says New Orleans should've fouled as soon as possible, sending Golden State to the free-throw line and eliminating the possibility of a big play.   Obviously, that's not how things went down, as Stephen Curry sent...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Monty Williams told Pelicans to foul before Steph Curry 3-pointer

Steph Curry on Thursday night hit one of the biggest shots of the playoffs when he nailed a 3-pointer to tie Game 3 of the Warriors-Pelicans series in the final seconds of regulation and send it to overtime. Curry is possibly the greatest 3-point shooter in NBA history, so the last thing Monty Williams wanted...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

How can Pelicans get more out of Anthony Davis?

Anthony Davis is arguably the best basketball player on the planet, which makes not maximizing his ability a crime. In his first postseason, has New Orleans done a good enough job putting Davis in a position to thrive?ESPN's Tom Haberstroh writes that Pelicans head coach Monty Williams can be better. "Davis has been great. But if coach Monty Williams wants to get the best out of...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Monty Williams says he feels bad for Scott Brooks

Pelicans head coach Monty Williams was on the hot seat for much of this season, and if his team didn't make the playoffs, he would've lost his job. Ironically, the team New Orleans edged out for the eight seed just let their head coach go.The Thunder fired Scott Brooks yesterday, and Williams knows it could easily have been him looking for a new job. From The Time-Picayune's John...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans Coach Monty Williams Thinks Warriors Fans Are Too Loud

The Pelicans fought hard, but dropped another one at Oracle Arena to the Warriors last night as they face a 2-0 hole headed back home. Prior to game 2, Pelicans head coach Monty Williams complained about the crowd noise. He […]
Via The Kevin Burke Project
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors fans vs. Monty Williams; WWE takes shot at Tim Tebow

Pelicans coach Monty Williams made the mistake of complaining about the noise level inside the Warriors' Oracle Arena. Before Game 2 of New Orleans series against Golden State on Monday, Williams wondered whether the decibel level during Game 1 was legal. Williams, who stated he was serious at the time, later said his comments were tongue-in-cheek. However, the damage was done. Warriors...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Haps – 4/21: Aaron Rodgers Sort Of Celebrated 4/20 On Twitter, Dinosaur Eggs Found In China

What’s The Haps for April 21st? Warrior fans troll Pelicans coach, Ariana Grande splits from Big Sean, Marshall Henderson gets Twitter revenge on Erin Andrews, and more. The Links - Warrior fans left some ear plugs for Monty Williams Why poke the bear, Monty? Marshall Henderson waited 2 years to revenge-tweet Erin Andrews This is [&hellip (Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)...
Via No Coast Bias
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors Fans Leave Ear Plugs for Pelicans Coach Monty Williams

Monty Williams should never have said it. The Pelicans coach should never have gone there but he did and he was dealt an appropriate reaction. Following his team’s Game 1 loss to the Warriors, during which the Oracle Arena crowed was more raucous than ever, Williams decided to give the fans even more reason to Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Monty Williams has an issue with fans being fans

File this under “Really?” Pelicans head coach Monty Williams apparently didn’t appreciate Warriors fans being fans. You know, cheering their home team, making noise to rally their team, trying to make the opposing team nervous, and just showing their Warrior pride. Oh but not Monty. He has to be the wet blanket because apparently he didn’t like the fans at Oracle from being...
Via Bloguin Best
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Monty Williams has an issue with fans being fans

File this under “Really?” Pelicans head coach Monty Williams apparently didn’t appreciate Warriors fans being fans. You know, cheering their home team, making noise to rally their team, trying to make the opposing team nervous, and just showing their Warrior pride. Oh but not Monty. He has to be the wet blanket because apparently he didn’t like the fans at Oracle from being...
Via Crossover Chronicles
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans coach says Warriors' arena noise might be too loud

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Oracle Arena, the rollicking home of the Golden State Warriors, has been considered one of the NBA's loudest arenas for a long time. New Orleans Pelicans coach Monty Williams believes it might too loud. ''I'm not so sure that the decibel level is legal there, and I'm serious,'' Williams said before Game 2 on Monday. ''They've done studies on that. Being on the...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans-Warriors Preview

(AP) - The Golden State Warriors did a lot right in their playoff-opening win, but they also found out that Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans won't be easy to put away. Game 2 of the best-of-seven series is Monday night in Oakland, where the top-seeded Warriors have won 19 straight and 40 of 42 this season. If the Pelicans have any hope to win a game, let alone the series...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans coach: Emotional celebration due to son's health

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) New Orleans Pelicans coach Monty Williams wants anybody who thinks he celebrated too much following the team's playoff-clinching win over San Antonio to know his reaction had nothing to do with basketball. Williams said he got emotional watching his 5-year-old son, Micah, soak in the festivities following Wednesday night's 108-103 win over the defending champion...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday is expected to play against Spurs

  New Orleans Pelicans coach Monty Williams says guard Jrue Holiday ''should be ready to play'' in Wednesday night's high-stakes regular season finale against the San Antonio Spurs. The Pelicans would clinch their first playoff berth since 2011 with a victory. A loss would likely end New Orleans' season unless Oklahoma City is upset by league-worst Minnesota that same night. Williams...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs-Pelicans Preview

In theory, the New Orleans Pelicans have the inside track on the final Western Conference playoff spot because they hold a head-to-head tiebreaker over Oklahoma City. Win Wednesday night at home and they're in. The problem is that season finale is against the San Antonio Spurs, the hottest team in basketball, while the Thunder are getting the coldest. Making matters potentially worse...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans' Holiday expected to play vs. Spurs

METAIRIE, La. (AP) New Orleans Pelicans coach Monty Williams says guard Jrue Holiday ''should be ready to play'' in Wednesday night's high-stakes regular season finale against the San Antonio Spurs. The Pelicans would clinch their first playoff berth since 2011 with a victory. A loss would likely end New Orleans' season unless Oklahoma City is upset by league-worst Minnesota that...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Teams battle for NBA playoff berths, seeds at end of season

With just 72 hours left in the NBA's regular season, the playoffs virtually have already begun for a handful of teams. Meanwhile, some of the league's elite are jockeying not only for top seeds, which decide matchups, but also for the right to host playoff games. Home court advantage is determined solely by record, not by seeding or if teams win their divisions. In the Western Conference...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans-Timberwolves Preview

The New Orleans Pelicans' playoff push is concluding with two very different opponents experiencing drastic streaks. The good news is the first game is Monday night in Minnesota against a Timberwolves team that's lost 10 straight. The bad is the Pelicans' season ends Wednesday at home against a San Antonio team that's won 11 in a row. There could be more positive news. If New Orleans...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans' Jrue Holiday expected to play against Suns

NEW ORLEANS (AP) New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday is expected to play Friday night against the Phoenix Suns, his first game since injuring his right leg Jan. 12. ''He means so much to our team, not just to the defense, but his offense ability, also,'' Pelicans coach Monty Williams said. ''It's going to take him some time and he doesn't have a lot of time, but to get him back...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors-Pelicans Preview

The New Orleans Pelicans were 3 1/2 games out of the Western Conference's final playoff spot less than two weeks ago before a winning streak against non-postseason contenders helped improve their chances. They'll have to beat much tougher competition over the final six games to secure a playoff berth. New Orleans looks to avoid an 11th consecutive loss to the visiting Golden State...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans-Trail Blazers Preview

If the New Orleans Pelicans are going to even the race for the Western Conference's final playoff spot, they're going to have to do it in an arena that's home to their longest active road losing streak. Saturday night's visit to Portland gives them an opportunity to halt that skid against the Trail Blazers at seven while also matching Oklahoma City in the standings. New Orleans ...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

FanDuel NBA lineup for April 3

It’s FanDuel NBA Friday with $175k up for grabs.  The entry fee for the $175k NBA Shot is $2 with $15,000 going to first place. NBA Shot 2 dollar entry There are 10 games being playedFriday in the NBA. AWAY HOME TIME New York Washington 7:00 pm Charlotte Indiana 7:00 pm Toronto Brooklyn 7:30 pm Milwaukee Boston 7:30 pm Oklahoma City Memphis 8:00 pm Detroit Chicago 8:00 pm...
Via Sports-Glory
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans' Anthony Davis hurts ankle in shootaround, out vs. Suns

  New Orleans Pelican star Anthony Davis rolled his left ankle during the team's shootaround and had to sit out the game against the Phoenix Suns later Thursday night. The injury comes with the Pelicans in a tight battle for the No. 8 playoff spot in the Western Conference. Davis is averaging 24.6 points and 10.4 rebounds per game. Entering Thursday's game, New Orleans was a half...
Via AP on Fox
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis hurts ankle in shootaround, out against Suns

PHOENIX (AP) New Orleans Pelican star Anthony Davis rolled his left ankle during the team's shootaround and had to sit out the game against the Phoenix Suns later Thursday night. The injury comes with the Pelicans in a tight battle for the No. 8 playoff spot in the Western Conference. Davis is averaging 24.6 points and 10.4 rebounds per game. Entering Thursday's game, New Orleans...
Via AP on Fox
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Pelicans Forward Anthony Davis a Game-Time Decision for Tonight’s Game

New Orleans Pelicans head coach Monty Williams called forward Anthony Davis a game-time decision for tonight’s game against the Phoenix Suns. Davis suffered a turned ankle during shoot around. From Fox Sports’ Jennifer Hale: The @PelicansNBA Anthony Davis missed shoot around this morning after rolling ankle during drills. He's now a game time decision vs #Suns — Jennifer Hale...
Via Sportsnaut
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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