Report: Tyreke Evans to undergo surgery, miss rest of season

New Orleans Pelicans combo guard Tyreke Evans will undergo surgery on his right knee and miss the rest of the 2015-16 season, according to Shams Charania of The Vertical. Pelicans' Tyreke Evans plans to undergo surgery on his right knee and likely out for rest of the season, league sources tell The Vertical. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) February 10, 2016 When healthy...
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Anthony Davis Suffers 2nd Concussion In Three Years

Anthony Davis suffered his second concussion in just over three years on Monday. Davis received an inadvertent elbow from Tyreke Evans. Davis experienced a similar situation in November 2012, when he got hit by former teammate Austin Rivers' elbow on a defensive play in the lane. The Pelicans did not practice on Tuesday, but before Davis can be cleared to return, he will have...
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Who Can Beat Golden State In The Playoffs?

The Golden State Warriors look invincible. However, coming into the season, there was a lot of speculation that the Warriors were not as good as their championship run would indicate. Many thought they were lucky to have won the 2015 NBA Finals. Injury to Kevin Durant prohibited Oklahoma City from making the playoffs. Golden State beat an ailing Pelicans team with injuries...
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December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Lineup changes don't help Pelicans in loss to Grizzlies

The Pelicans were just 3-13 on the season heading into Tuesday night's contest against the Grizzlies, and while injuries have played a role in the unexpectedly slow start, the reality is that the effort has been fairly inconsistent on a nightly basis.Alvin Gentry attempted to shake things up by making changes to the starting lineup, but at least initially, the results ended up being...
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December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Pelicans lose to Grizzlies despite return of Evans, Cole

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Marc Gasol scored a career-high 38 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the New Orleans Pelicans 113-104 on Tuesday night. New Orleans lost despite the return of starting guard Tyreke Evans and top reserve Norris Cole. Evans was the Pelicans' best offensive player with 20 points and 10 assists, but that wasn't enough to overcome a Memphis...
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December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Pelicans' Evans, Cole set to make season debuts vs. Memphis

METAIRIE, La. (AP) Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry says guards Tyreke Evans and Norris Cole appear ready to make their season debuts in Tuesday night's game against the Memphis Grizzlies. Gentry says he also plans to start Evans, who sat out the first-plus month after having arthroscopic surgery on his right knee. Cole has been sidelined by a left ankle sprain. The pair return at...
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December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis: Evans, Cole returning doesn't give Pelicans a fresh start

Tyreke Evans and Norris Cole may both be returning to the Pelicans' lineup as soon as Tuesday night against the Grizzlies, but Anthony Davis doesn't believe that getting guys back healthy necessarily makes for a brand new start.This isn't pessimism on the part of Davis; he's simply being realistic. He knows that the team dug itself a hole with its 4-13 start, but the good news is...
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December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyreke Evans, Norris Cole expected to make season debuts Tuesday

The Pelicans have been ravaged by injuries to start the season, but are expected to get two key rotation players back as early as Tuesday night against the Grizzlies.John Reid of NOLA.com:Evans started 76 games for New Orleans last season, and averaged 16.6 points, 5.3 rebounds and 6.6 assists in 34.1 minutes per contest. Cole, meanwhile, posted the best shooting numbers of his career...
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December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyreke Evans could make season debut for Pelicans against Suns

Tyreke Evans underwent arthroscopic knee surgery in late October, and hasn't played a game yet for the Pelicans this season while he's working his way back.That could change this week.Head coach Alvin Gentry said there's a chance Evans could play Wednesday against the Suns, but won't rush him back if he isn't absolutely ready to return.The Pelicans are desperate to get healthy players...
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November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans: Evans Expected to Return Next Week

According to various sources, including Tyreke Evans himself, Evans could make his first start of the season next week. Evans had surgery on his right knee last month and was originally listed as out for 6-8 weeks. The Pelicans, who are 1-11 this season, need Evans on the court as soon as possible if they plan on turning this season around and making a playoff push. Evans is arguably...
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November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

How Concerned Should We Be On The Pelicans' Nightmare Start?

Adding head coach Alvin Gentry to a young, impressive core made the New Orleans Pelicans everyone's dark horse Finals contender entering this season. But a string of injuries has caused a team ready to explode to instead sputter out of the gate. After securing their first win of the season last night against what looks to be a middling Dallas team, New Orleans is now 1-6 with the...
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November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

The Holy Grail Of Basketball Players

Two weeks into the season, the New Orleans Pelicans are starting to feel like this year's version of the Oklahoma City Thunder. With Tyreke Evans, Omer Asik, Norris Cole and Quincy Pondexter all out of the line-up and Jrue Holiday not playing in back-to-back games, the Pelicans rolled out a skeleton unit in their loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday. They had nine players in...
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November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Most disappointing NBA teams in first week of season

Look, James Harden. I’m not mad, I’m just disappointed. The MVP-caliber shooting guard leads the Houston Rockets, but he guided them down a losing path during the first week of the season, while a few other NBA teams underwhelmed, too. Though a slow start doesn’t doom a given franchise, some playoff contenders like the Rockets must dig themselves out of a small hole. Each...
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November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyreke Evans hopes to return from injury in four weeks

The Pelicans are off to an 0-3 start to the season, and while part of that is due to already facing the unstoppable Golden State Warriors twice, injuries can be blamed for the team not being competitive for the majority of all three contests.Sam Amick of USA Today takes a look at what's going on with the injury issues in New Orleans, while noting that Tyreke Evans may return to the...
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November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA Season Preview: New Orleans Pelicans

Here's the next installment of our team-by-team season preview series on the New Orleans Pelicans: 2014-15 Record: 55-27 Notable Acquisitions: Alvin Gentry (Coach) Notable Departures: None Temperature Check: After a second half surge helped propel to the first playoff appearance of Anthony Davis' career, the Pelicans largely stood pat this offseason. That doesn't mean, however...
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October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Pelicans claim guard Ish Smith off waivers

The Pelicans will be dealing with injury issues to start the season, which means that players who aren't exactly household names will be getting plenty of minutes over the first month of the team's games. Go ahead and add Ish Smith to that list, after he was claimed off of waivers by the Pelicans on Monday.Tyreke Evans is expected to miss 6-8 weeks after undergoing knee surgery...
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October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyreke Evans injury gives Anthony Davis opportunity to showcase superstar merit

Anthony Davis is widely considered an elite player, but casual NBA fans may not realize how much of a superstar the New Orleans Pelicans power forward truly is. That’s about to change. While an injury to Omer Asik was going to edge Davis further into the spotlight, Tyreke Evans’ knee issue has thrust Davis center stage. According to John Reid of The Times Picayune, Pelicans...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Gentry: Tyreke Evans could miss 6-8 weeks with knee injury

The Pelicans are the trendy pick to make a leap in the standings this season, but the health issues that have plagued them in the past are present once again.The latest injury is one to the knee of Tyreke Evans, who needed arthroscopic surgery to repair it and is expected to miss the next couple of months.Evans was an ironman of sorts for New Orleans last year, appearing in 79 games...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Pelicans' Evans has arthroscopic surgery on right knee

NEW ORLEANS -- New Orleans Pelicans guard Tyreke Evans has had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee.While the club says Tuesday's operation was "successful," the Pelicans are not immediately providing a timetable for Evans' return.The 6-foot-6 Evans, who is expected to serve as starting point guard this season under new coach Alvin Gentry, averaged 16.6 points, 6.6 assists and...
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October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Pelicans G Evans has arthroscopic surgery

NEW ORLEANS (AP) New Orleans Pelicans guard Tyreke Evans has had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee. While the club says Tuesday's operation was ''successful,'' the Pelicans are not immediately providing a timetable for Evans' return. The 6-foot-6 Evans, who is expected to serve as starting point guard this season under new coach Alvin Gentry, averaged 16.6 points, 6.6 assists...
Via AP on Fox
October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Could the future be now for the New Orleans Pelicans?

The vultures are already circling Anthony Davis in New Orleans. Even signing a five-year $145 million extension with the Pelicans hasn't really cooled speculation about his future. Will Davis be the next Kevin Love? Chris Paul? Kevin Garnett? The fundamental problem is obvious - there's no second star to put next to Davis and create the type of title contender that would presumably...
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October 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyreke Evans: Pelicans ‘right there’ with defending champs

  One of my all-time favorite quotes from 'Breaking Bad' came from the great Mike Ehrmantraut, who famously told Walter White, “Just because you shot Jesse James, don’t make you Jesse James.” Pelicans guard Tyreke Evans should probably heed Mike’s words, albeit with a bit more of an applicable interpretation: “Just because you hired the offensive guru of the Golden...
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September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Anderson says he's dropped 20 pounds since last season

Tyreke Evans said recently that a healthy Pelicans team is no different than the Warriors one that won a championship last season.Ryan Anderson is an important part of that puzzle.A prototypical stretch-four, Anderson's size and ability to knock down shots from three-point distance make the New Orleans lineup a nightmare for opposing defenses to deal with, especially when Anthony...
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September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyreke Evans: Healthy Pelicans 'no different' than Warriors

Tyreke Evans was the leader in regular season games played for the Pelicans last year, but his 79 appearances were the exception in New Orleans.The vast majority of the team's players missed significant time due to injury, and yet the Pelicans were still able to claim the eighth and final playoff spot in the ultra-competitive Western Conference.Evans believes that if his team is...
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September 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyreke Evans teams up with VSP Vision Care to give free glasses to kids in need

New Orleans Pelicans guard Tyreke Evans has once again teamed up with VSP Vision Care to provide free eye exams and glasses for children in need. This is a program he’s been helping to grow in his home town of Chester, Pa. since joining the Pelicans in 2013. Pelicans' Tyreke Evans has joined VSP Vision Care to provide free exams & give free glasses to those in need in his...
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August 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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