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Thunder & Pelicans' thoughts with coach Monty Williams

Monty Williams' impact on the New Orleans Pelicans went beyond reaching the playoffs twice in five seasons. That has become obvious with Williams now grieving the untimely death of his wife.While the Pelicans and Oklahoma City Thunder are scheduled to play basketball Thursday night, their thoughts will be with Williams a day after the tragic crash.Williams went 173-221 in five seasons...
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5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans-Thunder Preview

Monty Williams' impact on the New Orleans Pelicans went beyond reaching the playoffs twice in five seasons. That has become obvious with Williams now grieving the untimely death of his wife. While the Pelicans and Oklahoma City Thunder are scheduled to play basketball Thursday night, their thoughts will be with Williams a day after the tragic crash. Williams went 173-221 in five...
Via AP on Fox
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans snap Jazz's 7-game win streak

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Anthony Davis capped a 19-point night with a running left-handed hook and 3-pointer in the final minute, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat Utah 100-96 on Wednesday night to snap the Jazz's seven-game winning streak. Jrue Holiday scored 21 points for the Pelicans, who won their second straight. Davis scored all but three of his points in the second half. His running...
Via AP on Fox
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Davis, Pelicans snap Jazz's 7-game win streak, 100-96

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Anthony Davis capped a 19-point night with a running left-handed hook and 3-pointer in the final minute, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat Utah 100-96 on Wednesday night to snap the Jazz's seven-game winning streak. Jrue Holiday scored 21 points for the Pelicans, who won their second straight. Davis scored all but three of his points in the second half. His running...
Via AP on Fox
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ingrid Williams, wife of Thunder assistant Monty Williams, dies after car crash

Ingrid Williams, the wife of Thunder assistant and former Pelicans head coach Monty Williams, has died after being involved in a car crash in Oklahoma City on Tuesday night. "The Thunder organization has heavy hearts tonight with the news of Ingrid's passing. Words cannot adequately describe how deep our sorrow is for the loss of Monty's wife," the NBA team said in a statement....
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch Karl-Anthony Towns wreck the world on this amazing dunk

Karl-Anthony Towns just keeps getting better and better—this time, at the expense of Pelicans forward Dante Cunningham.Towns put up another gaudy stat line during Monday night's loss to the Pels, 19 points and 12 boards. Two of those points came in pretty much the fanciest way possible.You're going to want to see this:Cunningham stood no chance on that one. And more importantly...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves steamrolled by Pelicans in lackluster loss

MINNEAPOLIS -- Anthony Davis and Jrue Holiday scored 27 points apiece, and the New Orleans Pelicans snapped a four-game losing streak with a 116-102 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night.Davis grabbed eight rebounds and Holiday had nine assists and five boards as well. Ryan Anderson chipped in 26 points and the Pelicans turned 12 turnovers into 21 points while turning...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans snap 4-game skid with easy win over T-Wolves

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Anthony Davis and Jrue Holiday scored 27 points apiece, and the New Orleans Pelicans snapped a four-game losing streak with a 116-102 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night. Davis grabbed eight rebounds and Holiday had nine assists and five boards as well. Ryan Anderson chipped in 26 points and the Pelicans turned 12 turnovers into 21 points while...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans snap 4-game skid with easy win over Wolves

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Anthony Davis and Jrue Holiday scored 27 points apiece, and the New Orleans Pelicans snapped a four-game losing streak with a 116-102 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night. Davis grabbed eight rebounds and Holiday had nine assists and five boards as well. Ryan Anderson chipped in 26 points and the Pelicans turned 12 turnovers into 21 points while...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Timberwolves vs. Pelicans

Last season, the New Orleans Pelicans seemed to be a team in the ascendancy in the Western Conference after Anthony Davis reached the playoffs for the first time.This season, the Minnesota Timberwolves won't be going to the postseason but the Andrew Wiggins-led club may have stolen the mantle as the West's team on the rise.The Timberwolves can record their second three-game win streak...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans-Timberwolves Preview

Last season, the New Orleans Pelicans seemed to be a team in the ascendancy in the Western Conference after Anthony Davis reached the playoffs for the first time. This season, the Minnesota Timberwolves won't be going to the postseason but the Andrew Wiggins-led club may have stolen the mantle as the West's team on the rise. The Timberwolves can record their second three-game...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans fall to Cavaliers for 4th straight loss

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Kyrie Irving scored 29 points, LeBron James added 27 and the Cleveland Cavaliers bounced back from two straight losses with a 99-84 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday night. Irving and James combined for 17 points in the fourth quarter as Cleveland improved to 6-3 since Tyronn Lue replaced David Blatt as head coach on Jan. 22. Kevin Love was out with...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James soars for incredible one-handed dunk against Pelicans

There are few players in the history of basketball like LeBron James and tonight, he showed off his amazing slam-dunking abilities. In the first half against the New Orleans Pelicans, LeBron was able to drive to the basket and take flight for an incredible one-handed dunk: LeBron James, everybody! *** James Slam Dunk [Michael Gallagher] James image courtesy of Getty Images
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Where do the Pelicans go Next?

After an abysmal start to the season, the New Orleans Pelicans, slowly but surely, clawed their way back into relevancy in the West, drawing within a few games of the last playoff spot. But now six games out of eighth place and with four teams to jump ahead of them, the Pelicans must decide what’s more important: the present or the future. In terms of living up to expectations...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis Rivista Ufficiale NBA Cover Art

Designer Davide Barco was commissioned to design a cover for Rivista Ufficiale NBA, featuring New Orleans Pelicans superstar Anthony Davis. Combining an action shot of Davis with his unique illustration style, he was able to emphasize the dynamism of The Brow. The post Anthony Davis Rivista Ufficiale NBA Cover Art appeared first on Hooped Up.
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Anderson Commits Crime, Dunks On Kobe

Kobe Bryant has made a living dunking on helpless big men. There was the one on Vlade Divac, the one on Todd Macculloch, and, of course, the one on Yao. On Thursday night, Ryan Anderson took it upon himself to defend their honor, dunking on Bryant late in a New Orleans Pelicans 99-96 loss to Bryant’s Lakers. What makes this so terrible for Bryant is that he thought he had a chance...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Anderson dunks on Kobe, but Kobe follows with dagger 3

Dunking on old people is mean, but the New Orleans Pelicans’ Ryan Anderson did just that on Thursday night against the Los Angeles Lakers with this posterizing slam: what a time to be alive pic.twitter.com/O7HNoQbENU — jack (@jackhaveitall) February 5, 2016 Unfortunately for Anderson and the Pelicans, that old guy is one Kobe Bean Bryant, and you know Kobe — even at 37 —...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans lose to resurgent Kobe Byrant, Lakers

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Kobe Bryant scored 27 points, hitting three pivotal 3-pointers in the last six-plus minutes, and the Los Angeles Lakers won their second straight, 99-96 over the New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday night. Bryant, who scored a season-high 38 points at Minnesota two nights earlier, held his follow-through as his final 3 went through with a minute left to put the Lakers...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans fall flat in fourth quarter of loss to Grizzlies

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Zach Randolph had 22 points and 12 rebounds, and Memphis beat the New Orleans Pelicans 110-95 on Monday night, marking the Grizzlies' 10th victory in 12 games. Jeff Green scored 24 points for Memphis, and Vince Carter added 13, including a pair of back-breaking 3s in the last three minutes. Anthony Davis had 23 points and nine rebounds for the Pelicans, who lost...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Randolph, Green lead Grizzlies past Pelicans, 110-95

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Zach Randolph had 22 points and 12 rebounds, and Memphis beat the New Orleans Pelicans 110-95 on Monday night, marking the Grizzlies' 10th victory in 12 games. Jeff Green scored 24 points for Memphis, and Vince Carter added 13, including a pair of back-breaking 3s in the last three minutes. Anthony Davis had 23 points for the Pelicans, who lost for just the third...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Dejean-Jones Signs 2nd 10-Day Contract With Pelicans

The New Orleans Pelicans have signed guard Bryce Dejean-Jones to a second 10-day contract. Dejean-Jones, 6-6, 203, has appeared in five games (two starts) for the Pelicans, averaging 5.0 points and 3.0 rebounds in 15.8 minutes per game. Prior to joining New Orleans, Dejean-Jones played for the Idaho Stampede of the NBA Development League, appearing in nine games (seven starts),...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies-Pelicans Preview

Even though he was an All-Star three years ago, Jrue Holiday had become something of a forgotten man for the New Orleans Pelicans because of chronic leg injuries. With improved health this season, Holiday is playing a key role in their turnaround. The veteran point guard will try to keep rolling as New Orleans wraps up its homestand seeking a sixth victory in seven games Monday...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Brook Lopez soars for monster slam dunk on Omer Asik

There are plenty of amazing centers in the association these days and one of them happens to be Brooklyn Nets star Brook Lopez. Tonight, the Nets traveled to New Orleans to face the Pelicans and in the third quarter of action, Brook was able to throw down an amazing dunk on Omer Asik: Brook Lopez, everybody! *** Lopez Monster Dunk [Bleacher Report] Lopez image courtesy of Getty Images
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans beat Nets on Jrue Holiday's winning jumper

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Jrue Holiday hit a 15-foot shot with 1.3 seconds remaining and the New Orleans Pelicans held off the Brooklyn Nets, 105-103 on Saturday night. New Orleans' Anthony Davis scored 20 points and grabbed 16 rebounds in his first game back after sitting out with a concussion. Davis started 0 for 10 from the floor before finding his rhythm. The Pelicans (18-28) and Davis...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss
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