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Report: Dante Cunningham agrees to three-year deal with Pelicans

If continuity is the elixir that builds championship contenders, then the New Orleans Pelicans are off to a good start in the Alvin Gentry era.The Pelicans had already reportedly come to terms with Omer Asik after signing Anthony Davis to a massive extension, and reports from over the weekend have New Orleans re-signing Dante Cunningham, too. As first reported by ESPN.com:"People...
Via Fox Sports
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Pelicans want to re-sign Norris Cole

The New Orleans Pelicans have had an active offseason retaining key players and now have Norris Cole as their next target to bring back to New Orleans, according to nola.com. Cole is a restricted free agent and can play for a one-year qualifying offer if no other teams offer him a contract.  The Pelicans have limited room left for contracts and are looking to sign him to a deal...
Via Hoops-Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

AP sources: Pelicans bring back Cunningham on 3-year deal

NEW ORLEANS (AP) People familiar with the negotiations say the New Orleans Pelicans and forward Dante Cunningham have agreed on a three-year contract extension worth about $9 million. The people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity on Saturday because the free-agent contract, which cannot officially be signed until July 9, has not been announced. The Pelicans...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dante Cunningham Agrees To Three-Year, $9M Deal With Pelicans

Free agent forward Dante Cunningham has agreed to a three-year, $9 million deal to re-sign with the New Orleans Pelicans, a league source told RealGM. Cunningham, 28, will hold a player option on the third season. After signing two months into the NBA season, Cunningham averaged 5.2 points and 3.9 rebounds in 66 games for the Pelicans. Cunningham has scored six points per game while...
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Here is Anthony Davis shooting three pointers like his been doing this for years

I think by now, many consider New Orleans Pelicans center Anthony Davis one of the best players in the NBA. Head coach Alvin Gentry believes that Davis only trails LeBron James as the best player in the NBA. Davis agreed to a five-year,$145 million contract which is considered the richest in NBA history earlier this week. So after signing that contract, Davis was back in the gym...
Via No Guts, No Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans: Omer Asik and Alexis Ajinca Contract Grades

(Source: Scott Halleran/Getty Images North America)   By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… The New Orleans Pelicans made moves to retain their best low post pieces outside of Anthony Davis, keeping centers Omer Asik and Alexis Ajinca in the rotations long term. While neither of them is a star caliber player by any means, nor do they rack up unfathomable numbers on a...
Via HoopStuff
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pelicans, Asik agree on 5-year contract

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The New Orleans Pelicans and center Omer Asik have agreed on a five-year contract worth a minimum of $44 million and rising up to $58 million if incentives and benchmarks are met, said a person familiar with the negotiations. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the club and Asik have not publicly discussed the contract, which...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pelicans, Asik agree on 5-year contract

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The New Orleans Pelicans and center Omer Asik have agreed on a five-year contract worth a minimum of $44 million and rising up to $58 million if incentives and benchmarks are met, said a person familiar with the negotiations. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the club and Asik have not publicly discussed the contract, which...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
5 days ago  |  Discuss

AP source: Pelicans, Asik agree on 5-year contract

NEW ORLEANS (AP) A person familiar with the negotiations says the New Orleans Pelicans and center Omer Asik have agreed on a five-year contract worth a minimum of $44 million and rising up to $58 million if incentives and benchmarks are met. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the club and Asik have not publicly discussed the contract, which...
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Omer Asik, Pelicans Finalizing New Deal

Omer Asik and the New Orleans Pelicans are finalizing a new contract. Asik was acquired from the Houston Rockets last offseason in exchange for their 2015 first round pick. The Pelicans have also expressed interest this offseason in Robin Lopez.
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans: Anthony Davis Contract Grade

  (Source: Scott Halleran/Getty Images North America) By Troy Tauscher: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… Anthony Davis just signed one of the most enormous contracts in NBA history, re-committing to the New Orleans Pelicans with a 5 year/ $145 million deal. This comes as no surprise. From his first days in the NBA, the Pelicans always were going to sign him to the largest and richest...
Via HoopStuff
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Agent: Pelicans, center Alexis Ajinca agree on 4-year deal

METAIRIE, La. (AP) -- The New Orleans Pelicans and 7-foot center Alexis Ajinca have agreed on a four-year, $20.2 million extension. The 27-year-old Ajinca's new contract was confirmed by his agent, Mark Bartelstein, in an email to The Associated Press. Ajinca, who is French, was used last season primarily as a reserve. But when he received more minutes, he usually produced. He reached...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Agent: Pelicans, center Alexis Ajinca agree on 4-year deal

METAIRIE, La. (AP) The New Orleans Pelicans and 7-foot center Alexis Ajinca have agreed on a four-year, $20.2 million extension. The 27-year-old Ajinca's new contract was confirmed by his agent, Mark Bartelstein, in an email to The Associated Press. Ajinca, who is French, was used last season primarily as a reserve. But when he received more minutes, he usually produced. He reached...
Via AP on Fox
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Grading the deal: Davis commits to Pelicans until 2020

With a player of Anthony Davis' talent, there's always a fear he could do something unprecedented and forgo a max extension to control his own destiny. LeBron James did a version of that in 2006 when he took a shorter deal on his first extension to be able to become a free agent in 2010. Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh followed suit as fellow members of the class, while Carmelo Anthony...
Via RealGM - NBA
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Alexis Ajinca, Pelicans Agree Upon Four-Year, $20.2M Deal

Alexis Ajinca has agreed to re-sign with the New Orleans Pelicans on a four-year, $20.2 million deal. Ajinca gives the Pelicans depth at center.
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis Receives NBA's Richest Extension

Before the free agency period explodes, the New Orleans Pelicans have made sure to wrap up Anthony Davis to ensure that he will be with the team...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis’ contract gives us an idea of new salary cap money

Anthony Davis has reportedly agreed to a contract extension with the New Orleans Pelicans that will be the richest in NBA history. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, Davis and the Pelicans have a agreed to a five-year extension worth roughly $145 million that will kick in after the 2015-2016 NBA season. The deal cannot be...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Anthony Davis, Pelicans Agree On Five-Year, $140M Contract Extension

NEW ORLEANS — Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans have agreed on a five-year extension worth more than $140 million. Davis tweeted: “NOLA, I am here to stay! Just getting started” shortly after free agency opened late Tuesday night, and a person with knowledge of the details confirmed the agreement to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal cannot...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis and New Orleans Pelicans Agree to 5-year, $145 Million Extension

It didn’t take long for Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans to agree on a contract extension. Just minutes after the free agency period opened on July 1, Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that the Pelicans and Davis had agreed upon a five-year extension “that could be worth in excess of” $145 million. NOLA, I […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans pay Anthony Davis a pretty penny, and get a deal

New Orleans Pelicans owner Tom Benson’s estranged would-be heirs recently took the old man to court, trying to prove he has lost his marbles and that the control of the Pelicans and Saints and future fortune was essential weasled away from the doddering fool by his current wife. His daughter and granddaughter lost that court battle, though they plan on appealing. Tuesday night’s...
Via Rumors and Rants
6 days ago  |  Discuss

AP source: Anthony Davis, Pelicans agree to max extension

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans have agreed on a five-year extension worth more than $140 million. Davis tweeted: ''NOLA, I am here to stay! Just getting started'' shortly after free agency opened late Tuesday night, and a person with knowledge of the details confirmed the agreement to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal cannot...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

AP source: Anthony Davis, Pelicans agree to max extension

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans have agreed on a five-year extension worth more than $140 million. Davis tweeted: ''NOLA, I am here to stay! Just getting started'' shortly after free agency opened late Tuesday night, and a person with knowledge of the details confirmed the agreement to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal cannot...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

AP source: Anthony Davis, Pelicans agree to max extension

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans have agreed on a five-year extension worth more than $140 million. Davis tweeted: ''NOLA, I am here to stay! Just getting started'' shortly after free agency opened late Tuesday night, and a person with knowledge of the details confirmed the agreement to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal cannot...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

AP source: Anthony Davis, Pelicans agree to max extension

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans have agreed on a five-year extension worth more than $140 million. Davis tweeted: ''NOLA, I am here to stay! Just getting started'' shortly after free agency opened late Tuesday night, and a person with knowledge of the details confirmed the agreement to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal cannot...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

AP source: Anthony Davis, Pelicans agree to max extension

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans have agreed on a five-year extension worth more than $140 million. Davis tweeted: ''NOLA, I am here to stay! Just getting started'' shortly after free agency opened late Tuesday night, and a person with knowledge of the details confirmed the agreement to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal cannot...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss
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