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  • Pelicans beat Nets 102-96 behind Quincy Pondexter's career-high 25 points

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Despite struggling with turnovers and having difficulty containing the Brooklyn Nets' shooters, the Pelicans still were able to extend their winning streak to three on Wednesday night. Behind Quincy Pondexter's career-high 25 points, the Pelicans beat the Nets 102-96 at the Smoothie King..." February 26

  • Tyreke Evans still not 100 percent but will play against Nets "There’s never a good time during the NBA season for a player to get sick, but Monday’s game vs. Toronto was particularly bad for Tyreke Evans. With three of New Orleans’ other key players already sidelined by injury, the Pelicans (29-27) were in dire need of having Evans on the floor against the..." February 25

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    John Reid @JohnReid64

    Jrue Holiday will be wearing a protective walking boot for the next two weeks

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    The Detroit Pistons have also claimed Shawne Williams, I'm told

  • Pelicans overcome 18-point deficit to beat Raptors, 100-97

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The Pelicans didn't have much go right early on Monday night against the Toronto Raptors. They made up for it after halftime, overcoming an 18-point deficit to pull out an improbable 100-97 victory that ended a four-game losing streak at the Smoothie King Center. With the Pelicans clinging..." February 24

  • Pelicans lose for Davis 1-2 weeks, Anderson for 2-4 weeks

    Fox Sports Southwest "The New Orleans Pelicans will have to cope without the firepower of forwards Anthony Davis and Ryan Anderson for the near future after both players went down with injuries Saturday in Miami. An MRI confirmed that Davis re-aggravated the right shoulder sprain that held him out of the recent NBA..." February 23

  • Anthony Davis aggravates sprained shoulder, leaves game not to return

    Pro Basketball Talk "Anthony Davis missed the All-Star Game because a few games earlier he suffered a shoulder sprain from when he fell awkwardly on his right shoulder after an impressive dunk. He came back for the Pelicans after the break as they try to make a playoff push, but Saturday night he appears to have..." February 22

  • Pelicans’ Ryan Anderson suffers knee sprain, has to be helped off court

    Pro Basketball Talk "While they picked up a road win in Miami, Saturday was a rough night for New Orleans. First, their superstar in the making Anthony Davis aggravated his sprained shoulder and had to leave the game. Then this — sharpshooter Ryan Anderson went down grabbing his knee and had to be helped off the..." February 22

  • Pelicans Waive Shawne Williams "The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that the team has waived forward Shawne Williams, who was acquired Feb. 19 from the Miami Heat along with Norris Cole and Justin Hamilton as part of a three-team trade. Williams, 6 feet 9, 230 pounds, appeared in 44 games (22 starts) this season for..." February 22

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    Jim Eichenhofer @Jim_Eichenhofer

    Anthony Davis back in lineup; Ryan Anderson game-time decision; Norris Cole not available yet:

  • Pelicans forward Ryan Anderson now listed as doubtful for Friday's game vs. Orlando Magic

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Though he participated in the past two practices and Coach Monty Williams declared he would be ready, the Pelicans listed backup forward Ryan Anderson as doubtful for Friday night's game against the Orlando Magic. Anderson, who was listed as probable to play on Thursday by the Pelicans, has a..." February 20

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Norris Cole to New Orleans for John Salmons is another trade that beat the buzzer

    NBA Trade Deadline 2015 - Live Stream

    PSD Staff Check back often for all of the latest NBA Trade Deadline rumors, news stories, tweets, images, videos, and anything else we can dig up pertaining to Deadline Day. February 19

  • Pelicans acquire Norris Cole from Heat for John Salmons

    Pro Basketball Talk "Add another one to the pile of trades that are still trickling in after the deadline, this one between Miami and New Orleans, swapping guards. This deal accomplishes something for both sides: the Heat have been trying to unload Cole, who will be a restricted free agent this summer. " February 19

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    New Orleans plans to buyout the contract of Shawne Williams, league source tells Yahoo Sports. That adds another good shooter to market.

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    John Reid @JohnReid64

    Anthony Davis and Ryan Anderson both aiming to be ready for Friday's game against the Orlando Magic

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    John Reid @JohnReid64

    Jrue Holiday will be sidelined an additional three weeks because of stress reaction injury in lower right leg

  • MVP Andrew Wiggins out of this World in Rising Star Challenge

    New York Post "The Rising Stars Challenge may have had a new format this year, but the game didn’t look much different. Led by 22 points, six rebounds and four assists from MVP Andrew Wiggins, Team World wound up pulling out a 121-112 victory over Team USA at Barclays Center Friday night, in the first year..." February 15

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    Shams Charania @ShamsCharania

    The New Orleans Pelicans have agreed on a second 10-day deal to re-sign Toney Douglas after the All-Star break, league source tells RealGM.

  • NBA players reject salary cap smoothing, raising projected 2016 cap to more than $90M

    SB Nation "NBA players have rejected a proposal that would "smooth" the projected windfall from the new television deal that the league signed last October, setting up a substantial increase of the salary cap in 2016, according to reports. Per Tim Bontemps of the New York Post, the salary cap is expected..." February 14

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    Shams Charania @ShamsCharania

    The New Orleans Pelicans have agreed on a second 10-day deal to re-sign Toney Douglas after the All-Star break, league source tells RealGM.

  • Pacers take advantage of depleted Pelicans

    Indianapolis Star "In the final game before the NBA All-Star break, the Indiana Pacers made one last impression by trampling the overmatched New Orleans Pelicans. The Pacers ran away with a 106-93 victory Wednesday night, never trailing and opening a lead that grew to 33 points. "Obviously this team was banged..." February 12

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    Chris Vivlamore @CVivlamoreAJC

    NBA announces Paul Millsap will replace Anthony Davis in Shooting Stars competition. #ATLHawks

  • Anthony Davis will not participate in Sunday's NBA All-Star Game

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Pelicans star forward Anthony Davis will not participate in Sunday's NBA All-Star Game because of his right shoulder sprain, the team announced Wednesday night. Davis missed his second consecutive game on Wednesday against the Indiana Pacers because of the injury. He made the Western Conference..." February 12

  • Saints, Pelicans owner defends mental state, vows to win lawsuit against family

    SB Nation "Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson released a statement Tuesday to defend his mental health against family members, and vow to win a lawsuit that holds the fate of both franchises in the balance. Tom Benson, the owner of the NFL's New Orleans Saints and the NBA's New Orleans Pelicans,..." February 10

  • Hayward scores 32 to lift Jazz over Pelicans

    Salt Lake Tribune "The crowd at Smoothie King Center watched a star on the court Monday night — just not the one most there hoped to see. Gordon Hayward won't be at All-Star Weekend. But with Pelicans forward Anthony Davis sidelined by a shoulder sprain, the Utah Jazz swingman seized an opportunity to steal the..." February 10

  • Anthony Davis iffy for All-Star Game "New Orleans Pelicans star forward Anthony Davis' availability for this weekend's All-Star Game will likely depend on whether he can play in New Orleans' home game Wednesday against Indiana, according to league sources. Sources told that Davis, who suffered a shoulder sprain Saturday..." February 10

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    New Orleans Pelicans @PelicansNBA

    .@OchsnerHealth injury update: Ryan Anderson (right elbow soreness) & Anthony Davis (right shoulder sprain) are OUT tonight vs. Utah

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    John Reid @JohnReid64

    Anthony Davis will not play Monday night against Jazz, Pelicans just announced.

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    John Reid @JohnReid64

    Anthony Davis has a right shoulder sprain, questionable for Monday's game against Utah.

  • Anthony Davis to be re-evaluated "Pelicans All-Star Anthony Davis hurt his right shoulder on a hard fall in which he struggled to brace himself after an alley-oop dunk late in the first half of Saturday night's 107-72 loss to the Chicago Bulls, and he did not return. Davis was diagnosed with a right shoulder contusion. X-rays..." February 08

  • Russell Westbrook scores 45, Thunder beats Pelicans

    The Oklahoman "Russell Westbrook sensed something in the air Wednesday morning. As the Thunder went through its final preparations for a pivotal showdown against the New Orleans Pelicans, Westbrook looked around at his teammates and realized that this shootaround was different than most. Finally, everyone..." February 05

  • Pelicans Sign Toney Douglas to 10-Day Contract "The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that the team has signed guard Toney Douglas to a 10-day contract. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Douglas, 6-2, 185, most recently played for the Jiangsu Dragons of the Chinese Basketball Association, appearing in 35 games while..." February 04

  • Adam Silver says he's not pro sports gambling, views himself as 'realist'

    The Score "Given the Tim Donaghy scandal of 2007, it is perhaps surprising that the NBA is the professional sports league at the forefront of the push to legalize sports gambling in the United States. NBA commissioner Adam Silver - thought to be the most influential person in the business of sports - has..." February 04

  • Evans didn't have a doubt about the Pelicans ending Hawks' 19-game winning streak

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The challenge appeared insurmountable, but Pelicans swingman Tyreke Evans thought they could pull it off. He predicted on Sunday they had a good chance of becoming the first team to take down the red-hot Hawks and their remarkable 19-game winning streak. In front of their joyous home crowd,..." February 03

  • Hawks' 19-game winning streak snapped by Pelicans

    Fox Sports "Any team can fall suspect to a poor shooting night. And for the most part, bad shooting leads to losses. But when a team is off the mark as much as the Hawks were on Monday, it makes top teams look awful. Disclaimer: Yes, it was a bad night for Atlanta. Yes, the Hawks are still a top..." February 03

  • Pelicans Won't Re-Sign Nate Wolters

    Real GM Basketball "The New Orleans Pelicans are parting with Nate Wolters after his 10-day contract expires, a league sources tells RealGM. Wolters has signed two 10-day contracts with the Pelicans." February 03

  • Adam Silver likes idea of increasing size of All-Star rosters

    Yahoo! Sports "Every year, NBA fans and coaches select the players who will represent the Eastern and Western Conferences in the midseason All-Star Game, and every year, some deserving player finds himself on the outside looking in. This time around, after NBA Commissioner Adam Silver chose Sacramento Kings..." February 02

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    John Reid @JohnReid64

    Anthony Davis says he's good to go and expects to play tonight against Hawks

  • Eric Gordon leads Pelicans to 108-103 victory against Clippers without Anthony Davis

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Pelicans shooting guard Eric Gordon's role hasn't been to take over games much this season. But it was on Friday night with All-Star forward Anthony Davis sidelined with a groin strain. Gordon showed he can still deliver, scoring a season-high 28 points to lead the Pelicans to a surprising..." January 31

  • Anthony Davis to undergo MRI on groin injury suffered in loss to Nuggets

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Anthony Davis will have an MRI on his injured groin on Thursday, New Orleans Pelicans coach Monty Williams said Wednesday after the Pelicans' 93-85 loss to the Denver Nuggets at the Smoothie King Center. Davis, the Pelicans' All-Star power forward, was injured when he leaped to try and pull in..." January 29

  • Nuggets get timely win in New Orleans over Anthony Davis, Pelicans

    Denver Stiffs "This is going to be a pretty awful recap of the Nuggets nice win in New Orleans over the Pelicans. We hosted a Stiffs Night Out at Jake's Food and Spirits, and brought the Nuggets a little good luck in route to a 93-85 win, that snapped the team's seven game losing streak. Earlier in the day,..." January 29

  • Anthony Davis questionable for Clippers game with groin injury, will be evaluated tomorrow "New Orleans announced Thursday that All-Star power forward Anthony Davis (groin injury) is listed as questionable to play in Friday’s home game against the Los Angeles Clippers. Davis’ status will be evaluated tomorrow, including during the Pelicans’ morning shootaround at the Smoothie King..." January 29

  • Anthony Davis shows emotion, makes crucial plays to help Pelicans beat Mavericks, 109-106

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "In most games, Pelicans forward Anthony Davis rarely shows much emotion. But Sunday was different. Davis screamed, pumped his fist and even hugged a fan standing near the court at the end of the game. Most importantly, Davis made the necessary critical plays down the stretch to help the..." January 26

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    John Reid @JohnReid64

    Monty Williams says there is a pretty good chance Ryan Anderson will play Sunday against the Mavericks.

  • Pelicans Sign Nate Wolters to Second 10-Day Contract "The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that the team has signed guard Nate Wolters to a second 10-day contract. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Wolters, 6-4, 190, South Dakota State, first signed with the Pelicans on January 14. In five games with New Orleans, Wolters..." January 24

  • Eric Gordon achieves second career double-double in Pelicans' win against Lakers

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "For only the second time in his seven-year NBA career, Pelicans shooting guard Eric Gordon achieved a double-double Wednesday night against the Los Angeles Lakers at the Smoothie King Center. He emerged after finishing with 17 points and 10 assists. It was Gordon's first double-double since..." January 22

  • Rita Benson LeBlanc, family file suit claiming Tom Benson incompetent to control New Orleans Saints, Pelicans

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The shocking struggle for control of the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans escalated Thursday (Jan. 23) as family members associated with Rita Benson LeBlanc filed a lawsuit claiming that the teams' owner and family patriarch Tom Benson is incompetent and is being directed by a manipulative wife and..." January 22

  • Saints, Pelicans ownership shocker: wife Gayle, not granddaughter Rita, will control empire after Tom Benson dies

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson will transfer ownership of the city's two major pro sports franchises to his wife, Gayle, when he dies, effectively ousting Benson's granddaughter, Rita Benson LeBlanc, who has previously been his handpicked successor. In a plan revealed to..." January 21

  • Lakers Top 2015 List Of NBA's Most Valuable Teams; Average Franchise Is Now Worth Record $1.1 Billion "What do you get when you combine a massive new $24 billion television contract, a nearly six-year bull market in equities creating tremendous wealth, and cheap credit? You get a massive rise in sports franchise values, with the NBA serving as ground zero for the current boom. The average NBA team..." January 21