Pelicans just announced that center/forward Jason Smith will miss the remainder of the season.
NBA.com "The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that center Jason Smith will be out indefinitely with a right knee injury. An MRI revealed Smith suffered cartilage damage in his right knee. More details will be released as they become available. In 31 games (27 starts) this season, Smith is averaging..." January 18
Pelicans list Jason Smith as probable starter at center for tonight's opener against Indiana.
New Orleans Times-Picayune "When the New Orleans Pelicans players used to pair off in teams for pickup games last month forward/center Jason Smith could only watch because he hadn’t been cleared yet for contact work after requiring surgery on his right shoulder in April. But during Tuesday’s opening day of training camp..." October 01
NBA.com "Following a 2012-13 season in which injuries factored significantly into New Orleans’ 27-55 record it was welcomed news Monday when Jason Smith announced he’s been cleared to participate in training camp. The center underwent right shoulder surgery to repair a torn labrum in March a procedure that..." September 30
New Orleans Times-Picayune "When the New Orleans Pelicans open training camp on Oct. 1 veteran forward Jason Smith expects to be playing without any limitations despite requiring surgery last season to repair a torn labrum. Though Smith 7 feet 240 pounds has been held out of contact work during volunteer workouts this..." September 19
Pro Basketball Talk "Pelicans center Jason Smith had his season ended in March of last year due to suffering a torn labrum injury to his shoulder. The injury supposedly occurred on a play where Smith came up with a blocked shot on a dunk attempt by Kevin Durant. Smith hopes to be ready for the start of training..." September 08
New Orleans Times-Picayune "Speaking before Saturday’s New Orleans Zephyrs’ game that involved teammate Brian Roberts throwing out the first pitch, New Orleans Pelicans forward Jason Smith said he's continuing his rehabilitation work after requiring surgery in March to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder that forced..." May 12