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PELICANS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Pelicans give Wolters another 10-day deal

NEW ORLEANS (AP) The New Orleans Pelicans have signed guard Nate Wolters to a second 10-day contract. The 6-foot-4 Wolters was signed on Jan. 14, two days after starting point guard Jrue Holiday was sidelined by soreness in his lower right leg. Wolters has played in five games with New Orleans, averaging 2.6 points and 2.2 rebounds in 11 minutes per game. Wolters played 14 minutes...
Via AP on Fox
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis draws Barkley portrait on 'Inside the NBA'

New Orleans Pelicans power forward Anthony Davis is not only one of the most talented young players in the NBA, he’s also something of an artist. Davis sat down for an interview with Rachel Nichols for an “Inside the NBA” segment and it was mentioned that he is something of a doodler. Nichols asked Davis...Read More The post Anthony Davis’ Charles Barkley portrait pegs him...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Will Ferrell Hit Pelicans Cheerleader In The Face

Will Ferrell hit a New Orleans Pelicans cheerleader in the face with a basketball during halftime for a movie that he’s filming, probably a flick called Daddy’s Home. Looks like he hasn’t improved much on the hardwood since Semi-Pro. We don’t know if that was a real Pelicans cheerleader or just a stunt double, but frankly it doesn’t matter because you can’t fake that...
Via COED
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Ferrell drills NBA cheerleader in head with ball for movie shoot (videos)

  Actor Will Ferrell ran afoul of Smoothie King Center security during a New Orleans Pelicans game against the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night after drilling a cheerleader in the face with a basketball during a halftime attempt at a half-court shot gone awry. The entire ball-to-the-face debacle of course was staged and was...Read More The post Will Ferrell drills NBA cheerleader...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Ferrell Nails Pelicans Cheerleader in the Head With Ball While Filming Scene for Upcoming Movie

Actor Will Ferrell attended Wednesday night's New Orleans Pelicans game Wednesday night and even got some filming in for an upcoming film Daddy's Home where he tries to win over the hearts and minds of his two step-children. In the clip he is taking a half-court shot during half time of the game and releases the ball a little too low nailing one of the cheerleaders in the head instead...
Via FatManWriting
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jrue Holiday Out 2 To 4 Weeks Due To Right Leg Injury

Jrue Holiday is expected to miss the next 2-4 weeks. Pro Basketball Talk reports that New Orleans Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday is expected to miss the next two to four weeks due to to a stress reaction in his right leg.  Holiday will be held out of basketball activities until he shows signs of improvement and will be re-evaluated each week. Without Holiday for the next...
Via Basketball Bicker
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Ferrell Clocked a Pelicans Cheerleader in the Head (For a Movie)

Hollywood invaded the Los Angeles Lakers-New Orleans Pelicans game during halftime Wednesday night. Instead of watching some weird acrobatic show, fans were treated to “SNL” alum Will Ferrell shooting a scene from his upcoming film Daddy’s Home. Bleacher Report’s Kevin Ding uploaded the video above in which Ferrell nails a Pelicans cheerleader in the head during his “attempt”...
Via Busted Coverage
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Will the real Pelicans team please stand up?

If you’re an NBA fan trying to figure out what’s really going on with the New Orleans Pelicans, do not worry. You are not alone. There is so much confusion around this organization that I think the Pelicans themselves are not even sure what is going on with them. This team is a walking oxymoron. They’re full of an immense amount of talent. But yet, they suck. This latest East...
Via Gumbeaux Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday out 2-4 weeks

Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday will miss two to four weeks according to the team. Pelicans Jrue Holiday will miss the next 2-4 weeks with a stress reaction in his right leg, team says — Chris Mannix (@ChrisMannixSI) January 21, 2015 Holiday was averaging 15.2 points, 7.1 assists, and 3.5 rebounds per game on 44.4% shooting overall and 36.7% from three-land. This will give...
Via Bloguin Best
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jrue Holiday developed stress reaction in his right lower leg, out 2-4 weeks

New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday will miss the next 2-4 weeks after tests by team physicians Tuesday revealed that Holiday developed a stress reaction in his right lower leg, the team announced on Wednesday. “Holiday will be held out of basketball activities until his symptoms improve and will be re-evaluated each week,” the team said in a statement. In 37 games...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Surprise bowling trip jump starts the New Orleans Pelicans

After a disastrous game in Philadelphia Friday where the 76ers led wire to wire, Pelicans players thought they were headed for an intense practice session Saturday in Toronto ahead of a Sunday faceoff with the Raptors. Players and staff boarded the bus, sweats on and shoes in hand, expecting to pull up at a gym. Instead, they disembarked in front of a bowling alley. Coach Monty Williams...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyreke Evans leads Pelicans past Raptors

Tyreke Evans scored on a driving layup with less than 2 seconds to go and the New Orleans Pelicans beat Toronto 95-93 on Sunday, their first victory in seven meetings with the Raptors. Evans scored 26 points, and Alexis Ajinca had 22 to help the Pelicans win without injured starters Anthony Davis and Jrue Holiday. Davis and Holiday sat out for the second straight game. Davis is sidelined...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Anderson speaks out about battle with depression

The feeling of losing someone is unexplainable and, when asked to put it into words, can be almost impossible. But for Ryan Anderson, a forward for the New Orleans Pelicans,..... The post Ryan Anderson Speaks Out About The Realty of Depression appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
7 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans: Anthony Davis needs your help

Anthony Davis has a really really big problem. This problem looms so large that it actually poses a major threat to his long-term legacy despite the fact that he is in the midst a monstrous, breakthrough campaign in only his third year. Take that in. Breathe. Let’s go through this together. We all know the issue at hand here. No, it’s not that Davis plays for the small market...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Fo’ with the Foes: New Orleans Pelicans

This edition of “Fo’ with the Foes” – Philadunkia’s advanced scouting series which with the help of an accomplished journalist from around the NBA beat or blog world, previews key upcoming 76ers games – features tonight’s opponent, the New Orleans 2-3 in their last five games and most likely will be without Jrue Holiday tonight, but still feature MVP candidate Anthony...
Via Philadunkia
8 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans: Quincy Pondexter Trade Grade

(December 17, 2012 – Source: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images North America) New Orleans Pelicans: Quincy Pondexter Trade Grade By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content Pelicans Trade: Austin Rivers, Russ Smith Pelicans Receive: Quincy Pondexter, 2nd round pick In November of 2013 I wrote an article grading the extension the Grizzlies gave Pondexter and I really liked the move. Pondexter...
Via HoopStuff
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Recap: Celtics hang tough, outlast Davis, Pelicans

I’ll just file this game under why I don’t bet on games. Because even though New Orleans was winless against the East, they were facing a Celtics team that’s been reeling from the losses of its two best players, and the uncertainty of what was next. They have an MVP candidate, and the player that is now many people’s choice in the “if you could start a team now… ”...
Via Red's Army
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rivers open to son, Austin, joining Clippers: Whatever makes us better

Doc Rivers wouldn't be opposed to having his son Austin Rivers play for him with the Clippers. Austin Rivers, a 6-foot-4 guard, is reportedly being traded from the New Orleans Pelicans to Boston, and according to a Yahoo report, the Clippers are in talks to trade with the Celtics for the 22-year-old Rivers. "We're going to keep doing what we feel will make our team better," Doc Rivers...
Via Fox Sports West
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: C's getting Austin Rivers in Jeff Green trade

        This embed is invalid   " /> Another member of the Rivers family reportedly is set to join the Boston Celtics. The Celtics, Memphis Grizzlies and New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to terms on a three-team trade centering around Celtics small forward Jeff Green, league sources told ESPN’s Marc Stein on Saturday. As part of the deal, Boston reportedly...
Via NESN.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Monty Williams vs Dell Demps: who goes first?

As of right now, the New Orleans Pelicans are 17-18 and are ranked fifth in the Southwest Division of the Western Conference. To some, tinkering right around .500 may be cause for celebration. Before you break out your finest bubbly apple cider, look closely. Through 35 games last season, the team was 15-20. That’s right, this Pelicans team only has two more wins than that Pelicans...
Via Gumbeaux Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans’ Asik forces OT vs. Pelicans.

The game was in hand. All the Pelicans had to do was defend for a measly 0.7 seconds versus the Spurs in San Antonio and New Orleans would start 2015 on the right foot. Enter Omer Asik. Defending Tim Duncan, Asik saw the lob pass, and… tipped in the ball to send the game into OT. Not only did the game go into overtime, but it ended in a 95-93 Spurs win. The post Pelicans’ Asik...
Via Crossover Chronicles
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis Trolled Louisville And Russ Smith On Instagram, Smith Responded With Picture Of His Rings

Anthony Davis and Russ Smith may be teammates on the New Orleans Pelicans now, but the Kentucky-Louisville animosity never goes away. Davis posted a photo on Instagram from his Kentucky playing days, when he blocked a Smith shot. Of course, Smith was an incredibly accomplished player in his own right, and wasn’t about to take that lying down, so he responded with a picture of his...
Via College Spun
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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