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Nuggets halt Pelicans’ win streak

Advocate staff photo by SHERRI MILLER - New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) recovers the ball after Denver Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler (21, not pictured) misses a shot during the fourth quarter of the Pelicans vs. Nuggets NBA game at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015.

The New Orleans Pelicans had been playing with lots of energy in launching a four-game winning streak. However, they were no match for the high-intensity Denver Nuggets on Wednesday at Smoothie King Center, falling 93-85. And, the Pelicans may have endured a much bigger loss, Anthony Davis, the starting power forward for the Western Conference… Continue reading →

Pelicans forward Anthony Davis returns to floor after scare

Associated Press photo by GERALD HERBERT -- New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis grimaces after falling to the court during the second half of Wednesday's game against the Denver Nuggets in New Orleans. Davis was helped to the locker room but later returned to the game. The Nuggets won 93-85.

Anthony Davis missed the end of the third quarter and the start of the fourth during Wednesday night’s game after landing awkwardly on his on his left leg following a midair collision with Denver forward Kenneth Faried. After laying on the ground for nearly five minutes under the attention of trainers, Davis was helped to the locker room but… Continue reading →

Video: Pelicans guard Tyreke Evans talks about loss to Denver, injury to forward Anthony Davis

New Orleans Pelicans head coach Monty Williams talks to guard Tyreke Evans (1) during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman)

. Pelicans guard Tyreke Evans scored 25 points and had six rebounds, four turnovers and two assists in the team's 93-85 loss to the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday. Click here to see the video.Continue reading →

Video: Pelicans coach Monty Williams says forward Anthony Davis to have an MRI on groin injury

New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) grimaces on the court after pulling his groin in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets in New Orleans, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. The Nuggets won 93-85. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

. Pelicans coach Monty Williams talks to the media about the injury to forward Anthony Davis and the team's 93-85 loss to the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday. Click here to see the video.Continue reading →

Pelicans expect to play Nuggets tougher this time

Advocate staff photo by SHERRI MILLER - New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23), New Orleans Pelicans forward Dante Cunningham (44) and New Orleans Pelicans guard Quincy Pondexter (20) celebrate Davis stealing the ball away from Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki (41) during the fourth quarter of the Pelicans vs. Mavericks NBA game at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015.

When the New Orleans Pelicans were thrashed in a 20-point loss to the Nuggets in Denver on Nov. 21, coach Monty Williams was concerned that his team had strayed from its identity. Built on principles such as defense first, intensity and transition offense, Williams watched as the Nuggets out-hustled the Pelicans. New Orleans was No. 1 in… Continue reading →

He’s on a roll: Anthony Davis hosts night of bowling and prize giveaways for children

Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) helps Dylan Singleton bowl along with other children from the West Bank YMCA at Fulton Alley for ADÕs Flight Academy Bowling Event, part of the NBA's fit week, in New Orleans, La. Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015.

These seemed more meaningful than the ones he receives at the Smoothie King Center, where he performs before thousands more for a lot of money. Ask the New Orleans Pelicans’ Anthony Davis about the fans’ “MVP!” chants there after he makes a spectacular play, and he seems uncomfortable and always answers, “It’s too early yet. There’s a… Continue reading →

Photos: Anthony Davis bowls with kids

Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) greets children from the West Bank YMCA at Fulton Alley for ADâs Flight Academy Bowling Event, part of the NBA's fit week, in New Orleans, La. Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015.

Pelicans All-Star Anthony Davis will host his third event in the AD’s Flight Academy series hosting around 100 kids from the Westbank YMCA at Federal City in a bowling event at Fulton Alley. As a part of his individual community efforts in New Orleans, Anthony Davis provided a night of bowling, food/drink, giveaways and t-shirts for the kids.… Continue reading →

Video: The Pelicans confidence is sky-high with their four-game winning streak, but they are keeping things in perspective

New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) is fouled by Detroit Pistons forward Caron Butler during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Auburn Hills, Mich., Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

. Pelicans forwards Anthony Davis and Ryan Anderson talk about the team's four-game winning streak and its' potential playoff chances. Click here to see the video.Continue reading →

'Let 'em have it!' Anthony Davis the 'Special Man' in new Pelicans' spot based on old Frankie and Johnny's furniture commercials

All-Star Anthony Davis doubles as the "Special Man" in a ticket-sales commercial that takes fans back in time to the famous Frankie and Johnny's Furniture store commercials. Continue reading →

Pelicans push win streak to four

Advocate staff photo by SHERRI MILLER - Pelicans center Alexis Ajinca goes up for a shot during the second quarter against the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night at the Smoothie King Center. Ajinca had eight rebounds and four blocked shots in the Pelicans' 99-74 win.

Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown has studied Anthony Davis to help in the development of his team’s rookie center/power forward Nerlens Noel, with both being slender former first-round picks from Kentucky. While expecting Noel to be on the same path immediately as Davis might be unfair, given that Davis had a better skill base with which to… Continue reading →

Lewis: Pelicans make it look easy against the Sixers

New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) slam dunks in front of Philadelphia 76ers center Henry Sims (35) and forward Robert Covington in the second half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. The Pelicans won 99-74. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Who knew getting to four in a row would be this easy? Against a team that had beaten you by 15 just 10 days ago. Especially after the effort it took for the Pelicans to beat Dallas on Sunday to achieve their first three-game wining streak of the season. To be fair, the… Continue reading →

Pelicans dump Mavericks 109-106 for third straight win

Advocate staff photo by SHERRI MILLER - New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) celebrates a win as the crowd goes wild after a very close game against the Dallas Mavericks at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015.

The New Orleans Pelicans played the Dallas Mavericks closely twice earlier this season, only to fall short at the end. Anthony Davis, the Pelicans power forward who soon will make his first All-Star Game start, made sure that didn’t happen again. Making plays on both ends of the court in an inspiring effort over… Continue reading →

Lewis: After downing Mavs, 3 straight wins feel great for Pelicans; here's what playoff picture looks like

New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) celebrates their 109-106 victory over the Dallas Mavericks with guard Quincy Pondexter (20) after an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman)

This is what three in a row looks like: Anthony Davis pounding his chest after a dunk following an offensive rebound and later outmuscling fellow future Hall of Famer Dirk Nowitzki to tip away the inbound pass that prevented Dallas from having a go at a winning basket.… Continue reading →

Ryan Anderson back in groove at home

Advocate file  photo by ELIOT KAMENITZ--Pelicans forward Ryan Anderson, left, is in a groove at the Smoothie King Center.

Home is where the shot is. Whether it’s the rims, the angles, his conditioning or the crowd, something changes for Pelicans’ forward Ryan Anderson when he enters the Smoothie King Center. Shots not connecting in any other arena seem to find their way in when the Pelicans’ logo is emblazoned at center court. Sunday evening’s… Continue reading →

Six-game homestand gives Pelicans a chance to make their move

New Orleans Pelicans guard Eric Gordon (10) drives against Los Angeles Lakers guard Wayne Ellington (2) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, in New Orleans. The Pelicans won 96-80. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman)

The chance to get their footing on the Western Conference playoff ladder is right there for the New Orleans Pelicans. On Sunday, they begin a six-game homestand, their longest of the season. And they are a healthy 13-5 at the Smoothie King Center, where it appears they’ve started to gain the confidence of their fans this season. But… Continue reading →

Alex Ajinca’s solid play gives New Orleans Pelicans a boost

Associated Press photo by FRANK GUNN -- New Orleans’ Alexis Ajinça shoots over Toronto’s Tyler Hansbrough last Sunday in Toronto.

With the Pelicans embarking on an important six-game home stretch, the continued improved play of center Alexis Ajinça could turn out to be a boost. Ajinça had 16 points and 14 rebounds against Philadelphia on Jan. 16 and two days later scored 22 in the big win at Toronto as he got more playing time with… Continue reading →

Dante Cunningham, others step in to help New Orleans Pelicans overcome injuries

Associated Press photo by JONATHAN BACHMAN -- Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant drives against New Orleans Pelicans forward Dante Cunningham during the second Wednesday in the Smoothie King Center.

MINNEAPOLIS — Injuries can decimate a team. The New Orleans Pelicans are trying to make sure that doesn’t happen. Guard Jrue Holiday missed his fifth game in a row on Friday night with a stress fracture in his right lower leg and forward Ryan Anderson was out of the lineup for the first time… Continue reading →

New Orleans Pelicans guard Nate Wolters signs second 10-day contract with team

Associated Press photo by STACY BENGS -- Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine moves past New Orleans Pelican guard Nate Wolters during the second half Friday in Minneapolis. The Pelicans won 92-84.

New Orleans Pelicans guard Nate Wolters has earned a second 10-day contract, with the team announcing the deal Saturday. Wolters originally signed with the club Jan. 14. In five games as a Pelican, Wolters averaged 2.6 points, 2.2 rebounds and 0.8 assists in 11 minutes. Wolters was the 38th overall pick in the 2013… Continue reading →

Pelicans erase early deficit, top Timberwolves 92-84

New Orleans Pelican forward Anthony Davis (23) protects the ball from Minnesota Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng, center, and forward Andrew Wiggins (22) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, in Minneapolis. The Pelicans won 92-84. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

MINNEAPOLIS — A slow start wasn’t going to stop the New Orleans Pelicans. The team’s starting guards made sure of that. Eric Gordon and Tyreke Evans combined for 37 points as the Pelicans erased a 10-point, first-quarter lead and pulled away late in the fourth quarter against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night… Continue reading →

New Orleans Pelicans’ Anthony Davis thanks fans for All-Star nod

Advocate staff photo by ELIOT KAMENITZ-- New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) passes the ball down court while being chased by Houston Rockets forward Josh Smith (5) as they play in the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, La. Friday, Jan. 2, 2015.

MINNEAPOLIS — Props to the fans. Anthony Davis knows he has his supporters to thank for receiving the starting nod for the Western Conference in next month’s NBA All-Star Game. The New Orleans Pelicans power forward tallied 1,369,911 votes, which is the third highest among all the players. “It’s all the fans,” said Davis, after his team’s morning… Continue reading →

Pelicans forward Anthony Davis voted to start for Western Conference in NBA All-Star game for first time

New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) is fouled by Detroit Pistons forward Caron Butler during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Auburn Hills, Mich., Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

One year after being an All-Star reserve, Anthony Davis was voted to start for the Western Conference in the NBA All-Star game on Thursday. The game will be played on Feb. 15 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Davis, who finished with 1,369,911 votes, was one of just three players to get at least… Continue reading →

Pelicans need momentum; Timberwolves provide a starting point

Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--New Orleans Pelicans center Omer Asik (3) dunks on Los Angeles Lakers forward Wesley Johnson (11) and Los Angeles Lakers forward Ed Davis (21) in a NBA basketball game in New Orleans, La. Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015.

The New Orleans Pelicans have victories this season against some of the best teams in the NBA. They have beaten the defending champion San Antonio Spurs, the Houston Rockets and Oklahoma City Thunder twice each and also have a victory over the Memphis Grizzlies. All are in playoff positions in the very competitive Western Conference.… Continue reading →

Anthony Davis catches fire in second half as Pelicans pop Lakers

Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) shoots over Los Angeles Lakers center Jordan Hill (27) and Los Angeles Lakers forward Ed Davis (21) and Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant (24)  in a NBA basketball game in New Orleans, La. Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015.

With point guard Jrue Holiday out injured, the New Orleans Pelicans didn’t do a good job of getting the ball to Anthony Davis in the first half against the Los Angeles Lakers, and he didn’t get into a rhythm. The Pelicans corrected that in the second half. With the Pelicans finding Davis nearly every possession in… Continue reading →

Video: Pelicans guard Tyreke Evans talks about how the Lakers focused on forcing him to pass the ball in the team' 96-80 win

New Orleans Pelicans guard Tyreke Evans (1) goes the basket past Los Angeles Lakers forward Wesley Johnson, right, during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, in New Orleans. The Pelicans won 96-80. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman)

. Pelicans guard Tyreke Evans scored 19 points and had four rebounds and four assists in the team's 96-80 victory against the Los Angeles Lakers in the Smoothie King Center. Click here to see the video.Continue reading →

Video: Pelicans forward Anthony Davis took advantage of the Lakers focusing on stopping guard play in the team's 96-80 win

Los Angeles Lakers center Jordan Hill (27) shoots the ball as New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, in New Orleans. The Pelicans won 96-80. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman)

. Pelicans guard Anthony Davis scored 29 points and had eight rebounds and four blocked shots in the team's 96-80 victory against the Los Angeles Lakers in the Smoothie King Center on Wednesday. Click here to see the video.Continue reading →

Video: Lakers guard Kobe Bryant hopes to play through shoulder injury

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant (24) drives against New Orleans Pelicans guard Quincy Pondexter (20) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, in New Orleans. The Pelicans won 96-80. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman)

. Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant suffered a sore right shoulder in the team's 96-80 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday. Bryant, who played 29 minutes, 52 seconds, scored 14 points. Click here to see the video.Continue reading →

Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday to miss two to four weeks with a stress reaction in his lower right leg

Advocate file photo by KYLE ENCAR -- Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday has a stress reaction to an injury in his right ankle that will keep him sidelined for two to four weeks.

New Orleans Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday will miss two to four weeks with what the team said Wednesday is a stress reaction in his right lower leg. Holiday had missed the past four games with what the Pelicans said was “right ankle inflammation.” Additional tests by team doctors Tuesday revealed the stress reaction, the… Continue reading →

Pelicans fans venting frustrations at inconsistent season

The team is off to its best start in three years, and the franchise’s trajectory is on the upswing, but fans of the New Orleans Pelicans were vocally perturbed as the second half of the 2014-15 season began Wednesday night. Although the team was greeted by a mostly full Smoothie King Center for the Pelicans tilt… Continue reading →

Anthony Davis (sprained left big toe) to return to the lineup for the Pelicans in Wednesday's game against the Lakers

Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) celebrates his team's victory against the Utah Jazz in a NBA basketball game at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, La. Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014.

. New Orleans Pelicans All-Star power forward Anthony Davis said he will play in Wednesday night's game against the Los Angeles Lakers at Smoothie King Center. Davis had missed the past three games with a sprained left big toe that was injured during the Pelicans' victory at the Detroit Pistons on Jan. 14.… Continue reading →

Lewis: Simply, the Pelicans have been consistently inconsistent this season

Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--New Orleans Pelicans head coach Monty Williams thinks during a timeout in a NBA basketball game against the Orlando Magic in the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, La. Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014.

Looks like everybody on the basketball wing of operations at 5800 Airline Highway is drinking the Kool-Aid, too. Or at least they were. Monday’s road loss to the dreadful New York Knicks brought the Pelicans to the midpoint of their season with a resounding thud. It is obvious that this team, now 20-21, does not… Continue reading →

Schedule softens (a bit) as the midway point passes, so the Pelicans need to make their move

Toronto Raptors DeMar DeRozan sits on the floor as New Orleans Pelicans Quincy Pondexter, left, and Tyreke Evans congratulate each other on a win in NBA basketball game action in Toronto, Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)

Before his New Orleans Pelicans embarked on their just-completed five-game road trip against Eastern Conference teams, coach Monty Williams was asked about his team’s schedule during the season’s first half. “It’s been brutal, but there’s nothing you can do about the schedule,” he replied. “At some point, it will start to even out. I will say this:… Continue reading →

What went right and what went wrong for the New Orleans Pelicans in the first half of the season

New Orleans Pelicans head coach Monty Williams calls out a play to his team during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, in Philadelphia. The 76ers won 96-81. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

. Advocate contributor Scott Kushner lists the things that went right and the things that went wrong for the New Orleans Pelicans in the first half of the 2014-15 season. Click here to see the Meograph.Continue reading →

Knicks snap their 16-game losing skid with a 99-92 victory over the Pelicans

New Orleans Pelicans' Tyreke Evans, left, looks to drive to the basket as he is guarded by New York Knicks' Jose Calderon during the third quarter of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Knicks won 99-92. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

NEW YORK — Over the past four nights, the New Orleans Pelicans have managed to bring a state of euphoria to Philadelphia and New York, sandwiched between some personal satisfaction. Coming off a last-second, hard-fought victory over Toronto on Sunday afternoon, the Pelicans appeared to have enough momentum to post consecutive victories for the first… Continue reading →

Langston Galloway turns in solid effort against Pelicans

Langston Galloway is truly enjoying the moment. The former Christian Life Academy and St. Joseph’s University standout signed his second 10-day contract with the New York Knicks on Saturday and finished with a career-high 21 points against the Pelicans in the Knicks’ 99-92 victory Monday night. Galloway, who had been playing with the Knicks’ developmental team in nearby… Continue reading →

Tyreke Evans’ late basket lifts Pelicans past Raptors 95-93

New Orleans Pelicans guard Tyreke Evans (1) drives to the hoop against Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas during first-half NBA basketball game action in Toronto, Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015. Raptors guards Kyle Lowry, left, and DeMar DeRozan (10) and Pelicans center Omer Asik (3) look on.  (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)

TORONTO — No Anthony Davis or Jrue Holiday? No problem for the New Orleans Pelicans, at least on this Sunday afternoon. Tyreke Evans led the way with 26 points — none bigger than his final two, scored with 1.6 seconds remaining — and Raptors swingman DeMar DeRozan missed a 3-pointer at… Continue reading →

Pelicans being cautious with Anthony Davis’ injury

Associated Press photo by Paul SancyaNew Orleans'  Anthony Davis reaches for his toes on the bench against the Detroit Pistons last week. Davis sprained his left toe late in the game.

TORONTO — The New Orleans Pelicans collected a 95-93 victory against the Toronto Raptors on Sunday and did so without their best player. Anthony Davis missed his second consecutive game with a sprained left toe. Davis sustained the injury in New Orleans’ 105-94 victory against the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday. Pelicans coach Monty Williams didn’t… Continue reading →

After letdown in Philadelphia, Pelicans wrap up road trip with games at Toronto and New York

New Orleans Pelicans head coach Monty Williams is seen during an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday, Jan. 16 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

PHILADELPHIA — Heading to Toronto and New York to complete their five-game Eastern Conference road swing, the New Orleans Pelicans will continue to try to become road warriors — and more consistent ones at that. The Pelicans appeared set to gain some momentum Friday night in Philadelphia when they faced a hapless Sixers team… Continue reading →

Without Anthony Davis and Jrue Holiday, Pelicans get trounced 96-81 by the downtrodden 76ers

New Orleans Pelicans head coach Monty Williams calls out a play to his team during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, in Philadelphia. The 76ers won 96-81. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

PHILADELPHIA — The New Orleans Pelicans sure looked like they missed having Anthony Davis and Jrue Holiday in the lineup. The Pelicans rolled into town facing a team that has lost 16 of its first 18 games at home and had won only seven overall. But the 76ers took charge from the opening… Continue reading →

Pelicans’ Anthony Davis, Jrue Holiday will miss Friday night’s game at Philadelphia

New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) is fouled by Detroit Pistons forward Caron Butler during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Auburn Hills, Mich., Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

PHILADELPHIA — New Orleans Pelicans center Anthony Davis and guard Jrue Holiday will sit out the team’s game Friday night at Philadelphia. Davis is out with a sprained left toe. He was hurt late in Wednesday night’s win at Detroit. He’s averaging 24.2 points and 10.4 rebounds. Holiday is out for the second straight… Continue reading →

Pelicans responded against Pistons; 76ers next

Detroit Pistons forward Greg Monroe (10) is fouled by New Orleans Pelicans guard Eric Gordon (10) as Anthony Davis (23) defends in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Auburn Hills, Mich., Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Monty Williams has been around the league — five teams in nine seasons, to be exact — and he’s been through the tough losses and the rewarding victories. The New Orleans Pelicans’ coach felt the frustration, much like his players did, after losing to Boston to drop below .500. And… Continue reading →

Pelicans cool off hot Pistons

Associated Press photo by Paul Sancya -- Pelicans forward Anthony Davis dunks against the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday in Auburn Hills, Mich.

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — After dropping below .500 early in the week, the New Orleans Pelicans needed a needed a spark, anything to avoid falling on the road, again. Fortunately, the Pistons were there to provide the help. And New Orleans was quick to take advantage. Behind a strong start to the game and… Continue reading →

Pelicans sign guard Nate Wolters

The New Orleans Pelicans signed unrestricted free agent Nate Wolters to a 10-day contract. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Wolters, a 6-foot-4, 190-pound guard from South Dakota State, was the 38th overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft by the Washington Wizards before his rights were dealt to the Philadelphia 76ers and… Continue reading →

Pelicans sign Nate Wolters to a 10-day contract

The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that the team has signed unrestricted free agent guard Nate Wolters to a 10-day contract. Wolters will be in the lineup for the team on Wednesday when the Pelicans play at Detroit. Wolters, 6-4, played at South Dakota State and was the 38th overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft by the Washington Wizards before… Continue reading →

On the road again, Pelicans seek rotation consistency

Associated Press photo by Charles KrupaBoston Celtics forward Kris Humphries is blocked out by Pelicans forward Anthony Davis and center Alexis Ajinca.

BOSTON — Pelicans coach Monty Williams admitted it from the start: As far as the team’s rotation and minute distribution was concerned, Monday’s game against the Celtics — ultimately a 108-100 loss — was going to be a little weird. New Orleans was a team in flux, having officially said so long to guard… Continue reading →

Pelicans’ Quincy Pondexter happy to be back

Memphis Grizzlies guard Quincy Pondexter (8) plays in the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 26, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. The Rockets beat the Grizzlies 117-111. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. — The New Orleans Pelicans are different from the last time Quincy Pondexter was a member of the team. So different that not a single member from 2010-11 roster — the last year he was on the team — remains in New Orleans. Not even the nickname is the same. Even Pondexter… Continue reading →