Pelicans

New Orleans Pelicans Agree to Four-Year Deal with Solomon Hill

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The New Orleans Pelicans have been having a great offseason, thanks to the selection of Buddy Hield in the 2016 NBA Draft. They were looking for another legitimate scorer and they were able to find him. Now, they are having some success on the NBA free agency market. According to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Pelicans ...

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Anthony Davis agrees to five-year, $145 million extension with Pelicans

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The New Orleans have locked up Anthony Davis with a five-year, $145 million maximum contract extension as expected. The deal was agreed upon right as free agency opened on Wednesday. Davis and his agent, Thad Foucher of Wasserman Media Group, met with New Orleans general manager Dell Demps and coach Alvin Gentry for a dinner in Beverly Hills, Calif. Davis ...

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Eric Gordon opts into deal with the New Orleans Pelicans

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Eric Gordon has been deciding whether or not to opt into his deal with the New Orleans Pelicans for the 2015-16 season over the past few weeks. It was a no-brainer that he would up opting into the deal, but the news has broke that he has officially decided to return to the Pelicans next season. Eric Gordon has opted ...

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New Orleans Pelicans hire Alvin Gentry as head coach

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The New Orleans Pelicans have ended their coaching hunt and have reached an agreement with Golden State Warriors associate head coach Alvin Gentry. Gentry, whose last stint as an NBA Head Coach was in 2012-2013 with the Phoenix Suns, has a coaching record of 335-370, with an impressive playoff record of 21-12. “We conducted an extensive coaching search that identified Alvin ...

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Pelicans fire coach Monty Williams

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The New Orleans Pelicans informed Monty Williams that he will not be retained as the team’s head coach. Williams was appointed head coach of the Pelicans on June 7, 2010 and in five seasons has led the team to two playoff appearances and an overall record of 173-221. “I have the utmost respect for Monty Williams, not only as a coach ...

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Anthony Davis: Pelicans planning five-year max contract

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The New Orleans Pelicans are fresh off of a disappointing four-game loss against the Golden State Warriors in the first round of the 2015 NBA Playoffs. It wasn’t a good showing, but even reaching the postseason was a huge step in the right direction for the Pelicans. Anthony Davis was a huge part of getting them there, and he is ...

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Warriors erase 20-point deficit, beat Pelicans in OT

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The Golden State Warriors took a 3-0 series lead by rallying past the New Orleans Pelicans Thursday night in a 123-119 overtime victory. The Warriors became the third team in NBA postseason history to come back from at least 20 points down entering the fourth quarter. The others were the 2002 Celtics and the 2012 Clippers. Stephen Curry, who hit seven 3s, scored ...

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New Orleans Pelicans: Three keys to victory in Game 2

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The New Orleans Pelicans came up just short on an impressive comeback in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series against the Golden State Warriors, and ended up falling by a final score of 106-99. They got off to a slow start, and that ended up killing them in the end. Despite the loss, they still proved that they can ...

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Could the Pelicans knock off the Warriors?

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The 2014-15 NBA season is officially over. Making the playoffs in the Western Conference is extremely difficult, but the fact of the matter is that the playoffs, however, are a different animal. With their win over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday, the New Orleans Pelicans clinched the eighth seed in the Western Conference. That said, they will face off ...

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Pelicans provide injury update on Anthony Davis, Ryan Anderson

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The New Orleans Pelicans announced Sunday that forward Anthony Davis has been diagnosed with a right shoulder sprain. An MRI conducted by the Thunder’s medical staff Sunday morning confirmed the right shoulder sprain. The injury occurred at the 3:38 mark of the first quarter in last night’s game against the Miami Heat. He is expected to miss 1-2 weeks. Additionally, Ryan Anderson underwent an MRI ...

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