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April 18, 2014 Updates

Williams said he hasn't had any discussion about his future with vice president Mickey Loomis general manager Dell Demps. "That's not something we talk about at all," Williams said. "Mickey and I have those conversations. He's the only guy that I answer to when it comes to that kind of stuff. It's not something that comes up. We are in a production business and you have to produce. And we all know that. "(But) I don't wake up everyday worried about if this is going to be the day (he gets fired) or anything like that. I have to do my job. I think you guys (media) think about it and write about it more than anybody else. When you are in management or leadership you are always trying to help your team get better and that's about the extend of it." New Orleans Times-Picayune

April 16, 2014 Updates

Ryan Anderson: I would love to be a broadcaster one day. Jason and Jrue Holiday also could be great someday. For me, it’s something I’d want to do, but not necessarily something I’d be great at. It would be fun. But I wouldn’t want to do something that’s strictly just about basketball. I’d love to be able to just be myself and talk about a bunch of even non-sports things. I enjoy throwing out a topic and then just talking about it, such as what you see on a morning talk show. NBA.com

April 15, 2014 Updates

Thunder forward Nick Collison and New Orleans guard Austin Rivers were ejected in the second quarter of the Thunder’s 101-89 loss to the Pelicans on Monday night. The two exchanged shoves and had to be separated before coming to blows. The incident began on a Thunder offensive possession. Collison attempted to set a screen on Rivers, who took exception to the contact and pushed Collison. Collison threw both arms in the air and looked around for the refs to make a call. It didn’t come. As the two transitioned to the other end, Collison then took matters into his own hands, delivering a forceful forearm shove into Rivers’ back. Rivers turned and charged at Collison, who appeared to briefly cock back his fist. The two were then separated and a double technical foul was called before referees reviewed the incident and upgraded it to double ejections. Oklahoman

April 14, 2014 Updates

The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that the team waived center Greg Stiemsma and signed center Melvin Ely for the remainder of the season. Per club policy, terms of the contract were not released. Ely (6-10, 260) has appeared in 373 games over eight NBA seasons, averaging 5.3 points and 3.3 rebounds in 16.0 minutes per game. The 6-10 center joins the Pelicans after playing the last two seasons for the Texas Legends in the NBA D-League, where he appeared in 78 games (74 starts) and averaged 13.4 points and 6.0 rebounds in 27.7 minutes per game. In the 2013-14 season, Ely totaled 15.8 points and 5.5 rebounds per game in 41 appearances and was selected to the 2014 NBA D-League All-Star Game. NBA.com

April 12, 2014 Updates
April 11, 2014 Updates

The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that the team has signed forward James Southerland for the remainder of the season. Per club policy, terms of the contract were not released. Southerland (6-8, 221) joins the Pelicans after playing for the NBA D-League’s Los Angeles D-Fenders in 2013-14. The Syracuse product appeared in 42 games (14 starts) with the D-Fenders this season and averaged 14.7 points and 6.5 rebounds in 28.6 minutes per game. NBA.com

April 10, 2014 Updates

The New Orleans Pelicans will use an injury exemption to create roster space to sign James Southerland out of the NBA Development League, a league source told RealGM. Southerland’s deal for the remainder of the season won’t carry into 2014-15. The Pelicans had received an exemption that allows the team to exceed 15 players on the roster, which has sustained significant injuries to Jrue Holiday and Ryan Anderson. RealGM

The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that forward/center Anthony Davis (back spasms) and guard Eric Gordon (left knee) will miss the remainder of the season. Davis was examined by team physicians, who determined that his injury will require 1-2 weeks of rest and rehabilitation. Gordon will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his left knee next week and is expected to make a full recovery. NBA.com

April 8, 2014 Updates
April 5, 2014 Updates

New Orleans Pelicans shooting guard Eric Gordon did not accompany the team for Friday night's game against the Utah Jazz, so he could get his ailing left knee examined by his doctor in Los Angeles, according to a source close to the team. It's not known when Gordon will rejoin the team, but he's not likely to make the trip to Portland on Sunday when the Pelicans play the Trail Blazers, sources said. New Orleans Times-Picayune

Anthony Davis the loneliest star in the NBA: Measuring the gap between the No. 1 and No. 2 player in terms of PER for every team in the NBA. HoopsHype

April 4, 2014 Updates
April 3, 2014 Updates

The New Orleans Pelicans said this morning that power forward Anthony Davis is being listed as day-to-day with back spasms. The second-year pro left Wednesday's loss in Denver during the first half due to the injury, after scoring six points. NBA.com

March 28, 2014 Updates
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