Figured we'd see a good amount of Jrue-Evans-Ryan-Davis-Asik lineup. They played some in 2nd qtr, but Jrue fouls prevented it in 3rd
Bad break with Jrue Holiday picking up 4th foul at 9:14 of 3rd qtr. Probably will have to sit rest of period. Austin Rivers in. Sac 57-55
Pelican starters: Jrue Holiday, Tyreke Evans, Darius Miller, Anthony Davis, Omer Asik.
Pelicans starting lineup tonight: Omer Asik at center, Tyreke Evans at SG, Darius Miller at SF, Jrue Holiday at PG and Anthony Davis at PF.
Jrue Holiday on one of the areas Anthony Davis is excelling: "The mid-range shot is butter (for him). He can close his eyes and make that."
Jrue Holiday on why Anthony Davis is becoming so difficult to stop: "He has a counter to every (opposing defense's) counter."
Jrue Holiday on whether that was Anthony Davis' best game: "I don't know. I've seen some good stuff. Obviously, he does not have a ceiling."
Jrue has been much better in the 2nd half. He now has 19-5-1 on 7-15 shooting.
Jrue Holiday having big 2nd half, scoring 17 of his 19 points after intermission. Pelicans go back up 103-90 at 2:23
Jrue Holiday is a very good defender. Fast, strong, quick...Can see why he gives opposing pg's fits
Anthony Davis just spun around a defender on baseline then threw down one-handed dunk on alley oop from Jrue. Utah fans wowed. Us too
This whole Jazz run, NO hasn't given the ball to Anthony Davis once.....reek and Jrue need to realize who the man is
Jrue Holiday quiet in 1st half but starting to heat up, with 7 quick pts. Has 9 pts, 6 assists, 4 rebounds in 20 minutes. NOLA 68-55 at 6:09
Tyreke Evans and Jrue Holiday are a combined 2-of-8 from the field. Not good.
Trey Burke just blocked Jrue Holiday's shot....nice start to this game on both ends
Jrue Holiday is going have to defend Trey Burke tougher on the perimeter. He's made two straight 3-pointers.
Tyreke Evans, Anthony Davis, Alexis Ajinca, Eric Gordon and Jrue Holiday are the Pelicans starters tonight against Jazz.
The best offensive 5 man line-up in the NBA (min 50 mins) is Jrue Holliday, Eric Gordon, Tyreke Evans, Ryan Anderson and Anthony Davis
I don't think Jrue touched him.
Tyreke Evans comes up with 2 huge baskets, then Jrue Holiday gets key steal, followed by Anthony Davis 1-2 FTs. NOLA 103-97 at 0:28
Bad pass by Austin Rivers-- leads to turnover and points by Kings.Where's Jrue Holiday or Tyreke Evans?
Pelicans were cold early but have given themselves chances on O by only committing 3 turnovers. Another under-the-radar stat: Jrue 9 assists
Anthony Davis now has 5 dunks, after one-handed finish of an alley oop from Jrue Holiday. Davis 24 points, 7 rebounds. NOLA 76-69 end 3rd Q
Jrue Holiday may have gotten stuffed there, but he also sped back down the court for the box-out & rebound on the other end. So much hustle.
DeMarcus Cousins just chased down Jrue Holiday and blocked the layin attempt. Wow!!!!
Pelicans Jrue Holliday and Tyreke Evans combined 0-for-14 in the 4th quarter tonight. Serves them right for having those first names
Anthony Davis was 2-for-5 in the fourth. Tyreke and Jrue Holiday went 0-for-14.
Tyreke Evans, Jrue Holiday and Austin Rivers are a combined 0-8 in the fourth quarter. Poor Anthony Davis left to set high screens
Pelicans have made just 4 of 16 FG attempts in the fourth quarter. Jrue Holiday is 0-for-5.
Ball movement not like it was for first three quarters.Jrue Holiday finally back in for Austin Rivers
Without Omer Asik tonight, scoring-rich lineup of Jrue, Gordon, Tyreke, Ryno and Anthony Davis turned game in NOLA's favor in 2nd qtr. 49-42
Portland sloppiness (6 turnovers, several bad passes) helped NOLA's cause in 1st quarter. Blazers up 22-21. Jrue 8 pts, A.Davis 6 pts
Somehow the Trail Blazers lead 22-21 after one quarter. Chris Kaman with 7 off the bench for Portland. Jrue Holiday has 8 for N.O.
End of 1: Blazers 22, Pels 21. Kaman leads the Blazers with 7 points off the bench. Jrue Holiday with 8 for NOLA.
Jrue Holiday continues to play well, starting 4-for-5 from field. During NOLA's recent offensive binge, he's 21-for-32 in last 2+ games
Jrue Holiday playing well on both ends so far.
Jrue Holiday scores. Everyone who was standing up at home can sit down now.
After being informed he missed 1 shot (9-for-10), Jrue Holiday said, "I'm mad at myself now! If I'd gone 9 of 9, that would've been sweet."
Perhaps not realizing he was open, Jrue Holiday passed up layup to find Tyreke Evans for a 3-pointer. All net. It's been that kind of night
Jrue Holiday is 5-of-5 from the field. Eric Gordon is 4-of-4 and Austin Rivers is 5-of-5 from the field, Pels have 69 points with 2:53 2Q
Great presence of mind by Jrue Holiday to grab ball off floor and toss alley oop to Anthony Davis, for AD's 23rd dunk of '14-15. Pels 34-13
Based on recent play, Jrue Holiday looks fully back from injury. Has 7 early points, 1 assist. Averaging 16.0 points, 7.5 ast last 4 games
Still can't believe Sam Hinkie denied us from watching a team that could have won 35 games with Jrue Holiday, Evan Turner, and Spencer Hawes