New Orleans Pelicans Rumors
During another set of questions, apparently aimed at establishing how close Benson and Henry had been, Benson was shown a photo of the two men with Pelicans star Anthony Davis. “Who is this?” Williams asked. “It’s Rodney and a basketball player,” Benson said. “Oh, hell, I forget his name. Let me — he’s a great player for us. Tell me his name, and I will tell you yes or no.” Williams said Anthony Davis. Benson said, “Yes, that’s it.”
Mike Triplett: The Saints have fired team orthopedists Deryk Jones and Misty Suri, per source, after it was discovered that CB Delvin Breaux has a fractured fibula and will require surgery expected to sidelined him for 4-6 weeks. Breaux was originally diagnosed with a contusion – and the team was frustrated that he wasn’t recovering more quickly until the missed diagnosis was revealed. It was accurately reported that the team has had an issue with Breaux’s string of nagging injuries in the past, but this case is different. And it seems unlikely at this point that the team will be as eager to trade or release Breaux. Justin Verrier: Suri was only with the Pelicans for a year-plus but was their head team physician and director of medical services. twitter.com/MikeTriplett/s…
New Orleans amended the contract of Jordan Crawford to guarantee his contract $250K for the season. The $1.7M contract for Crawford was set to become fully guaranteed last week but both sides amended his contract with the revised protection. The protection will increase to $750K if the contract is not waived by 11/10.