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Pelicans announce they have officially signed guard Jimmer Fredette and rookie power forward Patric Young.
Knock on wood as I type this- Anybody worried about AD playing for Team USA this summer? Any downside or all upside? -MM
Okay- Rice topic closed. Back to basketball. Predictions for AD's stat line in Team USA scrimmage?!!
The league. So why did he go with two games, knowing he would get bashed today? -MM
Because even if any of those things are true, he and his advisors would know that a stinger suspension would be better for the perception of
I guess I just want to hear a plausible explanation why he landed on that other than: He is dumb or amoral, or doesn't care about women.
Either A) Commish and his team didn't consider everything we did (unlikely) Or B) He did, but chose two games.
He didn't consider everything all of you are saying? If so, why did he make this decision? What could his logic be? Or is he just dumb? -MM
Just seems like everyone on Twitter is smarter and more moral than the Commissioner and his dozen or so advisors. I mean, do people think
Anybody have any contrarian viewpoints on Ray Rice? I find it so boring when everyone has the same POV. -MM
That is the last two seasons.
Al-Farouq Aminu going to Mavericks. Never met expectations in New Orleans despite holding the starting SF job for the last seasons.
As expected, the Pelicans waived small forward Omri Casspi this afternoon
Pelicans' Russ Smith made the NBA Summer League all-tournament second team. He led summer league with a 6.4 assists average.
Only four rookies (of 10 spots) made All-NBA Summer League: Doug McDermott (11th pick), T.J. Warren (14), Russ Smith (47), Jordan McRae (58)
My dream In the NO podcast guest - Juvenile. If anybody has a way of making this happen, I will owe you for life. -MM
Double day workouts started today
In the NO podcast taping in an hour. Any questions?
What up Twitfam?
With Pelicans roster set, next thing on the calendar is Team USA. Camp starts on July 27th. Scrimmage featuring AD on August 1st in Vegas
Russ Smith walked into team hotel shirtless postgame, because he gave jersey to a kid. Kid was a bit camera-shy here: http://t.co/beqo0mgDvh
Pelicans finished their five-game summer league schedule with a 2-3 record. Russ Smith led Pelicans with 21 points on Friday night.
Pelicans close out summer league play with 97-78 loss to Timberwolves in consolation-round game.
Game over. Wolves beat Pelicans 97-78. New Orleans wraps up summer league at 2-3, will head home tomorrow. Russ Smith 21 points
Patric Young has his 2nd double-digit rebounding game of summer league. Up to 8 pts, 11 reb. Wolves lead 88-72 at 3:43 of 4th qtr
Timberwolves have took control of the game against Pelicans with a 15-1 run. Timberwolves leading 79-64.
Wolves go on 12-1 run to open 4th, now lead 79-64 over Pelicans. Russ Smith (16 pts) and Cameron Ayers (11 pts) top NOLA scorers
Russ Smith with 16 points - but Pelicans trailing 67-63 at end of third quarter against Timberwolves.
Wolves lead Pels 67-63 through 3 quarters. By the way, this is a back-to-back-to-back-to-back for Minnesota, its 4th game since Tuesday
Pelicans trailing Timberwolves 63-59 with 2:47 remaining in third quarter.
Russ Smith scored 20, 6, 14 and 19 points in first four summer games. Has 16 tonight with 2:43 left in 3rd. Wolves lead 63-59
Russ Smith is 6-of-11 from the field for 14 points. By far, the Pelicans' most impressive player during summer league.
Good duel b/w Russ Smith (14 points), Wolves' Zach LaVine (17 points), a 2nd-round pick with thick NCAA resume vs. 1st-rounder with thin one
Courtney Fells started tonight for Pelicans, but has missed six of eight shots.
Pelicans leading Timberwolves 46-45 at halftime.
Pelicans up 46-45 at halftime. Russ Smith (12 pts, 5-9 FGs, 1-2 treys, 2 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 turnover) and Cameron Ayers (8 pts) top NOLA
Glenn Robinson III had a nasty fall on a dunk attempt that was contested by Pelicans' Patric Young. He gets up and heads to bench.
Wolves' Glenn Robinson III took a nasty fall to the court after trying to dunk on 6-9, 240-pound Patric Young. Foul called. He looks OK
Louisville reunion at the rim: Russ Smith attacks basket for a dunk attempt, but Wolves' Gorgui Dieng rejects it. Some guts to even try it
Pelicans leading Timberwolves 42-37 with 2:46 remaining in second quarter.
Summer Pelicans love to shoot 3s. Cameron Ayers heats up w/8 points (2 treys). Russ Smith adds trey (team-high 10 pts). NOLA 40-35 at 4:03
Russ Smith already with 10 points with 4:39 remaining in second quarter.
James Southerland playing well for the Pelicans. He made three of his first four shots.
Pelicans leading Timberwolves, 30-22 at end of first quarter.
Pelicans shot 63% from field and 4-7 on threes in 1st qtr. Four players with at least 5 points, headed by Russ Smith's 7. NOLA up 30-22
Pelicans have jumped out to early 18-8 lead against Timberwolves.
Russ Smith (7 points) making bunch of quick & deceptive dribble moves, leading to couple floaters. Also cut for layup. NOLA 18-8 at 5:04
Courtney Fells in the starting lineup tonight for Pelicans.
Pelicans about to tip off against Minnesota Timberwolves
NOLA's Courtney Fells entered today 14th in league in scoring average (17.3 ppg). Russ Smith has seemingly insurmountable assist lead (7.3)
Pelicans-Wolves is going to start a bit later than scheduled (9 p.m. CT) due to 76ers vs. D-League game going into overtime right now in gym