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New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday is listed as day-to-day for Thursday's Game 3 against the Golden State Warriors. Holiday missed Monday's Game 2 with soreness resulting from a stress reaction in his left leg. Speaking after the Pelicans' practice on Wednesday, coach Monty Williams said Holiday's leg was too sore to play in Game 2. ESPN.com
With only six games remaining in the regular season, Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday's possible return still remains in question because of his stress reaction injury in his lower right leg. And although coach Monty Williams hasn't ruled out hope for Holiday's possible return, it is starting to appear doubtful. If the Pelicans do decide to pull the plug on Holiday's return, it will be made in collaboration from Mickey Loomis, the Pelicans executive vice president, General Manager Dell Demps and Williams. ''Mickey obviously will make the last call on that, but I am sure that's on the table,'' Williams said. New Orleans Times-Picayune
Last season, Holiday was limited to playing only 34 games after he suffered fracture i that required surgery to implant a steel rod in right tibia. ''I know we don't have as many games left, but my hope is that he can play this year and help us,'' Williams said. ''Even if it's in a limited role. I hate to say day to day. But it does have that kind of feel, especially when you have limited games to go. I still don't know. I hope it's tomorrow. ''His (point guard) position, that's a tough position to come back and play effectively after you've been out almost 40 games.'' New Orleans Times-Picayune
Jeff Zillgitt: Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday is out at least three weeks after re-aggravating stress reaction in his lower right leg on Monday, per team. Twitter @JeffZillgitt
Nakia Hogan: Pelicans will be without PG Jrue Holiday (right ankle) tonight vs. Pistons. Tyreke Evans will likely take his spot in lineup. Twitter @nakiahogan
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