Austin Rivers said he has known since summer the Pelicans wouldn't pick up his option. He said he isn't upset but will play with a chip
Pelicans coach Monty Williams said team still values Austin Rivers. Williams said Rivers is the most scrutinized 10th pick in history.
Pelicans guard Austin Rivers said he has a chip on his shoulder now that the Pelicans have declined to pick up his 4th-year option.
Pelicans swingman Tyreke Evans was late arriving to practice. Coach Monty said it's an internal issue and the team would deal with it.
Pelicans players throwing shirts to the fans. Davis had the longest throw. Brees better watch out.
Blue beats White 46-36 in Pelicans scrimmage. Anthony Davis scored 14, Jrue Holiday 13 to lead Blue. Austin Rivers had 10 to pace White.
Blue leading White 23-17 at halftime of Pelicans scrimmage. Anthony Davis leading Blue with 8 pts. Austin Rivers leading White with 7.
No alarm folks - I'm told by the Pelicans that Tyreke Evans is fine. Getting in some rest time today.
Tyreke Evans is at the Smoothie King Center but not participating in the Pelicans open practice today..
Jeff Withey is having a nice start for the Pelicans reserves (White team).
Pelicans are going through a Blue vs. White scrimmage.
The Pelicans are about to tipoff their scrimmage at the open practice.
Pelicans are set to start their open practice at Smoothie King Center. The only player missing is Tyreke Evans. No word on where he is yet
Quick story on Pelicans picking up option on Anthony Davis' contract, but not for Austin Rivers.
Pelicans pick up fourth year option on Anthony Davis'contract but not Austin Rivers
Pelicans trim their roster to the regular-season limit of 15, with former Gator forward Patric Young making the cut to this stage.
As expected, Pelicans waive DJ Stephen and Kevin Jones. Roster now at regular season max of 15.
Pelicans just released Kevin Jones and D.J. Stephens to get their roster to the required 15-man maximum.
Pelicans:Can Davis be league’s best player before he turns 22? Is Evans poised to have a career year? This team the surprise of west/league?