Nakia Hogan

Pelicans are being 'smart' with Jrue Holiday's practice time s.nola.com/kCu9FrC via @nolanews

John Reid

New Orleans Pelicans center Omer Asik working in camp to get acclimated quickly s.nola.com/cs9k5DC via @nolanews

Sean Kelley

LT Terron Armstead tells reporters his concussion symptoms have cleared up and hopes to play Sunday. #Saints

Jim Eichenhofer

Pelicans' Jimmer Fredette enters 2014-15 on new team with something to prove at defensive end. Story: on.nba.com/1vxLBds

John Reid

Pelicans coach Monty Williams said Jrue Holiday has looked good so far in training camp, in shape and showing ability to maneuver.

Jimmy Smith

Column: After a difficult year, #Pelicans @Ryan Anderson appears almost born again. bit.ly/1mRp9eW @PelicansHoops

John Reid

Give us your thoughts in comment section below story: CanJimmer Fredette make an impact this season? s.nola.com/yTDFmzQ via @nolanews

John Reid

Pelicans add shooting guard/small forward D.J. Stephens to their training camp roster.

Nakia Hogan

Tyreke Evans (hamstring) hasn't practiced with team. But he is putting in work with assistant Fred Vinson more than 30 minutes after prax.

Nakia Hogan

I'm watching Pels swingman Tyreke Evans work on his refined shooting stroke & he's made at least 7 of 10 3s from each spot. Not bad.

Alexis Ajinca

Behind-the-scenes: 2014 Media Day

Jim Eichenhofer

Five things to know about Pelicans (Omer Asik on Tuesday's @blackbluereport ; John Salmons and David Wesley on today: on.nba.com/1rLFXo5

Jimmer Fredette

Extra innings! What a game this is.

John Reid

New Orleans Pelicans small forward Luke Babbitt hoping to make push after summer of uncertainty s.nola.com/OlzM3jO via @nolanews

John Reid

Pelicans guard Jimmer Fredette finds out quickly about coach Monty Williams' training camp priority s.nola.com/qDb0L0B via @nolanews

John Reid

New Orleans Pelicans forward Ryan Anderson shows on opening day of camp he's back s.nola.com/ydAIjLc via @nolanews

Jim Eichenhofer

A dozen years after they were 76ers teammates, John Salmons is now playing for Pelicans coach Monty Williams. Story: on.nba.com/1sM7gRg

Ryan Anderson

When does the next season of @SHO_HouseOfLies start @IamDonCheadle? I need some house of lies in between practices this week!

Darius Miller

PSG vs Barcelona. Let's go PSG!

John Reid

Coach Monty Williams gave his players a break in the opening training camp practice - no conditioning test.

John Reid

Waiting to speak to Coach Monty and selected players following their first training camp practice for 2014-15 season.

Jimmy Smith

#Pelicans chat right here starting in 10 minutes. Eagerly awaiting your questions. nola.com/pelicans/index… @PelicansHoops.

John Reid

Pelicans training camp officially underway, the first of two practices today has started.

Jim Eichenhofer

Pelicans PG Russ Smith comes up with some unique answers. He listed his two favorite athletes as a kid as Tracy McGrady and Kevin Martin

Jimmy Smith

Calling all #Pelicans' conversationalists! Chatting at 11 a.m. Here's the link. Come on by. bit.ly/1DVAwI7 @PelicansHoops

Jim Eichenhofer

Five things to know about Pelicans (Dell Demps was guest on Monday's @blackandbluereport; Omer Asik today): on.nba.com/1uyHxvF

Jim Eichenhofer

Pelicans hopeful Tyreke Evans (out 3-5 weeks, hamstring) will be ready for start of regular season: on.nba.com/1DVrJWz

John Reid

New Orleans Pelicans in push to meet expectations after three consecutive losing seasons s.nola.com/goCA6lD via @nolanews

Eric Gordon

I'm finally on Instagram... Follow my official IG account @officialeg10. I know I'm late in the game.....

Jason Calmes

Feature: Pelicans Media Day Recap, Observations bit.ly/YJ6GFM #Pelicans #fb

Jimmer Fredette

Training camp day one starts tomorrow. Can't wait for another season to start! #Pelicans #NewOrleans

Hugh Weber

Congrats to Brad Shron #njforty #bestofbest EVP & General Council for @NHLDevils @PruCenter @sixers @ScottONeil

Jim Eichenhofer

Pelicans aiming for return to NBA playoffs (Dell Demps, Monty discuss one of NOLA's 2014-15 goals). Story: on.nba.com/YDVwlX

Jimmy Smith

Struggling #Saints offer #Pelicans unexpected chance to excite football-crazy fan base. bit.ly/1roriQq @PelicansHoops

John Reid

Pelicans media day has ended.

John Reid

Owner Tom Benson has just made his appearance at media day to take team photo

Jimmy Smith

Withey says he injured foot just before Summer League that hampered his performance.

Jimmy Smith

#Pelicans Jeff Withey says addition of Omer Asik will make all of the team's bigs better.

Jason Calmes

Phone is abt to die, so coverage will as well. I'll write a recap tonight. -Pellissier (@MikePellissier)

Jason Calmes

Young said it's extremely important to take criticism and use it to learn.

Jason Calmes

Patric Young says AD does not like playing center.

Jason Calmes

Ryno feels like he is in better shape than he has been on a couple seasons.

Jason Calmes

Ryno says teams can't switch on his pick and rolls with Tyreke.

Jason Calmes

Ryno says he learned how to make his own shot in New Orleans. Didn't have to in Orlando.

Jason Calmes

He feels blessed to be out here. Says there were times he wasn't sure he'd ever play basketball again.

Jason Calmes

Ryno says it helps having players you know around you. Don't have to start from scratch

Jason Calmes

Ryno says Asik fills a major need- their biggest need

Jimmy Smith

#Pelicans Luke Babbitt says team held him out of Summer League because of uncertainty about possible inclusion on Asik trade.

John Reid

Pelicans center Omer Asik excited about the opportunity to start after playing behind Dwight Howard in Houston.

Jimmy Smith

#Pelicans Omer Asik says his goal has always been to be a starting NBA center. Another chance this year.

Jason Calmes

Asik says it'll be fun to play alongside one of the top players in the league (AD).

John Reid

Jrue Holiday says he doesn't mind playing off the ball when paired with Tyreke Evans or when a three- guard lineup is used.

Jason Calmes

Asik is excited to be a starting player again.

John Reid

Jrue Holiday says he will be brought along slowly in training camp and preseason to avoid any recurring injury setbacks

Jason Calmes

Jrue says that sometimes defenders force players into something, but Tyreke does what he wants.

Jason Calmes

Jrue says you have to be careful with any injury, but hamstrings especially.

Nakia Hogan

Pelicans PG Jrue Holiday said he probably will be limited early in camp.

Jimmy Smith

#Pelicans Jrue holiday says he is 70% return from injury. Likely to be limited in camp.

Jason Calmes

Jrue says he doesn't feel 100 pct yet. Says that's the nature of surgery.

Jimmy Smith

#Pelicans Jrue Holiday says for him media day the "start of something fun. "

John Reid

Tyreke Evans said it is frustrating to be injured (hamstring) but it is part of basketball.

Jason Calmes

Tyreke says the team's biggest issue isn't sharing the ball, but defense

Nakia Hogan

Pelicans swingman Tyreke Evans said he expects to be back from hamstring injury by season opener, if not sooner.

Jason Calmes

Tyreke expects to be back for the season opener.

Jason Calmes

Tyreke said it is tough to come off the bench. But says he found a way to adjust.

Jason Calmes

Rivers worked this summer in Houston, LA, and Orlando

John Reid

Austin Rivers says Anthony Davis is a superstar who is going to make all of their jobs easy.

Jimmy Smith

#Pelicans Austin Rivers says he feels no personal pressure to perform well this year.

John Reid

Austin Rivers says Omer Asik is a big addition, but undervalued around the league

Nakia Hogan

Austin Rivers said he has worked on his midrange game this summer. And he has added 12 pounds.

Jason Calmes

Rivers expects to get time

John Reid

Anthony Davis says he believes in everything GM Dell Demps and Coach Monty Williams have done to improve the team.

Jason Calmes

Rivs says that a better midrange should open up a lot for him.

Jason Calmes

Rivs says it sucks to watch playoffs at home, but it makes him hungry.

Jason Calmes

Rivers is talking about the 'third year leap.' Says he feels like he hasn't scratched the surface yet.

Nakia Hogan

Pelicans G Austin Rivers said he is focused as he enters season. He said his 3rd year is big for him.

Jimmy Smith

#Pelicans Austin Rivers says his focus currently on improvement.

Jason Calmes

AD deflected the question abt him being star to build around. Talked abt team instead

Jason Calmes

AD says Monty learned a lot about him this summer.

Jason Calmes

AD says having Tyreke drive to the rim helps open up 3s for teammates.

John Reid

There is a sense of optimism prevailing at Pelicans media day

Jason Calmes

AD worked on corner 3, handles, and post game.

Jason Calmes

AD says having Asik to deal with the big guys should help keep him out of foul trouble.

Jason Calmes

Anthony Davis says it's great to be back with the guys. And that media day really reminds them that the season is abt to get going.

John Reid

Pelicans forward Darius Miller said he is eager to compete for the starting small forward spot

Jimmy Smith

#Pelicans Darius Miller says he is glad he returned for another season. "I love it here."

Nakia Hogan

Pels SF Darius Miller said nobody knows who the SF will be. That's up to Monty Williams.

John Reid

John Salmons also said he likes the role as the team veteran leader

John Reid

John Salmons one reason he decided to sign with the Pelicans was because of Monty Williams. They were teammates during his rookie season

Jason Calmes

Miller says it helps to know what to expect. Has been with team a few years now.

Jason Calmes

Darius Miller says the team feels it can compete with anybody.