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Pelicans coach Monty Williams said Jrue Holiday has looked good so far in training camp, in shape and showing ability to maneuver.
Pelicans add shooting guard/small forward D.J. Stephens to their training camp roster.
Tyreke Evans (hamstring) hasn't practiced with team. But he is putting in work with assistant Fred Vinson more than 30 minutes after prax.
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.
Behind-the-scenes: 2014 Media Day
Extra innings! What a game this is.
Good win PSG!
PSG vs Barcelona. Let's go PSG!
Coach Monty Williams gave his players a break in the opening training camp practice - no conditioning test.
Waiting to speak to Coach Monty and selected players following their first training camp practice for 2014-15 season.
Pelicans training camp officially underway, the first of two practices today has started.
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
Camp starts at 10!
I'm finally on Instagram... Follow my official IG account @officialeg10. I know I'm late in the game.....
Pelicans media day has ended.
Owner Tom Benson has just made his appearance at media day to take team photo
Withey says he injured foot just before Summer League that hampered his performance.
Young said it's extremely important to take criticism and use it to learn.
Patric Young says AD does not like playing center.
Ryno feels like he is in better shape than he has been on a couple seasons.
Ryno says teams can't switch on his pick and rolls with Tyreke.
Ryno says he learned how to make his own shot in New Orleans. Didn't have to in Orlando.
He feels blessed to be out here. Says there were times he wasn't sure he'd ever play basketball again.
Ryno says it helps having players you know around you. Don't have to start from scratch
Ryno says Asik fills a major need- their biggest need
Pelicans center Omer Asik excited about the opportunity to start after playing behind Dwight Howard in Houston.
Asik says it'll be fun to play alongside one of the top players in the league (AD).
Jrue Holiday says he doesn't mind playing off the ball when paired with Tyreke Evans or when a three- guard lineup is used.
Asik is excited to be a starting player again.
Jrue Holiday says he will be brought along slowly in training camp and preseason to avoid any recurring injury setbacks
Jrue says that sometimes defenders force players into something, but Tyreke does what he wants.
Jrue says you have to be careful with any injury, but hamstrings especially.
Pelicans PG Jrue Holiday said he probably will be limited early in camp.
Jrue says he doesn't feel 100 pct yet. Says that's the nature of surgery.
Tyreke Evans said it is frustrating to be injured (hamstring) but it is part of basketball.
Tyreke says the team's biggest issue isn't sharing the ball, but defense
Pelicans swingman Tyreke Evans said he expects to be back from hamstring injury by season opener, if not sooner.
Tyreke expects to be back for the season opener.
Tyreke said it is tough to come off the bench. But says he found a way to adjust.
Rivers worked this summer in Houston, LA, and Orlando
Austin Rivers says Anthony Davis is a superstar who is going to make all of their jobs easy.
Austin Rivers says Omer Asik is a big addition, but undervalued around the league
Austin Rivers said he has worked on his midrange game this summer. And he has added 12 pounds.
Rivers expects to get time
Anthony Davis says he believes in everything GM Dell Demps and Coach Monty Williams have done to improve the team.
Rivs says that a better midrange should open up a lot for him.
Rivs says it sucks to watch playoffs at home, but it makes him hungry.
Rivers is talking about the 'third year leap.' Says he feels like he hasn't scratched the surface yet.
Pelicans G Austin Rivers said he is focused as he enters season. He said his 3rd year is big for him.
AD deflected the question abt him being star to build around. Talked abt team instead
AD says Monty learned a lot about him this summer.
AD says having Tyreke drive to the rim helps open up 3s for teammates.
There is a sense of optimism prevailing at Pelicans media day
AD worked on corner 3, handles, and post game.
AD says having Asik to deal with the big guys should help keep him out of foul trouble.
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.
Pelicans forward Darius Miller said he is eager to compete for the starting small forward spot
Pels SF Darius Miller said nobody knows who the SF will be. That's up to Monty Williams.
John Salmons also said he likes the role as the team veteran leader
John Salmons one reason he decided to sign with the Pelicans was because of Monty Williams. They were teammates during his rookie season
Miller says it helps to know what to expect. Has been with team a few years now.
Darius Miller says the team feels it can compete with anybody.