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Times-Picayune Jul 18, 2017
Alvin Gentry believes Jrue Holiday will have 'the best year he's had in the NBA' in 2017-18

Alvin Gentry believes Jrue Holiday will have 'the best year he's had in the NBA' in 2017-18

Jrue Holiday signed a five-year, $126 million contract with the Pelicans this offseason.
Times-Picayune Jul 18, 2017
Alvin Gentry plans on starting Rajon Rondo, Jrue Holiday together

Alvin Gentry plans on starting Rajon Rondo, Jrue Holiday together

Alvin Gentry joined the "Dunc & Holder" show on Tuesday.
The Bird Writes Jul 17, 2017
The Bird Calls Podcast Ep. 11: Rajon Rondo likely to form popular dual-point guard look with Jrue Holiday

The Bird Calls Podcast Ep. 11: Rajon Rondo likely to form popular dual-point guard look with Jrue Holiday

Pelicans worried about Quincy Pondexter; team’s primary free agent focus is shooting wing. Keith Smith of Real GM joined Preston on this edition of TBW podcast to talk about the latest Pelicans-related happenings. The episode kicks off with a focus on Rajon Rondo, and Keith wasn’t surprised it took awhile for an agreement to get done. One word of advice: stop comparing him to Ricky Rubio because Utah’s new guard is at least a step above in terms of positive contributions. Keith goes on to say that Rondo did not sign in New Orleans to come off the bench; at the same time, it’s not...
Canis Hoopus Jul 16, 2017
Sunday Thoughts

Sunday Thoughts

Taking stock of a few signings and imagining what the NBA could have been A few more players have recently been signed in the NBA as the free agency pool grows smaller and smaller. Rajon Rondo has signed with the New Orleans Pelicans with a one-year deal. I have not been able to find details about the amount that he signed for, but I cannot imagine it is for too much more than 3-4 million as the Pelicans are close to being out of cap space after signing Jrue Holiday earlier in the offseason. Rondo is an interesting fit with Pelicans, who have assembled quite the oddball team. The Pelicans...
Boston Herald Jul 15, 2017
AP source: Pelicans agree to terms with Rajon Rondo

AP source: Pelicans agree to terms with Rajon Rondo

A person with knowledge of the situation of tells The Associated Press that the New Orleans have agreed in principle on a one-year deal with Rajon Rondo.The person says Rondo is expected to sign his contract next week and the terms are still being finalized. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because an official announcement has not been made.The deal joins Rondo with fellow Kentucky Wildcats Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins. The addition gives coach Alvin Gentry the flexibility to play Jrue Holiday more at shooting guard, an effective position for him in the past.Rondo was a...
The Bird Writes Jul 15, 2017
2017 NBA Free Agency: Pelicans to sign Rajon Rondo

2017 NBA Free Agency: Pelicans to sign Rajon Rondo

New Orleans grabs a point guard to slide Jrue Holiday off the ball. The New Orleans Pelicans have reached an agreement with free agent Rajon Rondo according to Shams Charania of The Vertical. (Related, Shams beating Adrian Wojnarowski to scoops the past two weeks has been a fascinating follow.) Terms have not yet been reported. Free agent Rajon Rondo has reached agreement on a one-year deal with the New Orleans Pelicans, league sources tell The Vertical.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 15, 2017 Rondo has struggled to fit at times since the Boston Celtics began their rebuild by...
Pelican Debrief Jul 13, 2017

Like it or not, Pelicans had no choice when it came to Jrue Holiday.

The New Orleans Pelicans and Jrue Holiday struck fast on a deal for 5 years and $126 million. There were many speculated and suggested scenarios, either way the Pelicans simply had no other choice. It’s been stated numerous times that this offseason is the most important in New Orleans Pelicans history. New Orleans knows it too, […] Like it or not, Pelicans had no choice when it came to Jrue Holiday. - Pelican Debrief - Pelican Debrief - A New Orleans Pelicans Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pelican Debrief Jul 12, 2017

Pelicans officially sign guard Frank Jackson

Jackson joins a full back court, which includes third-leading scorer Jrue Holiday. The New Orleans Pelicans made if official on Tuesday, announcing the signing of rookie guard Frank Jackson, according to the team’s website. The former Duke guard averaged 10.9 points in 36 games in his lone season in Durham. The Alpine, Utah, native, also […] Pelicans officially sign guard Frank Jackson - Pelican Debrief - Pelican Debrief - A New Orleans Pelicans Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Bird Writes Jul 8, 2017
The Bird Calls Podcast Ep. 6: NBA Free Agency with Nick Young debacle, DeMarcus Cousins and the dream of John Wall

The Bird Calls Podcast Ep. 6: NBA Free Agency with Nick Young debacle, DeMarcus Cousins and the dream of John Wall

And one final breath on Jrue Holiday following his press conference on his contract signing. For episode six, Preston Ellis, Kevin Barrios and Jamile Dunn concentrate on the most recent happenings in NBA free agency including that eye-popping Tim Hardaway Jr. contract offer from the New York Knicks plus a look back at what possibly went wrong with the Nick Young signing. The trio also discuss at length some remaining enviable free agent targets for the Pelicans, which include C.J. Miles and Nikola Mirotic, and possible dos and please-for-heavens-sake don’ts in the trade market... we’re...
The Bird Writes Jul 7, 2017
The Bird Calls Podcast Ep. 3: More Jrue Holiday contract discussion and (too early) estimates of Pelicans postseason odds

The Bird Calls Podcast Ep. 3: More Jrue Holiday contract discussion and (too early) estimates of Pelicans postseason odds

Plus an in-depth look at the Los Angeles Lakers, a potential Western Conference playoff rival to New Orleans in several years time. Jrue Holiday officially signed with the New Orleans Pelicans last night, but many are still dismayed by the sum of his contract total. Listen to Preston and this week’s guest, Christian Rivas of 16 Wins a Ring, give their reasons on why the doubters should step away from the ledge. With a lot of movement in free agency thus far, the duo decided to next make some early predictions on the podcast in how they see the Western Conference playoff seedings playing...
The Bird Writes Jul 7, 2017
The Bird Calls Podcast Ep. 3: More Jrue Holiday contract discussion, (too early) estimates of Pelicans postseason odds and summer league chatter

The Bird Calls Podcast Ep. 3: More Jrue Holiday contract discussion, (too early) estimates of Pelicans postseason odds and summer league chatter

It’s a busy time of the year so we’ve got three guests this week to help us break it all down! Jrue Holiday has officially signed with the New Orleans Pelicans, but many are still dismayed by the sum of his contract total. In addition, where does the team now rank in the hierarchy of the Western Conference? Listen to Preston and this week’s guests, Christian Rivas of 16 Wins a Ring and Bleacher Report’s Dan Favale, give their reasons on why the doubters should step away from the ledge because it’s not as bleak as it may seem. With a lot of movement in free agency thus far, both...
Times-Picayune Jul 7, 2017
Jrue Holiday says he's 'already started' urging DeMarcus Cousins to re-sign with the Pelicans

Jrue Holiday says he's 'already started' urging DeMarcus Cousins to re-sign with the Pelicans

Holiday signed a five-year, $126 million deal with the Pelicans on Thursday.
Sun Herald Jul 6, 2017

Holiday hoping his commitment to Pelicans sways Cousins

Jrue Holiday says his new five-year contract with the Pelicans thrusts him into the role of helping persuade All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins to make a similar long-term commitment to New …
Boston Herald Jul 6, 2017
Jrue Holiday hoping his commitment to Pelicans sways Cousins

Jrue Holiday hoping his commitment to Pelicans sways Cousins

METAIRIE, La. — Jrue Holiday says his new five-year contract with the Pelicans thrusts him into the role of helping persuade All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins to make a similar long-term commitment to New Orleans.Ive already started lobbying Cousins, Holiday said Thursday night after signing his new contract, which his agent, Jason Glushon, has said is worth $126 million, and could balloon to $150 million with incentives.Up until NBA free agency began July 1, Cousins was among a number of Pelicans players urging Holiday to stay in New Orleans, where he has played since 2013.They were...
Times-Picayune Jul 6, 2017
Jrue Holiday says re-signing with the Pelicans was 'an easy choice'

Jrue Holiday says re-signing with the Pelicans was 'an easy choice'

Jrue Holiday signed a five-year, $126 million contract with the Pelicans.

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Pelicans Player News

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    Cheick Diallo

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    Alvin Gentry believes Jrue Holiday will have 'the best year he's had in the NBA' in 2017-18

  • DeMarcus Cousins

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  • Anthony Davis

    Mannix, Beck: Anthony Davis-to-Celtics not that far-fetched

  • Tim Frazier

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  • Quinn Cook

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  • Axel Toupane

    2017 NBA Free Agency: Quincy Pondexter on a mission but Pelicans may be forced to look elsewhere

  • Jordan Crawford

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  • Quincy Pondexter

    2017 NBA Free Agency: Quincy Pondexter on a mission but Pelicans may be forced to look elsewhere