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The Advocate Apr 18, 2018
Jrue Holiday a dominant force as Pelicans take 2-0 playoff series lead over Portland

Jrue Holiday a dominant force as Pelicans take 2-0 playoff series lead over Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Removed from the turbulence that marked his previous seasons in New Orleans, Jrue Holiday is in a good place — and it shows.
Blazer's Edge Apr 16, 2018
Damian Lillard Will Bounce Back in Game 2

Damian Lillard Will Bounce Back in Game 2

New Orleans limited Lillard for a half. They’ll have a hard time doing it for a series. Overreacting to the Portland Trail Blazers’ loss in Game 1 of their playoff series against the New Orleans Pelicans would be easy. The crowd was hyped. The pregame introductions were loud and electric. The home team had their highest seeding since 2000. After the preliminaries subsided. plenty went wrong. New Orleans is a legit team that poses matchup issues for the Blazers. Nothing was more indicative of Portland’s problems Saturday night than the battle of the back court. Jrue Holiday and Rajon...
Times-Picayune Apr 15, 2018
Jrue Holiday's clutch plays on defense like 'deja vu' for Pelicans

Jrue Holiday's clutch plays on defense like 'deja vu' for Pelicans

Holiday came up with two big stops in the final minute to seal a Game 1 win over the Portland Trail Blazers.
ClutchPoints Apr 15, 2018
Alvin Gentry lauds Jrue Holiday’s two-way brilliance

Alvin Gentry lauds Jrue Holiday’s two-way brilliance

Clutch defense was the biggest key for the New Orleans Pelicans during Game 1 of their first-round series with the Portland Trail Blazers. A huge block by Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday on a layup attempt by the Blazers’ Pat Connaughton in the closing seconds of the fourth quarter put the game on ice as […] The post Alvin Gentry lauds Jrue Holiday’s two-way brilliance appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Advocate Apr 15, 2018
Walker: Often underappreciated Jrue Holiday gets it done on both ends

Walker: Often underappreciated Jrue Holiday gets it done on both ends

PORTLAND - Jrue Holiday was the No. 1 trending topic nationwide on Twitter late Saturday night.
Blazer's Edge Apr 15, 2018
Pelicans Steal Homecourt from Blazers in Game 1

Pelicans Steal Homecourt from Blazers in Game 1

Portland mounted one of their famous comebacks, but New Orleans’ defense was too much. The Portland Trail Blazers pulled out their greatest hits from the regular season as they faced the New Orleans Pelicans in Game 1 of their first-round NBA Playoffs matchup. After getting down by a seemingly-insurmountable margin, the Blazers used energy and sweet shooting from Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum to crawl back into the game late. But the playoffs are not the same as the regular season, and the Pelicans are not an ordinary team. Fantastic defense from Anthony Davis and Jrue Holiday allowed...
www.bostonherald.com Apr 15, 2018
Davis scores 35, Pelicans hold off Blazers 97-95 in Game 1

Davis scores 35, Pelicans hold off Blazers 97-95 in Game 1

PORTLAND, Ore. — Anthony Davis stole the show and the New Orleans Pelicans stole home-court advantage from the Portland Trail Blazers.Davis had 35 points, 14 rebounds and four blocks, Jrue Holiday and Rajon Rondo won the backcourt battle, and the Pelicans held on for a 97-95 victory on Saturday night in Game 1 of their Western Conference first-round series.Holiday added 21 points, outplaying both Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum, and had a big blocked shot in the closing seconds as New Orleans escaped after Portland erased almost all of a 19-point deficit.Its the playoffs, Holiday said of his...
The Advocate Apr 15, 2018
Walker: Jrue Holiday steals show, Anthony Davis makes history, Pelicans big Game 1 winners

Walker: Jrue Holiday steals show, Anthony Davis makes history, Pelicans big Game 1 winners

PORTLAND - With 4.7 seconds left Saturday night, the normally quiet Jrue Holiday roared.
ClutchPoints Apr 15, 2018
Video: Jrue Holiday lifts Pelicans with game-saving block in Game 1

Video: Jrue Holiday lifts Pelicans with game-saving block in Game 1

The New Orleans Pelicans steal one inside the Portland Trail Blazers’ home court with a Game 1 win, 97-95. The visitors managed to pull this one off thanks to a game-saving block courtesy of Jrue Holiday. Jrue Holiday comes up with the clutch block in crunch time to lift the @PelicansNBA over @trailblazers 97-95 in […] The post Video: Jrue Holiday lifts Pelicans with game-saving block in Game 1 appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Blazer's Edge Apr 15, 2018
Pelicans Sneak Past Blazers 97-95 in Game 1

Pelicans Sneak Past Blazers 97-95 in Game 1

Portland’s fourth quarter rally came up just short in the playoff opener. Despite some fourth quarter magic, the Portland Trail Blazers dropped Game 1 of their playoff series against the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday night at Moda Center. The Blazers trailed almost the entire night, and overcame a double-digit fourth quarter deficit to a single point with seconds remaining. They couldn’t come up with the big shot when it mattered, however, and the Pelicans eked out the 97-95 victory. Anthony Davis had 35 points, 14 rebounds and four blocks for New Orleans, and Jrue Holiday chipped in...
The Advocate Apr 15, 2018
Flying high! Pelicans score huge Game 1 win vs. Portland Trail Blazers in NBA playoffs

Flying high! Pelicans score huge Game 1 win vs. Portland Trail Blazers in NBA playoffs

Anthony Davis scored 35 points, Jrue Holiday added 21, and the sixth-seeded New Orleans Pelicans made a loud statement on the opening day of the NBA playoffs, holding off the third-seeded Portland Trail Blazers, 97-95, on Saturday night.
Times-Picayune Apr 14, 2018
Keeping Blazers off the boards a 'point of emphasis' for undersized Pelicans

Keeping Blazers off the boards a 'point of emphasis' for undersized Pelicans

The Pelicans gave up 17 offensive rebounds in their 107-103 loss to Portland on March 27.
Times-Picayune Apr 14, 2018
Pelicans' No. 1 mission will be to slow these explosive Portland guards

Pelicans' No. 1 mission will be to slow these explosive Portland guards

Jrue Holiday, Rajon Rondo will square off against Damian Lillard, C.J. McCollum.
Blazer's Edge Apr 13, 2018
Jrue Holiday says ‘It takes a team effort’ to contain Damian Lillard

Jrue Holiday says ‘It takes a team effort’ to contain Damian Lillard

Without center DeMarcus Cousins (Achilles) lurking beneath the rim, Jrue Holiday knows defending Damian Lillard will require teamwork. PORTLAND, Ore. – On Saturday, every red, fabric chair in the Moda Center will be filled with a diehard basketball fan. Friday, the stands are empty. The Pelicans hold a noon practice session on the Trail Blazers’ home floor before their first-round series opener, just one day away. Last time these teams met, the Trail Blazers scraped out a four-point victory in New Orleans on a 41-point performance from Damian Lillard. The season series ended 2-2, with...
The Advocate Apr 13, 2018
Chemistry between Pelicans' Jrue Holiday, Anthony Davis has never been better

Chemistry between Pelicans' Jrue Holiday, Anthony Davis has never been better

Jrue Holiday’s and Anthony Davis’ lockers aren’t next to each other at the Smoothie King Center.

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