Gentry, Pelicans agree on two-year extension

Alvin Gentry has agreed to a two-year contract extension with the New Orleans Pelicans, according to a report. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports the deal will take him through the 2020-21 season and he will receive an increase on his 2018-19 salary, a guaranteed contract for 2019-20 and a 2020-21 deal that will be performance-based. […]

Gentry: ‘Not one single person’ with Pels doesn’t want Cousins back

While DeMarcus Cousins will hit unrestricted free agency for the first time in his career July 1, one thing was made perfectly clear Monday. The New Orleans Pelicans want him back. Just ask coach Alvin Gentry, who said “there’s not one single person” in the organization who doesn’t want him to return to the Pelicans […]

Cousins open to re-signing with Pelicans, but at what cost?

New Orleans Pelicans star big man DeMarcus Cousins will be an unrestricted free-agent this summer and told ESPN’s The Undefeated he’s open to re-signing with the franchise. Cousins, however, admitted that he hasn’t spoken to the Pelicans’ front office in a while and understands the team will do what’s best for its future. The All-Star center tore […]

Pelicans have discussed short-deal for Cousins

New Orleans Pelicans star big man DeMarcus Cousins will be a free-agent this summer and the franchise has internally discussed offering the talented center a shorter team deal for less than the full max, according to a report from ESPN.

Deals: Gentry’s option being picked up by Pelicans

Fresh off a sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers in the first round of the playoffs, the New Orleans Pelicans have informed coach Alvin Gentry that the franchise will be picking up the $4 million option on his contract of the 2018-19 season, according to a report.

Gentry on LeBron: ‘There’s a 65-year-old in Cleveland that plays all game’

Alvin Gentry isn’t concerned when it comes to minutes played by his New Orleans Pelicans. The Pelicans coach rode his starters hard in New Orleans’ 111-102 victor over the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series to take a 2-0 lead. Four New Orleans starters — Anthony Davis (40), Nikola Mirotic […]

Davis, Pels hold off Blazers for first playoff win since 2011

The last time the New Orleans Pelicans won a playoff game, they were playing under a different monicker and Anthony Davis was a senior in high school. That was then, this is now. Anthony Davis posted 35 points, 14 rebounds and four blocked shots and guards Jrue Holiday and Rajon Rondo outplayed their more-publicized backcourt […]

Amico Hoops Playoff Preview: Rockets, Warriors favorites in wild, wild West

(1) Houston Rockets vs. (8) Minnesota Timberwolves Season series — Rockets, 4-0 Series schedule Game 1: Sunday, at Houston, 9 p.m., TNT Game 2: Wednesday, at Houston, 9:30 p.m., TNT Game 3: April 21, at Minnesota, 7:30 p.m., ESPN Game 4: April 23, at Minnesota, 8:30 p.m., TNT Game 5 (if necessary): April 25, at […]

Veteran guard Crawford signs with Pelicans

The New Orleans Pelicans have signed free agent shooting guard Jordan Crawford, the team announced Thursday. Crawford, 29, started the season with New Orleans but was waived after just two games. He has appeared in 21 games with the Pelicans over the past two seasons, averaging 13.6 points in that span. Drafted No. 27 by […]

Pelicans sign Drew II to second 10-day contract

It’s been a good week for the Drew family. Larry Drew has been acting coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers, leading them to five wins in five tries entering Tuesday’s game at the Miami Heat. And now, Larry Drew II has been signed to a second 10-day contract by the New Orleans Pelicans, the team announced […]

Minus Curry, who can threaten Warriors in first round?

The status of Steph Curry’s left knee will be the story to watch as the NBA heads to the finish line of the regular season, with the playoffs around the next bend. Warriors coach Steve Kerr announced Sunday that there is “no way” Curry plays in the first round of the playoffs after suffering what […]

Pelicans owner Benson passes away at 90

Tom Benson, owner of the New Orleans Pelicans, died Thursday at the age of 90, the team announced. Benson was also the owner of the NFL’s New Orleans Saints, making him just one of three owners of an NBA and NFL franchise at the time of his death. The Pro Football Hall of Fame Stadium […]

Pelicans adding Drew II on 10-day contract

Free agent guard Larry Drew II is getting another NBA opportunity, this time with the New Orleans Pelicans. According to Yahoo Sports, Drew and the Pelicans have agreed to a 10-day contract. Drew has been playing for the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the G League. After going undrafted out of UCLA in 2013, he has […]