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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
(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 […]
It’s the time basketball fans around the globe have been anxiously awaiting — NBA playoff time. Here’s a handy schedule featuring all eight best-of-seven, first-round matchups:
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]