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  1. Eric Gordon out indefinitely after MRI reveals torn labrum

    Nov 24, 2014, 1:17 PM EST

    Eric Gordon

    Pelicans guard dealing with yet another injury

  2. Eric Gordon leaves Pelicans game with a separated shoulder

    Nov 23, 2014, 12:30 PM EST

    New Orleans Pelicans v Cleveland Cavaliers

    The Pelicans are now without two starters.

  3. Mitch Kupchak says Lakers ‘disappointed’ in league’s decision to suspend Ronnie Price

    Nov 14, 2014, 8:30 PM EST

    Mitch Kupchak

    Price is out for Friday’s contest against the Spurs because of a flagrant foul he committed in Wednesday’s loss to the Pelicans.

  4. Lakers’ Ronnie Price suspended one game for flagrant foul on Austin Rivers

    Nov 13, 2014, 6:00 PM EST

    Ronnie Price, Dante Exum

    Price was ejected from the Lakers’ Wednesday loss to the Pelicans.

  5. Lakers’ Ronnie Price ejected for forearming Austin Rivers’ face (video)

    Nov 12, 2014, 11:22 PM EST

    Los Angeles Lakers v New Orleans Pelicans

    Price making a habit of poor reactions to getting beat defensively

  6. Every rookie-contract team option and extension decided by Friday

    Nov 3, 2014, 10:05 AM EST

    2013 Cleveland Cavaliers Media Day

    Outcomes for all the players you forgot were even eligible for a contract extension or team option… yes, I’m talking about Derrick Williams

  7. Report: Pelicans decline Austin Rivers’ 2015-16 team option

    Oct 27, 2014, 12:30 PM EST

    New Orleans Pelicans v Washington Wizards

    Former No. 10 pick to become unrestricted free agent next summer

  8. Pelicans’ Austin Rivers: “This is my year”

    Sep 6, 2014, 8:00 AM EST

    Monty Williams, Austin Rivers

    Rivers needs to improve just to fight for his minutes on an improving Pelicans team.

  9. Which NBA team has best under-23 players?

    Sep 4, 2014, 4:30 PM EST

    Giannis Antetokounmpo, Michael Carter-Williams

    Bucks owner says Milwaukee. Is he right?

  10. Cavaliers reportedly trading Alonzo Gee to Pelicans, which could lead to Omer Asik trade

    Jul 11, 2014, 4:46 PM EST

    Cleveland Cavaliers v Houston Rockets

    Rockets need New Orleans to figure out how to get Asik before Chandler Parsons’ clock expires

  11. With lower-than-expected salary cap, will Rockets and Pelicans still complete Omer Asik trade?

    Jul 10, 2014, 9:45 AM EST

    Omer Asik, Tyler Zeller

    New Orleans no longer has enough cap room to absorb Asik’s salary

  12. Report: Pelicans ‘aggressively’ targeting first-round pick

    Jun 17, 2014, 1:52 PM EST

    Jrue Holiday, Monty Williams

    Too bad they already traded theirs for Jrue Holiday

  13. Austin Rivers, Nick Collison ejected for unimpressive shoving match (VIDEO)

    Apr 14, 2014, 11:05 PM EST

    Nick Collison, Austin Rivers

    It’s wasn’t much of a fight, even by NBA standards, but the referees decided it was worth a double ejection.

  14. Wednesday And-1 links: Trade rumor updates, mostly bad news if you want trades

    Feb 19, 2014, 5:59 PM EST

    Grizzlies' Tony Allen celebrates on the bench during the third quarter in Game 3 of their NBA Western Conference final playoff basketball series against the San Antonio Spurs in Memphis

    Here is our regular look around the NBA — links to stories worth reading and notes to check out (stuff that did not get its own post here at PBT) — done in bullet point form. Today we start off with a heavy dose of trade rumor updates. • Talks between Memphis and Minnesota on…

  15. The Extra Pass: Predictions for All-Star Weekend

    Feb 14, 2014, 8:00 AM EST

    NBA All-Star Game 2013

    All-Star weekend is upon us. While the rest of the PBT crew gets to eat beignets and earn beads for showing a little skin (that’s how that works, right?), some of us will be stuck at home watching the celebrity game and reevaluating our life choices. Not that I’m bitter or anything. Not at all.…

  16. Pierre Jackson scores D-League single-game record 58 points

    Feb 5, 2014, 12:38 PM EST

    2013 NIT Championship

    The New Orleans Pelicans have plenty of talented players who play or have played point guard: Jrue Holiday Tyreke Evans Brian Roberts Austin Rivers That’s why the Pelicans’ second-round pick, point guard Pierre Jackson from Baylor, signed to play in Europe. But Jackson left his French team to be closer to his grandmother and is…

  17. PBT NBA Power Rankings: Durant powers Thunder to top slot

    Jan 27, 2014, 3:29 PM EST

    Kevin Durant

    No Russell Westbrook yet Kevin Durant has pushed the Thunder to the top of the West and the top of PBT’s weekly power rankings. Still strange to see the Celtics and Lakers near the bottom of the poll, but it’s where they belong this season.   1. Thunder (35-10, LW 4). Kevin Durant is making…

  18. The Extra Pass: Vince Carter had a front row seat for the “Miracle on Hudson” plane crash

    Jan 16, 2014, 8:00 AM EST

    US Airways Passenger Jet Crashes Into Hudson River By NYC

    LOS ANGELES — “They have to be shooting a movie or something.” That was Vince Carter’s first thought. Five years ago yesterday, the morning of Jan. 15, 2009, Carter woke up in the bedroom of his home in Edgewater New Jersey, and was lazily sitting on his bed just looking out the window of his…

  19. Mark Cuban good with NBA admitting referee mistakes, wish it would happen more

    Jan 14, 2014, 11:22 AM EST

    Dallas Mavericks v Golden State Warriors

    The Dallas Mavericks have benefitted from two late game bad calls by the referees this season — the one above where Monta Ellis clearly fouled Austin Rivers on the final shot, and one earlier in the season that wasn’t quite as egregious but still a foul, when Shawn Marion clipped Kevin Love on the arm.…

  20. PBT NBA Power Rankings: New York teams rising but Pacers on top still

    Jan 13, 2014, 2:32 PM EST

    Toronto Raptors vs Indiana Pacers

    Here are the weekly PBT power rankings, with some improving teams out of New York. For you fans in Dallas, Denver, Phoenix, Minnesota and Memphis — teams with dreams of the Western Conference playoffs — know that the pace right now is 47-48 wins just to get the 8 seed. Plan accordingly.   1. Pacers…

  21. NBA says refs missed foul call on final play of Mavericks’ win over Pelicans

    Jan 12, 2014, 3:30 PM EST

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    The Mavericks hung on for a 110-107 win over the Pelicans on Saturday, and Monta Ellis hacked the heck out of Austin Rivers on the game’s final play to ensure that would be the case. No foul was called by the officials at the time, however, and a day later, the league issued a statement…

  22. Pelicans’ Jrue Holiday out indefinitely with stress fracture in leg

    Jan 10, 2014, 11:41 AM EST

    New Orleans Pelicans v Sacramento Kings

    Ugh. The list of quality point guards currently out injured in the NBA includes Chris Paul, Derrick Rose, Russell Westbrook, Deron Williams, Eric Bledsoe (even if he played some two guard)… And now Jrue Holiday. Pelicans starting point guard Holiday has been diagnosed with a stress fracture in his right tibia and will be out…

  23. The Extra Pass: 10 teams, 10 observations, plus Tuesday recaps

    Nov 6, 2013, 8:00 AM EST

    Chuck Hayes, Paul Millsap

    Let’s zip around the league with ten observations for ten teams: Atlanta: I’m digging the former Jazz men. Paul Millsap is already getting along famously with Al Horford, but the smart movement off the ball by flex-bred wingmen Kyle Korver and DeMarre Carroll is keeping defenses off guard. This is a really unselfish offense already,…

  24. ProBasketballTalk 2013-14 Preview: The New Orleans Pelicans

    Oct 25, 2013, 8:44 AM EST

    Anthony Davis

    Last season: New Orleans final season as the Hornets wasn’t pretty. Eric Gordon was out much of the year, Anthony Davis showed promise but looked like a rookie at times, Austin Rivers looked like a mistake, they blew a 25-point lead to the Lakers, and they ended the season with 27 wins without even a…

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