Jul 18, 2014, 9:22 AM EDT
New Orleans piecing together bench behind impressive top six
Jul 11, 2014, 4:46 PM EDT
Rockets need New Orleans to figure out how to get Asik before Chandler Parsons’ clock expires
Jul 10, 2014, 9:45 AM EDT
New Orleans no longer has enough cap room to absorb Asik’s salary
Jul 2, 2014, 12:30 PM EDT
He will be ready for training camp following shin surgery last season.
Jun 25, 2014, 10:29 PM EDT
And Omer Asik, Anthony Davis front line could be a defensive powerhouse.
Jun 17, 2014, 1:52 PM EDT
Too bad they already traded theirs for Jrue Holiday
Jun 17, 2014, 12:27 AM EDT
He should be good to go for training camp.
Jun 16, 2014, 1:22 PM EDT
Would New Orleans trade Ryan Anderson to land Monroe?
May 20, 2014, 12:20 PM EDT
Pelicans ownership reportedly sides with Williams
May 20, 2014, 9:15 AM EDT
You know exactly who will land the No. 1 pick, and you know exactly why. The NBA’s motives are crystal clear. Just watch.
Apr 14, 2014, 2:14 PM EDT
Spurs close out the season on top, but can they beat the Thunder in a playoff series? Can the Thunder get through the gauntlet in front of them to get a showdown with the Spurs?
Apr 10, 2014, 2:05 PM EDT
Pelicans shut down leading scorers
Apr 8, 2014, 5:58 PM EDT
If you’re coaching a team bound for the lottery, why rush a star player back from injury at this point?
Mar 25, 2014, 1:55 AM EDT
Shhh, don’t tell anyone, but Tyreke Evans has been playing well lately in New Orleans. Also, LeBron James is good at basketball.
Mar 5, 2014, 8:44 AM EDT
New Orleans had lost eight straight games and was on the last day of a long road trip, but they ran into the soothing balm that is the Lakers “defense.” The result was 132 points and a nice win. And a couple high-flying putback dunks by Anthony Davis. Davis finished with 28 points and 15…
Mar 2, 2014, 11:00 AM EDT
It’s no secret that the Knicks would love to rid themselves of the contract of Amar’e Stoudemire, and not just because he is due more than $23 million next season and his contract is uninsurable against any future injury. That’s a huge chunk of salary that’s preventing New York from rebuilding quickly through signing star-level…
Feb 10, 2014, 9:45 AM EDT
Tyreke Evans received a DNP-CD in the Pelicans’ loss to the Nets on Sunday, and New Orleans coach Monty Williams called it “internal” issue. Evans doesn’t quite see it that way, turning it into an external issue in a hurry. Evans, via Shlomo Sprung of Sheridan Hoops: “He’s trying to figure me out still,” Evans…
Jan 25, 2014, 11:00 AM EDT
The Pelicans erased a 16-point third-quarter deficit in Detroit on Friday to come away with the win, thanks to this driving layup by Eric Gordon with under two seconds remaining that gave his team the 103-101 victory. Gordon dribbled down the clock from the top of the arc, and made his move with about five…
Jan 16, 2014, 9:27 PM EDT
Chandler Parsons of the Rockets became the latest player to receive a warning for violating the league’s anti-flopping rules on Thursday, and the offense was more than deserving of the extremely benign punishment. The offending play took place in the fourth quarter against the Pelicans, and saw Parsons intentionally flail himself beyond half court after…
Jan 16, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT
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…
Jan 14, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT
The Memphis Grizzlies traded Rudy Gay and reached the Western Conference Finals. The Toronto Raptors traded Gay and are streaking toward home-court advantage in the first-round of the Eastern Conference playoffs. Regardless of anything Gay did, his perceived value dropped considerably in the last two years. But might Gay be taking control of his own…
Jan 13, 2014, 2:32 PM EDT
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…
Jan 10, 2014, 12:36 PM EDT
There was a time three years ago when Eric Gordon looked like the best young two guard in the NBA, a guy on the rise who could be a key cornerstone of a franchise. Then came a lot of injuries (and a lot of questions about rehab, and questions about his desire to play in…
Jan 9, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT
When Masai Ujiri jumped from the Denver Nuggets to the Toronto Raptors to take over as general manager, the objective was clear. Ujiri was to do what he does best: tear it down, and try to salvage as much value as possible from the mistakes made by the previous regime. Ujiri hasn’t failed to live…
- Rumor: Corey Brewer to Cleveland now part of Kevin Love trade talk 16
- Tony Parker signs (another) contract extension with Spurs 9
- Bulls owner issues statement refuting rift between Bulls front office, Derrick Rose 23
- If traded before World Cup starts could Kevin Love still play for USA? Colangelo said it’s possible. 2
- Anthony Davis steps into spotlight, is Team USA’s lynchpin 18
- Referee Violet Palmer comes out publicly as gay 49
- Report: Cavaliers last team standing in Kevin Love trade talks 89
- Pat Riley says he didn’t think LeBron was leaving, Heat can turn around quickly 61