Jrue Holiday built a reputation.
You could argue – and many have – that no team in the NBA relied more heavily on one player this year than Pelicans did with starting guard Jrue Holiday, who registered career-highs in rebounds (5.0), steals (1.6), blocks (0.8) and points (21.2) per game this season on a team loaded with injury woes and off-the-court distractions.
Just two days after hiring the team’s new general manager in Trajan Langdon, the Pelicans made yet another shakeup in the team’s front office. According to team sources, New Orleans and director of player personnel David Booth have mutually agreed to part ways.
Trajan Langdon spent less than eight months working in Cleveland under then-Cavaliers general manager David Griffin, but the lessons Langdon learned, from the inner workings of running a G-League franchise to monitoring egos in a star-studded locker room to hiring and firing a head coach on an eventual NBA title winner, have stuck with him.
Former Los Angeles Lakers president Magic Johnson didn't mince words Monday morning while appearing on ESPN's "First Take."
Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry showed up to Bayou Oaks Golf Course on Monday morning for the Saints Hall of Fame Celebrity Golf Classic without a single good-luck charm — no tie, no wooden angel, no antique class rings in his bag.
David Griffin has now made his first front office hire as the Pelicans executive vice president of basketball operations, inserting former Brooklyn Nets assistant general manager Trajan Langdon as the team's new general manager, a source confirmed Sunday morning.
Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum, center, is defended by Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, left, and forward Draymond Green during the second half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, May 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Mar…
In the grand scheme of things, it's easy to forget about those who help others to shine while standing in the shadows.
Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green, right, reacts beside Portland Trail Blazers' Al-Farouq Aminu (8) during the first quarter of Game 2 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals Thursday, May 16, 2019, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) ORG XMIT: OAS102
New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday, center, guard Rajon Rondo, right, and forward E'Twaun Moore, left, celebrate during the second half of Game 2 against the Portland Trail Blazers in an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in Portland, Ore. The Pelicans wo…
The Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers meeting in the NBA Finals continue to come at us like Marvel movies.
After writing up Alabama’s win over Washington this past football season, several of us in the press box noticed that Clemson was hammering Ohio State, setting up a rematch in the College Football Playoff championship game.
When Isaiah Thomas went to the bench in the closing minutes of the first quarter of the Boston Celtics’ first-round playoff game against the Chicago Bulls on Sunday evening, he got a big ovation.