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Seth Dunlap, WWL.com
Seth Dunlap
April 18, 2019 - 1:44 pm
There's long been an aura of inescapable irrelevance around the Pelicans franchise. Fleeting on court success has always quickly faded into memory as the franchise slipped back into Lottery Pick Mode. Fans have been conditioned to blame that futility on one thing: market size. Sure, there's been...
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Derick E. Hingle - USA TODAY Sports
Could Anthony Davis actually end up continuing his NBA career in the Big Easy? David Griffin, the Pelicans’ new Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations, says he doesn’t believe it’s an absolute certainty that Davis has to leave New Orleans. But, if Davis does decide to stay, it’ll be with...
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The Pelicans have reportedly hired former Cleveland Cavaliers General Manager David Griffin to be their new Executive VP of Basketball Operations. David Griffin is finalizing a deal to become the next President of Basketball Operations with the New Orleans Pelicans, league sources tell ESPN. —...
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Seth Dunlap
April 12, 2019 - 4:32 pm
That didn't take long. The New Orleans Pelicans ended their regular season with a 112-103 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday night. Less than 72 hours later they've named David Griffin as their new President of Basketball operations. Griffin will assume control of a franchise that has...
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Seth Dunlap
April 11, 2019 - 7:35 pm
Add two more names to the list of LSU Tigers who have declared for the NBA Draft. Freshmen Javonte Smart and Emmitt Williams announced their declarations on Thursday, joining freshman Naz Reid, sophomore Tremont Waters, and junior Skylar Mays as Tigers' underclassmen to throw their name in a...
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With the season over for the Pelicans, the first big move the team needs to make is singing a new general manager. Will Danny Ferry go from interim GM to getting the full-time job? Or, is there someone else better suited to reshape the franchise? ESPN senior NBA writer Marc Spears joined Sports...
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Steve Geller
April 10, 2019 - 2:41 pm
Alvin Gentry has stood in front of the media all season long and always comes across as honest and genuine even as he went though a disastrous season as the head coach off the plummeting Pelicans. “It’s been tough, especially after the way we started the season; had great promise I thought. There’s...
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Apr 9, 2019; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis sits on the bench during the first quarter against the Golden State Warriors at the Smoothie King Center.
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Seth Dunlap
April 10, 2019 - 2:02 pm
With bags under his eyes, a sheepish Anthony Davis steps in front of the gathered media throng at the Pelicans practice facility for perhaps the last time. It is the end of an era . His era, the one that began when Davis was drafted seven years ago. The initial promise of a better basketball future...
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