Alvin Gentry

USA TODAY
January 30, 2019 - 9:37 pm
Louisiana receives a failing grade on the American Lung Association’s Tobacco Control Report Card. One of the biggest reasons, Louisiana’s below average cigarette tax that sits at 1.08 cents a pack. Director of Advocacy Ashley Lyerly says if Louisiana were to double that per pack tax, the state...
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Steve Geller
January 28, 2019 - 1:40 pm
It was business as usual at Pelicans practice today, except there were a lot more media members covering the team since this morning’s news revealed that star Anthony Davis has requested a trade. “I spoke to him this morning at length,” said Coach Alvin Gentry when asked about Davis. “He thinks his...
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January 26, 2019 - 10:55 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With a sore left wrist taking away half his offensive game, LaMarcus Aldridge could have been another injured player sitting out. After testing his wrist in warmups, he decided to play and had a team-high 28 points and 12 rebounds to lead the San Antonio Spurs to a 126-114...
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USA TODAY
December 05, 2018 - 9:38 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Julius Randle had 27 points and 18 rebounds and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Dallas Mavericks 132-106 on Wednesday night. Anthony Davis had 27 points, a career-high nine assists and five blocks despite twisting his ankle and briefly leaving the court for treatment after...
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October 28, 2018 - 6:48 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When Ricky Rubio learned he wouldn’t have to worry about Anthony Davis guarding the paint for the Pelicans, the Jazz point guard figured he better look for Utah big-man Rudy Gobert at the rim whenever possible. “I was looking more to that than anything else,” Rubio said, adding...
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Seth Dunlap
October 17, 2018 - 1:48 pm
Just months removed from a playoff run that captivated the city, the New Orleans Pelicans will open their season tonight with high expectations and a re-tooled roster that seems better constructed for regular season success than any the franchise has had in over a decade. Gone is Demarcus Cousins,...
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Steve Geller
July 13, 2018 - 2:59 pm
Out with the old and in with the new. Center Demarcus Cousins and guard Rajon Rondo opted to leave New Orleans, but Elfrid Payton and Julius Randle have arrived to take their place on the Pelicans roster. It’s a homecoming for Payton who prepped at John Erhet before attending UL-Lafayette. He was...
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