Jrue Holiday

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Seth Dunlap
May 22, 2019 - 9:38 pm
Pelican's guard Jrue Holiday was honored as one of the NBA's best defensive players for the second consecutive season. Holiday was named to the NBA's All-Defensive second team, one year after being named to the first team. He was the third ranked guard, accumulating 90 points from voters, behind...
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January 16, 2019; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots the basketball against New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) during the third quarter at Oracle Arena.
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Seth Dunlap
May 20, 2019 - 11:30 pm
It’s impossible to succinctly define the interconnected internet era we live in, but one word quickly comes to mind: hate. It’s so much easier to hate greatness than to appreciate it, probably because the latter requires a nuanced evaluation where emotions are set aside, an impossible task in the...
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April 06, 2019 - 9:33 am
PHOENIX (AP) — The short-handed Phoenix Suns closed out their home season with a victory Friday and looked toward their final two games, which they need to win to match last year's 21 wins. Josh Jackson scored eight of his season-high 35 points in overtime, and Phoenix rallied from 15 points down...
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Apr 17, 2018; Portland, OR, USA; New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) reacts after scoring late during the fourth quarter in game two of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs against the Portland Trail Blazers at the Moda Center. The Pelicans w
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Steve Geller
March 26, 2019 - 12:57 pm
The Pelicans have announced that Jrue Holiday has undergone surgery to fix a core muscle injury and that his timetable to return to basketball activities is approximately 6 weeks. That means the guard will miss the reminder of the Pels season which wraps up on April 6th. Holiday has been out of the...
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March 09, 2019 - 6:30 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ Kawhi Leonard scored 31 points and the Toronto Raptors snapped a two-game skid with a 127-104 victory over the undermanned New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night. Pascal Siakam had 19 and Jeremy Lin added 14 for the Raptors, who began to pull away late in the third quarter and...
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March 03, 2019 - 6:30 am
DENVER (AP) _ Jrue Holiday scored 29 points, Julius Randle had 28 and the New Orleans Pelicans rallied from 19 points down in the first half to beat the Denver Nuggets 120-112 on Saturday night. Frank Jackson added 16 points for the Pelicans, who were without Anthony Davis (rest) and E'Twaun Moore...
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February 09, 2019 - 8:42 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ Anthony Davis didn't need long to win back the crowd after being booed during his pregame introduction and the first few chances he had to handle the ball. But the Pelicans sought to close out a close game without Davis on the court anyway _ and narrowly pulled it off. Playing...
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January 19, 2019 - 10:56 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ Damian Lillard scored 22 points and eight assists to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a 128-112 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night. CJ McCollum and reserve forward Jake Layman scored 20 points each for the Trail Blazers. Layman got all his points in the second...
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Apr 17, 2018; Portland, OR, USA; New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) reacts after scoring late during the fourth quarter in game two of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs against the Portland Trail Blazers at the Moda Center. The Pelicans w
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January 06, 2019 - 8:14 am
CLEVELAND (AP) _ Cavaliers coach Larry Drew hoped a team meeting following a blowout loss a night earlier would move his struggling team in a positive direction. Instead, Cleveland's ninth straight loss was its most lopsided of the season. Jrue Holiday and Julius Randle both scored 22 points, and...
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December 29, 2018 - 10:19 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ Anthony Davis hit a go-ahead, fall-away jumper with 43.9 seconds left and scored a season-high 48 points to outduel rookie Luka Doncic and lift the New Orleans Pelicans over the Dallas Mavericks 114-112 on Friday night. Davis was fouled on the shot and made the free throw for a...
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