• News
  • Sport

Alvin Gentry's 2018-19 option picked up by Pelicans

Alvin Gentry's 2018-19 option picked up by Pelicans

The New Orleans Pelicans swept the Portland Trail Blazers in the first round of the 2018 National Basketball Association playoffs without the injured DeMarcus Cousins, and they have reportedly considered offering the big man a short-term deal instead of a max offer.

Alvin Gentry earned his way to at least one more season on the New Orleans Pelicans' bench. But it's obvious they're hesitant to tie up so much money with someone who may come back as an entirely different player.

Even without Curry, the answer is most likely no.

New Orleans' sweep of Portland was a team effort through and through, but Holiday will receive the most recognition from it, as no one expected him to dominate every facet of the game as he did. He said the team was headed that way before Demarcus Cousins was lost for the season with an Achilles injury January 26th.

Against the Blazers, Holiday would average 27.8 points and 6.5 assists in four games.

The Western Conference sixth-seeded New Orleans Pelicans dispatched the third-seeded Portland Trail Blazers like a hot knife through butter and will now face the defending world champion Golden State Warriors, the West's second seed, starting Saturday in Oakland. But again, that's not going to happen this year with Olshey at the helm, and Olshey is probably sticking around.

Marquez stripped of pole at Grand Prix of the Americas
Vinales won three of the first five races of 2017 but hasn't taken the checkered flag since winning in France almost a year ago. Vinales was promoted to the top slot, ahead of Suzuki's Italian Andrea Iannone and Tech 3 Yamaha's French rider Johann Zarco.

Lillard turned in an MVP-type performance in the regular season. And though the Warriors should be heavy championship favorites, New Orleans could play them tougher than anyone expects.

Davis averaged 33 points, 12 rebounds and almost three blocks per game during the first round of the playoffs, earning him constant "M-V-P" chants from fans - who hope this is just the start. Time to be determined and it'll be on TV on TNT as all we know about this and we'll also be on fox sports aren't.

Holiday was limited with a lower-leg injury the last time the Pelicans met the Warriors in the playoffs, but this time we'll get to see what he can do on both ends in a best-of-seven series against Thompson. He averaged 28.1 points, 11.1 rebounds and 2.6 blocks per game - good for a 28.98 PER.

Having a veteran guard like Rajon Rondo to run the offense helped. Join the Pelican Debrief team! New Orleans' two best players, Anthony Davis and Jrue Holiday, are lockdown mid-range shooters, converting on 47.4% and 53.8% of their shots, respectively. I've seen plenty of highlights of what he's doing this postseason and it's wonderful.

Of course, the challenge will be even greater for the Pelicans.

Leave Your Comment

Leave Your Comment

Latest News

Breaking News


Multiple injuries reported in explosion at Wisconsin oil refiner

More than 10 people were transported to hospitals after an explosion at the oil refinery that was reported at 10:06 a.m. It produces asphalt, gasoline, diesel and heavy fuel oils, largely using heavy crude oil imported from Canada.

Meek Mill Speaks Out Since Prison Release: "I Don't Feel Free"

He said he planned to focus on getting his convictions overturned, and that he looks forward to resuming his music career. Meek Mill , whose real name is Robert Williams, was arrested in August 2017 for reckless driving .

T20I status for all 104 ICC members

While the Test Championship will be among nine teams, the ODI World Cup Qualification League will see 13 teams competing. Their match against arch-rivals Pakistan will be at Old Trafford in Manchester on June 16.

OPCW Fact-Finding Mission Team Visits Douma, Syria

The visit would allow the agency to move forward with an independent investigation to find out what chemicals, if any, were used. Samples will be transported back to the Netherlands and onward to the organisation's network of designated labs for analysis.

What does Browns, Baker Mayfield mean for Giants, Jets at NFL Draft?

If the Browns get their guy at No. 1 maybe they'd be willing to part ways with the No. 4 and send that pick to upstate NY . Cleveland's inclement weather can make gripping the ball a challenge, and therefore the bigger the hand , the better.

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle select gospel group to sing at wedding

Sheku Kanneh-Mason, a rising star of the classical music world, agreed immediately to the request from Prince Harry's fiancee. Markle and Harry tapped Sheku Kanneh-Mason to perform at their wedding on May 19.

Why TCS turning 100 billion dollar company is significant

TCS continues to execute dependably for a company of its size", Deepak Jasani, Head, Retail Research, HDFC Securities, told IANS. Apple is spotted in the top as the most valued firm across the globe with a market cap of $840 billion.

Attack on Voter Registration Center in Kabul

Voter registration began this month for legislative elections which are due to take place in October. By Sunday mid-day, there had been five attacks in less than a week against the election process.

Trump Doubts Legality of Mueller Probe into Russia Collusion

The Justice Department's inspector general concluded that McCabe misled officials under oath about authorizing the disclosure. Copies of the memos written by former FBI Director James Comey are photographed in Washington, Thursday, April 19, 2018.

Karnataka polls: BJP releases third list of candidates

The Reddy brothers were unperturbed and just as they were gloating over their invincibility, the bubble burst. The third brother Somashekara Reddy was earlier confirmed as the BJP's candidate from Ballari City.