New Orleans Pelicans announce 2017 Training Camp schedule

September 19, 2017

August 19, 2017  NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Pelicans announced today the team’s 2017 training camp schedule. Training camp will begin on Tuesday, September 26. Practices will be held at the Ochsner Sports Performance Center in Metairie, La. from Sept. 26-Oct. 2. The team will hold a second practice session on select days. Media availability will take place following the team’s first practice only. Training camp practices at the…

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Pelicans to host a gear sale benefiting American Red Cross

September 19, 2017

September 19, 2017  On Tuesday, September 26th the New Orleans Pelicans will be a hosting a sale of multiple clothing items to benefit charitable hurricane relief efforts. The event will take place at the Ochsner Sports Performance Center (5800 Airline Drive, Metairie, LA 70003). The gear sale will start at 5 p.m. for all Season Ticket holders and corporate partners. The event will then be open to the general public…

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Pelicans News Around the Web (9-19-2017)

September 19, 2017

Pelicans’ Posts: Week of September 11th See the best of Pelicans on social from the previous week with this edition of Pelicans’ Posts.Read more » New Orleans Pelicans: 5 goals for DeMarcus Cousins in 2017-18 For the third straight season, DeMarcus Cousins earned yet another All-Star appearance.Read more »

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Pelicans' Posts: Week of September 11th

September 18, 2017

Darius Miller sends his little girl off to her first day of school! DeMarcus Cousins steps off the court and onto the field for the Saints home opener. Ian Clark poses in the new Pelicans Statement Edition Uniform at the Nike Innovation Summit! Alexis Ajinca throws his son a party for this 3rd birthday! Pierre welcomes Tony Allen to the team! Welcome to the @PelicansNBA family @aa000G9! Let’s eat!#DoItBIG pic.twitter.com/kNZoqtUs4K…

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Pelicans News Around the Web (9-18-2017)

September 18, 2017

Pelicans’ Posts: Week of September 11th See the best of Pelicans on social from the previous week with this edition of Pelicans’ Posts.Read more » Undrafted wing Charles Cooke prepares for NBA opportunity with Pelicans Every player wants to hear his name announced by Adam Silver or Mark Tatum on draft night, but when Charles Cooke went unselected June 22, it didn’t take long for NBA teams to start contacting…

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E’Twaun Moore positional versatility could prove valuable for Pelicans

September 18, 2017

When word spread in August that New Orleans starting small forward Solomon Hill would be sidelined for a significant portion of the season with a left hamstring injury, E’Twaun Moore quickly realized that it might impact his role in 2017-18. A 6-foot-4, six-year NBA veteran who’s generally considered a shooting guard, Moore has plenty of experience at other positions. In fact, he believes versatility and adaptability have been a factor…

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Nike and NBA introduce new statement edition uniform, first on-court hooded jacket and the first NBA Connected jersey, the future of fan apparel

September 16, 2017

September 15, 2017  LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Ushering in a radical evolution of the fan experience, NIKE, Inc. and the NBA today unveiled three new innovations: the Nike NBA Connected Jersey, the first NBA jersey that gives the wearer an all-access pass into the world of their favorite team and players; Statement Edition uniforms; and the Nike Therma Flex Showtime Warm-up Jacket, the first hooded jacket to be worn on…

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Pelicans sign Tony Allen

September 15, 2017

September 15, 2017  The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that the team has signed free agent guard/forward Tony Allen. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Allen, 6-4, 213, most recently played for the Memphis Grizzlies from 2010-17, appearing in 462 regular season games (359 starts) and averaging 8.9 points, 4.3 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.7 steals. This past season for Memphis, Allen averaged 9.1 points, 5.5…

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Five things to know about Pelicans forward Tony Allen

September 15, 2017

1)      His list of credentials at the defensive end of the floor is extensive and impressive. Allen has been recognized on the NBA All-Defensive teams a total of six times, including three selections to the first team (in the seasons ending in 2012, 2013 and 2015). This spring he picked up his third second-team honors for a second consecutive season. The 35-year-old prides himself on shutting down wing scorers and…

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