Selling cheap for another prospect to languish on the bench or get lost in the rotational shuffle serves no purpose. The initial deal included Holiday and JJ Redick going to the Nets for Caris LeVert, Tauren Prince, one of Nicolas Claxton or Dzanan Musa and Philadelphia’s 2020 first round pick. The Raptors face a similar dilemma, and league sources tell Yahoo Sports one alternate location that has been broached is Louisville, Kentucky. With that chaos in mind, Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday has popped up in recent trade rumors… The core of the team is locked to through next season, save for Derrick Favors. You can’t be a fan when you keep on bashing at the franchises legends like you do all the time! The reasons for trading away veteran players are sensible in a vacuum. The Pelicans announced they’ll be introducing new head coach Stan Van Gundy in a Zoom press conference tomorrow at 2 pm, Something somewhat worth noting: after wanting her title to remain ‘Owner’ of the Pelicans it looks like Gayle Benson has switched to ‘Governor’, Josh Hart announced earlier today that he’ll be donating $10,000 to @NapaValleyCF to assist people affected by the recent wildfires in Napa Valley, Rafer Alston knew he was running out of chances when he signed a one-year deal with the Miami Heat in 2003, CHRISTIAN CLARK @ New Orleans Times-Picayune, “I came off the bench, but Stan played me starter minutes,” Alston said. The NBA’s recently announced accelerated timeline could trigger a chaotic free agency period. Fast enough for varsity hoops, tall enough for a soccer scholarship. The New Orleans Pelicans have time on their side as the trade deadline approaches. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Thursday evening ( via Twitter) that Gentry has emerged as a … The projected starting five has only just started playing together. LAKERS is a registered trademark of the Los Angeles Lakers LLC. Giving up on young players and draft picks for a 100-game rental (best-case) does little to help the team, even if the Pelicans make the playoffs. Stan Van Gundy explains how he may use Lonzo Ball offensively for Pelicans, Former Warrior Dorell Wright endorses LaMelo Ball to Golden State in the 2020 NBA Draft, Stan Van Gundy talks Lonzo Ball's future: 'He's got a nice package of skills', Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. Bontemps, who put the trade packages together, also noted that a simpler version without Redick would involve New Orleans receiving LeVert, Prince and the pick. New Orleans Pelicans rumors, news and videos from the best sources on the web. According to Yahoo Sports NBA analyst Vincent Goodwill, the Nuggets are one of 10 teams that have inquired about the availability of the 30-year-old guard. Please login to leave a reply. One of the few people in the Pelicans organization with a history with Stan Van Gundy in the NBA is guard JJ Redick. We use cookies and other tracking technologies to improve your browsing experience on our site, show personalized content and targeted ads, analyze site traffic, and understand where our audiences come from. Welcome to HoopsHype's European Union Experience. October 20, 2020 TJ Porreca NBA, NBA Trade Rumors, New Orleans Pelicans 0 Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports One of the underrated trade chips this offseason could be New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday. Packaging his salary in any trade could help both teams clear cap space for next season. One hot name: New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday. Due to the United States’ handling of COVID-19, travel into Canada has been banned. SVG has always done well with young teams. The New Orleans Pelicans sell low on several bench players with youth and potential just to fall short of the eighth seed. Then they can begin to paint Ingram and Williamson’s championship teams on a clean salary cap slate. The incoming players do not mesh well with the future core, creating more headaches for the front office. This season has not gone to plan. They will improve a lot. “I think it’s been reported,” Windhorst said of those talks. ball against the Boston Celtics during a game at the Smoothie King Center on January 26, 2020 in New Orleans, Louisiana. In addition to their own second-round pick at No. One big focus for next season has been the status of the Toronto Raptors. The current team chemistry has been encouraging, and many analytical models predict New Orleans can jump up to the final playoff spot by beating up on one of the easiest schedules remaining. The trade rumors and proposals involving New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday continue, ... 2020 10:32 pm. Bontemps, who put the trade packages together, also noted that a simpler version without Redick would involve New Orleans receiving LeVert, Prince and the pick. The Pelicans also have close to 20 draft picks in the next five seasons, depending on if a first-round pick conveys or turns into two second-round picks. The New Orleans Pelicans are among the teams searching for a new head coach. Center that is NBA-ready. Nuggets in Pursuit of Pelicans Guard Jrue Holiday, George Karl Says Melo Should Stay in Portland. Alvin Gentry barely survived a 13-game losing streak and is no longer being introduced before games. With the Nets looking to consolidate their assets for a third star, Holiday will be a common name mentioned. I owe a lot to that year, to Stan.”, “JJ Redick, I have been told, had a big role here.” ESPN’s Brian Windhorst said on ‘The Jump’. Coaching Rumors: Gentry, Vanterpool, Rockets, Pelicans, More. Zion has to stay healthy for them to contend. He logged more than 30 minutes per game for a Heat team that finished the season 42-40, nabbed the No. On Monday, Brian Windhorst released a new episode of his podcast, The Hoop Collective, alongside Tim Bontemps and Kevin Pelton which focused on potential trades for several players around the league. (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images). One team to keep an eye on could be the Chicago Bulls.. While Windhorst was adamant that their proposals were simply suggestions despite having spoken to some league sources, the deals were still intriguing all the same. The team also has a $3.6 million roster exception due to Darius Miller’s injury which expires on March 10, 2020. The hiring of Stan Van Gundy shows the sense of urgency within the Pelicans organization, William Guillory of The Athletic opines. By: Jacob Rude. New Orleans has more young prospects and projected role players than can actually play during a game. Consolidating the talent on the back end of the roster to strenghthen a playoff rotation is a logical move if the right talent comes available for the right price. Though not a lot of players in the current Pelicans roster know their newly acquired head coach on a personal level, it’s been reported that his former player in JJ Redick actually played a huge role in helping the front office in pursue the 61-year old head coach. October 2nd 2020 at 10:18am CST by Luke Adams. I have covered Louisiana high school and college basketball in spurts for a decade. Please also read our Privacy Notice and Terms of Use, which became effective December 20, 2019.

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