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Bucks sign Frazier with Brogdon out indefinitely

[ad_1] MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Bucks signed guard Tim Frazier on Tuesday as they try to shore up their backcourt with Malcolm Brogdon out indefinitely with a plantar fascia tear in his right foot.The 28-year-old Frazier played 47 games this season for the New Orleans Pelicans and averaged 5.0 points, 4.4 assists and 2.9 rebounds in 19.3 minutes per game. He was waived Feb. 28.The 6-foot guard from Penn State
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Prolific Payton joins short list of NBA greats

[ad_1] New Orleans Pelicans guard Elfrid Payton joined an illustrious list of NBA greats Monday night by recording a triple-double in his fifth straight game.Payton, a sixth-year NBA veteran, joined the likes of Russell Westbrook, Oscar Robertson, Wilt Chamberlain and Michael Jordan to accomplish the feat, according to Elias Sports Bureau. Westbrook has done it four times, while Robertson did it three times and Chamberlain twice.Payton, averaging 10.5 points, 7.3
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Pelicans’ Moore (quad) out at least a week

[ad_1] NEW ORLEANS -- The New Orleans Pelicans say guard E'Twaun Moore will be sidelined at least a week after reinjuring his left quadriceps.The Pelicans, who announced Moore's condition before Friday night's game against Toronto, say Moore's recurrent contusion occurred during Wednesday night's 114-104 loss to Toronto.The club says the injury was confirmed after Moore underwent an MRI late Thursday afternoon.Moore is in his eighth NBA season and third with
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Pelicans’ Holiday out with abdominal strain

[ad_1] NEW ORLEANS -- The New Orleans Pelicans say guard Jrue Holiday has been diagnosed with a lower abdominal strain that is expected to sideline him at least a week.The club says the injury was confirmed by an MRI on Thursday, a day after Holiday played 32 minutes and scored 16 points in New Orleans' 114-104 loss to Utah.Jrue Holiday has been one of the Pelicans' most productive players since
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Sources — Pels agree with Euroleague G Bertans

[ad_1] The New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to terms with Euroleague guard Dairis Bertans on a contract that includes a team option for 2019-20 season, league sources told ESPN.The Pelicans waived guard Tim Frazier on Wednesday night after a loss at the Los Angeles Lakers, making available a roster spot for Bertans, league sources said.This would be the first significant roster move under interim general manager Danny Ferry, who recently
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Pels in talks with Euroleague G Bertans

[ad_1] 2:32 AM ETAdrian WojnarowskiESPN The New Orleans Pelicans are in advanced talks with Euroleague guard Dairis Bertans on a contract, league sources told ESPN.The Pelicans waived guard Tim Frazier on Wednesday night after a loss to the Los Angeles Lakers, making available a roster spot for Bertans, league sources said.This would be the first significant roster move under interim general manager Danny Ferry, who recently replaced Dell Demps. Bertans,
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No more room for Anthony Davis what-ifs on Lakers’ path to playoffs

[ad_1] Taking the escalator down behind Section 107 at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, a rider will come face to face with a 30-foot portrait of Anthony Davis, starting at eye level with the Pelicans star's arched brow at the top, before lining up with his scruffy beard when the escalator ends at street level.It will be art installations such as this, as well as merchandise in the team
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Pels’ Davis to play limited minutes vs. Lakers

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES -- Anthony Davis will play limited minutes and likely will be held out in the fourth quarter for Wednesday night's game against the Los Angeles Lakers.New Orleans Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry said the plan remains to utilize Davis around "20-to-23" minutes and that he will likely not see action in the fourth as the Pelicans continue to protect themselves and try to limit the risk of any
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Decision to sit Anthony Davis vs. Lakers not influenced by opponent, coach says

[ad_1] NEW ORLEANS -- New Orleans Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry said the team's decision to rest its star Anthony Davis on Saturday was in no way affected by their opponent, the Los Angeles Lakers."If you're looking along the lines that it has any significance that we're playing the Lakers, no, it has nothing to do with it," Gentry said before the game. "It would've happened if we were playing the