Friday, October 27, 2017

NBA Basketball

New Orleans Pelicans (48-34)


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Holiday, Pelicans in driver's seat vs. Blazers

NEW ORLEANS -- This series was supposed to be about the Portland Trail Blazers' dynamic backcourt duo of Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum.

Instead, it has been a referendum on the best guard on the court -- New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday -- whose relentless defensive pressure and unstoppable drives into the lane have earned New Orleans a commanding 2-0 advantage with Game 3 of the best-of-seven Western Conference playoff series set for Thursday night at the Smoothie King Center.

"I may be a little bit biased, but if you can tell me a better two-way player in the league right now ... I'm willing to listen," New Orleans head coach Alvin Gentry said after Holiday scored a playoff career-high 33 points and had nine assists in a 111-102 victory in Portland on Tuesday night.

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Leaders
Points: Anthony Davis28.1
Rebounds: DeMarcus Cousins12.9
Assists: Rajon Rondo8.2
FG%: Anthony Davis53.4%
Steals: DeMarcus Cousins1.65
Blocks: Anthony Davis2.57
Defense (Rank)
Points: 110.4 (29)
Rebounds: 45.5 (25)
Assists: 23.7 (20)
FG%: 45.4% (9)
FT%: 78.4% (28)
3P%: 35.5% (8)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 111.7 (3)
Rebounds: 44.4 (10)
Assists: 26.8 (3)
FG%: 48.3% (2)
FT%: 77.2% (14)
3P%: 36.2% (14)
Standings
Southwest Division
  W L Pct GB
xyz-Houston 65 17 .793 --
x-New Orleans 48 34 .585 17.0
x-San Antonio 47 35 .573 18.0
Dallas 24 58 .293 41.0
Memphis 22 60 .268 43.0
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
4/7/2018 Larry Drew II 10-Day Contract Expired; Player Not Re-Signed
4/5/2018 Jordan Crawford Signed as Free Agent
3/26/2018 Larry Drew II Signed to Second 10-Day Contract
3/15/2018 Larry Drew II Signed to 10-Day Contract
3/14/2018 Walt Lemon Jr. 10-Day Contract Expired; Player Not Re-Signed
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Injuries
Date Player Status
1/26/2018 DeMarcus Cousins Torn Achilles
10/17/2017 Alexis Ajinca Sore knee
9/1/2017 Frank Jackson Right foot fracture
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