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Report: Greg Monroe wants a team 'ready to win'

Detroit Pistons free-agent center Greg Monroe said he wants to play for a team "ready to win." Monroe will reportedly speak this week to the New York Knicks, Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics, Milwaukee Bucks and Portland Trail Blazers.

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Sixers pay price for injury nondisclosure

The NBA forced the 76ers to pay the Pelicans $3 million last season for failing to disclose a leg injury to Jrue Holiday that has limited his playing time for two years, The Philadelphia Inquirer has reported. Story

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Report: 76ers paid Pelicans $3M over Holiday

The NBA forced the 76ers to pay the Pelicans $3 million last season for failing to disclose a leg injury to Jrue Holiday that has limited his playing time for two years, according to a report.

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Asik a good return for Pelicans' top pick

The Pelicans didn't come away with a draft pick on Thursday night after trading Branden Dawson to the Clippers. But getting Omer Asik for the pick that turned out to be Sam Dekker seems to be solid value. Chad Ford gives them a B. Ford's complete draft grades (Insider)

Pelicans: Rights to Michigan State F Branden Dawson (No. 56 pick) traded to Clippers for cash

Motor makes the difference for Dawson

Jay Bilas: "Branden Dawson is a big-time athlete. ... He has tried to improve his offensive game and has improved his offensive game, but he's going to have to come in as more of an energy guy."

Pelicans: Michgian State F Branden Dawson selected with 56th pick in NBA Draft

Karl-Anthony Towns, Jahlil Okafor and D'Angelo Russell take center stage at the 2015 NBA Draft; live at 7 pm ET on ESPN

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Benson's ex-heirs appeal competency ruling

The daughter and grandchildren of Tom Benson are appealing last week's ruling that found the Saints and Pelicans owner mentally competent to make his own business decisions.

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Re-drafting the 2012 NBA Draft: New Orleans Pelicans

The Pelicans chose Austin Rivers at No. 10, but it was not the best pick. Rivers now plays in Los Angeles with his dad as head coach. With a lineup featuring Anthony Davis, Robin Lopez, Eric Gordon, adding John Henson would have given New Orleans more length up front. Jeff Goodman (Insider)

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Pelicans struck it rich with Davis

Just three years in, is Anthony Davis already the third-best No. 1 overall pick of the last 25 years? Chad Ford says so. The combination of his insanely high 26.8 PER and a future that should lead to MVP awards and a few NBA titles leaves Davis behind only LeBron James and Tim Duncan. Ford: Ranking NBA No. 1 picks (Insider)

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Re-drafting the 2012 NBA Draft: New Orleans Pelicans

The Pelicans made the right choice drafting Anthony Davis at No. 1. He finished this season, averaging 24 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks per game, helping New Orleans secure the eighth seed in the playoffs. He has quickly become one of the elite NBA players. Jeff Goodman (Insider)

Pelicans see something in Williams

He isn't a big-name prospect, but Latavious Williams is clearly of value to the Pelicans, who acquired his rights from the Thunder at the trade deadline. Williams, who went straight to the D-League after high school, has improved his shooting stroke while playing in Spain. Pelton: Draft-and-stash talent (Insider)

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Report: Gentry confident Pelicans can be good

New Orleans Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry is now in town after leaving the NBA Champion Golden State Warriors and when meeting with the local media he said he is confident his new team can be good.

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Gentry: Davis second only to LeBron

The Pelicans officially introduced Alvin Gentry as their head coach on Monday, and he came out swinging: "We've got the best player in the NBA not named LeBron James."

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Gentry: Davis second only to LeBron

The Pelicans have officially introduced Alvin Gentry as their head coach, and he came out swinging: "We've got the best player in the NBA not named LeBron James."

2014-15 Team Stats

Points Per Game99.416th
Rebounds Per Game43.516th
Assists Per Game22.011th
Points Allowed98.611th

Team History

YearWLPCT
2014-154537.548
2013-143448.414
2012-132755.329
2011-122145.318
2010-114636.560

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