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Bleacher Report
Top 2016 Offseason Priorities for the Pelicanspicture isn't unrealistic, but a firm plan must be set in motion to properly na
Top 2016 Offseason Priorities for the Pelicans
Bleacher Report / Posted yesterday
picture isn't unrealistic, but a firm plan must be set in motion to properly navigate the impending cap boom. Try to Dump Omer Asik Perhaps in an attempt to establish consistency, the Pelicans rewarded Omer Asik with a five-year, $60 million deal... Read more
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The Mercury News
The biggest dead weight for every NBA teamDetroit all season - mainly due to injuries - but that's an area Stan Van Gundy
The biggest dead weight for every NBA team
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
Detroit all season - mainly due to injuries - but that's an area Stan Van Gundy should look to address this offseason.#18. Omer Asik, New Orleans Pelicans New Orleans' decision to sign center Omer Asik to a five-year, $60 million deal last summer... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Teams with Most Holes to Fill Heading into NBA DraftNeeds: Three-and-D wings; Ryan Anderson replacement; point guard; help wherever
Teams with Most Holes to Fill Heading into NBA Draft
Bleacher Report / Posted 2 days ago
Needs: Three-and-D wings; Ryan Anderson replacement; point guard; help wherever Anthony Davis doesn't play; mulligan on Omer Asik's contract Draft Picks: Nos. 6, 39 (via Denver) and 40 (via Sacramento) Where don't the New Orleans Pelicans need... Read more
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The Advocate
Pondering Pelicans’ pick: A look at five players who might be available when the Pelicans pick No. 6 in the NBA draftScott Howard-Cooper also projects the Pelicans to take Poeltl, writing that New
Pondering Pelicans’ pick: A look at five players who might be available when the Pelicans pick No. 6 in the NBA draft
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
Scott Howard-Cooper also projects the Pelicans to take Poeltl, writing that New Orleans “has to go center somewhere this offseason, whether the draft, trade or free agency” despite having both Omer Asik and Alexis Ajin... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Burning Questions Following NBA Draft Lotterylike Tyreke Evans and Jrue Holiday for additional picks and/or the right to get
Burning Questions Following NBA Draft Lottery
Bleacher Report / Posted 9 days ago
like Tyreke Evans and Jrue Holiday for additional picks and/or the right to get out from under the remaining four years of Omer Asik's terrible deal. Ah, yes. Omer Asik. A harbinger of the Pelicans' last attempt at accelerating the rebuilding... Read more
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Bleacher Report
What's at Stake in the 2016 NBA Lotterytop-10 selection and can either add a young talent to their rotation or package
What's at Stake in the 2016 NBA Lottery
Bleacher Report / Posted 10 days ago
top-10 selection and can either add a young talent to their rotation or package the pick with someone like Tyreke Evans (or Omer Asik in a universe where God is a Pelicans fan) for a quality veteran. 7. Denver Nuggets (4.3 percent, via pick swap... Read more
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The Advocate
Blowout loss brings merciful end to tough season for PelicansDieng had 20 points and 11 rebounds, and Andrew Wiggins added 21 points. James
Blowout loss brings merciful end to tough season for Pelicans
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
Dieng had 20 points and 11 rebounds, and Andrew Wiggins added 21 points. James Ennis led the Pelicans with 26 points. Omer Asik had a career-high 24 points and added 11 rebounds. Toney Douglas had 22 points and Dante Cunningham 17. The... Read more
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The Advocate
With disappointing season in the books, Pelicans look to futureto have a flowing offense and then be able to spread the floor and create situa
With disappointing season in the books, Pelicans look to future
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
to have a flowing offense and then be able to spread the floor and create situations,” Gentry said. Do Tyrke Evans and Omer Asik fit into the franchise’s future plans? Perhaps no two players were more confounding fits in Gentry’s system than... Read more
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The Advocate
Will the New Orleans Pelicans go big in the NBA draft? Utah’s Jakob Poeltl hopes soPoeltl, a projected lottery pick looking to become the NBA’s first Austrian. G
Will the New Orleans Pelicans go big in the NBA draft? Utah’s Jakob Poeltl hopes so
The Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
Poeltl, a projected lottery pick looking to become the NBA’s first Austrian. Given that the Pelicans have two centers — Omer Asik and Alexis Ajinca — committed to contracts, it seems an unlikely position to fill in the draft. Even so, Poeltl met... Read more
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The Mercury News
25 least valuable players in the NBAto worry about Mbah a Moute, who averaged 3.1 points in 17 minutes per game - b
25 least valuable players in the NBA
The Mercury News / Posted 21 days ago
to worry about Mbah a Moute, who averaged 3.1 points in 17 minutes per game - both abnormally low numbers for a starter.#9. Omer Asik Player Value Index: 26.1 An old-school sort of center, Asik and his brick hands haven't aged well. He's not an... Read more
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SportingNews
How to solve a free-agent problem like Festus Ezeli? $50 million worksand before Ezeli’s knee injury. Two contracts worth considering according to o
How to solve a free-agent problem like Festus Ezeli? $50 million works
SportingNews / Posted 22 days ago
and before Ezeli’s knee injury. Two contracts worth considering according to one league executive, are the one signed by Omer Asik last summer and the one signed by Al Jefferson in 2013. Asik’s deal is considered a mistake leaguewide, but it went... Read more
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The Advocate
Pelicans offseason lookahead: After an injury-filled season full of disappointment, significant changes could be comingin extended minutes — and a good contract that looks even better with a new, hi
Pelicans offseason lookahead: After an injury-filled season full of disappointment, significant changes could be coming
The Advocate / Posted 26 days ago
in extended minutes — and a good contract that looks even better with a new, higher salary cap — make him a moveable part. Omer Asik: In a perfect world, the Pelicans likely would look to ship Asik, whose contract — he’s locked up through 2020 on a... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Summer agenda: New Orleans Pelicansfor the Pelicans, there is nobody under contract who can step up and fill those
Summer agenda: New Orleans Pelicans
Yahoo Sports / Posted 1 months ago
for the Pelicans, there is nobody under contract who can step up and fill those roles. Last year’s signing of center Omer Asik did not turn out the way New Orleans had hoped. Asik was often injured, did not equal his previous production when... Read more

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