Pelicans hire Trajan Langdon as GM

The New Orleans Pelicans announced the team had hired former Brooklyn Nets assistant generals manager Trajan Langdon as their new GM. According to The Advocate’s Scott Kushner Langdon set the foundation for this move in his time as as a scout with the Spurs and Cavaliers where he “built his reputation as a scout with the Spurs and Cavaliers before joining general manager Sean Marks’ staff in Brooklyn in 2016, where the Nets have taken the league by surprise.” Prior to his time as a scout, he had a brief career as…

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Andre Iguodala has MRI; status up in the air for game 4

Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala underwent an MRI earlier today for a lower leg injury he suffered in the ballclub’s 110-99 win over the Portland Trail Blazers in game 3 of the Western Conference Final.  Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports reports that the MRI came back negative.  ESPN’s Nick Friedell adds that Iguodala’s status for Game 4 is uncertain.  Iguodala left in the third quarter of game three and was held out of the remainder of the game for “precautionary reasons”, according to Warriors head coach Steve Kerr.  “We…

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May 17, 2019 NBA Playoff Recap

Top Performers G. AntetokounmpoMIL vs. TOR 30 17 5   2 blk Kawhi LeonardTOR @ MIL 31 8 2   10-10 ft Ersan IlyasovaMIL vs. TOR 17 3 2   2 stl Malcolm BrogdonMIL vs. TOR 14 4 5    George HillMIL vs. TOR 13 5 2    Nikola MiroticMIL vs. TOR 15 6 0    Norman PowellTOR @ MIL 14 4 2    Danny GreenTOR @ MIL 8 4 0    Khris MiddletonMIL vs. TOR 12 1 1    Kyle LowryTOR @ MIL 15 4 4    Yesterday’s Score Toronto Raptors  103…

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Pacers’ Tyreke Evans banned from NBA for two years over Anti-Drug Policy

Indiana Pacers guard Tyreke Evans has been put out of the NBA for violating the league’s anti-drug policy, according to a statement released by the team.  Per Alex Kennedy of HoopsHype that Evans will be eligible for reinstatement in two years.  Though he has never been suspended for drug-related issues somehow this instance warranted a two-year ban. This past year with the Pacers, Evans averaged 10.2 points, 2.9 rebounds and 2.4 assist per game. For his career he has posted numbers of 15.7 points, 4.8 assists and 4.6 rebounds per…

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May 16, 2019 NBA Playoff Recap

Golden State Warriors overcame a 15-point halftime deficit to defeat the Portland Trail Blazers 114-111 in Game 2 of the Western Finals. Stephen CurryGSW vs. POR 37 8 8 11-11 ft Damian LillardPOR @ GSW 23 5 10 Kevon LooneyGSW vs. POR 14 7 2 Seth CurryPOR @ GSW 16 1 2 4 stl Draymond GreenGSW vs. POR 16 10 7 5 blk M. HarklessPOR @ GSW 12 4 2 Klay ThompsonGSW vs. POR 24 3 2 CJ McCollumPOR @ GSW 22 3 5 Rodney HoodPOR @ GSW 12 2…

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May 15, 2019 NBA Playoff Recap

Brook Lopez’s playoff career playoff high key in Milwaukee’s come from behind 108-100 victory over the Toronto Raptors in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals. In the West, the still KD-less Warriors will look to defend their HomeCourt tonight in game two of those conference finals. Top Performers: Brook LopezMIL vs. TOR 29 11 2 4 blk G. AntetokounmpoMIL vs. TOR 24 14 6 2 stl, 3 blk Kyle LowryTOR @ MIL 30 8 2 7-9 3-pt Kawhi LeonardTOR @ MIL 31 9 2 10-10 ft Malcolm BrogdonMIL vs.…

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Kevin Durant-out for game 2 of West Finals

Golden State will be without Kevin Durant for at least one more game. According to Yahoo Sports’ Chris Haynes , the Warriors have ruled Durant out for game two of the Western Conference Finals against the Portland Trail Blazer. KD has missed the previous two games, spanning the end of the Houston series and spilling over into the conference finals, after suffering an initially scary looking calf strain in game six of the conference semifinals. Should the Warriors take a 2-0 lead in the series, there will be less incentive…

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May 15, 2019 NBA Playoff Recap

Stephen CurryGSW vs. POR 36 6 7 9-15 3-pt Klay ThompsonGSW vs. POR 26 1 3 3 stl, 2 blk Rodney HoodPOR @ GSW 17 3 1 M. HarklessPOR @ GSW 17 4 1 3 blk Draymond GreenGSW vs. POR 12 10 5 2 stl, 3 blk Enes KanterPOR @ GSW 10 16 3 Jonas JerebkoGSW vs. POR 9 5 2 Damian LillardPOR @ GSW 19 4 6 Kevon LooneyGSW vs. POR 6 2 1 3 stl Andre IguodalaGSW vs. POR 4 3 5 2 stl Yesterday’s Scores  Portland Trail…

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Anthony Davis still wants to leave Pelicans, even with number 1 pick

It appears that even the New Orleans Pelicans winning the draft lottery (or the draft Zion Williamson sweepstakes, as it has been touted) has not softened disgruntled Anthony Davis’ stance on wanting out of New Orleans. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium, his trade desires have not wavered.  Davis let it be known that he had no intention of resigning with the Pelicans when his current deal expires and that they should move him. This lead to an unusual public haggling with the Los Angeles Lakers over…

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