MAY 2, 2021 - 4:30 AM
TOP ROW: Houston defensive end Payton Turner, Ohio State linebacker Pete Werner, Stanford cornerback Paulson Adebo. BOTTOM ROW: Notre Dame quarterback Ian Book, Kentucky tackle Landon Young, South Alabama receiver Kawaan Baker.
For the Saints, offensive line cohesion is key
The New Orleans Saints are in a position that is simultaneously enviable and miserable. They simply have too much talent to keep on the roster (without some crazy Mickey Loomis magic). Ryan Ramczyk was extended on Wednesday, much to the surprise of some fans, for a cool $96 million that freed up some money in the short term.
That leaves a few major players for the Saints who need to be addressed sooner than later. Some major players — Michael Thomas and Alvin Kamara specifically — have already been addressed....
Andrew Lopez ESPN
Former New Orleans Pelicans coach Stan Van Gundy made his first public comments since his split with the organization, and he made it clear he doesn't think Zion Williamson, Brandon Ingram or any other player had anything to do with his departure.
"I hate when it gets put on players that players are getting coaches fired and things like that. I think that makes players look bad and I don't think that's fair," Van Gundy said on the "Stupodity" podcast. "Players certainly have the right to express their opinion to people and things like that but...
BY ROD WALKER | STAFF WRITER JUL 5, 2021
Monty Williams told us this would happen.
He didn't specifically say he would be in the NBA Finals someday, but he knew good things were in store for him somewhere down the road.
He had just been fired after five seasons with the New Orleans Pelicans that May morning in 2015.
As former colleague Ted Lewis and I stood on the porch of Williams' home in Metairie, he didn't want to talk about his dismissal.
Instead, he wanted to talk about his faith.
He quoted a Bible verse and assured us he would bounce back.Continue Reading...
PUBLISHED JUL 29, 2021 AT 10:15 PM | UPDATED JUL 30, 2021 AT 9:22 AM
With the 17th pick in Thursday's draft, the New Orleans Pelicans chose Trey Murphy out of Virginia. Eighteen spots later, they took another wing who spent multiple years in the college ranks: Alabama's Herb Jones.