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NBA: New Orleans Pelicans To Acquire Tyreke Evans in 3-Team Trade
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NBA: New Orleans Pelicans To Acquire Tyreke Evans in 3-Team Trade

Jul 4 2013, 8:09pm CDT | by

The New Orleans Pelicans are reportedly set to acquire guard Tyreke Evans in a three-team trade involving them, the Sacramento Kings and Portland Trail Blazers.

The New Orleans Pelicans are set to acquire Tyreke Evans in a three-team trade which also involves the Sacramento Kings and Portland Trail Blazers. ESPN's Marc Stein cites knowledgeable sources when...

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NBA: New Orleans Pelicans To Acquire Tyreke Evans in 3-Team Trade

Jul 4 2013, 8:09pm CDT | by

The New Orleans Pelicans are reportedly set to acquire guard Tyreke Evans in a three-team trade involving them, the Sacramento Kings and Portland Trail Blazers.

The New Orleans Pelicans are set to acquire Tyreke Evans in a three-team trade which also involves the Sacramento Kings and Portland Trail Blazers.

ESPN's Marc Stein cites knowledgeable sources when he wrote about the trade on July 4. The package would have Evans moving to New Orleans in a sign-and-trade, New Orleans guard Greivis Vasquez transferring to Sacramento and New Orleans center Robin Lopez going to Portland.

In addition, the Blazers will send 2013 second-round pick Jeff Withey to the Pelicans and two future second-round picks to the Kings. In return, Portland will acquire New Orleans guard Terrel Harris as well. Stein adds the trade can only be completed on July 10. 

USA Today Sports' Sam Amick notes the acquisition of former Philadelphia 76er All-Star guard Jrue Holiday via a draft day trade made Vasquez expendable. Vasquez's impedning departure may also mean Eric Gordon staying in New Orleans, per Amick.  

Scooby Axson of Sports Illustrated adds the deal sprang to life when free agent point guard Jose Calderon declined an offer to play for the Kings. His agent, Mark Bartelstein, said the timing wasn't right.  

"They showed him a great vision, made a great offer, but the timing wasn't right."

Evans, a restricted free agent, reportedly agreed to a four-year, $44 million deal with the Pelicans on Wednesday. He averaged 18 points, five rebounds and four assists with the Kings last season. 

Vasquez chipped in with 13.9 points, nine assists and 4.3 rebounds per game with the then-Hornets in 2012-13.  Lopez contributed 11.5 points, 5.6 rebounds, 0.8 assists and 1.6 blocks per outing with New Orleans a season ago. 

 

 
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Pelicans’ Davis has double-double, downs Hornets

Nov 4 2014 9:52pm CST | Source: Sportsnet.ca

NEW ORLEANS — Anthony Davis had 24 points, 13 rebounds and three blocks, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Charlotte Hornets 100-91 on Tuesday night. Tyreke Evans added 16 points and 10 rebounds in New Orleans’ first victory since its season opener. Ryan Anderson scored 16 points and Austin Rivers had 12, helping the Pelicans bounce back from Monday night’s 93-81 loss at Memphis. The Pelicans (2-2) shot 46 per cent and outscored Char ...
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2 weeks ago

Pelicans’ Davis has double-double, downs Hornets

Nov 4 2014 9:52pm CST | Source: Sportsnet.ca

NEW ORLEANS — Anthony Davis had 24 points, 13 rebounds and three blocks, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Charlotte Hornets 100-91 on Tuesday night. Tyreke Evans added 16 points and 10 rebounds in New Orleans’ first victory since its season opener. Ryan Anderson scored 16 points and Austin Rivers had 12, helping the Pelicans bounce back from Monday night’s 93-81 loss at Memphis. The Pelicans (2-2) shot 46 per cent and outscored Charlotte by 10 points ...
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2 weeks ago

Pelicans’ Davis has double-double, downs Hornets

Nov 4 2014 9:52pm CST | Source: Sportsnet.ca

NEW ORLEANS — Anthony Davis had 24 points, 13 rebounds and three blocks, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Charlotte Hornets 100-91 on Tuesday night. Tyreke Evans added 16 points and 10 rebounds in New Orleans’ first victory since its season opener. Ryan Anderson scored 16 points and Austin Rivers had 12, helping the Pelicans bounce back from Monday night’s 93-81 loss at Memphis. The Pelicans (2-2) shot 46 per cent and outscored Charlotte by 10 points in the second half wh ...
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2 weeks ago

Pelicans’ Davis has double-double, downs Hornets

Nov 4 2014 9:52pm CST | Source: Sportsnet.ca

NEW ORLEANS — Anthony Davis had 24 points, 13 rebounds and three blocks, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Charlotte Hornets 100-91 on Tuesday night. Tyreke Evans added 16 points and 10 rebounds in New Orleans’ first victory since its season opener. Ryan Anderson scored 16 points and Austin Rivers had 12, helping the Pelicans bounce back from Monday night’s 93-81 loss at Memphis. The Pelicans (2-2) shot ...
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2 weeks ago

Pelicans’ Davis has double-double, downs Hornets

Nov 4 2014 9:51pm CST | Source: Sportsnet.ca

NEW ORLEANS — Anthony Davis had 24 points, 13 rebounds and three blocks, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Charlotte Hornets 100-91 on Tuesday night. Tyreke Evans added 16 points and 10 rebounds in New Orleans’ first victory since its season opener. Ryan Anderson scored 16 points and Austin Rivers had 12, helping the Pelicans bounce back from Monday night’s 93-81 loss at Memphis. The Pelicans (2-2) shot 46 per cent and ...
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3 weeks ago

Only Superstar Like Anthony Davis Can Overcome Pelicans' Huge Hurdles

Oct 29 2014 4:49pm CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

Anthony Davis can save the New Orleans Pelicans. Cautious optimism as it pertains to him is kaput. Gone are the maybes and the conditional enthusiasm. After the 2013-14 campaign and the summer that followed, there is no overhyping him. There is only recognizing him for who he is: An NBA megastar. Excuse me. Franchise-rescuing megastar. Every hurdle standing between New Orleans and postseason progress is one Davis can ...
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3 weeks ago

Anthony Davis' brilliance covers up the Pelicans' flaws

Oct 29 2014 12:12pm CDT | Source: SBNation

If the season opener was any indication, Anthony Davis may actually be good enough to overcome New Orleans' many issues. By putting together a 26-point, 17-rebound, nine-block, three-steal performance against the depleted Orlando Magic on Tuesday, Pelicans forward Anthony Davis made a statement as the NBA season begins. The myriad of ways he came about those numbers against the Orlando Magic and how impactful he w ...
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4 weeks ago

Pelicans starters see plenty of action in victory

Oct 23 2014 9:58pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

BOSSIER CITY, La. — Undrafted rookie Patric Young is working hard to make it in the NBA. The New Orleans Pelicans benefited from the University of Florida product’s efforts in the waning moments of the team’s preseason finale Thursday. After the New Orleans Pelicans’ 10 point fourth-quarter lead was cut to one in the waning moments, Young’s emphatic follow slam with 2.1 seconds remaining helped the Pelicans secure a 88-85 victory a ...
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4 weeks ago

Pelicans starters see plenty of action in victory

Oct 23 2014 9:58pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

BOSSIER CITY, La. — Undrafted rookie Patric Young is working hard to make it in the NBA. The New Orleans Pelicans benefited from the University of Florida product’s efforts in the waning moments of the team’s preseason finale Thursday. After the New Orleans Pelicans’ 10 point fourth-quarter lead was cut to one in the waning moments, Young’s emphatic follow slam with 2.1 seconds remaining helped the Pelicans secure a 88-85 victory against the Dallas Mavericks at the Cen ...
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4 weeks ago

Pelicans starters see plenty of action in victory

Oct 23 2014 9:58pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

BOSSIER CITY, La. — Undrafted rookie Patric Young is working hard to make it in the NBA. The New Orleans Pelicans benefited from the University of Florida product’s efforts in the waning moments of the team’s preseason finale Thursday. After the New Orleans Pelicans’ 10 point fourth-quarter lead was cut to one in the waning moments, Young’s emphatic follow slam with 2.1 seconds remaining helped the Pelicans secure a 88-85 victory against the Dallas Mavericks at the Century ...
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