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FILE - In this May 12, 2015, file photo, New Orleans Pelicans general manager Dell Demps speaks during an NBA basketball news conference at the team's practice facility in Metairie, La. A person familiar with the situation says the Pelicans have fired general manager Dell Demps. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, because the club has not announced it. Demps did not immediately return voice and text messages left with him Friday morning. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
February 15, 2019 - 7:54 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans have decided to fire ninth-year general manager Dell Demps and start the process of finding someone to deal with the fallout of All-Star Anthony Davis' recent trade demand. Demps' dismissal comes after Davis said in late January that he would not sign an...
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New Orleans Pelicans' Anthony Davis stands near the bench before an NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)
February 07, 2019 - 9:19 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — After Anthony Davis found out he wouldn't be traded Thursday, the six-time All-Star learned the New Orleans Pelicans will let him suit up for the remainder of the season. While Davis had stated publicly that he's ready to move on from New Orleans, he also had said he was prepared...
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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2018, file photo, Brooklyn Nets forward James Webb III (0) watches as Milwaukee Bucks center Thon Maker (7) dunks over him during the first half of an NBA basketball game, in New York. A person familiar with the situation says the NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks have agreed to trade center Thon Maker to the Detroit Pistons for forward Stanley Johnson. The person spoke to The Associated Press Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, on condition of anonymity because the deal had not been publicly announced.(AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
February 06, 2019 - 11:34 pm
The Latest on NBA trades (all times Eastern): 11:25 p.m. A person familiar with the negotiations said late Wednesday that Washington has agreed to trade Markieff Morris to the New Orleans Pelicans for Wesley Johnson. There will be draft considerations in the deal as well, according to the person...
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Charlotte Hornets' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, right, steals the ball from Los Angeles Clippers' Tobias Harris, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
February 06, 2019 - 3:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tobias Harris drove the lane, tossed up a runner and buried the winner in what turned out to be his final shot for the Los Angeles Clippers. His packed bags needed a new destination. Next stop, Philadelphia. The 26-year-old Harris is headed to the 76ers as part of a late-night...
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Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry (30) lays up a shot against the Los Angeles Lakers in the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
February 05, 2019 - 12:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo thinks he might take Stephen Curry with his first pick in the NBA All-Star draft. Antetokounmpo is the captain of one team for the game as the top vote-getter among Eastern Conference players in fan balloting. LeBron James is the other captain and has the first...
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New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis waits to talk to reporters after their NBA basketball practice in Metairie, La., Friday, Feb. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
February 01, 2019 - 5:40 pm
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Anthony Davis wore a dark blue Pelicans hoodie with the sleeves cut off and "New Orleans" printed in red letters across the chest. What he said after Friday's practice, however, left no doubt that his heart was somewhere else. "I gave the city, organization, fans everything I...
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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2018, file photo, New York Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis, of Latvia, reacts after fouling out during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets on Thursday,, in Denver. The Knicks agree to trade injured star Kristaps Porzingis to Dallas Mavericks on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
January 31, 2019 - 10:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks were having their doubts, wondering if Kristaps Porzingis truly wanted to be part of the franchise. On Thursday, they say he made it clear he didn't. Once that happened, they decided to trade the All-Star forward who was thought to be one of the key players for...
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FILE- In this Jan. 14, 2019, file photo New Orleans Pelicans' Anthony Davis, right, dribbles against Los Angeles Clippers' Danilo Gallinari during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles. Davis' agent says the five-time All-Star has told the New Orleans Pelicans that he wants to be traded to a contending team. Agent Rich Paul confirmed the request to The Associated Press early Monday, Jan. 28. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, File)
January 29, 2019 - 7:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Davis' agent let everyone know he wants out of New Orleans, and now it will cost his client $50,000. The NBA fined the Pelicans star because of his agent's comments that Davis won't sign an extension and wants to be traded. The league office said in a written statement...
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File- This Dec. 20, 2018, file photo shows Duke forward Zion Williamson (1) dunking the ball against Texas Tech during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in New York. Williamson is one of the names you may not know now but very well could by the end of 2019. They figure to come up big in the new year.(AP Photo/Adam Hunger, File)
December 30, 2018 - 12:49 pm
Expect to see a whole lot more of this in 2019: Duke forward Zion Williamson dunking and dominating. The rim-rattling talent of Williamson figures to lead the Blue Devils on a deep NCAA Tournament run and, should he declare, possibly become a top pick in the NBA draft. Williamson is a name you're...
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FILE - In this March 17, 2015, file photo, Major League Baseball Players Association executive director Tony Clark talks to the media before a spring training exhibition baseball game in Lakeland, Fla. Baseball players are concerned the Seattle Mariners have become yet another rebuilding team and may be joined by others. Union head Tony Clark and new collective bargaining director Bruce Meyer said Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018 their members also are concerned about rapid change in the way games are played, such as the increased use of relief pitchers, and are willing to speak with management this offseason about whether counteracting changes are needed.(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
December 05, 2018 - 6:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball players are concerned the Seattle Mariners have become yet another rebuilding team and may be joined by others following a season of steep attendance drops among clubs that faded early and never contended for the playoffs. Union head Tony Clark and new collective bargaining...
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