The New Orleans Pelicans, in addition to extending Anthony Davis' contract, re-signed Dante Cunningham, Omer Asik and Alexis Ajinca this past week. The Pelicans will now focus on keeping restricted free agent guard Norris Cole.
People familiar with the negotiations say the New Orleans Pelicans and forward Dante Cunningham have agreed on a three-year contract extension worth about $9 million.
Anthony Davis' agent, Thad Foucher, says the All-Star agreed to a five-year extension with the New Orleans Pelicans due to his love for the city.
Pelicans overpaying for backup?
New Orleans re-signed Alexis Ajinca for $20 million over four years, a decision Kevin Pelton questions given their depth at center. Pelton's first-day analysis (Insider)
The New Orleans Pelicans summer league roster features four players with NBA experience.
NBA teams agreed in principle to pay over $1.4 billion in salary to players on the first full day of free agency, according to ESPN Stats & Information.
Source: Asik returning to Pelicans
Omer Asik and the Pelicans are finalizing terms to keep the big man on New Orleans' front line alongside Anthony Davis, according to Marc Stein. Davis was signed to a five-year, $145 million extension with the Pelicans in the opening minutes of free agency.
Omer Asik and the Pelicans were finalizing terms Wednesday night on a five-year deal to keep the big man on the New Orleans' front line alongside Anthony Davis.
Ajinca signs 4-year, $20.5M deal in N.O.
Alexis Ajinca has agreed to a 4-year deal with New Orleans worth $20 million, sources tell ESPN. Ajinca, a power forward, is a French pro who last played for the Pelicans.
From the bargains to the reaches and everything in between, Kevin Pelton breaks down the deals from a busy first day of NBA free agency.
The New Orleans Pelicans took care of priority No. 1 of the offseason as they agreed to terms with Anthony Davis via five-year, $145 million extension.
It's all about the money for Davis
Two-time All-Star Anthony Davis agreed to a five-year, $145M extension with the Pelicans when free agency started early this morning. That deal would surpass Kobe Bryant's 7-year, $136M contract signed in 2004-05 as the richest in terms of total money in NBA history.
Anthony Davis gets handsome extension
The Pelicans and Anthony Davis have agreed to terms on a mammoth contract extension that should become the league's richest when it goes into effect. Sources told ESPN.com that the deal is a five-year extension estimated at nearly $145 million. Story
New Orleans and Anthony Davis, on the first day possible, have agreed to a mammoth contract that is expected to become the league's most lucrative.
The Pelicans hope to keep their roster intact when free agency begins.
Detroit Pistons free-agent center Greg Monroe said he wants to play for a team "ready to win." Monroe will reportedly speak this week to the New York Knicks, Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics, Milwaukee Bucks and Portland Trail Blazers.
Sixers pay price for injury nondisclosure
The NBA forced the 76ers to pay the Pelicans $3 million last season for failing to disclose a leg injury to Jrue Holiday that has limited his playing time for two years, The Philadelphia Inquirer has reported. Story
The NBA forced the 76ers to pay the Pelicans $3 million last season for failing to disclose a leg injury to Jrue Holiday that has limited his playing time for two years, according to a report.
The longtime Spurs sharpshooter could interest the Pelicans as a stretch big man in Alvin Gentry's system.
Asik a good return for Pelicans' top pick
The Pelicans didn't come away with a draft pick on Thursday night after trading Branden Dawson to the Clippers. But getting Omer Asik for the pick that turned out to be Sam Dekker seems to be solid value. Chad Ford gives them a B. Ford's complete draft grades (Insider)
The 2015 NBA draft is over. Who deserves high marks for their picks? After 60 selections Thursday night, Chad Ford hands out his grades for every squad.