Anthony Davis sounds rather pleased that the New Orleans Pelicans have done little tweaking to their roster since a first-round exit from last season's playoffs.
A nagging injury will force Omer Asik to change his summer plans.
Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy and ESPN NBA analyst Jeff Van Gundy cover Stan's job, Jeff's interviews with the Pelicans and Nuggets and the perception of coaches in the NBA.
The New Orleans Pelicans have signed six free agents since July 9 and still have a few spots open on the 15-man roster. With that in mind, GM Dell Demps has more work to do complete the roster over the next two months ahead of training camp.
The 2015 summer league schedule concluded for most teams last week, so now the focus for each of them, including the New Orleans Pelicans, is to assemble their roster for training camp and the preseason.
The San Antonio Spurs announced Wednesday they have signed Jimmer Fredette, who spent last season with the New Orleans Pelicans.
Nothing new about New Orleans
The Pelicans focused on re-signing their core instead of adding new players. This means coaching and development will be paramount to progress this season. Western Conference grades (Insider)
A good number of NBA teams have a one-on-one relationship with a D-League team. Recently the Toronto Raptors joined that group and the New Orleans Pelicans may be next in line.
Sources told ESPN.com that Seth Curry and the Kings are in the process of finalizing a two-year deal in the wake of the younger Curry's strong summer league performance with the Pelicans.
New Orleans Pelicans GM Dell Demps admitted he nearly signed Seth Curry a year ago.
Kendrick Perkins going to Pelicans
Perkins and the Pelicans were finalizing a deal Tuesday night to bring the former Boston, OKC and Cleveland center to New Orleans on a one-year veteran minimum contract, sources told ESPN's Marc Stein.
Veteran center Kendrick Perkins is joining the New Orleans Pelicans on a one-year contract for the veterans minimum, according to league sources.
All-NBA Vegas league second team
- Pelicans' Larry Drew II
- Nuggets' Emmanuel Mudiay
- Mavericks' Dwight Powell
- Trail Blazers' Noah Vonleh
- Rockets' Alan Williams
All-NBA Vegas league first team
- Spurs' Kyle Anderson (MVP)
- Pelicans' Seth Curry
- Bulls' Doug McDermott
- Raptors' Norman Powell
- Suns' T.J. Warren
Seth Curry one of best veterans in Vegas
Two of our five panelists picked Seth Curry as the top veteran performer in Las Vegas. Curry led the Las Vegas summer league with 24.3 points per game. 5-on-5: Las Vegas summer league
The New Orleans Pelicans have re-signed free agent forward Luke Babbitt, who has become one of the club's most accurate long-range shooters.
Pelicans Have A Unique Young Core
The Pelicans only have two players under 26 likely to be on their roster, yet they have the second-most promising young core in the league. That's thanks solely to the projected efforts of Anthony Davis. Doolittle: Ranking young cores (Insider)
Pelicans GM Dell Demps chats with Amin Elhassan about Anthony Davis, taking the next step in New Orleans, attracting free agents to the city and more.
Amin Elhassan chats with Denver's Mike Malone, New Orleans' Dell Demps, Washington's Tommy Sheppard and Las Vegas Summer League creator and icon Warren LeGarie.
The Pelicans' summer league roster has come together as a unit in a short span of time.
Who has been the top rookie and vet at Vegas Summer League? What has been the biggest surprise? Our 5-on-5 panel weighs in.
Seth Curry with the shot
The Pelicans' summer league star scored 21 of his 24 points in the second half last night, saying after the game "I felt like I was getting the shots I wanted, I was just way off in the first half." New Orleans faces Phoenix in the summer league semis tonight.
Curry's flurry buries Warriors
How does it feel, Golden State, to have a Curry seal your fate? Seth Curry scored 21 points in the second half, and the Pelicans advance to the semifinals in Las Vegas with a 100-91 win.