The Pelican Blog

Five things to know on Day 6 in Las Vegas


summer_league_logo_200x116.jpg1) You do not want to miss the hour-long Pelicans Offseason Review radio show airing tonight on WWL (105.3 FM) from 7 to 8 p.m. Central time. You’ll hear an extensive array of interviews, including ones with Dell Demps, Monty Williams, Jrue Holiday, Tyreke Evans, Jeff Withey and Pierre Jackson. David Wesley will also sit down with Sean Kelley to analyze New Orleans’ headline-grabbing month of July.

2) Sean Kelley caught up with Jrue Holiday last night in Metairie for the point guard’s first interview as a member of the Pelicans. Holiday: “I’m really excited. I feel like we can be really good.”

3) With the Holiday trade officially finalized, it also paved the way for Pierre Jackson to formally join New Orleans. Jackson and the Pelicans’ summer league team are practicing at 10 a.m. Pacific (noon Central) on Saturday in Las Vegas. We’ll have updates on regarding the status of Jackson and Withey for Sunday’s game vs. Milwaukee.

4) Watch this interesting postgame conversation featuring Joel Meyers and Friday’s star of the win over New York, Austin Rivers. Rivers: “This is the best I’ve ever felt physically and mentally-wise.”

5) Read more from Brian Roberts and Pelicans assistant coach Fred Vinson on Roberts’ main objectives for his upcoming second NBA season.