Five things to know about the Pelicans on July 10

by Jim Eichenhofer

1)      Today is the final day of New Orleans’ minicamp practices at the team’s Metairie facility. The Pelicans will travel to Las Vegas this afternoon.

2)      Watch post-practice Wednesday interviews with summer head coach Bryan Gates, as well as three players.

3)      Read more about the entertaining playing style of Pelicans rookie guard Russ Smith.

4)      Veteran 34-year-old forward Josh Howard has an extremely unique profile among players who will be participating in this year’s NBA Summer League.

5)      New Orleans opens NBA Summer League game action on Friday, facing the D-League Select team. Tip-off of the matchup will be at 9:30 p.m. Central (7:30 in Nevada).