Five things to know about the Pelicans on July 25

by Jim Eichenhofer
@Jim_Eichenhofer

1)      New Orleans officially signed free agent Jimmer Fredette and undrafted rookie free agent Patric Young to contracts Thursday. Here are five things to know about Fredette, a three-year NBA veteran.

2)      Fredette will be a featured guest on Friday’s Black & Blue Report podcast. On Thursday, Monty Williams stopped by the show for an extended interview.

3)      Williams and Anthony Davis will head to Las Vegas this weekend to begin preparations for the upcoming USA Basketball training camp. USAB will practice Monday through Thursday, then play a showcase game a week from today on Aug. 1. We’ll be there and offer full coverage of USAB activities next week on Pelicans.com. Davis is holding a USAB conference call today with local media members, tentatively scheduled for early afternoon.

4)      During a USA team-related conference call yesterday, Williams discussed Davis’ growth and development into a prominent member of the American squad.

5)      The 22 members of the 2014-15 Pelicans Dance Team were announced yesterday.