Five things to know about the Pelicans on July 9

by Jim Eichenhofer
@Jim_Eichenhofer

1)      Today is Day 3 of minicamp practices for the Pelicans’ NBA Summer League team. Players will speak to the media again following this morning’s practice.

2)      Pelicans assistant coach Bryan Gates is serving as the summer team’s head coach again this year. Gates spoke extensively about the roster on Tuesday.

3)      Watch the interview as second-round draft pick Russ Smith met with local reporters for the first time.

4)      Patric Young was one of the top undrafted players from this year’s prospect class. Read more about Young’s motivation to prove he should’ve been picked on June 26.

5)      Listen to Monty Williams’ guest appearance yesterday on the Jim Rome Show.