Pelicans News Around the Web (4/30/14)

Your New Orleans Pelicans daily news from around the web

New Orleans Pelicans owner Tom Benson supports NBA commissioner Adam Silver's decision to ban Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life
New Orleans Pelicans owner Tom Benson issued a statement in support of NBA commissioner Adam Silver's decision on Tuesday to ban Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling from the league for life for racist comments made public in an audio recording. Read more.

New Orleans Pelicans swingman Darius Miller proved his worth at season's end
Historically, there's always room on the end of an NBA bench for a player who demonstrates versatility and value. Read more.

New Orleans Pelicans center Jeff Withey emerged during final month of regular season
As the only rookie on the New Orleans Pelicans' roster, backup center Jeff Withey was purposely brought along slowly by Coach Monty Williams so he could gradually build up his strength and confidence. Read more.

Exterior renovations under way at the Smoothie King Center
The constant clacking of hammers and the thunderous thumps of piles being driven already have started outside of the Smoothie King Center. Read more.