Pelicans News Around the Web (7/1/14)

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New Orleans Pelicans not extending small forward Darius Miller a qualifying offer
With salary cap room needed to acquire center Omer Asik in a trade from the Houston Rockets, the New Orleans Pelicans are not going to extend small forward Darius Miller a qualifying offer and he will become an unrestricted free agent on Tuesday, according to league sources. Read more

For the Pelicans, this opening is anything but small
It was after practice near the end of the season and, with the Pelicans about to wrap up a 34-win campaign, the focus among reporters had switched to next year. Read more

Pelicans opt not to make qualifying offer to Darius Miller
The Pelicans did not extend a qualifying offer to small forward Darius Miller by Monday’s deadline, an NBA source said, making him an unrestricted free agent. Read more