Pelicans News Around the Web (3-20-2020)

Did You Know That… The initials in JJ Redick’s first name aren’t actually initials?

During the NBA’s 2020 hiatus, Pelicans.com will feature stories and anecdotes about the backgrounds of New Orleans players, with a goal of helping you get to know the 17 players on the team’s roster a bit better. As we wait for basketball to return, the series will include details on some of the lesser-discussed, unique aspects of player backgrounds, as well as an “Off the Court” series of Q&A’s with Pelicans. We plan to have new content each weekday.

NBA, Turner Sports offer free preview of NBA League Pass to fans

With the 2019-20 NBA season on hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, the NBA and Turner Sports are providing all fans with a free preview of NBA League Pass, the league's premium subscription-based product, until April 22.

NBA tells players they can't train at practice facilities amid coronavirus pandemic

The NBA is at a standstill, and it won't be coming back any time soon. On Thursday, the league sent a memo to teams informing them that starting Friday, players will no longer be allowed inside practice facilities until further notice.