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  1. Tyreke Evans trying to repeat stellar play from last season's final monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... but Evans won't be coming off the bench like he did last season for the first 56 games. Instead, coach Monty Williams is likely to use a three-guard lineup with Evans starting at small forward, Jrue Holiday at point guard and Gordon at shooting ...

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  2. Will good health, key additions be enough to push Pelicans into postseason?: Jimmy SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... 56-26 to win its only Southwest Division championship in 2007-08. "It's yet to be seen," said Pelicans coach Monty Williams, who, in his fifth year with the team, could be in need of a playoff push to enhance his job security. "I think everybody has ...

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  3. Monty Williams, Dell Demps say no added pressure for Pelicans to make playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | NOLA.com

    The Times-Picayune New Orleans Hornets head coach Monty Williams, Micky Loomis, Executive Vice President of the New Orleans Hornets, and general manager Dell Demps chat during an open practice at the New Orleans Arena Saturday, October 20, 2012. Admission was free.

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  4. Ryan Anderson is back to space the floor for the PelicansRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... as he has been in the past. "I'm just glad he's out there on the floor, and he's happy," Pelicans coach Monty Williams said. "You can tell he just has a different step about him this year. His mojo is in the right place. It just looks like he's in ...

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  5. Motivated Jrue Holiday seeks to regain All-Star formRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    ... points and 8.0 assists during the 2012-13 season with Philadelphia when he was an All-Star. Pelicans coach Monty Williams wants Holiday to limit his turnovers and improve his rebounding. Although Holiday played only half of last season, he averaged ...

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  6. New Orleans Pelicans encouraged by 88-84 win against Washington WizardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... Washington Wizards, 88-84, in front of 5,159 fans at Royal Farms Arena. "It is encouraging," Pelicans coach Monty Williams said. "It is. To me it starts with our defense getting stops. We are getting consecutive stops. And we are able to get out in ...

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  7. Coach Monty Williams pushing for his guards to grab more defensive reboundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... Tuesday October 14, 2014. (Photo by Ted Jackson, Nola.com One area of concern that New Orleans Pelicans coach Monty Williams continues to emphasize with two preseason games left is rebounding among his guards. ''Your defense isn't complete until you ...

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  8. Jrue Holiday making a push to be an effective combo guardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... point guard duties with Tyreke Evans, Austin Rivers, Jimmer Fredette or rookie Russ Smith. Based on how Coach Monty Williams has used his backcourt rotation in the preseason, Holiday is probably going have to get used to playing off the ball as well ...

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  9. New Orleans Pelicans showcasing their offensive firepower in preseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... has increased his weight to nearly 240 pounds and appears stronger. While Davis is the first option in Coach Monty Williams' offense, they appear to be more well-rounded offensively than last season, even before injuries decimated the team. "I am ...

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  10. Pelicans have answered some questions halfway through preseason: Jimmy SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... rolled through Tuesday night's 117-98 home exhibition victory against the Houston Rockets, even though coach Monty Williams was acting coy about his club's progress toward providing answers to questions that were open-ended just two weeks ago, he ...

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  11. Pelicans' players encouraged to compete hard against each otherRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | NOLA.com

    New Orleans Pelicans, left, head coach Monty Williams talks with his palyers during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game against the Washington Wizards in Jacksonville, Fla., Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. Going into Tuesday's preseason home opener against the Houston Rockets, the Pelicans have competitive battles going on between Austin Rivers and Jimmer Fredette at both guard spots, Jeff Withey and Alexis Ajinca at the backup center spot; Darius Miller, John Salmons and Luke Babbitt at small forward.

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  12. Coach Monty Williams unable to make a determination yet if Tyreke Evans will play against RocketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | NOLA.com

    New Orleans Pelicans forward Tyreke Evans drive past Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker and Phoenix Suns guard Goran Dragic for a shot jump shot in the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Wednesday April 9, 2014. (Photo by David Grunfeld, Nola.com After his participation in a scrimmage, New Orleans Pelicans coach Monty Williams didn't rule out the possibility that swingman Tyreke Evans could play on Tuesday night against the Houston Rockets.

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  13. Tyreke Evans' strained hamstring doesn't prevent him from practicing on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... played in a preseason game yet because of a strained right hamstring. But that could be changing soon. Coach Monty Williams said Evans returned to work on Saturday and went through everything OK, although there wasn't much contact work involved. ...

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  14. Jrue Holiday and his Pelicans' teammates taking serious approach to preseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... us in game shape in a short period of time and that helps.'' With four preseason games left, Pelicans coach Monty Williams continues to tinker with his rotation. He said after Friday's practice there is a chance Anderson, who natural position is ...

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  15. Health is key factor for New Orleans Pelicans to have winning seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    ... to compete in a highly competitive western conference but injuries have plagued them from doing so. Coach Monty Williams spoke at the Team's Media Day and touched on how big health is for the team. The Pelicans acquired Omer Asik in the off season ...

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  16. New Orleans Pelicans' small forward position remains unsettledRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... on the team. ''We're giving guys great opportunities, but they've got to seize the day,'' Pelicans coach Monty Williams said Wednesday. ''Nobody has stepped up and taken hold of that position. So we've got to figure out a better rotation to try and ...

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  17. New Orleans Pelicans lose to Washington Wizards, 94-89Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... of his first nine attempts. Anderson, though, looked sharp for the third consecutive preseason game. Coach Monty Williams shortened his rotation like it was a regular-season game. He had stretch in the second quarter where he beat the Wizards' ...

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  18. New Orleans Pelicans coach Monty Williams still looking for someone to emerge at small forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... will play. ''I'm definitely trying to earn the spot,'' Miller said. ''That's a big thing. I feel like Coach Monty Williams is big on fighting for things you want. That's what I'm trying to do.'' It appeared Babbitt was on his way to emerging after ...

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  19. Coaching hot seat already burningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Sports Network

    ... is all about stars and has yet to prove this strategy is a prudent one. When expectation meets timing, we see Monty Williams of the New Orleans Pelicans. This is his fifth season in the Big Easy and he is a robust 128-184, making the playoffs just ...

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  20. New Orleans Pelicans swingman Tyreke Evans calls hamstring injury 'a little frustrating'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | NOLA.com

    ... in the preseason opener and didn't return until the final exhibition game. "It's an injury," Pelicans coach Monty Williams said. "You can't be mad at the guy. He got hurt playing. But it does affect the way that we go about practicing because he was ...

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