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New Orleans Pelicans not identified with significant trade interest in Jimmy Butler

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A successful core, good roster depth and maintaining new identity will be key to New Orleans Pelicans upcoming 2018-19 season

Dell Demps preseason press conference offered plenty of hope but also reminded all that nothing will be a given in a tough Western Conference.

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Jrue Holiday is happy, healthy and ready to lead the New Orleans Pelicans in burying the competition

There’s a good chance the best is still to come for this NBA All-Defensive First Team player.

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