2. The Bird Writes' staff addressed a number of key issues this past week: Dell Demps possible extension, Monty Williams potential lame duck status, which 2014 Pelicans should have their contracts renewed and which under-contract Pelican should be on the trade block.
3. I examined how much it will cost the Pelicans to re-sign Omer Asik. The answer is probably lower than what mainstream has and continues to voice.
5. A couple of Pelicans had common surgical procedures. Jrue Holiday had a screw removed from his right tibia and Quincy Pondexter underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee.