Latest Jrue Holiday News

New Orleans Pelicans' Zion Williamson (1) shoots over Minnesota Timberwolves' James Johnson in the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, March 8, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

Holiday has 37 points help Pelicans top Timberwolves 120-107

Mar. 8, 2020 7:44 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans have perked up since the debut of Zion Williamson. The presence of Jrue Holiday, though, can't be discounted in their improvement. Holiday just missed his second triple-double against Minnesota in less than a week, putting up a season-high 37 points and adding...

New Orleans Pelicans forward Brandon Ingram (14) dribbles as Miami Heat forward Derrick Jones Jr. (5) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, March 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Rusty Costanza)

Ingram ovecomes shooting woes, helps Pelicans beat Heat

Mar. 7, 2020 12:17 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Brandon Ingram overcame a poor shooting performance that included missing 15 of his first 17 shots by scoring five points in the final 62 seconds to help the New Orleans Pelicans hold off the Miami Heat 110-104 on Friday night. Mired in perhaps the worst shooting night of his career,...

Minnesota Timberwolves guard D'Angelo Russell (0) shoots over New Orleans Pelicans forward Derrick Favors (22) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Tuesday, March 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)

Beasley, Russell lead Timberwolves past Pelicans, 139-134

Mar. 4, 2020 12:03 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Malik Beasley scored 28 points, D'Angelo Russell scored 14 of his 23 points in the second half, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the New Orleans Pelicans 139-134 on Tuesday night. Zion Williamson scored 25 points and Jrue Holiday had 27 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds for New...

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) reaches for the ball as New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson (1) drives to the basket in the second half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Sunday, March 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Rusty Costanza)

James' triple-double lifts Lakers past Pelicans, 122-114

Mar. 2, 2020 12:26 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — LeBron James keeps finding ways to assert his supremacy over the upstart New Orleans Pelicans and rookie sensation Zion Williamson — with or without the help of fellow Lakers All-Star Anthony Davis. James had 34 points, 13 assists and 12 rebounds, and Los Angeles overcame both...

New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson (1) drives as Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson (13) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Rusty Costanza)

Ingram, Williamson lead Pelicans past Cavaliers 116-104

Feb. 28, 2020 11:55 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Lonzo Ball launched a long two-handed chest pass from one foul line to the other, where Zion Williamson caught it in stride above his head, took a step and dunked with two hands. That play, less than three minutes into Friday night's contest against the Cleveland Cavaliers, seemed to...

New Orleans Pelicans' Zion Williamson (1) looks on from under the basket during free throws next to Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James (23) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

LeBron's 40 bests Zion, sends Lakers past Pelicans 118-109

Feb. 26, 2020 2:13 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James sees a long, prosperous future ahead of Zion Williamson and the up-tempo New Orleans Pelicans. In the immediate present, James and Anthony Davis are a whole lot closer to basketball's ultimate goal, as they proved in their first meeting with their fellow No. 1 overall draft...

New Orleans Pelicans' Zion Williamson (1) looks to shoot against Golden State Warriors' Juan Toscano-Anderson, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Holiday, Williamson keep Pelicans rolling in 115-101 win

Feb. 24, 2020 12:26 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Zion Williamson has been a dominant force on the court for New Orleans since making his NBA debut a month ago. Against Golden State, the heralded rookie made his biggest impact in the locker room with a halftime speech that provided the Pelicans with the boost they needed. Williamson...

New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday, right, bring the ball up during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers in Portland, Ore., Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer)

Williamson has 25 in Pelicans' 128-115 win over Blazers

Feb. 22, 2020 2:19 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Zion Williamson hears the accolades but insists he's still getting comfortable in his new job. He had 25 points for his seventh straight game with at least 20, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the short-handed Portland Trail Blazers 128-115 on Friday night. “Even though I'm...

New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson (1) dunks the ball against the Portland Trail Blazers in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Rusty Costanza)

Williamson's 31 points pushes Pelicans past Blazers, 138-117

Feb. 12, 2020 12:40 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Zion Williamson has recorded his first 30-point performance just nine games into his NBA career. Williamson scored 31 points in barely 28 minutes on the court, and the New Orleans Pelicans used a dominant second half to defeat the Portland Trail Blazers 138-117 on Tuesday night. ...

New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday celebrates a 3-point basket late in the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers in Indianapolis, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. The Pelicans won 124-117. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Holiday's 31 lead Pelicans to 124-117 win over Pacers

Feb. 8, 2020 11:15 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Not known for being expressive, Jrue Holiday couldn’t help himself when he got hot at the ideal time on Saturday night. Holiday scored 14 of his 31 points in the final 2:26, including a go-ahead 3-pointer, and the short-handed New Orleans Pelicans beat the Indiana Pacers 124-117....