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@ GS 
L 87-97
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vs. GS 
L 119-123
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L 98-109
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Coach: Pelicans concerned about Holiday, want Asik back

METAIRIE, La. (AP) Monty Williams expressed little concern about his contract after a season in which the New Orleans Pelicans improved by 11 victories, despite lousy luck with injuries, and made the playoffs for the first time in four seasons.

The fifth-year head coach is more focused on keeping 7-foot center Omer Asik from leaving in free agency and figuring out how to help point guard Jure Holiday get past a lingering lower right leg injury.

"We're going to do everything we can, work with his doctors in (Los Angeles) to try to figure out how we can get him back on the floor," Williams said of Holiday while holding his end-of-season meeting with reporters on Tuesday. "No matter how you slice it, concern or frustration, the bottom line is I'm more saddened that he can't play for him."

Points: Anthony Davis24.4
Rebounds: Anthony Davis10.2
Assists: Jrue Holiday6.9
FG%: Anthony Davis53.5%
Steals: Jrue Holiday1.58
Blocks: Anthony Davis2.94
Defense (Rank)
Points: 98.6 (11)
Rebounds: 41.5 (5)
Assists: 20.7 (7)
FG%: 45.6% (23)
FT%: 75.9% (24)
3P%: 33.5% (3)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 99.4 (16)
Rebounds: 43.5 (16)
Assists: 22.0 (11)
FG%: 45.7% (10)
FT%: 75.1% (18)
3P%: 37.0% (4)
Southwest Division
  W L Pct GB
xy-Houston 56 26 .683 --
x-Memphis 55 27 .671 1.0
x-San Antonio 55 27 .671 1.0
x-Dallas 50 32 .610 6.0
x-New Orleans 45 37 .549 11.0
Full Standings
Date Player Transactions
3/25/2015 Elliot Williams 10-Day Contract Expired; Player Not Re-Signed
3/24/2015 Toney Douglas Re-Signed
3/14/2015 Elliot Williams Signed to Second 10-Day Contract
3/4/2015 Elliot Williams Signed to 10-Day Contract
3/3/2015 Justin Hamilton Waived
Show Transactions
Date Player Status
4/13/2015 Jrue Holiday Stress reaction, right leg
3/22/2015 Tyreke Evans Left ankle sprain
3/22/2015 Omer Asik Right calf strain
3/19/2015 Anthony Davis Sprained ankle
3/10/2015 Tyreke Evans Left ankle sprain
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