New Orleans Saints

Roger Mason Jr. plans to run for players union’s presidency

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It’s not as exciting to most casual fans as LeBron James thinking about running for the players union’s presidency, before ultimately backing off of those plans, as was expected. But the union needs new and experienced leadership during a transitionary phase that will see the Players Association add both a new president and a new [more]

Gia Allemand, girlfriend of Pelicans’ Ryan Anderson, dies of suicide at age 29

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UPDATE 5:39 p.m.: The family released a statement through a representative confirming that the cause of death was an apparent suicide. Anderson was the one who found Alleman in her home on Monday night, via Today.com. “The model’s boyfriend, Ryan Anderson, who plays for the NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans, found Allemand in her New Orleans [more]

Sixers waive Justin Holiday

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Justin Holiday was waived by the Sixers on Wednesday, reports Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer. The move was made in order for the team to avoid being on the hook for a portion of his salary next season. Had Holiday remained on the roster through August 15, his contract would have become partially guaranteed [more]

Girlfriend of Pelicans’ Ryan Anderson, Gia Allemand, in critical condition

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Sad news to relay out of New Orleans, where the girlfriend of the Pelicans’ Ryan Anderson has been hospitalized and is in critical condition following an undisclosed medical emergency. From Jennifer Hale of Fox Sports Southwest: The New Orleans Pelicans star 3-point shooter Ryan Anderson is at the bedside of his girlfriend, reality TV star [more]

Report: Grizzlies sign Nick Calathes to two-year, nearly $2 million contract

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Nick Calathes rated No. 6 in the 2009 NBA Draft, according to John Hollinger’s statistical system – behind only Ty Lawson, Blake Griffin, Tyreke Evans, Austin Daye* and Stephen Curry. Back then, there was nothing Hollinger could do about Calathes falling to No. 45 in the draft. Now an executive for the Grizzlies, Hollinger has [more]