2013–14 New Orleans Pelicans season

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2013–14 New Orleans Pelicans season
Head coach Monty Williams
General manager Dell Demps
Owner(s) Tom Benson
Arena New Orleans Arena
(Renamed Smoothie King Center after February 5, 2014)
Results
Record 34–48 (.415)
Place Division: 5th (Southwest)
Conference: 12th (Western)
Playoff finish Did not qualify

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television Fox Sports New Orleans
Radio WWL-FM
< 2012–13 2014–15 >

The 2013–14 New Orleans Pelicans season was the franchise's 12th season in the National Basketball Association (NBA), and the first under the "Pelicans" name.

Key dates[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Round Pick Player Position Nationality Team
1 6 Nerlens Noel C United States American Kentucky

Roster[edit]

2013–14 New Orleans Pelicans roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
C 42 Ajinça, Alexis 7 ft 2 in (2.18 m) 248 lb (112 kg) 1988–05–06 France
F 0 Aminu, Al-Farouq 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 215 lb (98 kg) 1990–09–21 Wake Forest
F 33 Anderson, Ryan Injured 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 240 lb (109 kg) 1988–05–06 UC Berkeley
F 8 Babbitt, Luke 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 225 lb (102 kg) 1989–06–20 Nevada
F/C 23 Davis, Anthony (C) 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1993–03–11 Kentucky
F/C 4 Ely, Melvin 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 245 lb (111 kg) 1978–05–02 Fresno State
G/F 1 Evans, Tyreke 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1989–09–19 Memphis
G 10 Gordon, Eric 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 215 lb (98 kg) 1988–12–25 Indiana
G 11 Holiday, Jrue Injured 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 205 lb (93 kg) 1990–06–12 UCLA
F 2 Miller, Darius 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 225 lb (102 kg) 1990–03–21 Kentucky
G 3 Morrow, Anthony 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 210 lb (95 kg) 1985–09–27 Georgia Tech
G 25 Rivers, Austin 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) 1992–08–01 Duke
G 22 Roberts, Brian 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 173 lb (78 kg) 1985–12–03 Dayton
F/C 14 Smith, Jason 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 240 lb (109 kg) 1986–03–02 Colorado State
F 31 Southerland, James 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 221 lb (100 kg) 1990–04–28 Syracuse
C 5 Withey, Jeff 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 235 lb (107 kg) 1990–03–07 Kansas
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • (DL) On assignment to D-League affiliate
  • Injured Injured

RosterTransactions
Last transaction: 2014–04–14

Pre-season[edit]

2013 pre-season game log
Total: 7–1 (Home: 2–1; Road: 5–0)
2013–14 season schedule

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Southwest Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div GP
z-San Antonio Spurs 62 20 .756 0.0 32–9 30–11 12–4 82
x-Houston Rockets 54 28 .659 8.0 33–8 21–20 11–5 82
x-Memphis Grizzlies 50 32 .610 12.0 27–14 23–18 4–12 82
x-Dallas Mavericks 49 33 .598 13.0 26–15 23–18 9–7 82
New Orleans Pelicans 34 48 .415 28.0 22–19 12–29 4–12 82


Western Conference
# Team W L PCT GB GP
1 z-San Antonio Spurs * 62 20 .756 82
2 y-Oklahoma City Thunder * 59 23 .720 3.0 82
3 y-Los Angeles Clippers * 57 25 .695 5.0 82
4 x-Houston Rockets 54 28 .659 8.0 82
5 x-Portland Trail Blazers 54 28 .659 8.0 82
6 x-Golden State Warriors 51 31 .622 11.0 82
7 x-Memphis Grizzlies 50 32 .610 12.0 82
8 x-Dallas Mavericks 49 33 .598 13.0 82
9 Phoenix Suns 48 34 .585 14.0 82
10 Minnesota Timberwolves 40 42 .488 22.0 82
11 Denver Nuggets 36 46 .439 26.0 82
12 New Orleans Pelicans 34 48 .415 28.0 82
13 Sacramento Kings 28 54 .341 34.0 82
14 Los Angeles Lakers 27 55 .329 35.0 82
15 Utah Jazz 25 57 .305 37.0 82

Game Log[edit]

2013–14 game log
Total: 34–48 (Home: 22–19; Road: 12–29)
2013–14 season schedule

Player statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game

Transactions[edit]