2014–15 New Orleans Pelicans season

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2014–15 New Orleans Pelicans season
Head coach Monty Williams
General manager Dell Demps
Owner(s) Tom Benson
Arena Smoothie King Center
Results
Record 45–37 (.549)
Place Division: 5th (Southwest)
Conference: 8th (Western)
Playoff finish Lost to Warriors 0-4 (First Round)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television Fox Sports New Orleans
Radio WWL-FM
< 2013–14 2015–16 >

The 2014–15 New Orleans Pelicans season is the 13th season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA) and 2nd under the "Pelicans" name.[1] Despite finishing last in the Southwest division for the fourth straight season, the Pelicans finished with a 45-37 record and clinched the eighth seed in the Western conference. The Pelicans clinch the playoffs for the first time since 2011 when the team name was the Hornets. The season ended at 4-0 first round playoff series to the Golden State Warriors.

Preseason[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 2014 NBA Draft

The Pelicans did not have a pick in the 2014 NBA Draft.

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

Southwest Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div GP
y-Houston Rockets 56 26 .683 0.0 30–11 26–15 8–8 82
x-Memphis Grizzlies 55 27 .671 1.0 31–10 24–17 9–7 82
x-San Antonio Spurs 55 27 .671 1.0 33–8 22–19 8–8 82
x-Dallas Mavericks 50 32 .610 6.0 27–14 23–18 7–9 82
x-New Orleans Pelicans 45 37 .549 11.0 28–13 17–24 8–8 82


Western Conference
# Team W L PCT GB GP
1 z-Golden State Warriors * 67 15 .817 82
2 y-Houston Rockets * 56 26 .683 11.0 82
3 x-Los Angeles Clippers 56 26 .683 11.0 82
4 y-Portland Trail Blazers * 51 31 .622 16.0 82
5 x-Memphis Grizzlies 55 27 .671 12.0 82
6 x-San Antonio Spurs 55 27 .671 12.0 82
7 x-Dallas Mavericks 50 32 .610 17.0 82
8 x-New Orleans Pelicans 45 37 .549 22.0 82
9 Oklahoma City Thunder 45 37 .549 22.0 82
10 Phoenix Suns 39 43 .476 28.0 82
11 Utah Jazz 38 44 .463 29.0 82
12 Denver Nuggets 30 52 .366 37.0 82
13 Sacramento Kings 29 53 .354 38.0 82
14 Los Angeles Lakers 21 61 .256 46.0 82
15 Minnesota Timberwolves 16 66 .195 51.0 82

Game log[edit]

Summer League[edit]

Preseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

2014–15 game log
Total: 45–37 (Home: 28–13; Road: 17–24)
2014–15 season schedule

Playoffs[edit]

Game log[edit]

2015 playoff game log
Total: 0–4 (Home: 0–2; Road: 0–2)
2015 playoff schedule

Player statistics[edit]

Injuries[edit]

Roster[edit]

2014–15 New Orleans Pelicans roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # 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 33 Anderson, Ryan 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 240 lb (109 kg) 1988–05–06 California
C 3 Aşık, Ömer 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 255 lb (116 kg) 1986–07–04 Turkey
F 8 Babbitt, Luke 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 225 lb (102 kg) 1989–06–20 Nevada
G 30 Cole, Norris 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 175 lb (79 kg) 1988–10–13 Cleveland State
F 44 Cunningham, Dante 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 221 lb (100 kg) 1987–04–22 Villanova
F/C 23 Davis, Anthony (C) 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1993–03–11 Kentucky
G 16 Douglas, Toney 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 185 lb (84 kg) 1986–03–16 Florida State
G/F 1 Evans, Tyreke 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1989–09–19 Memphis
G 32 Fredette, Jimmer 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 195 lb (88 kg) 1989–02–25 Brigham Young
G 10 Gordon, Eric 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 215 lb (98 kg) 1988–12–25 Indiana
G 11 Holiday, Jrue 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 205 lb (93 kg) 1990–06–12 UCLA
G/F 20 Pondexter, Quincy 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 225 lb (102 kg) 1988–03–10 Washington
C 5 Withey, Jeff 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 235 lb (107 kg) 1990–03–07 Kansas
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Athletic trainer(s)
  • Dwayne Brooks

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: 2015–03–24

Transactions[edit]

Trades[edit]

Free agents[edit]

Re-signed[edit]

Player Signed Contract Ref.

Additions[edit]

Player Signed Former team Ref.

Subtractions[edit]

Player Reason left Date New team Ref.

Awards[edit]

Player Award Date awarded Ref.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2014 NBA Draft Order". NBA. Retrieved 8 June 2014. 

External links[edit]