Jrue Holiday RUMORS & NEWS

  • Alvin Gentry to start Rajon Rondo, Jrue Holiday in backcourt

    Clutch Points "New Orleans Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry already has plans to put his new signing, point guard Rajon Rondo, to work alongside newly re-signed Jrue Holiday, starting the two alongside each other in the backcourt, he told the Dunc and Holder podcast via Mason Grinberg. Rondo will operate as..." July 18

  • Jrue Holiday, Pelicans verbally agree on five-year, $126 million deal

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Jrue Holiday and the New Orleans Pelicans verbally agreed to a five-year deal worth $126 million on Saturday morning, a source confirmed. ESPN was the first to report the news of his signing The contract also includes a player option for the fifth year and includes incentives that can make..." July 01

  • Jrue Holiday Reportedly Expected to Sign 5-Year Contract with Pelicans

    Bleacher Report "Rival NBA executives reportedly expect the New Orleans Pelicans and Jrue Holiday to reach an agreement on a new five-year contract before the point guard becomes active in free agency. Marc Stein of ESPN noted Friday there's "growing resignation" around the league the sides will come to a deal..." June 30

  • Market shifts favor Pelicans in Jrue Holiday pursuit

    Sporting News "Jrue Holiday’s free-agency options are getting limited, and the odds are improving that he winds up staying put in New Orleans. According to league sources, some of the potential Holiday suitors have seen their interest drop off in recent weeks, and a glut of point guards available either by..." June 29

  • Report: Wolves targeting free agent Lowry, Holiday, and other guards

    Larry Brown Sports "After triggering an earthquake with Thursday’s blockbuster trade for Jimmy Butler, the Minnesota Timberwolves may be coming back for an aftershock. Mitch Lawrence of Sporting News reports on Friday that the Wolves think they can upgrade at the point guard position in free agency and are..." June 23

  • Mavs Serious Contenders To Sign Jrue Holiday, Justin Holiday

    Hoops Rumors "The Mavericks have emerged as serious contenders to sign point guard Jrue Holiday in free agency, according to Jake Fischer of SI.com (Twitter links). Fischer reports that Dallas is also a contender to sign free-agent-to-be swingman Justin Holiday, which would allow the Holiday brothers to play on..." June 14

  • Jrue Holiday on potential free agency: 'I haven't thought about it. Not even a little bit'

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The New Orleans Pelicans believe that things have begun to fall in place with its reassembled roster featuring All-Star big men DeMarcus Cousins and Anthony Davis, but a different player may be in the position to make a franchise-changing decision for the team during this upcoming..." April 05

  • What to do with Jrue? Holiday is a pending free agent, but Pelicans clearly want him back

    The Advocate "As the New Orleans Pelicans filed out of the team practice facility Monday for what was likely the final time this season, one topic emerged, with all eyes pointed toward the future: Was this the last time Jrue Holiday would wear a Pelicans jersey on Airline Drive? The heralded guard will be..." April 04

  • Jrue, Justin Holiday could team up on Knicks?

    New York Post "If point guard Jrue Holiday is to leave New Orleans as a free agent, the Knicks have an ace in the hole in drawing the former UCLA product the club passed up in the 2009 draft. Justin Holiday told The Post he and his brother have talked about playing together since they were kids. For the first..." March 04

  • Pelicans G Jrue Holiday pledges support to New Orleans following tornadoes

    Sportsnaut "It’s really cool to see professional athletes combine their on-field performance with charity work around their communities. We have seen this multiple times in the NBA with players donating specific amounts of cash to help those impacted by natural disasters. New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue..." March 01

  • Knicks reportedly targeting Jrue Holiday in free agency, but it seems like a long shot

    CBS Sports "The New York Knicks are targeting upcoming free agent Jrue Holiday of the New Orleans Pelicans, according to ESPN’s Ian Begley. Holiday, 26, would be a major upgrade over Derrick Rose at point guard, especially on the defensive end. Rose will also be a free agent in July. From ESPN: One..." February 28

  • Anthony Davis to be ‘very involved’ in efforts to re-sign Jrue Holiday

    Yardbarker "Anthony Davis isn’t about to let his No. 2 option on the New Orleans Pelicans depart in free agency this summer. Davis said this week that he plans to be “very involved” in the team’s efforts to re-sign guard Jrue Holiday, who will become an unrestricted free agent after the 2016-17..." February 17

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