1) With the NBA free agency moratorium now over, New Orleans was able to officially announce the re-signing of Jrue Holiday on Thursday. Watch the full press conference and read five takeaways from Holiday and Dell Demps’ meeting with the media.
2) Holiday frequently mentioned family as being part of his reasons for remaining with the Pelicans long-term.
3) Check out a photo gallery from the evening event.
4) NBA Summer League in Las Vegas begins today, with the first game of the entire league pitting the Pelicans and the Toronto Raptors at 5 p.m. Central (3 p.m. locally in Nevada). The game will be broadcast live by NBA TV. Every game of summer league in Vegas is live on NBA TV or the ESPN family of networks.
5) Watch Thursday post-practice interviews with summer head coach Jamelle McMillan, as well as players Quinn Cook, Peter Jok and Sanjay Lumpkin.