New Orleans Pelicans Regular Season Rosters

2015-2016 New Orleans Pelicans Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality Free Agent Info
42 Alexis Ajinca C 7-2 248 5 Hyeres-Toulon Var Basket (France) 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 20 France UFA-2019
33 Ryan Anderson PF 6-10 240 7 California 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 21 United States UFA-2016
3 Omer Asik C - 255 5 Fenerbahce Ulker (Turkey) 2008 Rnd 2 Pick 6 Turkey ETO-2019; UFA-2020
8 Luke Babbitt SF 6-9 225 5 Nevada 2010 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States UFA-2017
30 Norris Cole G 6-2 175 4 Cleveland State 2011 Rnd 1 Pick 28 United States UFA-2016
44 Dante Cunningham F 6-8 230 6 Villanova 2009 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States PO-2017; UFA-2018
23 Anthony Davis PF 6-10 253 3 Kentucky 2012 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States PO-2020; UFA-2021
16 Toney Douglas G 6-2 195 6 Florida State 2009 Rnd 1 Pick 29 United States UFA-2017
1 Tyreke Evans G 6-6 220 6 Memphis 2009 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States UFA-2017
15 Alonzo Gee SF 6-6 225 6 Alabama 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States PO-2016; UFA-2017
10 Eric Gordon G 6-4 215 7 Indiana 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States UFA-2016
11 Jrue Holiday G 6-4 205 6 UCLA 2009 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States UFA-2017
5 Kendrick Perkins C 6-10 270 12 Ozen High School (Texas) 2003 Rnd 1 Pick 27 United States UFA-2016
20 Quincy Pondexter F 6-6 225 5 Washington 2010 Rnd 1 Pick 26 United States UFA-2018

2015-2016 New Orleans Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters N. Cole A. Gee D. Cunningham A. Davis O. Asik
Rotation J. Holiday T. Douglas L. Babbitt R. Anderson A. Ajinca
Lim PT   E. Gordon Q. Pondexter   K. Perkins
Lim PT   T. Evans      

New Orleans Draft Rights Retained

Name Pos Draft Status Nationality
Latavious Williams F 2010 Rnd 2 Pick 18 United States

2015-2016 New Orleans Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Anthony Davis Western All-Star Coaches Selection (2016)
Anthony Davis Skills Challenge Participant (2016)

2015-2016 New Orleans Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Anthony Davis 47 35.4 23.4 10.0 1.9 1.3 2.2 2.0
Ryan Anderson 51 31.0 16.7 5.9 1.1 0.6 0.4 1.5
Jrue Holiday 47 26.1 15.0 2.9 5.5 1.2 0.4 2.2
Eric Gordon 41 33.4 14.9 2.1 2.7 1.0 0.3 1.6
Tyreke Evans 25 30.6 15.2 5.2 6.6 1.3 0.3 2.9
Norris Cole 36 26.0 10.1 3.2 3.3 0.8 0.1 1.6
Ish Smith 27 22.9 8.9 3.4 5.7 0.9 0.2 1.7
Dante Cunningham 51 20.1 4.3 3.0 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.3
Alonzo Gee 53 21.5 4.0 3.1 0.9 0.9 0.2 0.7
Toney Douglas 32 15.2 5.9 1.2 1.8 1.1 0.0 0.6
Alexis Ajinca 41 12.4 4.6 4.1 0.4 0.3 0.5 0.5
Omer Asik 46 17.4 3.6 6.1 0.3 0.2 0.5 0.9
Luke Babbitt 24 13.5 3.7 2.3 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.2
Bryce Dejean-Jones 11 20.0 6.3 3.5 1.1 0.8 0.1 0.6
Kendrick Perkins 10 8.9 2.7 1.9 0.5 0.0 0.2 0.8
Jimmer Fredette 4 3.1 0.5 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.2
Nate Robinson 2 11.7 0.0 0.0 2.0 0.5 0.0 0.0

New Orleans Pelicans Future Free Agent Details

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Kendrick Perkins (UFA)
Eric Gordon (UFA)
Ryan Anderson (UFA)
Alonzo Gee (PO)
Norris Cole (UFA)
Tyreke Evans (UFA)
Jrue Holiday (UFA)
Toney Douglas (UFA)
Dante Cunningham (PO)
Luke Babbitt (UFA)
Quincy Pondexter (UFA)
Alexis Ajinca (UFA)
Omer Asik (ETO)
Omer Asik (UFA)
Anthony Davis (PO)

New Orleans Pelicans Future Draft Pick Summary

Year First Round Second Round
2016OwnLess favorable of NOP and SAC 31-55 (via MIL swap of SAC for NOP); DEN (via PHL)
2017Own31-55 Own; 56-60 to MIN; PHL
2018OwnOwn
2019OwnOwn
2020OwnOwn
2021OwnOwn
2022OwnOwn

New Orleans Pelicans Future Traded Pick Details

Incoming Outgoing

2016 second round draft pick from Denver
Denver's 2016 2nd round pick to New Orleans (via Philadelphia) [Denver-Philadelphia-Washington, 2/20/2014; New Orleans-Philadelphia, 12/24/2015]

2017 second round draft pick from Philadelphia
Philadelphia's 2017 2nd round pick to New Orleans [New Orleans-Philadelphia, 12/24/2015]

2016 second round draft pick to Milwaukee
Milwaukee will receive the more favorable of Sacramento's 2016 2nd round pick protected for selections 56-60 and New Orleans' 2016 2nd round pick and New Orleans will receive the less favorable of these two picks (via Milwaukee's right to swap Sacramento for New Orleans) (if the Sacramento pick falls within its protected range, then Milwaukee's swap right and Sacramento's and New Orleans' obligations to Milwaukee will be extinguished) [New Orleans-Sacramento, 1/11/2010; New Orleans-Portland-Sacramento, 7/10/2013; Milwaukee-Sacramento, 7/12/2013]; this pick conveyance is the same as the one described in "2016 second round draft pick from Sacramento" on Milwaukee Credits

2017 second round draft pick to Minnesota
New Orleans' 2017 2nd round pick to Minnesota protected for selections 31-55 (if this pick falls within its protected range and is therefore not conveyed, then New Orleans' obligation to Minnesota will be extinguished) [Minnesota-New Orleans, 7/13/2012]

2015-2016 New Orleans Pelicans Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Anthony Davis was selected as the #1 pick in the First Round of the 2012 NBA Draft by the New Orleans Pelicans. Anthony Davis signed a multi-year contract with the New Orleans Pelicans on July 18, 2012. Anthony Davis signed a multi-year extension with the New Orleans Pelicans on July 9, 2015.

Acquired via Trade

Ryan Anderson was acquired in a sign and trade by the New Orleans Pelicans from the Orlando Magic on July 11, 2012.

Omer Asik was acquired in a trade by the New Orleans Pelicans from the Houston Rockets on July 15, 2014. Omer Asik re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on July 9, 2015.

Norris Cole was acquired in a trade by the New Orleans Pelicans from the Miami Heat on February 19, 2015. Norris Cole re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on September 15, 2015.

Tyreke Evans was acquired in a sign and trade by the New Orleans Pelicans from the Sacramento Kings on July 10, 2013.

Eric Gordon was acquired in a trade by the New Orleans Pelicans from the Los Angeles Clippers on December 14, 2011. Eric Gordon re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on July 18, 2012.

Jrue Holiday was acquired in a trade by the New Orleans Pelicans from the Philadelphia Sixers on July 10, 2013.

Quincy Pondexter was acquired in a trade by the New Orleans Pelicans from the Memphis Grizzlies on January 12, 2015.

Acquired via Free Agency

Alexis Ajinca signed a multi-year contract with the New Orleans Pelicans on December 20, 2013. Alexis Ajinca re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on July 9, 2015.

Luke Babbitt signed a multi-year contract with the New Orleans Pelicans on February 4, 2014. Luke Babbitt re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on July 16, 2015.

Dante Cunningham signed a contract with the New Orleans Pelicans on December 4, 2014. Dante Cunningham re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on July 9, 2015.

Toney Douglas signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on October 30, 2015.

Alonzo Gee signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on July 16, 2015.

Kendrick Perkins signed a contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on July 27, 2015.

2015-2016 New Orleans Pelicans Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Tom Benson Owner 2011-2012 N/A
Ed Lang Chief Financial Officer 2011-2012 N/A
Randy Greenup Director of Team Security 2009-2010 N/A
Alvin Gentry Head Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Golden State Warriors, 2014 to 2016)
Darren Erman Associate Head Coach 2015-2016 Director of NBA Scouting (Boston Celtics, 2014 to 2015)
Fred Vinson Assistant Coach 2010-2011 Assistant Coach (Los Angeles Clippers, 2007 to 2010)
Kevin Hanson Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Player Development Coach (New Orleans Pelicans, 2011 to 2015)
Phil Weber Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Head Coach (Sioux Falls Skyforce, 2014 to 2015)
Robert Pack Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Oklahoma City Thunder, 2013 to 2015)
Dennis Lauscha President 2012-2013 N/A
Mickey Loomis Executive VP of Basketball Operations 2012-2013 N/A
Dell Demps General Manager 2010-2011 Vice President of Basketball Operations (San Antonio Spurs, 2005 to 2010)
David Booth Director of Player Personnel 2013-2014 Director of Scouting (New Orleans Pelicans, 2012 to 2013)
Shane Kupperman Director of Basketball Operations 2012-2013 Coordinator of Statistical Analysis (New Orleans Pelicans, 2011 to )
Anthony Johnson Scout 2013-2014 N/A
Chucky Brown Scout 2013-2014 Head Coach (Los Angeles D-Fenders, 2009 to 2010)
Darrel Johnson Scout 2014-2015 N/A
John Carideo Scout 2014-2015 N/A
Jamelle McMillan Player Development Coach 2014-2015 Coaching Intern (New Orleans Pelicans, 2012 to 2014)
Michael Ruffin Player Development Coach 2014-2015 N/A
Doc Martin Player Development Coach 2014-2015 Director of Player Programs (New Orleans Pelicans, 2012 to )
Duane Brooks Head Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 N/A
Mark Armour Assistant Athletic Trainer 2010-2011 N/A
Sean Kelley Radio Broadcaster 2005-2006 N/A
John DeShazier Radio Broadcaster 2012-2013 N/A