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2007-2008 New Orleans Pelicans Regular Season Roster
Schedule | Depth Chart

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Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
1 Chris Andersen FC 6-10 245 4 Blinn 1999 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
12 Hilton Armstrong C 6-11 235 1 Connecticut 2006 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
40 Ryan Bowen F 6-9 218 7 Iowa 1998 Rnd 2 Pick 26 United States
45 Rasual Butler GF 6-7 215 5 La Salle 2002 Rnd 2 Pick 24 United States
6 Tyson Chandler C 7-1 240 6 Dominguez High School (California) 2001 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
33 Melvin Ely FC 6-10 261 5 Fresno State 2002 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
1 Adam Haluska G 6-5 210 0 Iowa 2007 Rnd 2 Pick 13 United States
  Mile Ilic C 7-1 255 1 KK FMP (Serbia) 2005 Rnd 2 Pick 13 Serbia
8 Bobby Jackson G 6-1 185 10 Minnesota 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 23 United States
5 Mike James G 6-2 188 6 Duquesne 1998 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
2 Jannero Pargo PG 6-1 185 5 Arkansas 2002 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
3 Chris Paul PG 6-0 175 2 Wake Forest 2005 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
9 Morris Peterson G 6-7 220 7 Michigan State 2000 Rnd 1 Pick 21 United States
  Bernard Robinson GF 6-6 210 3 Michigan 2004 Rnd 2 Pick 16 United States
16 Peja Stojakovic F 6-10 229 9 PAOK BC (Greece) 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 14 Serbia / Greece
11 Marcus Vinicius F 6-9 225 1 Objetivo São Carlos (Brazil) 2006 Rnd 2 Pick 13 Brazil
24 Bonzi Wells G-F 6-5 210 9 Ball State 1998 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
4 David Wesley G 6-0 190 14 Baylor 1992 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
30 David West PF 6-9 250 4 Xavier 2003 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States
32 Julian Wright F 6-8 225 0 Kansas 2007 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States

New Orleans Depth Chart Historical New Orleans Depth Charts

  PG SG SF PF C
S Chris Paul
21.1p 4.0r 11.6a
M. Peterson
8.0p 2.7r 0.9a
P. Stojakovic
16.4p 4.3r 1.2a
David West
20.6p 8.9r 2.3a
Tyson Chandler
11.8p 11.7r 1.0a
R Jannero Pargo
8.1p 1.6r 2.4a
Rasual Butler
4.9p 2.0r 0.7a
Bonzi Wells
8.8p 3.2r 0.8a
Ryan Bowen
2.2p 1.9r 0.5a
Melvin Ely
3.9p 2.8r 0.4a
R  
 
 
 
Julian Wright
3.9p 2.1r 0.7a
 
 
H. Armstrong
2.7p 2.5r 0.4a
L Mike James
2.7p 0.8r 0.3a
 
 
 
 
 
 
Chris Andersen
1.2p 1.8r 0.0a

* Depth Chart stats are based upon the last 5 games played.


Southwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1New Orleans Pelicans56-26-
2San Antonio Spurs56-260
3Houston Rockets55-271
4Dallas Mavericks51-315
5Memphis Grizzlies22-6034

New Orleans Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Chris Paul All-NBA First Team (2008)
Chris Paul Player Of The Month (Dec 07, Mar 08)
Chris Paul Player Of The Week (12/30/07, 03/23/08)
Chris Paul All-NBA Defensive Second Team (2008)
Chris Paul Western All-Star Coaches Selection (2008)
David West Western All-Star Coaches Selection (2008)
Peja Stojakovic Three Point Shootout Participant (2008)
Chris Paul Skills Challenge Participant (2008)

New Orleans Season Stat Leaders Full Team Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Chris Paul 80 37.6 21.1 4.0 11.6 2.7 0.1 2.5
David West 76 37.8 20.6 8.9 2.3 0.8 1.3 2.2
Peja Stojakovic 77 35.2 16.4 4.3 1.2 0.7 0.1 0.8
Tyson Chandler 79 35.2 11.8 11.7 1.0 0.6 1.1 1.7
Bonzi Wells 22 19.9 8.8 3.2 0.8 1.1 0.4 1.2
Jannero Pargo 80 18.7 8.1 1.6 2.4 0.6 0.1 1.2
Morris Peterson 76 23.6 8.0 2.7 0.9 0.6 0.1 0.5
Bobby Jackson 46 19.4 7.1 2.4 1.7 0.7 0.1 0.7
Rasual Butler 51 17.2 4.9 2.0 0.7 0.3 0.4 0.2
Julian Wright 57 11.2 3.9 2.1 0.7 0.5 0.2 0.6
Melvin Ely 52 11.9 3.9 2.8 0.4 0.1 0.3 0.8
Hilton Armstrong 65 11.3 2.7 2.5 0.4 0.2 0.5 0.9
Mike James 21 8.7 2.7 0.8 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.3
Marcus Vinicius 13 5.3 2.2 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2
Ryan Bowen 53 12.4 2.2 1.9 0.5 0.6 0.2 0.3
Chris Andersen 5 6.8 1.2 1.8 0.0 0.0 0.8 0.2

New Orleans Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Hilton Armstrong was selected as the #12 pick in the First Round of the 2006 NBA Draft by the New Orleans Pelicans. Hilton Armstrong signed a multi-year contract with the New Orleans Pelicans on July 5, 2006.

Chris Paul was selected as the #4 pick in the First Round of the 2005 NBA Draft by the New Orleans Pelicans. Chris Paul signed a multi-year contract with the New Orleans Pelicans on July 5, 2005.

David West was selected as the #18 pick in the First Round of the 2003 NBA Draft by the New Orleans Pelicans. David West signed a multi-year contract with the New Orleans Pelicans on July 8, 2003. David West signed a multi-year extension with the New Orleans Pelicans on October 30, 2006.

Julian Wright was selected as the #13 pick in the First Round of the 2007 NBA Draft by the New Orleans Pelicans. Julian Wright signed a multi-year contract with the New Orleans Pelicans on July 5, 2007.

Acquired via Trade

Rasual Butler was acquired in a trade by the New Orleans Pelicans from the Miami Heat on August 2, 2005. Rasual Butler re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on July 26, 2006.

Tyson Chandler was acquired in a trade by the New Orleans Pelicans from the Chicago Bulls on July 14, 2006.

Mike James was acquired in a trade by the New Orleans Pelicans from the Houston Rockets on February 21, 2008.

Peja Stojakovic was acquired in a sign and trade by the New Orleans Pelicans from the Indiana Pacers on July 12, 2006.

Bonzi Wells was acquired in a trade by the New Orleans Pelicans from the Houston Rockets on February 21, 2008.

Acquired via Free Agency

Chris Andersen signed a contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on March 4, 2008.

Ryan Bowen signed a contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on September 26, 2007.

Melvin Ely signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on September 13, 2007.

Jannero Pargo signed a multi-year contract with the New Orleans Pelicans on August 9, 2006. Jannero Pargo re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on August 8, 2007.

Morris Peterson signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on July 23, 2007.

New Orleans Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
George Shinn Owner 1988-1989 N/A
Jeff Bower General Manager 2005-2006 Director of Player Personnel (New Orleans Pelicans, 2004 to 2005)
Brian Hagen Assistant General Manager 2006-2007 N/A
Byron Scott Head Coach 2004-2005 Head Coach (Brooklyn Nets, 2000 to 2004)
Kenny Gattison Assistant Coach 2003-2004 Assistant Coach (Brooklyn Nets, 1996 to 1999)
Darrell Walker Assistant Coach 2004-2005 Scout (Washington Wizards, 2001 to 2004)
Charlie Parker Assistant Coach 2007-2008 Assistant Coach (Dallas Mavericks, 1996 to 2006)
Irving Roland Video Coordinator 2006-2007 Assistant Video Coordinator (New Orleans Pelicans, 2005 to 2006)
Terry Kofler Head Athletic Trainer 1988-1989 N/A