New Orleans Pelicans Regular Season Rosters

2016-2017 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 6 Hyeres-Toulon Var Basket (France) 2008 Rnd 1 Pick 20 France UFA-2019
3 Omer Asik C - 255 6 Fenerbahce Ulker (Turkey) 2008 Rnd 2 Pick 6 Turkey ETO-2019; UFA-2020
  Quinn Cook PG 6-2 179 0 Duke 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2017
  Chris Copeland PF 6-8 235 4 Colorado 2006 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States UFA-2017
33 Dante Cunningham F 6-8 230 7 Villanova 2009 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States PO-2017; UFA-2018
23 Anthony Davis PF 6-10 253 4 Kentucky 2012 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States PO-2020; UFA-2021
8 Shawn Dawson F 6-6 205 0 Maccabi Rosh HaAyin (Israel) 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted Israel RFA-2017
13 Cheick Diallo PF 6-9 220 0 Kansas 2016 Rnd 2 Pick 3 Mali RFA-2019
1 Tyreke Evans G 6-6 220 7 Memphis 2009 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States UFA-2017
2 Tim Frazier G 6-1 170 2 Penn State 2014 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States UFA-2018
10 Langston Galloway G 6-2 200 2 Saint Joseph's 2014 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2017; PO-2017; UFA-2018
15 Alonzo Gee SF 6-6 225 7 Alabama 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States UFA-2017
24 Buddy Hield G 6-4 214 0 Oklahoma 2016 Rnd 1 Pick 6 Bahamas TO-2018; TO-2019; RFA-2020
44 Solomon Hill SF 6-7 225 3 Arizona 2013 Rnd 1 Pick 23 United States UFA-2020
11 Jrue Holiday G 6-4 205 7 UCLA 2009 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States UFA-2017
9 Terrence Jones PF 6-9 255 4 Kentucky 2012 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States UFA-2017
55 E'Twaun Moore SG 6-4 191 5 Purdue 2011 Rnd 2 Pick 25 United States UFA-2020
20 Quincy Pondexter F 6-6 225 6 Washington 2010 Rnd 1 Pick 26 United States UFA-2018
0 Robert Sacre C - 270 4 Gonzaga 2012 Rnd 2 Pick 30 Canada / United States UFA-2017
5 Lance Stephenson SG 6-5 230 6 Cincinnati 2010 Rnd 2 Pick 10 United States UFA-2017

2016-2017 New Orleans Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Holiday T. Evans D. Cunningham A. Davis O. Asik
Rotation L. Galloway L. Stephenson A. Gee T. Jones A. Ajinca
Rotation E. Moore     S. Hill R. Sacre
Rotation T. Frazier        
Lim PT Q. Cook B. Hield C. Copeland C. Diallo  
Lim PT     Q. Pondexter    
Lim PT     S. Dawson    

New Orleans Draft Rights Retained

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

New Orleans Pelicans Future Free Agent Details

2017 2018 2019 2020
Tyreke Evans (UFA)
Jrue Holiday (UFA)
Dante Cunningham (PO)
Alonzo Gee (UFA)
Lance Stephenson (UFA)
Chris Copeland (UFA)
Terrence Jones (UFA)
Robert Sacre (UFA)
Langston Galloway (PO)
Quinn Cook (RFA)
Shawn Dawson (RFA)
Quincy Pondexter (UFA)
Tim Frazier (UFA)
Buddy Hield (TO)
Alexis Ajinca (UFA)
Omer Asik (ETO)
Cheick Diallo (UFA)
Buddy Hield (TO)
Omer Asik (UFA)
E'Twaun Moore (UFA)
Solomon Hill (UFA)
Anthony Davis (PO)
Buddy Hield (RFA)

New Orleans Pelicans Future Draft Pick Summary

Year First Round Second Round
2017Own31-55 Own; 56-60 to MIN; PHL
2018OwnOwn (via MIA)
2019OwnOwn
2020OwnOwn
2021OwnOwn
2022OwnOwn
2023OwnOwn

New Orleans Pelicans Future Traded Pick Details

Incoming Outgoing

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

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]

2016-2017 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.

Buddy Hield was selected as the #6 pick in the First Round of the 2016 NBA Draft by the New Orleans Pelicans. Buddy Hield signed a multi-year contract with the New Orleans Pelicans on July 22, 2016.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Cheick Diallo, the #3 pick in the Second Round of the 2016 NBA Draft, were acquired by the New Orleans Pelicans from the Los Angeles Clippers on June 23, 2016. Cheick Diallo signed a multi-year contract with the New Orleans Pelicans on July 22, 2016.

Acquired via Trade

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.

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

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.

Quinn Cook signed a contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on September 24, 2016.

Chris Copeland signed a contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on August 13, 2016.

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.

Shawn Dawson signed a contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on August 10, 2016.

Tim Frazier signed a contract with the New Orleans Pelicans on March 16, 2016. Tim Frazier re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on March 26, 2016. Tim Frazier re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on July 22, 2016.

Langston Galloway signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on July 21, 2016.

Alonzo Gee signed a multi-year contract with the New Orleans Pelicans on July 16, 2015. Alonzo Gee re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on July 22, 2016.

Solomon Hill signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on July 21, 2016.

Terrence Jones signed a contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on July 22, 2016.

E'Twaun Moore signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on July 21, 2016.

Robert Sacre signed a contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on August 13, 2016.

Lance Stephenson signed a contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on September 13, 2016.

2016-2017 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)
Elvis Valcarcel Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Video Coordinator (Sacramento Kings, 2013 to 2016)
Jamelle McMillan Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Player Development Coach (New Orleans Pelicans, 2014 to 2016)
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)
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