Report: Jameer Nelson set to sign with Pelicans

NBA.com Global on Oct 22, 2017 07:45 AM
Report: Jameer Nelson set to sign with Pelicans
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The New Orleans Pelicans win the Jameer Nelson sweepstakes as the free agent decided to join the franchise according to a report by the Vertical.

Nelson was also courted by the Houston Rockets, who could use a guard with the injury to Chris Paul. Also the Oklahoma City Thunder showed interest in the former All-Star who is in his 14th season.

Nelson, who was recently released by Denver after the team signed Richard Jefferson and allow second-year guard Jamal Murray assume the starting role.

According to the report, the Pelicans will release guard Jordan Crawford to clear the roster spot.

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