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Pelicans officially sign Didi Louzada

The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that the team has signed guard Didi Louzada to a multi-year contract. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Louzada, 6-5, 210, has played the last two seasons for the Sydney Kings (NBL Australia), where he appeared in 45 games and averaged 10.3 points, 3.8 rebounds, and 1.8 assists.

Selected with the 35th pick in the 2019 draft by Atlanta, Louzada's draft rights were acquired by New Orleans along with draft rights to Nickeil Alexander-Walker and Jaxson Hayes, in exchange for the draft rights to De’Andre Hunter, Solomon Hill, and a future second-round draft pick on July 6, 2019.

The Brazilian native appeared in four games as a member of the Pelicans’ Summer League team in 2019, averaging 11.0 points, 3.0 rebounds, and 2.0 assists.

Louzada will wear #0 for the Pelicans. New Orleans’ roster currently stands at 16 players.


Congratulations to Didi

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10/3/1 in australia is worth a multi year contract. Wowee

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10/4/2 my mistake

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Terrance Ferguson was 5/2/2

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Good on him. These multi year deals are very team friendly though, essentially just get them on the books and under control. Up to him now to prove his worth and make it stick.

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Perth fan.  
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Never mind the salty haters.
Is still 21 so plenty of upside for him.

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10/3/1 in australia is worth a multi year contract

He was already drafted so his Australian stats are irrelevant.

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You still have to offer draftees a contract

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CoTTOn SHoUlD Be In Da nBA

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Who's next....

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Gay Rordon  
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Re: potential NBA draftees, does anyone here have confidence that Giddey, Josh will be able to attain (or even surpass) the skill level of Giddey, Warwick?

196 cms, 102 kg of supreme passing ability, versatility (both in playing multiple positions, as well as hairstyles that ranged from Jew-fro ish to buzz cut - that isn't easy), and overrall effectiveness?

This is a man who spent much of his career unheralded, but essentially, could start at center, play forward and guard on the way to leading the Tigers of Melbourne to the 1993 and 1997 NBL championship.

Without his pivotal feeder role perhaps Gaze, Copeland, Simmons, Timmons, Davidson, Rainbow, Sibley would not have tasted championship glory.

Ahead of his time. If he had of played in this era, I can see him being a contributor to a playoff level NBA team.

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