Tanguay: Terrific game from Sullinger off the bench

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Tanguay: Terrific game from Sullinger off the bench

Jared Sullinger chalked up his first career double-double on Saturday afternoon. Donny Marshall and Gary Tanguay have noticed the improvements Sullinger has made in his game.

"Remember, this is a guy who has always been 'the man,'" said Marshall. "He left after his sophomore year, a lot of people said he should have left after his freshman year. He was a big time scorer in college. In this game he is starting to get a little confidence."

Gary Tanguay brought up a comparison between Sullinger and Glen "Big Baby" Davis. Marshall believes they may be similar, but they have different playing styles.

"Jared is an inside-out guy, where Big Baby was an outside-outside and then in." continued Marshall. "The way this team is set up right now, they don't need another jump shooter."

Pelicans guard Bryce Dejean-Jones shot and killed

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Pelicans guard Bryce Dejean-Jones shot and killed

By Kurt Helin, NBC Pro Basketball Talk

This is a sad and stunning development.

Bryce Dejean-Jones, the rookie guard of the New Orleans Pelicans, has died, the Dallas, Texas, County Coroner has confirmed to NBC Sports. Travis Hines of the Ames Tribune broke the news.

Dejean-Jones was just 23.

The coroner’s office would not give a cause of death, but Shams Charania of The Vertical at Yahoo Sports had the tragic detail.