Tuesday's Pelicans News: Playoffs remain a long shot

Pelicans' longshot playoff hopes extend for another day: The New Orleans Pelicans avoided getting eliminated from playoff contention on Monday night after receiving help from the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Timberwolves' 110-109 victory against the Portland Trail Blazers at Target Center kept the Pelicans' longshot playoff extend for another day. -- The Times-Picayune

Jrue Holiday on potential free agency: 'I haven't thought about it. Not even a little bit': Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday will become an unrestricted free agent for the first time in his career at the end of this season and is poised to earn a lucrative contract wherever he decides to sign. -- The Times-Picayune

What to do with Jrue? Holiday is a pending free agent, but Pelicans clearly want him back: As the New Orleans Pelicans filed out of the team practice facility Monday for what was likely the final time this season, one topic emerged, with all eyes pointed toward the future: Was this the last time Jrue Holiday would wear a Pelicans jersey on Airline Drive? -- The New Orleans Advocate