The Pelicans have given C Jeff Withey a qualifying contract offer, making him a restricted free agent.
Jeff Withey stepped up for the injured Pelicans frontcourt on Friday, scoring 14 points on 5-of-9 shooting with eight rebounds, three assists, one steal and one block in 29 minutes.
Jeff Withey finished Tuesday's home victory with zero points and one rebound in two minutes off New Orleans' bench.
Jeff Withey gained 17 pounds from last season and is now up to 240.
Jeff Withey will play in Las Vegas Summer League in July.
Jeff Withey blocked four shots in Monday's win, and also chipped in with eight points and six boards in 33 minutes.
Jeff Withey and Austin Rivers will start vs. the Thunder on Friday night.
Jeff Withey scored a career-high 17 points vs. the Suns during a 94-88 loss on Wednesday, adding two boards, three assists and one block on 7-of-10 from the field.
Jeff Withey played 30 minutes against the Nuggets on Wednesday with 13 points, five board, one assist, one steal and four blocks.
Jeff Withey blocked a career-high five shots in Monday's loss, and also added eight points on 4-of-4 shooting with seven rebounds and a steal in 28 minutes off the bench.
Jeff Withey moved back to the bench against the Hawks on Friday and failed to score.
Jeff Withey was in the starting lineup in place of Anthony Davis (illness) on Wednesday vs. the Raptors, scoring nine points with four boards, one assist, one steal and two blocks.
Jeff Withey and Greg Stiemsma are starting on Wednesday vs. the Raptors.
Jeff Withey, Luke Babbit and Alexis Ajinca are candidates to start Friday if Anthony Davis (day-to-day, shoulder) can't.