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Pelicans honor Bryce Dejean-Jones in summer league

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The NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans are honoring their former teammate/former Cyclone Bryce Dejean-Jones during summer league play.

You can see the "BDJ" patch in the photo above. 

On a trip to Dallas to celebrate his daughter’s birthday, Dejean-Jones died on May 28. 

One of the Pelicans who will wear the patch is former Cyclone Jameel McKay. 

NBA.com reccently interviewed McKay about his relationship with Dejean-Jones. You can read that piece by CLICKING HERE. 

Chris Williams

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Chris was hired as Cyclone Fanatic’s publisher in the fall of 2009. He is Iowa State football's postgame show host on the Cyclone Radio Network and can be heard daily from 4-7 on Des Moines' top-rated sports station, 1460 KXnO. Williams, a 2007 graduate of Iowa State’s Greenlee School of Journalism, is the former publisher of the old CycloneNation.com (Scout.com). He has also written for the Des Moines Register, the Ames Tribune, CycloneReport.com and is the former sports director at KMA Radio. When Williams isn’t working, you can usually find him doing something outdoors with his wife Ashley, daughter Camryn, and Golden Retriever Dierks. He enjoys golfing, boating, country music, the Minnesota Vikings, Atlanta Braves and is passionate about any and all motor sports so finding Williams at a local dirt track is very common.