Pelicans new big man

The New Orleans Pelicans have been searching for a center and they found one worth signing in France. According to The Times-Picayune, the Pelicans are in the process of signing Alexis Ajinca to a two-year contract. Ajinca has been playing for Strasbourg and he's close to completing a buyout with the French team. Once he gets clearance from FIBA Ajinca will sign the contract with New Orleans that will pay him the league minimum.