Lauren Cheney, Jrue Holiday
A beloved member of the New Orleans community, everyone from the Pelicans organization and their fans sent their very best of wishes to Lauren Cheney, the wife of point guard Jrue Holiday. Cheney was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2017, but thanks to the support of everyone in the Bayou, she appears to have fully recovered.
• Lauren Cheney is a former star midfielder on the U.S women’s soccer team
• She met Jrue Holiday in the stands of a UCLA women’s basketball game
• Cheney successfully overcame a brain tumor she was diagnosed with in 2017