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Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty ImagesThe phenom could earn up to $231 million on his next deal! Zion Williamson was always expected to sign a rookie max extension once the protections on the deal were ironed out. Although it’s unclear...
Photo by Layne Murdoch Jr./NBAE via Getty ImagesWith the start of NBA free agency, all eyes in New Orleans are on Zion Williamson though Welcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across the NFL. Each week we...
Photo by Adam Pantozzi/NBAE via Getty ImagesWho should be removed from this roster, and if given the opportunity, which player New Orleans look to add? Welcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across the NFL. Each week...
Photo by Layne Murdoch Jr./NBAE via Getty ImagesThere’s pressing needs to offload a guaranteed contract or two this summer We’re roughly 48 hours from the start of NBA free agency and the path for the New Orleans Pelicans appears...
Photo by Brian Sevald/NBAE via Getty ImagesA prospect featuring good shot-blocking skils with 3-point potential With the 41st pick of the 2022 NBA Draft, the New Orleans Pelicans selected E.J. Liddell from the Ohio State University. In his junior...
Photo by Steven Freeman/NBAE via Getty ImagesPelicans land a superb defender and gifted playmaker in one fell swoop With the eighth pick of the 2022 NBA Draft, David Griffin and the New Orleans Pelicans have selected Dyson Daniels, a...
Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty ImagesThere’s notably less support for either moving up or down in the draft In an article that was posted yesterday, I asked fans whether they would prefer to see the Pelicans move up...
Photo by Jennifer Pottheiser/NBAE via Getty ImagesThere’s two optimal yet realistic targets for New Orleans Onyeka Okongwu was the apple of my eye for the Pelicans a few drafts ago, and last year that prospect was Franz Wagner. This...
Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY SportsExploring the best and worst case scenarios for New Orleans on Thursday night The NBA Draft is tonight (ESPN @ 7:00PM). Some of us will be joining the rest of The Pels 12 at the Mid-City...
Photo by Chris Schwegler/NBAE via Getty ImagesThe 2022 NBA Draft will be held Thursday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, kicking off at 8:00 pm local time. There are several broadcast options from which to catch all...
Photo by Zach Beeker/NBAE via Getty ImagesNew Orleans may seek a trade in the draft. Should they? Welcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across the NBA. Each week we ask questions of the most plugged-in New...
Photo by Chris Schwegler/NBAE via Getty ImagesWith the preferred two targets off the board, it’s a swing for the fences The SB Nation NBA sites conducted a mock draft last week and The Bird Writes selected guard Shaedon Sharpe...
Kirby Lee-USA TODAY SportsMock drafts seem to be settling on two names for New Orleans With the 2022 NBA Draft just days away, there’s a growing consensus on several prospects to the New Orleans Pelicans at the eighth overall...
David Banks-USA TODAY SportsDiving into draft philosophy with NOLA Analytics {This in-depth article was written by guest contributor NOLA Analytics. Please be sure to follow them along @NolaAnalytics!} With the NBA Draft just two weeks away, I wanted to...
Stephen Lew-USA TODAY SportsNow is a good time to start stocking up on Pels gear for next season! With the 2022 NBA draft taking place next week and Father’s Day falling on this Sunday, there’s not a better time...