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Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty ImagesThere’s no Jazz in Utah, but there sure is rebounding, defense, and good chemistry The Jazz (9-4) are big and good... as always. The New Orleans Pelicans (5-7) will play their long-lost relatives in Utah...
Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY SportsZion Williamson was damn near perfect! In a game that featured very few displays of solid defense, the New Orleans Pelicans wound up on the positive side of a 128-123 shoot-out over the Kings to snap...
Photo by Adam Pantozzi/NBAE via Getty ImagesJosh Hart will move back to the bench Eric Bledsoe will move back into the Pelicans’ starting lineup for tonight’s matchup against the Kings. He came off the bench a few nights ago...
Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty ImagesNew Orleans doesn’t want the losing streak to hit six games. Trust me. The New Orleans Pelicans will look to right the ship against the Sacramento Kings Sunday evening after having lost five...
Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY SportsL.A. eventually showed why they’re the best team in the league The New Orleans Pelicans lost their fifth consecutive game Friday night against the Western Conference-leading Los Angeles Lakers by a final score of 112-95....
Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY SportsEric Bledsoe is a game-time decision, but Zion Williamson will be in the starting lineup Frank Vogel confirmed to pregame media that all the key Lakers who have been nursing injury will be available against...
Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY SportsWill NAW get another start in place of the injured Lonzo Ball? The New Orleans Pelicans (4-6), losers of four straight, are going to have a tough time getting off the schneid on Friday night...
Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY SportsKira Lewis Jr. acquitted himself well, too The New Orleans Pelicans were back on the court Wednesday night for a date with the Los Angeles Clippers. This was technically the second game of the team’s...
Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY SportsA rare opportunity for the two young guns! With Lonzo Ball (Bilateral Knee Tendinopathy) and Eric Bledsoe (Right Eye Irritation) both unavailable, the New Orleans Pelicans will entrust the point guard duties to Nickeil Alexander-Walker...
Stephen Lew-USA TODAY SportsIt appears Covid-19 related issues have struck the New Orleans Pelicans franchise According to the Pelicans PR department, Zion Williamson is out for tonight’s matchup against the Los Angeles Clippers due to health and safety protocols....
Pool Photo-USA TODAY SportsCould Kira Lewis Jr. receive his first start in the NBA? Maybe! Well, the run of good injury luck for the New Orleans Pelicans had to end at some point, right? According to Pelicans PR, Lonzo...
Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY SportsThe NBA opted to postpone in favor of safety measures The New Orleans Pelicans game scheduled for tonight against the Dallas Mavericks has been postponed due to COVID-19-related and contact tracing issues. According to the...
Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images“It’ll be another defensive challenge”— Stan Van Gundy After completing a 1-3 home stand and falling to 4-5 on the season, the New Orleans Pelicans now venture out on a seven-game road trip,...
Photo by Layne Murdoch Jr./NBAE via Getty ImagesRound one easily goes to LaMelo Ball No matter the appeal of the inaugural Ball Bowl; the biggest story going into Friday night’s matchup between the New Orleans Pelicans and Charlotte Hornets...
Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty ImagesAnd don’t forget: Lonzo vs LaMelo! The Pelicans will battle the Hornets in less than an hour’s time, and this matchup will present a good test for New Orleans. Stan Van Gundy has emphasized defense...