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Alonzo Adams-USA TODAY SportsMoving Kenrich Williams, Zylan Cheatham and Josh Gray via sign-and-trade to OKC was final peg The large 4-team trade — that first made news towards the start of last week — is now complete, officially sending...
Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY SportsWe’ve been down this road before, but maybe there won’t be a sudden detour this time Zion Williamson’s level of physical fitness has been a subject of debate since he first donned a New Orleans Pelicans...
Stephen Lew-USA TODAY SportsA slow start to free agency finally comes through with a starting center The New Orleans Pelicans are expanding their original trade agreement with the Milwaukee Bucks and Steven Adams is expected to be their new...
SVG will demand the same of his players and staff as himself In the two seasons he spent away from the sidelines, Stan Van Gundy wasn’t plugged into the college game. So, it wasn’t surprising that he didn’t have...
Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty ImagesA Stan Van Gundy and Aaron Baynes reunion? (Beardless Baynes, anyone remember that guy???) The 2020 NBA free agency period kicks off later today — 5 p.m. CT to be exact — and...
Photo by Steven Ryan/Getty ImagesThe forward out of Xavier looks to be a smart gamble Following the selection of Kira Lewis Jr. at the 13th pick, the New Orleans Pelicans scooped up another player immediately after the 2020 NBA...
Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY SportsNew Orleans punted on making more than one selection on draft night, adding to their impressive cache of assets David Griffin, Trajan Langdon, and the New Orleans Pelicans front office came into the 2020 NBA...
Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty ImagesAnd let’s add some more future draft compensation! The New Orleans Pelicans selected Elijah Hughes, a 6’6 wing from Syracuse, with the 39th overall pick of the 2020 NBA Draft, but immediately traded the...
Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty ImagesMore future draft compensation headed to New Orleans The New Orleans Pelicans are moving the 24th overall pick of the 2020 NBA Draft, acquired in Monday night’s Jrue Holiday trade to the Milwaukee...
Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty ImagesA speedy, scoring point guard from the University of Alabama! With the 13th pick of the 2020 NBA Draft, David Griffin and the New Orleans Pelicans selected Kira Lewis Jr., a point guard from...