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Mar 24, 2019; Columbia, SC, USA; Virginia Cavaliers guard De'Andre Hunter (12) dunks the ball during the second half against the Oklahoma Sooners in the second round of the 2019 NCAA Tournament
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Seth Dunlap
June 19, 2019 - 6:51 pm
Attempting to predict the 2019 NBA draft is a paradoxical exercise, with initial inevitability followed by Choose Your Own Adventure-style uncertainty. It's been a forgone conclusion for months -- years, really -- that Zion Williamson will be selected with the No. 1 overall pick in this year's...
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Apr 17, 2019; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Pelicans Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations David Griffin during an introductory press conference at the New Orleans Pelicans facility.
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Seth Dunlap
June 17, 2019 - 7:53 pm
With the New Orleans Pelicans coming in consensus winners in the Anthony Davis trade, focus has now turned to just how they’ll use the pile of assets they acquired in that deal from the Los Angeles Lakers. Chiefly, whether they’ll keep or trade the No. 4 overall pick in this week’s NBA Draft. There...
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Seth Dunlap
June 16, 2019 - 12:05 pm
It can be hard to accept when bullies get what they want. There are sometimes those bullies should be careful what they wished for. The Los Angeles Lakers, Anthony Davis, his agent Rich Paul, and even LeBron James spent months trying to orchestrate a trade of Davis to L.A., and on Saturday it...
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January 16, 2019; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots the basketball against New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) during the third quarter at Oracle Arena.
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Seth Dunlap
May 20, 2019 - 11:30 pm
It’s impossible to succinctly define the interconnected internet era we live in, but one word quickly comes to mind: hate. It’s so much easier to hate greatness than to appreciate it, probably because the latter requires a nuanced evaluation where emotions are set aside, an impossible task in the...
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Seth Dunlap
May 17, 2019 - 2:52 pm
Sources inside the Pelicans have told WWL Radio that earlier reports of Pelican's owner Gayle Benson blocking a potential Anthony Davis trade to the Los Angeles Lakers were false. ESPN's Jackie MacMullan reported earlier today that she was hearing "scuttlebutt" that Benson was saying she would...
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Mar 28, 2019; Washington, DC, USA; Duke Blue Devils forward Zion Williamson (1) speaks in a press conference during practice for the east regional of the 2019 NCAA Tournament at Capital One Arena.
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Seth Dunlap
May 15, 2019 - 8:05 pm
The cheers of joy and tears of triumph inside the Pelicans front office and among their fans hadn’t begun to subside when the chorus of hate and disdain from across the country took aim at New Orleans. In a remarkably shocking moment , the Pelicans had turned their six-percent chance of winning the...
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May 15, 2019 - 12:02 pm
It’s fair to say the New Orleans Pelicans are “lucky!” With only a 6% chance of winning the #1 pick in the NBA’s draft lottery, last night, the Pelicans won the #1 draft choice again! In 2012, New Orleans also won the draft lottery and selected Anthony Davis. I could only wonder how Davis felt last...
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