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Mark Menard
July 10, 2019 - 7:37 pm
The honors continue to roll in for the newest star of the New Orleans sports scene. Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson was given the ESPY award for Best College Athlete Wednesday night. Williamson's career as a star at Duke University is what positioned him to be taken #1 overall by the Pelicans in...
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Steve Geller
July 09, 2019 - 8:34 am
Most of the buzz around the Pelicans following the NBA draft was locked in on the top overall pick in the draft Zion Williamson. But, some of the birds others rookies showed why they were brought to the nest. The 8th overall pick, Jaxson Hayes put on a show in his Summer League debut scoring 28...
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Steve Geller
July 05, 2019 - 9:38 am
The Pelicans open Summer League play tonight in Las Vegas, and typically it wouldn’t be that big of a deal. But, a sold out arena awaits the NBA debut of Zion Williamson. Another one for Zion Williamson… The consensus Men’s Basketball National Player of the Year has been named ACC Male Athlete of...
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July 05, 2019 - 5:29 am
Kawhi Leonard met with Magic Johnson to discuss anything and everything about potentially playing for the Los Angeles Lakers. There's just one problem: Johnson spilled the beans about the conversation, which Leonard probably didn't appreciate. Did Johnson hurt the Lakers' chances of landing Leonard...
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USA Today Sports
July 04, 2019 - 4:12 pm
Even fellow elite pro athletes can be somewhat star-struck by Patriots quarterback Tom Brady at times. An example of such came this week when former NBA star Baron Davis - a two-time All-Star over his 13 seasons with the Hornets, Warriors, Clippers, Cavs and Knicks - posted a video Twitter of...
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July 04, 2019 - 9:18 am
The Philadelphia 76ers have offered a five-year, $170 million maximum contract extension to Ben Simmons, who is expected to "work through the details toward an eventual agreement," according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Under new salary cap projections, Ben Simmons' maximum contract total has...
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July 02, 2019 - 6:21 pm
The Philadelphia 76ers will enter the 2019-20 season with their fourth new starting lineup in one calendar year. That's the bad news. The good new is, the case for this new one being the best is not a difficult case to make. Let's take a look. PG - Ben Simmons SG - Josh Richardson SF - Tobias...
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July 01, 2019 - 10:17 pm
( 94 WIP ) No one is completely sure how much cap space the Sixers have left after the sign-and-trade with Miami for Josh Richardson, the signing of Al Horford (4/$109M), and the re-signing of Mike Scott (2/$10M). Related: Taking a look at the Sixers' new starting 5 Two things we do know: 1) Pro...
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Sunday was a funday for the Pelicans who opened free agency with a bang, acquiring 3 new players for the roster. The team signed 3 point threat JJ Reddick, Euro forward Nicolo Melli and made a trade with the Utah Jazz to acquire big Derrick Favors. sports NBA Insider Matt Steinmetz sees a...
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Seth Dunlap
July 01, 2019 - 3:05 pm
The New Orleans Pelicans have announced their NBA Summer League mini-camp schedule and roster. Their three day mini-camp begins tomorrow, Tuesday, July 2, and runs through Thursday, July 4. Each practice will run from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and will be held in Las Vegas. The Pelicans have 13...
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