NBA Draft

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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June 19, 2019 - 11:43 am
Tomorrow's NBA Draft will be a big night for the New Orleans Pelicans, which is expected to follow up its blockbuster trade with the L.A. Lakers by selecting Duke University phenom Zion Williamson with the #1 overall pick. And to celebrate, for one day only, in one location only, Popeyes is...
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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver at the podium of the 2018 NBA Draft.
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June 19, 2019 - 11:23 am
Even though the 2019-20 NBA title odds have dominated the betting conversation after the Pelicans shipped off Anthony Davis to the Lakers, wagering on the draft provides an enticing way to watch the four-hour event. Duke product Zion Williamson is the obvious favorite to be selected first overall...
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Chris Miller
June 19, 2019 - 10:14 am
Tomorrow's NBA Draft will be a big night for the New Orleans Pelicans, which is expected to follow up its blockbuster trade with the L.A. Lakers by selecting Duke University phenom Zion Williamson with the #1 overall pick. And to celebrate, for one day only, in one location only, Popeyes is...
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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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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2019, file photo, Duke's Zion Williamson (1) dunks during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Clemson, in Durham, N.C. The Blue Devils freshman is widely expected to be the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA draft on Thursday, June 20. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
June 17, 2019 - 2:46 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Now that six-time All-Star Anthony Davis' trade request has been honored, it's time for the New Orleans Pelicans to start a new era by drafting the next face of the franchise. Duke star Zion Williamson is widely seen as the top pro prospect to enter any NBA draft since Davis in...
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Mark Menard
May 30, 2019 - 5:54 pm
You know that national media talking point about Zion Williamson heading back to Duke to avoid being taken by the Pelicans in the upcoming NBA Draft? The hot take heard ‘round the Crescent City can be officially put to bed. Today Williamson signed with professional representation, effectively...
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