New Orleans Pelicans

New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson (1) poses for a portrait during Media Day at the Ochsner Sports Performance Center.
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Amos Morale III
October 02, 2019 - 3:35 pm
Two days into Pelicans training camp and New Orleans' top draft pick Zion Williamson is already delivering the "wow" moments. Williamson threw down an alleyoop of a pass from fellow new Pelican Lonzo Ball that bounced off the backboard. The dunk had all of his teammates and coaches out of their...
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New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson (1) poses for a portrait during Media Day at the Ochsner Sports Performance Center.
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Amos Morale III
September 30, 2019 - 5:43 pm
The New Orleans Pelicans held their annual Media Day Monday morning ahead of the start of training camp and most of the talk surrounding the completely renovated roster was about the franchise’s biggest offseason acquisition in the No. 1 overall draft pick Zion Williamson. “He’s a mutant,” Pelicans...
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Jul 10, 2019; Los Angeles, CA, USA; New Orleans Pelicans player Zion Williamson arrives on the red carpet at Microsoft Theatre.
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Seth Dunlap
August 19, 2019 - 7:05 pm
NBA rookies love Zion Williamson to be a breakout star this season, but think two of his former college teammates will go on to have better or equal careers. In the league's annual survey of incoming rookies , just 5% of voters tabbed Williamson to have the best career of any rookie. Conversely, 35...
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Jul 13, 2019; El Segundo, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (left) talks with forward/center Anthony Davis (right) after a press conference at the UCLA Health Training Center.
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Seth Dunlap
August 02, 2019 - 7:24 pm
Pelicans fans won't have to wait long for the return of Anthony Davis. The Los Angeles Lakers, with Davis and LeBron James in tow, will play in New Orleans at the Smoothie King Center on Nov. 27, marking their first trip of the season to the Crescent City. That according to The Athletic's Shams...
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August 01, 2019 - 8:48 pm
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints quarterback Drew Brees doesn't see himself and Pelicans rookie forward Zion Williamson as an odd couple from different generations and sports. Brees sees key parallels in the timing of each of their arrivals on New Orleans' pro sports scene, and is eager to share what he...
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Jul 5, 2019; Las Vegas, NV, USA; New Orleans Pelicans general manager David Griffin in attendance against the New York Knicks during an NBA Summer League game at Thomas & Mack Center.
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Seth Dunlap
August 01, 2019 - 7:33 pm
Most people have had the unenviable experience of bad co-workers. The selfish, know-it-all, look at me types. Somebody who is in the first to accept praise, but cowers in the back when blame should come their way. It’s unpleasant, and can make work life, or really just life , completely miserable...
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Jul 14, 2019; Las Vegas, NV, USA; New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson (1) sits on the sidelines before the start of an NBA Summer League game against the Memphis Grizzlies at Thomas & Mack Center.
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Seth Dunlap
July 31, 2019 - 12:33 am
Is Zion positioning himself as the anti-LeBron? While Zion Williamson has yet to suit up for the New Orleans Pelicans, he may never suit up for another NBA team. At least if he gets his way. Williamson told sports and pop culture website Complex, in a column posted on the publication's website...
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Jim Hanzo
July 24, 2019 - 10:36 am
The New Orleans Saints are in the top 50 of the most valuable sports franchises in the world, according to Forbes . The publication has the Saints franchise at number 50. It's a great accomplishment, according to Professor Gabe Feldman, Director of the Sports Law Program at Tulane University. "...
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Amos Morale III
July 23, 2019 - 2:33 pm
Pelicans Executive Vice President of Basketball operations David Griffin began Tuesday’s introductory conference call for New Orleans’ newest player J.J. Redick saying that the former Duke standout and NBA veteran was the franchise's top target in free agency. “From the time that I started with the...
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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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