New Orleans Pelicans

NBA Draft
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Seth Dunlap
June 20, 2019 - 11:02 pm
The New Orleans Pelicans continued to add to their draft haul beyond the first round on Thursday night. The Pelicans drafted Brazilian guard Marcos 'Didi' Louzada Silva with the No. 35 overall pick, an asset they acquired in a trade with the Atlanta Hawks earlier in the night. Silva, who is 19...
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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
June 20, 2019 - 2:54 pm
It was a coronation 38 days in the making. Tonight, it became official. Zion Williamson is a New Orleans Pelican. Related: Zion Fest: See photos Amid great pomp and circumstance at the Barclays Center in New York on Thursday night, Williamson was selected with the No. 1 overall pick by the Pelicans...
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Kristian Garic
June 20, 2019 - 11:55 am
When the New Orleans Pelicans select Duke superstar Zion Williamson number one overall in the NBA draft tonight, hope comes along with the best player in the draft. Williamson is a once a decade player! He’s instantly the face of the franchise. A franchise ensconced in misfortune and previously...
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Zion Williamson flexes his muscles.
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June 20, 2019 - 11:26 am
Duke forward Zion Williamson is expected to be the No. 1 overall pick taken by the New Orleans Pelicans in Thursday's NBA Draft. Williamson is a 6-foot-7, 285-pound forward form Salisbury, North Carolina. He began playing AAU basketball when he was just five years old, playing on a team of nine...
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Chris Miller
June 20, 2019 - 10:00 am
It's NBA Draft night, and your New Orleans Pelicans are first up! Duke University's Zion Williamson the consensus for the pick, and it's created a lot of talk among hoops fans in the Crescent City. My mood! W/ Zion coming to #NOLA #NBA draft! Give me your best GIF to describe how you feel about...
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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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June 19, 2019 - 3:57 pm
The Los Angeles Lakers made a blockbuster deal over the weekend to acquire Anthony Davis from the New Orleans Pelicans to team up with LeBron James. In the most recent episode of RADIO.COM’s “Big Time Basketball” podcast, co-hosts Brian Scalabrine and Matt Steinmetz ponder if the Lakers, with the...
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