New Orleans Pelicans

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Don Ames
June 22, 2019 - 8:11 am
Zion Williamson, the #1 pick in this year's NBA draft, visited the Pelicans headquarters Friday for a formal introduction to his first professional home. Zion said he's excited to play for a city that loves its team. He'll get his first chance, and the city will get its first look at Zion in action...
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June 21, 2019 - 10:57 pm
By Eli Hershkovich With the 2019 NBA Draft concluded, most will have their attention turned towards free agency and title futures . But there’s also value to be had while betting on the Rookie of the Year (ROY) award. Considering six of the past 10 winners manned the point guard position, it’s...
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June 21, 2019 - 4:12 pm
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June 21, 2019 - 3:26 pm
It was a coronation 38 days in the making. Tonight, it became official. Zion Williamson is a New Orleans Pelican. 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 in the 2019 NBA Draft. The...
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Zion Williamson at the NBA Draft
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Seth Dunlap
June 21, 2019 - 12:01 am
Zion Williamson let his softer side show after his was selected with the No. 1 overall pick by the Pelicans in the NBA Draft. Williamson was being interviewed by ESPN after the selection was announced when he decided to pay tribute to his mother. Watch the moving moment in the Tweet below, or by...
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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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