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When the Pelicans won the draft lottery, it seemed as if the sky was falling the way the national media dealt with the situation. There was talk of Zion Williamson going back to Duke to avoid being selected by New Orleans, but Zion's step dad squashed that notion this morning on 104.5 ESPN radio in...
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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
May 15, 2019 - 8:05 pm
The cheers of joy and tears of triumph inside the Pelicans front office and among their fans hadn’t begun to subside when the chorus of hate and disdain from across the country took aim at New Orleans. In a remarkably shocking moment , the Pelicans had turned their six-percent chance of winning the...
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New Orleans is still celebrating following last night’s big win for the Pelicans in the NBA draft lottery. The TV voice of the Pels Joel Meyers stopped by Sports Talk with Deuce & Kristian to talk about the impact of getting the top pick to select Duke’s Zion Williamson will have on the...
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Zion Williamson of Duke lets out a yell on the court during the 2018-19 season.
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May 15, 2019 - 1:46 pm
( 97.1 The Ticket ) When the New Orleans Pelicans won the NBA Draft Lottery on Tuesday night, it appeared presumptive No. 1 pick Zion Williamson expressed a bit of disappointment. One report said Williamson wanted to go to the New York Knicks . If Williamson doesn't want to play in New Orleans, he...
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David Blake
May 15, 2019 - 1:23 pm
The Pelicans beat the long odds and won the NBA draft lottery, which touched off screaming and cheering in the home office here and a short video went viral on social media of the loud celebrating. Coach Alvin Gentry reacts to the @PelicansNBA winning the 2019 #NBADraftLottery . pic.twitter.com/...
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Scoot
May 15, 2019 - 12:02 pm
It’s fair to say the New Orleans Pelicans are “lucky!” With only a 6% chance of winning the #1 pick in the NBA’s draft lottery, last night, the Pelicans won the #1 draft choice again! In 2012, New Orleans also won the draft lottery and selected Anthony Davis. I could only wonder how Davis felt last...
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May 15, 2019 - 9:52 am
( CBS Sports Radio ) With the New Orleans Pelicans winning the Zion Williamson Sweepstakes on Tuesday, the Anthony Davis Sweepstakes can officially begin. Who has the best chance of landing AD? Is it the Los Angeles Lakers? The Boston Celtics? The New York Knicks? Stadium NBA analyst Jeff Goodman...
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