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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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Mark Menard
July 10, 2019 - 7:37 pm
The honors continue to roll in for the newest star of the New Orleans sports scene. Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson was given the ESPY award for Best College Athlete Wednesday night. Williamson's career as a star at Duke University is what positioned him to be taken #1 overall by the Pelicans in...
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July 05, 2019 - 11:17 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The NBA Summer League game between the New York Knicks and the New Orleans Pelicans is delayed because of an earthquake. Preliminary estimates by the U.S. Geological Survey say a 7.1 magnitude quake hit in Southern California on Friday night, and it was felt all the way in Las...
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The New Orleans Pelicans open NBA Summer League play tonight, and we get our first chance to see rookie Zion Williamson play in a Pels uniform. "New Orleans will begin summer league play on July 5 with a primetime matchup... with the New York Knicks," the team said in a news release. Williamson is...
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The first overall pick in the NBA Draft has officially signed his contract with the New Orleans Pelicans. Based on the NBA rookie scale, Zion Williamson should earn between $8.1 million and $9.8 million for the first year. He is expected to make around $45 million over four years. The Pelicans said...
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Seth Dunlap
July 01, 2019 - 3:05 pm
The New Orleans Pelicans have announced their NBA Summer League mini-camp schedule and roster. Their three day mini-camp begins tomorrow, Tuesday, July 2, and runs through Thursday, July 4. Each practice will run from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and will be held in Las Vegas. The Pelicans have 13...
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Nov 14, 2018; Orlando, FL, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard JJ Redick (17) signals after a three-point basket during the second half against the Orlando Magic at Amway Center.
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Seth Dunlap
June 30, 2019 - 5:59 pm
The New Orleans Pelicans may have not landed a max-contract player in the early hours of NBA free agency, but they made a big splash nevertheless. And one that might benefit them more than a player carrying a huge, burdensome contract. The Pelicans agreed to terms with JJ Redick, the veteran three...
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Seth Dunlap
June 30, 2019 - 2:53 pm
Before there was Niko, now there's Nico. The New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to terms with European big man Nicolo Melli, sources have confirmed with WWL Radio. Melli accepted a two-year offer from the organization to make the move from the Euroleague to the NBA. Finances of the deal were not...
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Seth Dunlap
June 26, 2019 - 3:44 pm
The New Pelicans have swiftly revamped their roster in the infant stages of the David Griffin era. Don’t expect that overhaul to be anywhere close to complete, as the team enters NBA free agency, which opens on Sunday, with $31.2 million in cap space to spend. Gone are Anthony Davis and Solomon...
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