Pelicans

Zion Williamson
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Mark Menard
January 22, 2020 - 1:48 pm
Zion Williamson debuts tonight for the Pelicans, and you should tune in.
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Pelicans Coach Alvin Gentry
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Mark Menard
December 16, 2019 - 8:07 am
The Pelicans made history yesterday afternoon, but not in the way you'd usually prefer. Their loss to the Orlando Magic was their 12th straight, setting a new threshold for futility as they are now in the midst of their longest losing streak in franchise history. The record stretch of failure is...
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Magic beat Pelicans
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Associated Press
December 16, 2019 - 12:32 am
Jonathan Isaac had 21 points and 10 rebounds and the Orlando Magic beat New Orleans 130-119 on Sunday, sending the Pelicans to their franchise-record 12th straight loss. “We just got to play better. We got to play better,” Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry said. “We just got to keep competing, and we’ll...
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Chris Paul Thunder Pelicans
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Mark Menard
December 02, 2019 - 7:54 am
In a season full of rough weekends, you can tack on another one for the Pelicans. The Birds dropped both games of a home-and-home to the Oklahoma City Thunder. Of OKC's eight wins on the season, three have come from victimizing the Pelicans. In both games, the Pelicans held leads late but couldn't...
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Anthony Davis
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Mark Menard
November 28, 2019 - 8:40 am
A promising start gave way to a disappointing finish last night for the Pelicans, who jumped out to a big lead on one of the NBA's best teams, but couldn't close the deal in the fourth quarter. The Pelicans led by as many as 15 over their former star Anthony Davis and the visiting Los Angeles...
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 New Orleans Pelicans fans cheer during a open practice at the Smoothie King Center.
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Amos Morale III
November 27, 2019 - 3:31 pm
ESPN reporter Ramona Shelburne issued an apology Wednesday after saying that the backlash from New Orleans Pelicans fans surrounding the Anthony Davis trade was, in part, racially motivated. In a statement obtiained by NOLA.com Shelburne called her comments "inappropriately oversimplified." The...
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Anthony Davis
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Mark Menard
November 27, 2019 - 3:22 pm
It's a big night for Pelicans fans as the team welcomes Anthony Davis back to the Smoothie King Center when the Birds do battle with the Los Angeles Lakers. As for the team though, they say it's just another game. That goes for former Laker Brandon Ingram, who was traded to New Orleans as part of...
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Montrezl Harrell Jahlil Okafor Clippers Pelicans
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Mark Menard
November 25, 2019 - 10:58 am
Last week's positive vibes and three-game winning streak quickly dissolved over the weekend as the Pelicans learned just how far they have to go to compete with the NBA's better teams. The Pelicans played back-to-back games on the road, and in both, started off extremely slow. First on Saturday in...
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Jrue Holiday and J.J. Redick after the Pelicans win in Phoenix
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Mark Menard
November 22, 2019 - 8:24 am
While they may have started the season 1-7, the Pelicans have put in the work to improve their fortunes quite dramatically, elevating their record to a much nicer 6-9. They stretched their current winning streak to three games last night by taking down the Suns in Phoenix. Early on, it was J.J...
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Kenrich Williams
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Mark Menard
November 21, 2019 - 4:24 pm
With the rash of injuries that has plagued the Pelicans in recent weeks, one upside has been the meaningful minutes logged by the younger members of the roster. It's allowed them to develop and even shine. That's certainly for the case for the player dubbed "Kenny Hustle" by his teammates. Kenrich...
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