Pelicans

Seth Dunlap
May 17, 2019 - 2:52 pm
Sources inside the Pelicans have told WWL Radio that earlier reports of Pelican's owner Gayle Benson blocking a potential Anthony Davis trade to the Los Angeles Lakers were false. ESPN's Jackie MacMullan reported earlier today that she was hearing "scuttlebutt" that Benson was saying she would...
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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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Mark Menard
May 15, 2019 - 1:26 am
In a turn of events that sent shockwaves through the NBA Tuesday night, rather than a team like the Knicks or Lakers reasserting their place in the Anthony Davis trade sweepstakes by scoring the top pick in the 2019 draft, it was the New Orleans Pelicans themselves who landed the coveted pole...
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Could Anthony Davis actually end up continuing his NBA career in the Big Easy? David Griffin, the Pelicans’ new Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations, says he doesn’t believe it’s an absolute certainty that Davis has to leave New Orleans. But, if Davis does decide to stay, it’ll be with...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
April 11, 2019 - 6:52 am
I think I was about six years old the last time anyone laid out my clothes for me to wear. Since then, I - for better or for worse - have picked my own clothes. Pelicans star Anthony Davis says someone else picks what he wears. Now, I don't make $25 million a year. However, even if I did, I think I...
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Kristian Garic
April 04, 2019 - 4:32 pm
The bitter divorce between the New Orleans Pelicans and super star Anthony Davis took another ugly turn last night, when AD was caught on camera flipping off a fan while exiting the court. Davis took to his Instagram account to explain his actions. Instagram AD claims he was disrespected by a fan...
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March 24, 2019 - 11:03 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson will deliver the commencement address to about 700 graduates of Loyola University in May. The university said in a news release that Benson, a devout Catholic known for her philanthropy, will receive an honorary doctor of humane...
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Mark Menard
February 24, 2019 - 3:58 pm
What if I told you that adding the best player at his position is not always the most advantageous move for a basketball franchise starved for success? In the Pelicans’ case, bringing DeMarcus Cousins to New Orleans via a surprise blockbuster All-Star Weekend trade in February 2017, while heralded...
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