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Thomas Perumean
June 21, 2019 - 7:45 am
"It's not going to be something where I want people to just expect this is instantaneous." Pelicans Executive President David Griffin acknowledged the excitement around the drafting of Zion Williamson with the first pick of the NBA draft, but emphasized what Williamson's place on the team is and...
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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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January 16, 2019; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots the basketball against New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) during the third quarter at Oracle Arena.
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Seth Dunlap
May 20, 2019 - 11:30 pm
It’s impossible to succinctly define the interconnected internet era we live in, but one word quickly comes to mind: hate. It’s so much easier to hate greatness than to appreciate it, probably because the latter requires a nuanced evaluation where emotions are set aside, an impossible task in the...
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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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