New Orleans Pelicans

June 21, 2019 - 1:51 pm
It was a coronation 38 days in the making. Tonight, it became official. Zion Williamson is a New Orleans Pelican. 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 in the 2019 NBA Draft. The...
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June 21, 2019 - 12:27 pm
By Eli Hershkovich With the 2019 NBA Draft concluded, most will have their attention turned towards free agency and title futures . But there’s also value to be had while betting on the Rookie of the Year (ROY) award. Considering six of the past 10 winners manned the point guard position, it’s...
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June 20, 2019 - 9:42 am
Duke forward Zion Williamson is expected to be the No. 1 overall pick taken by the New Orleans Pelicans in Thursday's NBA Draft. Williamson is a 6-foot-7, 285-pound forward form Salisbury, North Carolina. He began playing AAU basketball when he was just five years old, playing on a team of nine...
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June 19, 2019 - 12:55 pm
The Los Angeles Lakers made a blockbuster deal over the weekend to acquire Anthony Davis from the New Orleans Pelicans to team up with LeBron James. In the most recent episode of RADIO.COM’s “Big Time Basketball” podcast, co-hosts Brian Scalabrine and Matt Steinmetz ponder if the Lakers, with the...
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June 19, 2019 - 9:42 am
Tomorrow's NBA Draft will be a big night for the New Orleans Pelicans, which is expected to follow up its blockbuster trade with the L.A. Lakers by selecting Duke University phenom Zion Williamson with the #1 overall pick. And to celebrate, for one day only, in one location only, Popeyes is...
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Zion Williamson points on defense during a game at Duke.
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May 17, 2019 - 9:24 am
An easy choice in the Big Easy. On the latest episode of RADIO.COM's "Big Time Basketball" podcast , Matt Steinmetz and Brian Scalabrine discuss the results of the NBA Draft Lottery , in which the New Orleans Pelicans won the rights to the No. 1 pick in next month's draft and the chance to select...
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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 - 1:24 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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May 15, 2019 - 7:42 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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NBA deputy commissioner Mark Tatum reveals the No. 1 pick for the New Orleans Pelicans during the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery.
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May 14, 2019 - 7:10 pm
The New Orleans Pelicans claimed the No. 1 pick in next month's NBA Draft -- also known as first dibs on Duke phenom Zion Williamson -- in a topsy-turvy draft lottery Tuesday night that broke hearts in New York and changed the power dynamics of the league. It was a stroke of incredible fortune for...
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Dwyane Wade, Magic Johnson, Dirk Nowitzki had busy nights in the NBA on April 9, 2019.
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Jonathan Lehman
April 10, 2019 - 9:13 am
The NBA is the most reliable source of drama in sports, but even by its lofty standards, Tuesday night was a wild one. Hall of Fame-bound icons Dwyane Wade and Dirk Nowitzki had emotional sendoffs in Miami and Dallas, respectively -- and they weren't the biggest stories of the night. Not even close...
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