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Trae Young leads hot-shooting Hawks past Pelicans, 123-107

Lonzo Ball’s hard work rewarded with a career-high in Houston

  Ball makes career-best 8 3s as Pelicans beat Rockets 122-115

Bodanovic scores 26 points, Hawks beat Pelicans 126-103

Pelicans guard Josh Hart to miss significant time; diagnosed with torn UCL

REPORT: Pels expected to sign Isaiah Thomas to 10-day contract

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Ross lifts Magic over short-handed Pelicans in overtime

New Orleans is where Lonzo Ball belongs, for now

Zion scores 28, Pelicans beat Boston 115-109

  Williamson scores 38, Pelicans use late run to top Mavericks

Zion’s 39 points not enough, Nuggets beat Pelicans 113-108

Pelicans trade JJ Redick and Nicolo Melli to the Mavericks

  Ingram, Williamson pace Pelicans in 128-111 win over Lakers

Brandon Ingram scored a season-high 36 points

  Ingram, Williamson score 30, Pelicans beat Nuggets 113-108

Pelicans end their West Coast road trip with a win

Lillard has 36 as Blazers beat Pelicans again, 101-93

Zion Williamson had 26 points and 10 rebounds

Lillard scores 50, Blazers rally past Pelicans 125-124

Brandon Ingram scored 30 points and Zion Williamson added 28 for the Pelicans

Williamson, Ingram power Pelicans past Clippers 135-115

  Ingram, Williamson, power Pelicans past Cavaliers, 116-82

  Nowell has career night, Timberwolves rout Pelicans 135-105

Butler takes over, Heat top Pelicans 103-93

  LaVine’s 36 points lift Bulls past Pelicans, 128-124

Zion and Alexander-Walker named to NBA Rising Stars teams

Pelicans look to start winning streak before NBA All-Star break

Bulls at Pelicans, 7 p.m. tonight

  Zion, Pelicans hold off NBA-leading Jazz 129-124

Williamson had 26 points, 10 rebounds and five assists

  DeMar DeRozan has 32 points, 11 assists in Spurs’ victory over the Pels’

Brandon Ingram had 29 points and Zion Williamson added 23 points

Antetokounmpo scores 38 as Bucks outlast Pelicans, 129-125

Zion Williamson scored 34 points

Zion leads Pelicans past Pistons, 128-118

Zion scored 32 points in his first game since being named a first-time All-Star

Pelicans announce second half of 2020-21 schedule

The Pelicans will begin play after the All-Star break with a three-game home stand

  Zion selected as All-Star reserve

Pelicans forward Zion Williamson has been named to the 2021 NBA All-Star Game.

  Pelicans rally from 24 down, top Celtics 120-115 in overtime

Zion Williamson scored 24 of his 28 points after halftime

Paul has 19 assists, Suns rally to beat Pelicans 132-114

The Pelicans have lost five of six games

  Lillard has 43, go-ahead score as Blazers edge Pelicans

Zion ties a career-high with 36 points

  Zion explodes for 31 points in the Pels’ dominating win over Memphis

Zion Williamson scored 31 points, pulled in seven rebounds, and had two steals

Pelicans losing streak extends to three games with loss to the Pistons

Pels' fall to 11-15 on the season

Williamson, Doncic put up career-highs as Pels fall to Mavs

It was a night of career scoring highs for second-year players Zion Williamson of the Pelicans and Luka Doncic of the Mavericks but Dallas won the shootout at home on Friday, Feb. 12.

Pelicans head coach questions playing national anthem before games

Mark Cuban said his decision came from conversations with members of the community who felt the national anthem "doesn't fully represent them."

Pelicans fail to stop Bulls from raining 3s in 129-116 loss

The Bulls set a new franchise record on 3-pointers with 25 to beat the Pelicans in Chicago on Wednesday, Feb. 10, to snap the Pelicans’ four-game win streak.

Pelicans win 4th-straight with 130-101 victory over Rockets

Josh Hart went from being questionable to having a historic night and New Orleans extended its win streak to four straight with a victory over Houston at the Smoothie King Center on Tuesday, Feb. 9.

  Pelicans on 3-game win streak after 118-109 victory over Grizzlies

The New Orleans Pelicans are on their first three-game win streak of the season by dominating the fourth quarter in their victory over the Memphis Grizzlies at the Smoothie King Center on Saturday, Feb. 6.

Zion Williamson scores 1,000th career point, as Pelicans edge Pacers, 114-113

Zion Williamson scored his 1,000th career point in his 44th game on a monster dunk in the first quarter against Indiana that gave New Orleans back-to-back wins on Friday, Feb. 5.

  Strong defensive effort by Pelicans ignites offense in 123-101 win over Suns

The New Orleans Pelicans used their defense to spark their offense and ran away from the Phoenix Suns in the second half at the Smoothie King Center on Wednesday, Feb. 3.

Pelicans look for more leadership from Zion Williamson and Brandon Ingram

Zion Williamson and Brandon Ingram must toe the fine line of being aggressive as leaders on both sides of the ball, but also making the right play for their teammates.

  Poor 4th quarter dooms Pelicans in 118-109 loss to Kings

The New Orleans Pelicans led by as many as 10 points early in the fourth quarter but could not stop De’Aaron Fox as the Sacramento Kings rallied to beat the home team at the Smoothie King Center on Monday, Feb. 1.

Column: Pelicans take one step forward, one step backward

The Pelicans won't make any significant improvement until they commit to playing defense for 48 minutes.

Pelicans fall 126-112 to Rockets

The night after tying the franchise record for 3-pointers made in a game, New Orleans struggled shooting from beyond the arc and had trouble defending Houston’s shots from deep at the Smoothie King Center on Saturday, Jan. 30.

Pelicans rain 3s in 131-126 win over Bucks in Holiday’s return to New Orleans

The New Orleans Pelicans tied the franchise record for 3-pointers made in a game and had four players score at least 20 points to get past the Milwaukee Bucks in Jrue Holiday’s return to the Smoothie King Center on Friday, Jan. 29.

Despite 47 by Beal, Ingram and Williamson each score 32 to lead Pelicans to 124-106 win over Wizards

For the first time playing together, Brandon Ingram and Zion Williamson each scored at least 30 points in the same game, as New Orleans ended a three-game skid by beating Washington at the Smoothie King Center on Wednesday, Jan. 27.

  COVID-19 postpones Spurs vs. Pelicans game

The National Basketball Association game scheduled for tonight between the San Antonio Spurs and New Orleans Pelicans at Smoothie King Center has been postponed in accordance with the league’s Health and Safety Protocols.

Pelicans search for remedy to end losing streak

The Pelicans' issues begin on defense. Fixing their problems on that end could turn losses into wins quickly.

  Turnovers, disastrous 3rd quarter doom Pelicans in loss to Timberwolves

The Pelicans led by one point at halftime but scored only 14 points in the third quarter and lost to the Timberwolves on Saturday, Jan. 23. They have dropped eight of nine games and their third-straight contest.

Pelicans get off to hot start but suffer 129-118 loss to Jazz

The Pelicans led by as many as 16 points in the first half before dropping their second-straight game to the Jazz on Thursday, Jan. 21. The Pels have now dropped seven of eight games.

Pelicans fall 118-102 to Jazz

The Pelicans weren’t able to get a winning streak going, falling to the Jazz in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Jan. 19. They have dropped six of their past seven games.

Williamson’s 31 points power the Pelicans over the Kings, 128-123, snapping 5-game losing streak

The New Orleans Pelicans ended a five-game skid by edging the Sacramento Kings behind a franchise-record performance by second-year player Zion Williamson on Sunday, Jan. 17.

Pelicans suffer 5th-straight loss with 112-95 defeat at Lakers

Zion Williamson returned to the lineup for the Pelicans and finished with a double-double but it wasn’t nearly enough to lift his team over the Lakers on Friday, Jan. 15.

Williamson cleared to resume team activities

New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson has been cleared to resume team activities, the organization reported Thursday, Jan. 14.

Nickeil Alexander-Walker scores 37 for short-handed Pelicans squad in loss to Clippers

The New Orleans Pelicans were without three of their starters and came up short against the Clippers in Los Angeles but second-year guard Nickeil Alexander-Walker showed what he is capable of when given some playing time.

Zion Williamson ruled out against Clippers due to COVID-19 protocols

It is unsure if Williamson tested positive or was in close contact with someone who did.

Pels at Mavericks game postponed due to COVID-19

The New Orleans Pelicans game at the Dallas Mavericks has been postponed tonight due to COVID-19.

Pelicans suffer 3rd-straight home loss, falling 118-110 to Hornets

The New Orleans Pelicans blew an 18-point lead to drop their third straight at home when they lost to the Charlotte Hornets at the Smoothie King Center on Friday, Jan. 8.

Pelicans drop to 4-4 after 111-110 loss to Thunder at home

The New Orleans Pelicans were dominated on fast break points and 3-pointers against the Oklahoma City Thunder at the Smoothie King Center on Wednesday, Jan. 6.

Pelicans fall to Pacers, 118-116 in OT

The New Orleans Pelicans suffered a gut-wrenching loss at home to the Indiana Pacers on Monday, Jan. 4. The Pelicans drop to 4-3 on the season.

  All 5 Pelican starters score in double figures for second-straight game in 120-116 win over Raptors

All five starters for the New Orleans Pelicans scored in double figures for the second-straight game in the win over the Toronto Raptors in the Smoothie King Center on Saturday, Jan. 2.

7 Pelicans score in double figures in 113-80 win over Oklahoma City

The New Orleans Pelicans had seven players score in double figures to rebound from their loss to Phoenix and roll through the Oklahoma City Thunder. Steven Adams had his first double-double with the Pelicans in his return against his former team.

Pelicans struggle on both ends of court in 111-86 blowout loss to Suns

The New Orleans Pelicans dominated the points in the paint but were terrible shooting the ball from three-point range and could not stop the Phoenix Suns from hitting their deep shots in a blowout loss in the desert.

Pelicans forward Brandon Ingram named Western Conference Player of the Week

New Orleans Pelicans forward Brandon Ingram was named the Western Conference Player of the Week for games played Dec. 22 - Dec. 27, the NBA announced on Monday, Dec. 28.

  Pelicans overcome poor shooting with defense, rebounding, and ball protection to beat Spurs

The New Orleans Pelicans didn’t shoot the ball well from the field in their home opener against the San Antonio Spurs but they were able to make up for it in other areas and get the win in front of 750 fans.

  Double-double by Zion Williamson not enough to lift Pelicans over Heat

New Orleans forward Zion Williamson recorded his second-straight double-double to start the season but it wasn’t enough to overcome the hot shooting by Miami on Christmas Day.

  Pelicans open season with 113-99 win over Raptors

The New Orleans Pelicans opened up the season with a win over the Toronto Raptors behind double-doubles by Brandon Ingram and Zion Williamson at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla.

Pelicans tipoff 2020-21 season tonight against the Raptors

A New Orleans starting five could consist of: Eric Bledsoe, Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Zion Williamson, and Steven Adams

REPORT: Lonzo Ball won’t sign extension with Pelicans

Guard Lonzo Ball will NOT sign an extension with the New Orleans Pelicans and instead will become a restricted free agent after the season, according to reports.

  Zion racks up 31 points in Pelicans victory over the Bucks

Williamson was on the floor for 34 minutes in the preseason contest

Pelicans to limit attendance in Smoothie King Center for 2020-2021 season

Attendance inside the Smoothie King Center for New Orleans Pelicans games will be limited during the 2020-2021 NBA season due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  Zion finishes with 26 points in Pels’ preseason opening win

Williamson played over 33 minutes against the Heat

Pelicans getting defensive in training camp

Pelicans open their season against the Raptors on Dec. 23

  Pelicans open season on the road against Toronto

The Pels first nationally-televised game is on Christmas Day at Miami

Pelicans add veteran leaders Eric Bledsoe and Steven Adams

Pels acquired Bledsoe in Holiday trade

Brandon Ingram achieves major payday from the Pelicans

Ingram averaged 23 points a game this season for the Pels

Report: Pelicans Extending Steven Adams Contract

Pelicans offer Steven Adams a contract extension

Report: New Orleans Pelicans finalizing trade with OKC for Steven Adams

The 6′11 center averaged 11 points and over 9 rebounds a game last year and is known for his strength and defense down low.

  Pelicans select Alabama’s Kira Lewis Jr. 13th overall

The Pelicans add another guard that's known for his speed, defense and play-making in the open court.