Pelicans

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

Pelicans reportedly nearing deal to send Jrue Holiday to Milwaukee

Stan Van Gundy new Pelicans head coach

Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson victim of attempted auto theft Uptown

Bubble Kings: Lakers run past Heat for 17th NBA championship

Saints, Pelicans owner Gayle Benson makes Forbes list of richest people in America

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Memphis Grizzlies’ Ja Morant named 2020 NBA Rookie of the Year

Brandon Ingram wins NBA most improved player

A 2nd day of NBA playoff games halted over racial injustice

Boycott: NBA playoff games called off amid player protest

Pelicans expect slow process in selecting new head coach

  Juan’s World: Pelicans Fire Alvin Gentry

  New Orleans Pelicans fire head coach Alvin Gentry

New Orleans Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry was fired Saturday

Overtime Podcast #163 - Pelicans Season Recap

The Pelicans' 2019-2020 season comes to an end after a 2-6 record in the Orlando bubble fell short of qualifying for the postseason. Chris Hagan and Juan Kincaid recap the campaign and look at the future of the franchise.

Pelicans lose to Magic; finish 2-6 in NBA bubble

The Pelicans clawed back after being down by 16 at halftime but the deficit was too much and they came up short against the Magic in their final game of the season.

Pelicans fall to Kings again; Zion done for season

For the second time in less than a week, the Pelicans dropped a contest against the Kings. Rookie Zion Williamson did not play. Both teams have been eliminated from playoff consideration.

Juan’s World: Let’s Talk Pelicans Off-season

Pelicans lose to Spurs, eliminated from playoff contention with Trail Blazers win

VIDEO: Gayle Benson sent the Pelicans all the Louisiana food favorites to have in the bubble

Pelicans top Wizards for much-needed win

Pels fall to 1-3 in NBA bubble with loss to Kings

Pelicans Hold Off Grizzlies, 109-99

Pelicans in need of a turnaround after two straight losses in NBA restart

After giving away a game against Utah on Thursday, the Pelicans were humiliated by the Clippers on Saturday and are still three and a half games out of a playoff spot.

Pelicans drop second straight with crushing defeat to Clippers

After winning all three of its scrimmages in the NBA bubble, the Pelicans have lost the first two games that counted, the latest being a 23-point blowout at the hands of the Clippers.

Magic’s Jonathan Isaac is lone player to stand for anthem

Isaac stood with his hands behind his back. He wore his Magic jersey and not the Black Lives Matter T-shirt that other players have had on for the anthems so far in the NBA’s season restart at Walt Disney World.

Hagan: I feel bad for Alvin Gentry

Another slow start has the Pelicans' backs against the wall. Again. But this time, I don't put it all on the head coach.

Pelicans drop restart opener to Jazz

The New Orleans Pelicans lost their restart opening game to the Utah Jazz. The Pels went into halftime with a 12-point lead.

Pelicans, Jazz kneel during national anthem

Before their first game, players from the New Orleans Pelicans and Utah Jazz kneeled during the National Anthem in solidarity.

Game on: NBA finally set to see games that count again

A re-opening night doubleheader inside the bubble at Walt Disney World awaits Thursday, when New Orleans takes on Utah before a matchup of the two teams in the Western Conference — the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers.

Pelicans finish scrimmages 3-0, now prepare for eight seeding games

The Pelicans finished a flawless run through their three preseason games. Now they'll have to prove they really have what it takes to make the postseason, starting against the Utah Jazz.

REPORT: Zion Williamson set to return to practice after clearing quarantine

New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson will return to practice Tuesday, July 28, after clearing quarantine, according to reports.

Pels continue hot run “inside the bubble” by beating the Nuggets

The NBA announced that Zion Williamson will clear quarantine on Tuesday

Zion Wiliamson returns to Orlando after family emergency

While away, Williams had to test daily for COVID-19 and received negative results each time.

Pelicans crush Nets “inside the bubble”

E’Twaun Moore and Nickeil Alexander-Walker led the Pels with 14 points

Zion Williamson taking daily COVID tests while away from Pelicans

Pelicans star rookie Zion Williamson remains away from the team while he deals with an “urgent family medical matter.” The Pelicans updated Williamson’s status Wednesday to state that he has been taking daily COVID-19 tests while away from the NBA’s Orlando campus and each has come back negative.

Zion Williamson departs Orlando for urgent family medical matter

New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson departed Orlando Thursday morning to attend to an urgent family medical matter, according to the team.

Jrue and Lauren Holiday pledge millions to variety of charities

Two weeks before the Pelicans’ season resumes in Orlando, veteran guard Jrue Holiday announced Wednesday that he and his wife, Lauren, are donating his game checks for the remainder of the season.

Rockets’ Westbrook has virus, as NBA bubble faces first test

As recently as Sunday, the Rockets believed that Westbrook and James Harden — neither of whom traveled with the team to Walt Disney World near Orlando last week — would be with the team in the next few days.

Pelicans’ Gentry cleared to join team in NBA restart

The 65-year-old coach - who's considered "at higher risk" to contract the virus according to the CDDC - is one of a potential five head coaches age 60 or older that will be coaching in the bubble.

Pelicans ready to begin practice in Orlando

Pelicans practice begins Friday in Orlando.

  Pelicans prepare to travel to Orlando for restart of NBA season

The Pelican’s first game will be held at the ESPN Sports Complex against the Utah Jazz on July 30.

  Mental toughness will be key for Pelicans’ success in Orlando

The Pelicans will rely on their team leadership and depth, as well as their positive attitude, to win in Orlando's NBA Bubble.

Juan’s World: I Just Don’t Know Anymore

The unknown that is sports coming back

Pelicans’ Zion Williamson encourages Louisianans to ‘stay safe and wear your mask’ in new video

New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson appeared alongside Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards in a public service announcement reminding residents to wear a mask while out in public to slow the spread of COVID-19, the illness blamed for a global pandemic that has killed thousands.

Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson named Next Gen NBA 2K21 cover athlete

New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson will grace the cover of the NBA 2K21 video game for next-generation consoles.

3 New Orleans Pelicans players test positive for COVID-19

Three New Orleans Pelicans have tested positive for COVID-19, according to Pelicans Executive Vice President David Griffin.

  Pelicans analyst Antonio Daniels weighs in on playoff chances and more

Pelicans analyst Antonio Daniels provides some insight on what to expect from the NBA season restart and how players can still use their platform to keep the movement against racism going in the right direction.

Pelicans release restart schedule for 2019 to 2020 season

The Pelicans are one of 22 teams that will resume their NBA season.

  NBA offering players smart ring to track COVID-19

The NBA is offering players a smart ring to track the coronavirus as they get ready to restart the season next month.

NBA owners approve 22-team season restart plan

A person with knowledge of the situation says the NBA’s Board of Governors has approved a 22-team format for restarting the league season in late July at the Disney campus near Orlando, Florida.

AP source: NBA presents players with plan for season restart

The NBA has suspended its season on March 11 “until further notice” after Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz became the first player in the league to test positive for the coronavirus.

Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson releases statement on death of George Floyd

“One week ago today, George Floyd was tragically and senselessly murdered. Anger, sadness and protest followed throughout our nation in response to this unjust murder," said Benson.

NBA says it is talking with Disney about resuming season

Space won’t be an issue, even if Major League Soccer — which is also in talks to resume its season at Disney — is there at the same time as the NBA.

Pelicans remain focused on bright future

Whether or not the Pelicans return to NBA action or not this year, they're taking all the right steps to ensure that they have a strong team going forward.

LeBron: “Definitely not giving up on the season”

LeBron James reiterated Monday that he is hopeful the NBA season can resume, with the caveat that the health and well-being of players won’t be jeopardized by a return to play.

Pelicans re-open team facility

The Pelicans were able to return to the facility for limited workouts.

  Trainer Mike Guevera, Jrue Holiday stay active during NBA suspension

Trainer Mike Guevera and Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday made the most of his time away from the NBA.

Jrue Holiday feels Pelicans were playing their best and en route to playoffs

“It kind of just sucks that you feel like you kind of get short-changed."

  VIDEO: Zion Williamson teams up with AG Jeff Landry to warn La. residents of price gouging, coronavirus scams

Superstar Zion Williamson of the New Orleans Pelicans has teamed up with Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry in a new Public Service Announcement (PSA) to warn state residents of price gouging and scammers looking to profit from the COVID-19 pandemic

Pelicans central to NBA’s planning for return to action

When the NBA paused their season due to Coronavirus concerns, the New Orleans Pelicans were in the thick of the most-contested battle for playoff seeding as one of four teams chasing the Memphis Grizzlies for the eighth and final spot in the Western Conference. As the league and the sports world sta

Alvin Gentry disappointed by Pelicans’ lost momentum but eager to resume season

The Pelicans’ maiden campaign under the new leadership of David Griffin and star power of Zion Williamson came to a screeching halt three weeks ago as the NBA paused the season just moments before the Pels were set to tip off a game in Sacramento against the Kings.

Kincaid’s Top 10 Pelicans / Hornets in franchise history

Juan's top 10 Hornets/Pelicans players

Hagan’s Top 10 Pelicans / Hornets in franchise history

Who doesn't love a top 10 list? Let's talk Pelicans / Hornets and the best to ever do it in New Orleans.

Pelicans’ David Griffin pleased with progress during season pause

The Pelicans have not played since March 8th as the NBA season continues it’s indefinite pause due to Coronavirus. The team was able to continue holding workouts for two weeks while taking precautions but the league has now closed all practice facilities “The league just closed the practice facilit

The Audubon Aquarium names its new penguin chick “Zion”

An African penguin has hatched at the Audubon Aquarium

  Durant among 4 Nets to test positive for new coronavirus

The Brooklyn Nets say four of their players have tested positive for the new coronavirus.

Gobert pledges $500,000 to help with relief, NBA shutdown

Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz offered the first of what he said will be “many steps” he will take to help with the coronavirus pandemic, pledging to donate more than $500,000 to relief efforts.

PGA Tour canceled in latest of suspended sporting events

While the NBA and NHL are suspending their seasons, other organizations such as NASCAR are limiting attendance.

Pelicans-Kings game postponed out of caution for coronavirus

The game was postponed at the last minute because one of the officials worked a game with an infected player

Pelicans will not play Wednesday after NBA suspends season because of COVID-19

The New Orleans Pelicans game was canceled Wednesday, despite the NBA said the team would play its final game before the league’s suspended season started.

NBA suspends season after player tests positive for virus

NBA suspending season after Wednesday night’s games until further notice because of the coronavirus concerns.

Holiday, Pelicans take on the Kings

Sacramento hosts New Orleans in a matchup of Western Conference teams

Holiday has 37 points help Pelicans top Timberwolves 120-107

Zion scored 23 points

  Pelicans and other NBA teams told to make contingency plans for Coronavirus

After a win against the Miami Heat, Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry had a lot to say about the game, but also addressed what was on so many people's minds

Ingram ovecomes shooting woes, helps Pelicans beat Heat

Zion finished with 17 points

NBA tells teams to plan for empty arenas; LeBron says no way

The league circulated a memo to its teams Friday telling them to prepare in case it becomes necessary to play games without fans or media, as sports leagues in Europe have already done.

Doncic breaks Mavs’ career triple-double record with 22nd

Pels fall 5 games back of the Grizzlies for the 8th seed

Beasley, Russell lead Timberwolves past Pelicans, 139-134

Malik Beasley scored 28 points, D'Angelo Russell scored 14 of his 23 points in the second half, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the New Orleans Pelicans 139-134 Tuesday night

Zion Williamson earns February rookie award

Zion Williamson’s strong start to his career continues with his first NBA Award. In his first full month of games, the rookie out of Duke has been named Western Conference Rookie of February.

Pelicans still have plenty of room to grow after Lakers loss

The Pelicans missed an opportunity to upset the Lakers, but all of their primary goals are still ahead of them.