New Orleans Pelicans

Magic Clinch Playoff Spot, Wizards Eliminated from Contention After Pelicans Win

The Orlando Magic clinched a playoff spot for the second straight season by virtue of the New Orleans Pelicans ' 118-107 win over the Washington Wizards on Friday night...

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3 hours ago, Bleacher Report, New Orleans Pelicans, Washington Wizards

Entergy postgame wrap: Pelicans 118, Wizards 107

After a sluggish first half, New Orleans cranked up its defensive intensity to such a degree Friday that it nearly forced Washington into

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3 hours ago, New Orleans Pelicans, New Orleans Pelicans, Washington Wizards

Jrue Holiday’s 28 points and inspired play from several reserves lead Pelicans to 118-107 victory over Wizards

Photo by Kim Klement - Pool/Getty Images Frank Jackson, Nicolo Melli and Josh Hart provided a much-needed boost The New Orleans Pelicans overcame the absence of Zion Williamson and an early nine-point deficit to defeat the winless Washington Wizards, 118-107 Friday night in Orlando. They improve to...

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7 hours ago, The Bird Writes, New Orleans Pelicans, Washington Wizards

Recap: Wizards lose to the Pelicans, 118-107

Photo by Kim Klement - Pool/Getty Images This loss to the Pelicans has officially eliminated the Wizards from playoff contention. This game kicked off with the Washington Wizards in control for much of the 1st half. The Wizards would go up by as much as 9 points thanks in part to due to the play...

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7 hours ago, Bullets Forever, Washington Wizards, New Orleans Pelicans

New Orleans Pelicans: 3 players who have stepped up in the bubble

The New Orleans Pelicans went to Orlando with no real expectations, but plenty to be excited about. Here, we look at three players who have stepped up in the bubble. Since the NBA season restarted just over a week ago, the New Orleans Pelicans have seen a few ups and downs. Unfortunately for them, where...

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10 hours ago, Hoops Habit, New Orleans Pelicans

Pelicans holding out Zion for rest against Wizards

Coming off a 22-minute outing Thursday, Zion Williamson has been ruled out for Friday's game against the Wizards.

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11 hours ago, ESPN, New Orleans Pelicans, Washington Wizards

Zion Williamson sitting out Pelicans-Wizards (rest)

Zion Williamson sitting out Pelicans-Wizards (rest)

The Pelicans have been one of the NBA's most disappointing teams in the bubble.

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12 hours ago, NBC Sports, New Orleans Pelicans, Washington Wizards

New Orleans Pelicans: Things to Watch in Desperation Matchup vs. Wiz

The New Orleans Pelicans still have a lot to prove against Washington. The New Orleans Pelicans‘ chances of making the playoffs are dwindling after their defense failed to show up against the Sacramento Kings. The Kings scored early, often and from everywhere on the floor, decimating the Pelicans’ defense...

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12 hours ago, Pelican Debrief, New Orleans Pelicans

New Orleans Pelicans star Zion Williamson out Friday night

Williamson is averaging 16.8 points on 58% shooting in four games since the season resumed. He’s also averaging less than 20 minutes per game.

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12 hours ago, Yardbarker, New Orleans Pelicans

Zion Williamson Will Rest for Pelicans vs. Wizards Because of Back-to-Back Games

New Orleans Pelicans star Zion Williamson will sit out Friday's game against the Washington Wizards for rest on the second day of a back-to-back. The 2019 No...

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12 hours ago, Bleacher Report, New Orleans Pelicans, Washington Wizards

Zion Williamson out vs. Wizards due to rest in back-to-back

Like each of the 22 NBA teams participating in the league’s restart at Disney, the New Orleans Pelicans have one scheduled back-to-

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12 hours ago, New Orleans Pelicans, New Orleans Pelicans, Washington Wizards

New Orleans Pelicans vs Wizards: New Orleans Needs to Get Right Fast

The New Orleans Pelicans need to blow the Wizards of the floor. The New Orleans Pelicans suffered their most disappointing loss of the season to the Sacramento Kings, which may change how the game against the Wizards is played. I’d wanted to write all about how head coach Alvin Gentry could use...

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13 hours ago, Pelican Debrief, New Orleans Pelicans, Washington Wizards

Game thread: Zion Williamson out (rest) as New Orleans Pelicans battle Washington Wizards

Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images It’s the 2nd night of a back-to-back, what’d you expect? The New Orleans Pelicans announced earlier in the day that the team will be without Zion Williamson for tonight’s contest against the Washington Wizards. The Pelicans are playing on the second night...

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14 hours ago, The Bird Writes, New Orleans Pelicans, Washington Wizards

New Orleans Pelicans: Player Grades in Disappointing Loss to the Kings

The New Orleans Pelicans’ defense never showed up against the Kings. The New Orleans Pelicans let the Kings get out to a red-hot start and they never looked back, trouncing the Pels in a must-win. This was disappointing to say the least, as the Pelicans have gotten plenty of help from the teams...

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15 hours ago, Pelican Debrief, New Orleans Pelicans, Sacramento Kings

Zion’s Minutes and the New Orleans Pelicans Chances in Back-to-Backs

The New Orleans Pelicans and Zion Williamson will play their first back-to-back in the bubble. The New Orleans Pelicans face their first scheduling challenge in the bubble, as they will play a back-to-back against the Sacramento Kings and Washington Wizards. There are a lot of elements at play here....

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19 hours ago, Pelican Debrief, New Orleans Pelicans

NBA Preview: Pelicans must beat Wizards to keep puncher’s chance of reaching play-in tournament

Photo by Tyler Kaufman/NBAE via Getty Images With Washington severely undermanned, New Orleans needs to prevail. Are the New Orleans Pelicans fast becoming one of the NBA Campus’ most disappointing teams? After falling behind by as much as 42 against the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday night, the...

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21 hours ago, The Bird Writes, New Orleans Pelicans, Washington Wizards

2019-20 NBA Restart Seeding Game: Pelicans at Kings Postgame Quotes 8-6-20

HEAD COACH

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1 day ago, New Orleans Pelicans, New Orleans Pelicans, Sacramento Kings

The Good News: The Changes the New Orleans Pelicans Need Are Clear

The New Orleans Pelicans played no defense against the Sacramento Kings. The New Orleans Pelicans wanted to play meaningful games this season and it is happening. But they won’t have meaning much longer after the Pels lost 140-125 in a game where they couldn’t stop anyone. Bogdan Bogdanovic...

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1 day ago, Pelican Debrief, New Orleans Pelicans

Zion Williamson, Pelicans Defeated by De'Aaron Fox, Kings in High-Scoring Battle

The Sacramento Kings are still alive in the Western Conference playoff race thanks to their 140-125 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans. Zion Williamson had his best game of the restart, scoring 24 points on 10-of-12 shooting in just 22 minutes...

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1 day ago, Bleacher Report, Sacramento Kings, New Orleans Pelicans

Entergy postgame wrap: Kings 140, Pelicans 125

New Orleans bounced back from a 7-23 start this season to get back into the playoff hunt, but in an immensely important game Thursday, th

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1 day ago, New Orleans Pelicans, New Orleans Pelicans, Sacramento Kings

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