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THE past few weeks have been a blur to Zion Williamson.Picked No. 1 in the NBA draft by the New Orleans Pelicans. Signed his first pro contract that could be worth as much as $45 million over the next four years. ...
Jul 31, 2019
JUST a week after signing a contract with Jordan Brand, 19-year-old Zion Williamson inked a deal with the NBA2K game series.The New Orleans Pelicans rookie has a multi-year deal with the game series, joining superstars LeBron James and ...
Jul 31, 2019
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METAIRIE, La. - Pelicans forward Brandon Ingram says he's "pretty close" to resuming normal workouts as he continues to recover from surgery to address a blood clot in his right arm.Ingram says he has not resumed shooting, but has worked on ...
Jul 17, 2019
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TAKE it from a stocky cager who went on to become one of the most dominant in NBA history. Charles Barkley hinted Zion Williamson will have to trim down his weight to have a long pro career.Barkley, who had a 16- ...
Jul 17, 2019
NBA
NICKEIL Alexander-Walker hit one of two free throws with 1.9 seconds left in overtime, before Marcos Louzada Silva stole Miami's inbounds pass to seal a 101-100 quarterfinal win for fourth-seeded New Orleans in the NBA Summer ...
Jul 14, 2019
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NICKEIL Alexander-Walker scored 26 points as the New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers, 99-78, in the NBA Summer League on Wednesday in Las Vegas (Thursday, Manila time).Alexander-Walker also had six assists and five rebounds.Jaxson Hayes added ...
Jul 11, 2019
NBA
LAS VEGAS - Zion Williamson's first NBA show was a sellout.And it ended earlier than the fans wanted.The No. 1 overall draft pick by the New Orleans Pelicans didn't keep his adoring new public waiting for his display of ...
Jul 6, 2019
NBA
Zion Williamson knows he has a lot to learn starting when he makes his NBA Summer League debut.That said, he's already picked up a few things.The No. 1 overall pick in this year's draft by the New Orleans ...
Jul 3, 2019
NBA
NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Pelicans have acquired veteran center Derrick Favors from the Utah Jazz in exchange for a pair of second-round draft choices, a source familiar with the situation bared.The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition ...
Jul 1, 2019
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THE Los Angeles Lakers' price tag for Anthony Davis got a little steeper on Thursday (Friday, Manila time), with the tradeoff being that the team now has the flexibility to bring another max-contract star to play alongside him and LeBron ...
Jun 27, 2019
NBA
NEW YORK - Zion Williamson plays with force and ferocity, a Hulk in hightops who looks like he'd never show a soft side.Draft night proved otherwise.Williamson was the No. 1 pick of the New Orleans Pelicans - a surprise to ...
Jun 21, 2019
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NEW YORK - Zion Williamson smiled his way through nearly half an hour of questions, trying to portray himself like any player just hoping to be drafted.Suddenly, a tall, thin newcomer pushed his way to the front of the shoulder-to-shoulder ...
Jun 20, 2019
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METAIRIE, Louisiana - New Orleans Pelicans basketball operations chief David Griffin says the club is exercising its option to extend coach Alvin Gentry's contract through the 2020-21 season.Gentry has coached four seasons in New Orleans and made one playoff ...
Jun 18, 2019
NBA
NEW ORLEANS - Now that six-time All-Star Anthony Davis' trade request has been honored, it's time for the New Orleans Pelicans to start a new era by drafting the next face of the franchise.Duke star Zion Williamson ...
Jun 18, 2019
If the Purple and Gold's goal this summer was to steal the spotlight away from newly crowned NBA champs Toronto Raptors, then it's mission accomplished for Rob Pelinka and Co. The Lakers just brought Mardi Gras to Hollywood by acquiring ...
Jun 17, 2019
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THE saga is over.When this trade is done, everybody can say they won.The Lakers, the Pelicans, Rich Paul, LeBron James, they all can take a victory lap. The trade that will be official in the coming weeks sending Anthony Davis ...
Jun 16, 2019
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NEW ORLEANS - Several people familiar with the situation say the New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to trade disgruntled six-time All-Star Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers for point guard Lonzo Ball, forward Brandon Ingram, shooting guard Josh Hart and ...
Jun 16, 2019
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METAIRIE, La. - Pelicans basketball operations chief David Griffin said on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) that the timing of next week's NBA draft won't necessarily raise urgency to deal away disgruntled six-time All-Star Anthony Davis."I'm open-minded," ...
Jun 12, 2019
NBA
CHICAGO - Zion Williamson has never been to New Orleans.That may be changing very soon.The Pelicans bucked seriously long odds on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time), winning the NBA draft lottery and the right to have the first chance at selecting ...
May 15, 2019
NBA
CHICAGO - Zion Williamson has never been to New Orleans.That may be changing very soon.The Pelicans bucked seriously long odds on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time), winning the NBA draft lottery and the right to have the first chance at selecting ...
May 15, 2019
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