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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - The first three baskets of Memphis' season set the tone for Ja Morant's rookie year. All were layups, all by him, the level of difficulty increasing each time.He made them look easy that night. He made ...
Sep 4, 2020
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NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Pelicans fired coach Alvin Gentry on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) after the club missed the playoffs for the fourth time in five seasons.The Pelicans went 30-42 this season, finishing with just two victories in their ...
Aug 16, 2020
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ZION Williamson completed the Pelicans' opening possession by slicing through two converging Jazz defenders and laying the ball in off the glass with his left hand as he was fouled.It was an auspicious beginning to a performance that was efficient and ...
Jul 31, 2020
DONOVAN Mitchell brought a bulletproof vest to the NBA restart.No, seriously, he did. In this video taken by Bleacher Report's Taylor Rooks, the Jazz guard explained why he was lugging around a bulletproof vest, right before the first game of ...
Jul 31, 2020
CIGNAL TV begins its broadcast of the NBA games with a bang on Friday with a double-header that will be shown on NBA TV Philippines.A game pitting the Los Angeles Lakers led by LeBron James against city rivals Clippers and ...
Jul 27, 2020
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SACRAMENTO, California - The scheduled NBA game on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time) between the New Orleans Pelicans and Sacramento Kings has been postponed because of the coronavirus.The Pelicans-Kings match was supposed to be the last NBA game to be played ...
Mar 12, 2020
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LEBRON James approached New Orleans rookie Zion Williamson and spoke with him briefly on the court at the end of the Lakers' win on Monday."It's just my responsibility. No one told me to do that," said James, who had ...
Mar 2, 2020
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NEW ORLEANS - Anthony Davis capped a 41-point performance in his return to New Orleans by intercepting Jrue Holiday's inbound pass with 5 seconds left and making a pair of game-sealing free throws, and the Los Angeles Lakers extended their ...
Nov 28, 2019
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HOUSTON - Russell Westbrook said he'll take some time to reflect on the significance of his latest performance.After posting his second straight triple-double since joining the Houston Rockets and the 139th of his career, Westbrook passed Magic Johnson for ...
Oct 27, 2019
THE Los Angeles Lakers are in everybody's mouth as of late, as the purple and gold club look to try and bounce back after a lackluster season. That means they might have to make some bold moves in the process. Magic ...
Apr 19, 2019
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LOS ANGELES - Anthony Davis' first night in Los Angeles since the trade deadline started with a loud pregame ovation from Lakers fans still hoping he'll wear their team's uniform someday soon.The superstar forward ended it on ...
Feb 28, 2019
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CHICAGO - There are no truths in life, just things we choose to believe in.There are no coincidences, either. Every destination we reach is a byproduct of prior steps we've knowingly or unknowingly taken.As a member of the Pelicans, ...
Jan 29, 2019
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NEW ORLEANS - Anthony Davis wants out of New Orleans.And if a trade happens, it'll be on the Pelicans' schedule.The five-time All-Star has told the Pelicans that he wants to be traded to a championship-contending ...
Jan 29, 2019
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NEW ORLEANS - Rajon Rondo told Anthony Davis to "take a nap and think about 50" in the hours leading up to a playoff game New Orleans all but had to win to have any hope of staging a playoff upset against defending ...
May 5, 2018
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OAKLAND, California - Long before tipoff, Stephen Curry swished his routine tunnel shot on the second try. Once the game began, the two-time MVP stood along the bench anxiously waiting for his turn, shaking his legs and clapping his hands with nervous ...
May 2, 2018
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OAKLAND, California - Stephen Curry came off the bench to score 28 points in a triumphant return from a knee injury and nearly six weeks off, and the Golden State Warriors held off Anthony Davis and the pesky New Orleans Pelicans for a ...
May 2, 2018
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NEW ORLEANS - Now that five-time All-Star Anthony Davis has his first taste of a playoff triumph, he sounds eager to see what's next.Davis' Pelicans looked like anything but a shoo-in for the postseason after fellow ...
Apr 22, 2018
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NEW ORLEANS - Anthony Davis scored 33 of his franchise playoff-record 47 points in the second half, and the New Orleans Pelicans completed a first-round playoff sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers with a 131-123 victory on Saturday (Sunday, Manila ...
Apr 22, 2018
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PORTLAND, Oregon - Forward Maurice Harkless was available to play for Portland in Game Two of the playoff series against the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time).Harkless had a minor procedure on his left knee in late March and ...
Apr 18, 2018
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PORTLAND, Oregon - Anthony Davis stole the show and the New Orleans Pelicans stole home-court advantage from the Portland Trail Blazers.Davis had 35 points, 14 rebounds and four blocks, Jrue Holiday and Rajon Rondo won the backcourt battle, and the Pelicans ...
Apr 15, 2018
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CHICAGO - This week has been anything but holy for the New Orleans Pelicans. It's more like holy cow as the team plunged to its third straight defeat.Seven days ago, the Pelicans were a cinch to make the playoffs with ...
Mar 31, 2018
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