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The Advocate Jun 18, 2019
The NBA mock drafts: After Zion, who will the Pelicans select with their next three picks?

The NBA mock drafts: After Zion, who will the Pelicans select with their next three picks?

With a highly-anticipated NBA draft fast approaching for the New Orleans Pelicans, here’s how a sampling of mocks see it shaking out when the festivities begin Thursday night in Brooklyn. The Pels currently hold two first-round picks (Nos. 1 and…
The Advocate Jun 18, 2019
Mount Zion: Lofty expectations, fired up Pelicans' fans await new phenom Zion Williamson

Mount Zion: Lofty expectations, fired up Pelicans' fans await new phenom Zion Williamson

The expectations, much like the highlight-reel dunks he threw down night after night on SportsCenter, are sky high.
The Advocate Jun 18, 2019
The 'explosive' legend of Zion Williamson: How jaw-dropping athleticism lifted star to No. 1, Pelicans

The 'explosive' legend of Zion Williamson: How jaw-dropping athleticism lifted star to No. 1, Pelicans

In a matter of months, Zion Williamson will light up New Orleans like no one ever has.
The Advocate Jun 16, 2019
Kushner: With Anthony Davis trade deal, Pelicans are banking on the Lakers to fall apart; here's how

Kushner: With Anthony Davis trade deal, Pelicans are banking on the Lakers to fall apart; here's how

In financial terminology, David Griffin executed a textbook example of “shorting” when he agreed to trade Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers.
The Advocate Jun 16, 2019
Report: Pelicans forward Julius Randle declines player option, will become unrestricted free agent

Report: Pelicans forward Julius Randle declines player option, will become unrestricted free agent

After the best season of his career, shining in an elevated role with a new franchise, Julius Randle is expected to test the open market. After signing a one-year contract with the Pelicans last July, a deal that carried a…
The Advocate Jun 16, 2019
When will Anthony Davis officially become a Laker? An analysis of the salary cap, Summer League implications

When will Anthony Davis officially become a Laker? An analysis of the salary cap, Summer League implications

Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news, and Josh Hart is already out in public wearing Pelicans gear and asking for beignet recommendations. That has to mean this trade sending Anthony Davis to the Lakers for Hart, Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram and…
The Advocate Jun 16, 2019
Anthony Davis trade: Making sense of the Pelicans three new first-round picks, swaps

Anthony Davis trade: Making sense of the Pelicans three new first-round picks, swaps

June 15, 2019 will be the day that goes down in Pelicans lore, but the franchise will be feeling the effects of Saturday’s trade bounty from the Los Angeles Lakers in return for Anthony Davis for the next decade or…
The Advocate Jun 16, 2019
How does Anthony Davis trade compare to Celtics-Nets, other blockbusters? breakdown of picks, swaps, more

How does Anthony Davis trade compare to Celtics-Nets, other blockbusters? breakdown of picks, swaps, more

As the dust settles, the Pelicans haul for Anthony Davis has come into greater focus -- and it's a bit different than initial reports indicated.
The Advocate Jun 16, 2019
Risk vs. reward: Pelicans gain upside, injury history with newest stars Brandon Ingram, Lonzo Ball

Risk vs. reward: Pelicans gain upside, injury history with newest stars Brandon Ingram, Lonzo Ball

Anthony Davis may still for years to come be remembered as the best player in Pelicans franchise history. So who exactly did the team’s executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin receive for the six-time All-Star forward in return?
The Advocate Jun 15, 2019
Who are these new Pelicans? What to know about Brandon Ingram, Lonzo Ball and Josh Hart

Who are these new Pelicans? What to know about Brandon Ingram, Lonzo Ball and Josh Hart

The Pelicans added three young, budding players in their blockbuster move for Anthony Davis, but they might not be done just yet.
The Advocate Jun 15, 2019
Quick Take: Time will tell if Anthony Davis trade to Lakers was a win-win deal

Quick Take: Time will tell if Anthony Davis trade to Lakers was a win-win deal

When all is said and done, it may be a win-win deal.
The Advocate Jun 15, 2019
Anthony Davis-to-Lakers national reaction: Good deal, but what's Pelicans' next move?

Anthony Davis-to-Lakers national reaction: Good deal, but what's Pelicans' next move?

Anthony Davis is no longer a member of the New Orleans Pelicans. He's now a teammate of LeBron James with the Los Angeles Lakers after a massive trade Saturday.
The Advocate Jun 15, 2019
Anthony Davis traded: Pelicans send star to Lakers for multiple players, picks; see details

Anthony Davis traded: Pelicans send star to Lakers for multiple players, picks; see details

The Anthony Davis era of the New Orleans Pelicans is over, with a trade to the Los Angeles Lakers, ending the months-long and excruciating saga.

Pelicans Player News

  • Anthony Davis

    Anthony Davis

    Pelicans favored to trade the No. 4 pick

  • Julius Randle

    Julius Randle

    Dallas Mavericks: Julius Randle to enter free agency

  • Jrue Holiday

    Jrue Holiday

    Rumor: Pelicans want to keep Jrue Holiday even after acquiring Lonzo Ball in Anthony Davis trade

  • Stanley Johnson

    Stanley Johnson

    Could Pistons bring back former shooting guard?

  • Tim Frazier

    Tim Frazier

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