Check out our daily collection of Pelicans news and notes from local and national reporters around the Internet on May 23, 2022.
Could the Pelicans trade up in the 2022 NBA Draft?
They are the only team in the lottery that also made the playoffs, and they have 14 players under contract already, so the Pelicans are in a great spot.
2021-22 Pelicans Season in Review: Larry Nance Jr.
Given the sizable impact he made in the Crescent City this spring, even avid New Orleans hoops fans might be surprised to realize that Larry Nance Jr. only played a total of 17 games and 350 minutes for the Pelicans. Then again, roughly half of that court time occurred during the postseason, where the reserve forward/center delivered massive contributions in some of the club’s biggest wins.