Pelicans News Around the Web (1-24-2020)
Brandon Ingram on Zion Williamson’s debut: ‘I don’t think we’ve seen anything yet’
As mesmerizing as it was for New Orleans fans to watch Zion Williamson take over Wednesday’s game for a three-minute stretch of the fourth quarter, his teammates and coaches seemed even more excited about the possibilities of what’s next for the 19-year-old. Prior to being subbed out of Wednesday’s 121-117 loss to San Antonio, Williamson had racked up 17 consecutive points – draining four three-pointers and overwhelming the Spurs at times in the paint – providing a window into his unique talent and skill set. But for the Pelicans, that’s all it was: A small glimpse into the future.See More»
Lakers dominate 2020 All-Star roster; Analyst: 'I forgot about Brandon Ingram'
He's in a different jersey, but Anthony Davis' trip out to Los Angeles has landed him his fifth consecutive All-Star apperance alongside new teammate LeBron James.See More»
Pelicans Injury Report for Denver Nuggets game: two probable, two out
The New Orleans Pelicans' InJury Report for Friday night's game vs. the Denver Nuggets at the Smoothie King Center has four players on it.See More»
Best reactions from Zion Williamson's NBA debutSee More»
Zion Williamson's NBA debut felt like a playoff game; the rookie 'gamer' rose to the occasion
The Smoothie King Center was a sea of red on Wednesday night.See More»
Walker: What can Zion Williamson do to top incredible NBA debut? Here are a few ideas
What if Brandon Ingram was right?See More»
Zion Williamson reminds us of why all the hype exists in his NBA debut
As many of us bandied about the idea of Zion Williamson redshirting his first season in the NBA, the New Orleans Pelicans never actually considered it. Executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin knew Zion would get on the court in the 2019-20 season. It wasn’t a matter of “if he would play,” but a matter of “when he would play.” Sure, there’s risk involved in Williamson getting on the court, but the season isn’t meaningless to the Pelicans.See More»
Zion Williamson didn’t deliver the win in his debut. He delivered so much more.
NEW ORLEANS – Zion Williamson is not just a unicorn on the court. He’s a unicorn off of it.See More»
Hollinger’s NBA All-Star picks: The Western Conference selections
On the heels of Wednesday’s Earth-shattering revelation of the dozen players I would select for the Eastern Conference All-Star team, it’s time to undergo the same exercise today in the Western Conference.See More»
Giannis Antetokounmpo advises Zion Williamson 'don't rush the process'
PARIS -- The NBA's reigning Most Valuable Player has simple advice for the player many are viewing as a future MVP after his show-stopping debut.See More»
Zion Williamson is back and energizing New Orleans like never before
NEW ORLEANS – Long after the buzzer sounded in one of the most highly anticipated debuts in NBA history, there was a gleam in New Orleans Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry’s eye with Zion Williamson’s future in mind.See More»
Pelicans' Zion Williamson feeling fine after debut, Alvin Gentry says
METAIRIE, La. -- It was business as usual for the New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday.See More»