Pelicans News Around the Web (1-9-2020)

Postgame wrap: Pelicans 123, Bulls 108

The combination of Jaxson Hayes and Nickeil Alexander-Walker first made its mark at the professional level in Las Vegas, connecting on a Hayes soaring dunk against Chicago’s summer league team that went viral. Roughly six months later, the rookie duo delivered their best combined performance of the regular season, this time while facing the real Bulls.

Brandon Ingram's near triple-double lifts Pelicans to 7th win in 10 games

Late in the third quarter, Brandon Ingram shot down the lane like a jet ready for takeoff. JJ Redick, standing in the right corner, saw his teammate cut and delivered a pass on the money. Ingram did the rest, cocking the basketball behind his head and throwing down a thunderous dunk.

Ingram scores 29 points, Pelicans top Bulls 123-108

NEW ORLEANS -- Between his driving tomahawk jams and 3-pointers, Brandon Ingram tossed an alley-oop lob to rookie center Jackson Hayes and found Derrick Favors cutting into the lane for a transition dunk.

Zion Williamson: New Orleans 'my kind of city'

Even though it was widely assumed he would go No. 1 overall in the NBA Draft, Zion Williamson seriously considered staying at Duke for his sophomore season. That was just one of the takeaways from the Pelicans rookie's appearance on The JJ Redick Podcast, which was released Wednesday.