Pelicans News Around the Web (11-22-2021)

Scott Kushner: Pelicans can still reach the playoffs if they manage to stay afloat in Zion's absence

Do the New Orleans Pelicans have enough to hang on?

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Preview: Wolves at Pelicans

Winners of three straight games, the Minnesota Timberwolves (7-9) visit New Orleans for a matchup versus the New Orleans Pelicans (3-15) on Monday night at Smoothie King Center.

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NBA Power Rankings: Lakers fall two tiers, Warriors and Suns on top, plus what each team should be thankful for

That’s right. It’s Thanksgiving Week, and I’m going with the potentially hacky/lovable schtick of what teams should be thankful for. Upfront, I will apologize to our Canadian fans because this is obviously coming about a month and a half after your Thanksgiving, so you’ll just have to chalk this up to United States of America media bias against the Toronto Raptors. But to be fair, 29 of the 30 teams do reside where this week’s Thanksgiving exists.

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NBA Power Rankings, Week 6: Can LeBron and the Lakers turn things around?

The Golden State Warriors rolled past the Brooklyn Nets 117-99 on Tuesday, cruising to a league-best 15-2 record. And while coach Steve Nash has the Nets trending in the right direction, the loss to the Warriors at home is a reminder of the work still needed to be done.

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Off the Court 2021-22: Pelicans center Willy Hernangomez

Basketball is most certainly a family endeavor for New Orleans center Willy Hernangomez, whose parents both hooped and whose brother is also an NBA player (Juan is a Boston Celtics forward). When it came time to select his uniform number, both his first and second choices were tied directly to Willy’s mother and father; he ended up with the digit his dad wore as a player, because his mom’s was already taken by a teammate. The 27-year-old discussed his family and other topics with

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