Pelicans News Around the Web (5-17-2019)

Pelicans meeting with multiple top-tier prospects at draft combine

New Orleans has not publicly or officially committed to choosing Zion Williamson with the first pick June 20, but you can’t find a single mock draft that predicts otherwise.

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Photos: NBA Draft Combine 2019 - Day 1

Check out the action as draft prospects get to work at the 2019 NBA Combine in Chicago on May 16.

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Photos: Pelicans Fans Celebrate Winning the Lottery at Wednesday at the Square

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Fans Excited in Lafayette Square for New Orleans Pelicans #1 Pick

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Zion Williamson ‘excited’ about coming to New Orleans, stepfather says

Zion Williamson is excited about the prospect of joining the New Orleans Pelicans and has no plans to return to Duke for his sophomore season, his stepfather, Lee Anderson, said Thursday on The Off the Bench radio show on 104.5 FM in Baton Rouge.

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It turns out Zion Williamson is happy with New Orleans and not going back to Duke

This may be shocking, but it turns out we shouldn’t read into an 18-year-old’s body language when trying to gauge how he feels about his first job out of college.

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Zion back to Duke? Not 'even considered,' stepdad says; family 'excited' for N.O., Pelicans future

If there was an attempt to pump the brakes on the idea of Zion Williamson to the Pelicans with the No. 1 pick, the Duke superstar's stepfather cut those brake lines Thursday morning.

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Walker: Should Zion Williamson tune out national media, give New Orleans a try? Absolutely

If Alvin Gentry had been in the studio with T-Bob Hebert and Jordy Culotta on their radio show Thursday morning, chances are the Pelicans coach would've yelled "f*** yeah" again, just like he had done two days earlier.

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How Excited Should Zion Williamson Be About Playing in New Orleans?

The New Orleans Pelicans won the NBA draft lottery on Tuesday and are expected to select Zion Williamson with the No. 1 overall pick on June 20.

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