Pelicans News Around the Web (7-17-2019)

Nickeil Alexander-Walker invited to tryout for Canadian national team ahead of FIBA World Cup

Zion Williamson isn’t the only Pelicans player with a shot to represent his home country in this fall’s FIBA World Cup. Fresh off his First Team All-NBA Summer League performance in Las Vegas, where he averaged 24.3 points per game and shot 40.6 percent from beyond the arc, 17th-overall pick Nickeil Alexander-Walker was named to the 29-man roster invited to compete at the Canadian senior men’s national team training camp.

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Pels' Ingram 'close' to resuming normal workouts

METAIRIE, La. -- Pelicans forward Brandon Ingram said he's "pretty close" to resuming normal workouts as he continues to recover from surgery to address a blood clot in his right arm.

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The Pelicans introduce Ball, Ingram, Hart and Favors

Pelicans Executive Vice President David Griffin introduces Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Derrick Favors, and Josh Hart as the newest New Orleans Pelicans.

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Pelicans’ goal is to maximize strengths of Derrick Favors, trio of additions from Lakers

Every accomplished NBA player brings a set of skills to a roster, but in many cases, what makes or breaks a team’s success is how its pieces fit together on the court. Failure to get the most out of each player often leads to unfulfilled potential, both individually and collectively.

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Welcome the new Pelicans: Here's what Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Derrick Favors, Josh Hart had to say

The New Orleans Pelicans will introduce a bevy of new players at 3 p.m. news conference Tuesday.

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New Pelicans united, 'committed' to team's vision: 'I really want to be in New Orleans'

The NBA, now more than ever, is about players’ choices. In an age where contracts represent mere hurdles to leap in navigating to a preferred team, and in a league where fit and comfort often trump loyalty and competing for titles, finding and keeping players who want to live in and play for small-market franchises has become the league’s newest puzzle to solve.

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