Tag: New Orleans Pelicans

Chris Paul from the Phoenix Suns shoots a one-handed runner against Jonas Valanciunas of the New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center. (Image: Gerald Herbert/Getty)
2022 NBA Playoffs

Phoenix Suns Pick Off Pesky Pelicans, Advance to West Semis

The top-seeded Phoenix Suns needed six games to finally knock out the #8 New Orleans Pelicans in the first round of the NBA Western Conference Playoffs. The Suns secured a second-straight trip to the conference semifinals thanks to a perfect shooting night from Chris Paul — who torched the Pelicans […]

Brandon Ingram from the New Orleans Pelicans drives against Devin Booker from the Phoenix Suns prior to his injury in Game 2. (Image: Mark J. Rebilas/USA Today Sports)
2022 NBA Playoffs

Phoenix Suns Injury Report: Devin Booker to Play Game 6 vs Pelicans

The Phoenix Suns upgraded shooting guard Devin Booker from out to questionable in Game 6 against the New Orleans Pelicans, but despite a right hamstring injury, a couple of sources indicate that Booker play tonight. The #1 Suns hold a 3-2 lead over the #8 Pelicans and have a chance […]

Brandon Ingram (14) from the New Orleans Pelicans blows by Cameron Johnson of the Phoenix Suns. (Image: Kate Frese/Getty)
2022 NBA Playoffs

First Round Series Preview: #8 New Orleans Pelicans vs #1 Phoenix Suns

The up-and-coming New Orleans Pelicans won two games in the Play-In Tournament to snag the #8 seed in the Western Conference Playoffs, but now they face the #1 Phoenix Suns in a tough first-round series. The Suns won the Western Conference last season, but were eliminated in the NBA Finals […]

A fired-up CJ McCollum from the New Orleans Pelicans acknowledges the feisty crowd at Smoothie King Center after he knocked down a 3-pointer against the San Antonio Spurs. (Image: Getty)
2022 NBA Playoffs

Play-In Tournament Recap: Hornets, Spurs Eliminated from Playoff Contention

The ninth place vs 10th-place games took place Wednesday night and two teams were knocked out of the playoffs. The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Charlotte Hornets in the Eastern Conference, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference. The Hawks will play the Cleveland […]

LeBron James from the LA Lakers slips while trying to drive by CJ McCollum of the New Orleans Pelicans. (Image: Sean Gardner/Getty)

NBA Weekend Betting Preview: Must-Win Games for Lakers, Spurs

It’s the penultimate weekend of the NBA regular season and the fierce fight for the #1 seed in the Eastern Conference continues with 2.5 games separating the top four teams. Out in the Western Conference, the banged-up LA Lakers and San Antonio Spurs are fighting for the final spot in […]

Zion Williamson has missed more games due to injuries than he played since he joined the New Orleans Pelicans in 2019. (Image: Getty)

Could Zion Williamson Return to the Pelicans for the Playoffs?

Zion Williamson returned to New Orleans to continue rehabbing his foot injury and was cleared for one-on-one drills, but most likely won’t return to the Pelicans before the end of the regular season, and it’s also a slim chance he’ll be ready for the NBA playoffs. Zion, the former #1 […]

CJ McCollum quickly adjusted to the New Orleans Pelicans after a trade last month. (Image: Derick Hingle/AP)

Pelicans Lose CJ McCollum to COVID Health and Safety Protocol

The New Orleans Pelicans are in the thick of the playoff hunt, but the last thing they need is to lose one of their top scorers when CJ McCollum tested positive for COVID-19, and he headed to the injury list while entering the NBA’s health and safety protocol.. The Pelicans […]

Zion Williamson (1) from the New Orleans Pelicans gets congratulated by teammate JJ Redick (4) last season. (Image: Getty)

Zion Williamson’s Odd Behavior Called Out by CJ McCollum, JJ Redick

If Zion Williamson wants out of New Orleans, then his recent poor behavior indicates that the Pelicans will most likely trade the detached Zion, after he was called out by teammate CJ McCollum and ex-teammate JJ Redick. Zion fractured his foot during offseason workouts in the summer. He suffered a […]

CJ McCollum battled back from a collapsed lung earlier in the season, but the Portland Trail Blazers decided to trade him to the New Orleans Pelicans. (Image: Porter Lambert/Getty)

Portland Trail Blazers Trade CJ McCollum to New Orleans Pelicans

The fire sale continues in Rip City. The Portland Trail Blazers parted ways with CJ McCollum when they agreed to a trade with the New Orleans Pelicans that includes seven total players and three draft picks. McCollum, 30, averages 20.5 points and 4.5 assists this season with the Trail Blazers. […]

Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic (77) shoots a 3-pointer over Ja Morant from the Memphis Grizzlies. (Image: Nelson Chenault/USA Today Sports)

NBA Southwest Odds: Can Ja’s Grizzlies Outgun Luka’s Mavericks?

The Dallas Mavericks are the consensus favorites to win the NBA Southwest Division at -230 odds, according to the most recent update by DraftKings. The Memphis Grizzlies are playing second fiddle to Luka Doncic and the Mavs, but Ja Morant and the Griz are +400 odds to win the Southwest […]