• RJ Barrett gets his first NBA shot at Zion Williamson with narrative changing

    RJ Barrett gets his first NBA shot at Zion Williamson with narrative changing

    NEW ORLEANS — Zion Williamson vs. RJ Barrett. Finally. On Monday, Williamson poured in 30 points, made 13 of 21 shots, grabbed six rebounds with four assists, tearing up the Kings in the
  • Nets pummel Pelicans in Kevin Durant’s return

    Nets pummel Pelicans in Kevin Durant’s return

    After almost two months away, Kevin Durant finally made his return to the court. It was short, but it was spectacular. And it was victorious. Durant came back from his hamstring injury to help
  • ‘Shocked’ JJ Redick blasts Pelicans over trade saga deception

    ‘Shocked’ JJ Redick blasts Pelicans over trade saga deception

    Sharpshooter/Brooklyn resident JJ Redick will finally join the Mavericks in New York on Thursday and will hold an introductory Zoom press conference. And Redick will be on the bench when Dallas faces
  • Knicks’ Lonzo Ball urgency increasing as point guard troubles worsen

    Knicks’ Lonzo Ball urgency increasing as point guard troubles worsen

    For once, Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau didn’t want to make too much of back-to-back losses. Taking the top two teams in the Eastern Conference in Brooklyn and Philadelphia to the final possession is
  • Lonzo Ball linked to Instagram model Jasmine Rae

    Lonzo Ball linked to Instagram model Jasmine Rae

    Lonzo Ball’s NBA offseason appears to include a new lady. The 22-year-old point guard, who was bounced from the Orlando bubble with the New Orleans Pelicans this month, was recently spotted with Instagram model Jasmine Rae, via a screenshot obtained by Swipe Sports, who reported the outing took place in Los Angeles over the weekend. …
  • Doris Burke shades ex-husband during ESPN broadcast

    Doris Burke shades ex-husband during ESPN broadcast

    “I do like being right. Ask my ex husband.” GO OFF DORIS pic.twitter.com/2DB4pDcXvs — Meredith Minkow (@murrminks) August 3, 2020 The internet is in agreement for once: This world isn’t worthy of Doris Burke. While commentating on Monday’s game between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Memphis Grizzlies, ESPN analyst Burke dropped an unexpected remark …
  • Zion Williamson’s minutes drama is reaching a breaking point

    Zion Williamson’s minutes drama is reaching a breaking point

    Zion Williamson is losing minutes as the New Orleans Pelicans are losing games. The top pick in the 2019 NBA Draft played just 29 total minutes as the Pelicans dropped their first two games of the NBA bubble restart of the season in Orlando. It’s difficult to develop a rhythm when constantly in and out …
  • Pelicans and Jazz players, coaches all kneel during national anthem

    Pelicans and Jazz players, coaches all kneel during national anthem

    Moments before the Pelicans and Jazz kicked off the NBA’s return to action, every player, coach and referee on the court kneeled during the national anthem to protest police brutality and racial injustice. They joined together in a powerful image, locking together in arms on a court with the words “Black Lives Matter” largely displayed. …
  • Zion Williamson suddenly leaves NBA bubble for family emergency

    Zion Williamson suddenly leaves NBA bubble for family emergency

    New Orleans Pelicans star forward Zion Williamson has left the NBA bubble to deal with an urgent family medical matter. Williamson “intends to rejoin the team in Orlando for the NBA restart at a later date,” the Pelicans said Thursday in a release. The team expressed sympathy over the 20-year-old’s decision. “We fully support Zion’s …
  • Zion Williamson factor shaping NBA’s coronavirus return

    Zion Williamson factor shaping NBA’s coronavirus return

    The NBA doesn’t want to restart its season without its brightest young star. According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst on The Hoop Collective, the league may dismiss the idea of playing as many as 90 regular season games and go right to group-stage type opening round because it will give Zion Williamson and the Pelicans a …