Tag: NEW ORLEANS PELICANS

Zion Williamson Will Miss 6-8 Weeks After Arthroscopic Surgery On His Knee

Zion Williamson’s preseason injury wasn’t as serious as many feared initially, but it will still keep him on the shelf for nearly two months of the New Orleans Pelicans’ regular season campaign. Williamson had arthroscopic knee surgery on Monday and will reportedly miss 6-8 weeks recovering from the procedure, which was to fix a torn […]

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Zion Williamson Is Slated To Miss A ‘Period Of Weeks’ Due To His Knee Injury

The basketball world received some potentially scary news on Thursday night. Zion Williamson, the prized No. 1 overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, did not travel to New York to play in the New Orleans Pelicans’ final preseason game against the Knicks. The diagnosis was a knee issue, but there was no word on […]

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Zion Williamson Didn’t Travel With The Pelicans To New York Due To ‘Knee Soreness’

Zion Williamson has looked spectacular in the preseason thus far for the Pelicans. While that has to come with the caveat that is “it’s the preseason,” it has only built even more hype for his upcoming rookie season. His final exhibition outing was scheduled for Friday in New York, where there was surely going to […]

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Zion Williamson Exploded For 29 Points In A Preseason Win Over The Bulls

There are so many storylines going into the coming season that it’s hard to keep track of all the different narrative threads. The championship race is more wide open than it’s been in years, in no small part because of just how many superstars switched teams over the summer. As with any new season, one […]

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Zion Williamson Threw Down A Ferocious Dunk Early In His Pelicans Preseason Debut

NBA preseason is still in its (very) early stages but the New Orleans Pelicans took the floor for the first time on Monday evening in a game with more hype than one would normally associate with an exhibition. Part of that was a fun opponent in the young Atlanta Hawks but, for the most part, […]

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‘Not drinking that Kool-Aid’: Pelicans’ Alvin Gentry won’t compare Zion Williamson to LeBron James

<img class="caas-img has-preview" alt="New Orleans Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry isn't comparing No. 1 pick Zion Williamson to LeBron. (Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports)” src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/smYLgKEmqsxLF5TsBoZZQQ–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTY0MDtoPTQxOC44ODg4ODg4ODg4ODg5/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/BkWN4kCI9Ggrzx4Ni8YjxA–~B/aD0zNzcwO3c9NTc2MDtzbT0xO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://media-mbst-pub-ue1.s3.amazonaws.com/creatr-images/2019-10/ad4f2580-e933-11e9-b5ef-770dc365d353″ data-src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/smYLgKEmqsxLF5TsBoZZQQ–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTY0MDtoPTQxOC44ODg4ODg4ODg4ODg5/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/BkWN4kCI9Ggrzx4Ni8YjxA–~B/aD0zNzcwO3c9NTc2MDtzbT0xO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://media-mbst-pub-ue1.s3.amazonaws.com/creatr-images/2019-10/ad4f2580-e933-11e9-b5ef-770dc365d353″>New Orleans Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry isn’t comparing No. 1 pick Zion Williamson to LeBron. (Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports) New Orleans Pelicans star Zion Williamson will make his […]

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The Pelicans Made Zion Williamson Singalong To ‘I Wanna Dance With Somebody’ At An Open Practice

Zion Williamson has a great many talents. He’s obviously able to jump out of a building, making it easy for him to produce jaw-dropping highlights on either end of the floor. Even when he’s not flying high, Williamson’s strength, quickness, ball-handling, and vision oftentimes lead to stuff that we’ve rarely seen out of basketball players […]

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Could Lonzo Ball’s Rehabilitated Jump Shot Signal A Breakout Season?

The inevitable tell-all book about LeBron’s first season with the Lakers is destined to become a canonical text for future generations of fans and media alike. The entire campaign doubled as a year-long audition, of sorts, to find out who was capable of playing and thriving alongside LeBron for the foreseeable future, which was a […]

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Pelicans tout video of Lonzo Ball hitting uncontested mid-range jumpers

<img class="caas-img has-preview" alt="The Pelicans are easily impressed. (Reuters)” src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/Js7wSSZV6fmU0Q6l818T7A–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTY0MDtoPTQ0Ny43NDcwMzU1NzMxMjI1/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/vHzg3S6kciwI6lRJM6H5NA–~B/aD0zMTg2O3c9NDU1NDtzbT0xO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://media-mbst-pub-ue1.s3.amazonaws.com/creatr-uploaded-images/2019-10/62f0f030-e498-11e9-9ffe-8a4359030804″ data-src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/Js7wSSZV6fmU0Q6l818T7A–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTY0MDtoPTQ0Ny43NDcwMzU1NzMxMjI1/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/vHzg3S6kciwI6lRJM6H5NA–~B/aD0zMTg2O3c9NDU1NDtzbT0xO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://media-mbst-pub-ue1.s3.amazonaws.com/creatr-uploaded-images/2019-10/62f0f030-e498-11e9-9ffe-8a4359030804″>The Pelicans are easily impressed. (Reuters) This is what it’s come to for Lonzo Ball. Ball, a professional basketball player and former No. 2 pick in the NBA draft, hit some uncontested mid-range jump shots in a gym. Somebody took video of it. His new […]

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Zion Williamson Has Some Issues With How Slow He Is In ‘NBA 2K20’

At 285 pounds, Zion Williamson is projected to be the third-heaviest player in the NBA next season behind Boban Marjanovic and Tacko Fall, who is a whole foot taller than the 6’7″ New Orleans Pelicans rookie. Make no mistake, though: Williamson isn’t heavy-footed by any stretch of the imagination. Williamson was a staple in SportsCenter’s […]

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Lonzo Ball Is ‘Making All The Decisions’ In His Career After Leaving The Lakers

When Lonzo Ball declared for the NBA Draft in 2017, he entrusted his father, LaVar Ball, to oversee all business matters while he focused on preparing for life in the NBA. As it turns out, that wasn’t the smartest decision by the oldest Ball brother. Under LaVar’s supervision, Big Baller Brand’s co-founder Alan Foster allegedly […]

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