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JJ Redick keeping playoff goal in perspective as Pelicans prepare for Orlando

On Media Day, JJ Redick jokingly threatened rookie Zion Williamson not to – ahem – “mess up” Redick’s flawless streak of reaching the playoffs for 13 consecutive pro seasons. Nine months later, however, when...

Transcript: Pelicans guard JJ Redick media availability – July 3, 2020

JJ Redick Media Availability – July 3, 2020On the overall outlook of how the NBA is handling the social justice movement:"I think number one I'm always very appreciative of our league, our union, our...

Transcript: Pelicans forward Darius Miller media availability – July 3, 2020

Darius Miller Media Availability – July 3, 2020 On his health status over the last few months:“It’s hard to tell because I haven’t been able to get on the court much with the virus going...

Pelicans News Around the Web (7-3-2020)

Jim Eichenhofer on the New Orleans Pelicans podcast presented by SeatGeek - July 2, 2020 Daniel Sallerson hosts Pelicans.com writer Jim Eichenhofer to discuss the return of Pelicans basketball. Fans can also listen to practice...

Josh Hart emphasizes mental toughness aspect of Orlando bubble

Although the math didn’t quite work, one of the most famous quotes in Major League Baseball history came from catcher/accidental philosopher Yogi Berra, who said, “Baseball is 90 percent mental. The other half is...

Transcript: Pelicans guard Josh Hart media availability – July 2, 2020

Josh Hart Media Availability – July 2, 2020On making the best of the NBA’s training restrictions while preparing to return to play:“I feel like we’ve done a pretty good job so far. Obviously, it’s...

Transcript: Pelicans forward Zion Williamson media availability – July 2, 2020

Zion Williamson Media Availability – July 2, 2020On his goal for the eight seeding games in Orlando:“That’s a simple answer – we’re trying to make a playoff push, and we’re trying to get back...

Jim Eichenhofer on the New Orleans Pelicans podcast presented by SeatGeek – July 2,...

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Zion Williamson and stepfather spent every day of NBA hiatus on a basketball court

New Orleans rookie forward Zion Williamson is still a teenager, but he’s already savvy enough to realize that he’s not required to share every aspect of his training regimen with media members. Asked Thursday...

Pelicans News Around the Web (7-2-2020)

Pelicans keeping options open as jersey patch deal with Zatarain's is set to expire For the past three seasons, a Zatarain's patch has decorated the Pelicans' uniforms. But starting next season, the team could have a new sponsor whose...

Transcript: Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday media availability – July 1, 2020

Jrue Holiday Media Availability – July 1, 2020On what these past few months have been like for him:“I wouldn’t say relaxing. There’s been a lot of things that you have to stay on your...

Transcript: Pelicans forward Nicolò Melli media availability – July 1, 2020

Nicolò Melli Media Availability – July 1, 2020On what the last few months have been like in quarantine:“Well, basically, I was sitting on the couch for the last three months. Well, my wife and...

After lengthy layoff, Nicolo Melli thrilled to be back on the court

As he jokingly detailed his quarantine experience from the past three-plus months, the often self-deprecating Nicolo Melli sounded a lot more like a 20-something slacker Wednesday than an NBA player. How did he spend most...

Jrue Holiday on competing in Orlando: ‘It’s a challenge, but it’s worth it’

So many aspects of the New Orleans Pelicans’ experience in Orlando later this month will be completely unfamiliar, including the fan-less environment, the league format, playing regular season games in mid-summer – you name...

Pelicans News Around the Web (7-1-2020)

Alvin Gentry talks Pelicans restart to the NBA season New Orleans Pelicans Head Coach Alvin Gentry talked to the media on Tuesday, June 30 about the Pelicans' restart to the NBA season in Orlando. See More» David...

Transcript: Pelicans David Griffin media availability – June 30, 2020

David Griffin Media Availability – June 30, 2020 Opening Statement:“Welcome, everybody. I’m very happy to have the opportunity to visit with you all. Sorry for the nature of the interaction. This is obviously not how...

Transcript: Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry media availability – June 30, 2020

Alvin Gentry Media Availability – June 30, 2020 On whether or not he would be allowed to coach in Orlando due to his age:“I have no idea if the NBA would say he would not...

Alvin Gentry on his players: ‘They stood by me. I want to do the...

Amid a difficult start to this season, including a franchise-record 13-game losing streak, his players always had his back. Now he wants to have theirs. During a Tuesday morning conference call, New Orleans fifth-year head...

Pelicans News Around the Web (6-30-2020)

Schedule release round table on the New Orleans Pelicans podcast presented by SeatGeek - June 5, 2020 Daniel Sallerson hosts a round table of Pelicans broadcasters and writers on today's show to breakdown the Pelicans...

Schedule release round table on the New Orleans Pelicans podcast presented by SeatGeek –...

Daniel Sallerson hosts a round table of Pelicans broadcasters and writers on today's show to breakdown the Pelicans seeding schedule beginning on July 30th. The panel includes Antonio Daniels, Joel Meyers, Todd Graffagnini, John...

Southwest Division roundtable: Return to play overview

All five Southwest Division teams have been invited to the 22-team format in Orlando, but they will enter the competition facing varying circumstances related to their positioning in the Western Conference standings. Houston is...

Pelicans News Around the Web (6-29-2020)

How Lonzo Ball's improved play helped the Pelicans turn their season around In early December, Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry warned that his team was at risk of becoming the NBA’s “pin cushion.” Gentry, who’s as...

On paper, Pelicans may have ‘easier’ slate, but there’s little margin for error

For all of the discussion Friday about how “easy” the eight-game schedule in Orlando is for New Orleans – objectively, the Pelicans’ opponents do have the lowest winning percentage among 22 teams – closer...

Pelicans announce restart schedule for 2019-20 season

June 26, 2020 The New Orleans Pelicans will resume the 2019-20 NBA season on Thursday, July 30 against the Utah Jazz at 5:30 p.m. CT on TNT. The Pelicans, one of 22 teams participating...

Pelicans-Jazz to open NBA resumption of season in Orlando

For the first time in the 18-year history of the New Orleans franchise, the Pelicans will play a game in July that’s not part of a summer league or held in Las Vegas.The NBA...

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