New Orleans Pelicans

Morant has 27 points, 14 assists as Grizzlies defeat Lakers

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Rookie Ja Morant had 27 points and matched his season high with 14 assists, and the Memphis Grizzl...
3:40 1 March 2022

LeBron’s 40 bests Zion, sends Lakers past Pelicans 118-109

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James had 40 points and eight rebounds in his first career meeting with Zion Williamson while ...
5:53 26 February 2022

Bucks-Raptors, Zion vs LeBron headline rest of NBA’s week

The Toronto Raptors have done it once already, chasing down a Milwaukee Bucks team that seemed to be sprinting to the NB...
8:43 25 February 2022

Gallinari, Paul push Thunder past Zion, Pelicans 123-118

NEW ORLEANS — Danilo Gallinari scored 29 points, Chris Paul had 14 points and 12 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the New Orleans Pelicans ...
3:57 14 February 2022

Giannis has 34 points, 17 rebounds as Bucks top Pelicans

NEW ORLEANS — Giannis Antetokounmpo had the strength and savvy to outshine rookie sensation Zion Williamson in the latest double-digit triumph for the...
7:25 5 February 2022

As Zion Williamson progresses, Pelicans see major upside

NEW ORLEANS — Zion Williamson's crowd-pleasing array of soaring dunks, blocked shots and even 3-pointers during his first three NBA regular-season gam...
23:38 27 January 2022

Antetokounmpo thrills Neymar & Mbappé as Bucks beat Hornets

PARIS — With the world’s two most expensive soccer players cheering him on in Paris on Friday night, Giannis Antetokounmpo took a while to entertain t...
0:28 25 January 2022

In Paris, Michael Jordan takes questions on many NBA topics

Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls probably played a role in changing basketball in Europe, when they played in Paris and won a tournament 23 years ...
20:31 24 January 2022

Williamson’s 22 in debut not enough for Pelicans vs. Spurs

NEW ORLEANS — Zion Williamson scored the final point of his first NBA regular season game as a packed and standing crowd belted out chants of “M-V-P!”
7:06 23 January 2022

Zion Williamson rejoining Pelicans lineup at pivotal time

METAIRIE, La. — Zion Williamson opened with a joke — about himself.
21:49 21 January 2022

Griffin: Pelicans project Zion Williamson debut for Jan. 22

METAIRIE, La. — Zion Williamson, the top choice in last summer’s NBA draft, is scheduled to make his regular season debut for the Pelicans on Jan. 22 ...
19:44 15 January 2022

Pelicans’ Zion Williamson now in full-court, 5-on-5 drills

METAIRIE, La. — When Zion Williamson finished his first full-court, five-on-five work since returning to practice last week, he spent extra one-on-one...
21:45 7 January 2022

Davis scores 46 against former team as Lakers beat Pelicans

LOS ANGELES — Anthony Davis scored 46 points against his former team, Danny Green added 25 and the Los Angeles Lakers rolled to a 123-113 victory over...
6:11 4 January 2022

Stern was a big-city guy and a friend to the small markets

NEW YORK — David Stern had been NBA commissioner for barely a year when the Knicks won the 1985 draft lottery, sending Patrick Ewing on the way to New...
7:17 3 January 2022

Zion Williamson returns to practice, raising Pelicans’ hopes

METAIRIE, La. — Zion Williamson returned to practice with the New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday for the first time since he had arthroscopic knee surge...
19:27 2 January 2022

Ball’s career-high 7 3s helps Pelicans past Rockets, 127-112

NEW ORLEANS — Lonzo Ball highlighted a season-high 27-point performance with a career-high seven 3-pointers, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the und...
3:44 30 December 2022

Ingram scores 31 as Pelicans surprise Nuggets 112-100

DENVER — Brandon Ingram scored 31 points, Derrick Favors grabbed 13 rebounds and the New Orleans Pelicans surprised Denver 112-100 on Wednesday night ...
6:10 26 December 2022

The NBA on Christmas: Things to know about league showcase

A six-pack of Christmas nuggets to know going into this year’s slate of showcase NBA games on the holiday: Boston at Toronto, Milwaukee at Philadelphi...
7:03 25 December 2021

Davis’ 41 points lead Lakers past Pelicans, 114-110

NEW ORLEANS — Anthony Davis capped a 41-point performance in his return to New Orleans by intercepting Jrue Holiday’s inbound pass with 5 seconds left...
5:51 28 November 2021

LaVine scores 49, hits late 3 as Bulls beat Hornets 116-115

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Zach LaVine had a career-high 49 points, including the winning 3-pointer with 0.8 seconds left to give the Chicago Bulls a 116-115 w...
3:34 24 November 2021

Holiday’s 36 points push Pelicans past Clippers 132-127

NEW ORLEANS — Jrue Holiday scored 36 points and stole the ball from Paul George three times in the final minutes to spoil George’s season debut and le...
3:58 15 November 2021

Celtics beat Hornets 108-87 in Walker’s return to Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Jayson Tatum scored 23 points, and Kemba Walker got a win in an emotional return to Charlotte as the Boston Celtics defeated the Hor...
3:50 8 November 2021

Too early to tell if injuries will affect NBA TV ratings

LOS ANGELES — The NBA was banking on Zion Williamson and the Golden State Warriors as main attractions when the television schedules were released in ...
7:33 5 November 2021

Nets withstand Ingram’s big game, hold off Pelicans 135-125

NEW YORK — Brandon Ingram had the best game of his career. The New Orleans Pelicans had the best quarter in their history.
4:28 5 November 2021