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New Orleans Pelicans Player Zion Williamson Pledges to Pay Salaries of Smoothie King Center Employees for the Next 30 Days

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New Orleans Pelicans basketball player Zion Williamson has offered to pay salaries of Smoothie King Center employees for the next 30 days following the NBA suspension due to COVID-19. In an Instagram post, Williamson says, “These are the folks who make our games possible, creating the perfect environment for our fans and everyone involved in […]

SOURCE SPORTS: Zion Williamson On Schedule to Return in December

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It’s beginning to look like we will get Zion Williamson back for Christmas. Pelicans’ executive Vice President of basketball operations David Griffin revealed the rookie is expected to return to the court in the upcoming weeks. Griffin was on ESPN New Orleans 100.3 and detailed Williamson is recovering just as anticipated. “He’s progressing exactly as […]

SOURCE SPORTS: Los Angeles Lakers Acquires Anthony Davis From Pelicans in First Off Season Blockbuster Deal

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After months of hardball negotiations, the Los Angeles Lakers have acquired Anthony Davis to play alongside LeBron James. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported details of the move sending the 26-year-old to the Lakers, noting the Pelicans will receive Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three first-round picks, including the fourth overall pick in the […]

SOURCE SPORTS: New Orleans Pelicans Hire Former WNBA Star Swin Cash As Vice President Of Basketball Operations/Team Development

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The New Orleans Pelicans are hiring former UConn and WNBA star Swin Cash for a senior front-office position, the team announced Monday. The New Orleans Pelicans are hiring former UConn and WNBA star Swin Cash to a senior front office role, reports @ZachLowe_NBA: https://t.co/v9XdYpD7lD — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 10, 2019 I’m excited to join […]

SOURCE SPORTS: Zion Williamson Signs With CAA Agency

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The agency bidding war for Zion Williamson is now over. CAA agency announced Thursday morning that likely No. 1 overall pick  Williamson signed with the company. Austin Brown and Lisa Joseph-Metelus will represent him, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Not only is Williamson expected to go No. 1 overall to the New Orleans Pelicans, but a […]

SOURCE SPORTS: The New Orleans Pelicans Win 2019 NBA Draft Lottery

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The New Orleans Pelicans are the surprise winners of the NBA draft lottery — and with it, the right to select 18-year-old phenom, Zion Williamson. #PELICANS TICKET OFFICE IS WILDIN!!’ ??? #BirdStrikes pic.twitter.com/meihqCrWdd — New Orleans Pelicans (@PelicansNBA) May 15, 2019 The 2019 #NBADraftLottery order is set. pic.twitter.com/PEbqipMVFL — NBA (@NBA) May 15, 2019 Williamson captivated the […]

New Orleans Pelicans Fired General Manager Dell Demps in the Middle of the Anthony Davis Drama

New Orleans Pelicans Fired General Manager Dell Demps in the Middle of the Anthony Davis Drama

The New Orleans Pelicans and general manager Dell Demps reportedly parted ways Friday, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. New Orleans ownership was reportedly “livid” with injured star Anthony Davis leaving the arena during Thursday night’s game against the Oklahoma City Thunder. An MRI revealed that Davis has a muscle contusion in his left shoulder. Owner […]