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Pelicans fire head coach Alvin Gentry

The New Orleans Pelicans have fired head coach Alvin Gentry. Exec. VP of Basketball Operations David Griffin announced on Saturday, August 15, that Gentry has been relieved of his head coaching duties.

VIDEO: Gayle Benson sent the Pelicans all the Louisiana food favorites to have in the bubble

Pels fall to 1-3 in NBA bubble with loss to Kings

Pelicans in need of a turnaround after two straight losses in NBA restart

Pelicans drop restart opener to Jazz

Pelicans finish scrimmages 3-0, now prepare for eight seeding games

REPORT: Zion Williamson set to return to practice after clearing quarantine

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Zion Wiliamson returns to Orlando after family emergency

Pelicans crush Nets “inside the bubble”

Zion Williamson departs Orlando for urgent family medical matter

Jrue and Lauren Holiday pledge millions to variety of charities

Pelicans prepare to travel to Orlando for restart of NBA season

Pelicans’ Zion Williamson encourages Louisianans to ‘stay safe and wear your mask’ in new video

Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson named Next Gen NBA 2K21 cover athlete

New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson will grace the cover of the NBA 2K21 video game for next-generation consoles.

3 New Orleans Pelicans players test positive for COVID-19

Three New Orleans Pelicans have tested positive for COVID-19, according to Pelicans Executive Vice President David Griffin.

Pelicans set to face Utah when NBA season resumes; remaining schedule released

The NBA and ESPN announced Friday, June 26 that New Orleans will resume its 2019-20 regular season on Thursday, July 30, against the Utah Jazz in Orlando.

NBA owners approve 22-team season restart plan

A person with knowledge of the situation says the NBA’s Board of Governors has approved a 22-team format for restarting the league season in late July at the Disney campus near Orlando, Florida.

AP source: NBA presents players with plan for season restart

Pelicans re-open team facility

Jrue Holiday feels Pelicans were playing their best and en route to playoffs

  VIDEO: Zion Williamson teams up with AG Jeff Landry to warn La. residents of price gouging, coronavirus scams

Alvin Gentry disappointed by Pelicans’ lost momentum but eager to resume season

Pelicans’ David Griffin pleased with progress during season pause

The Audubon Aquarium names its new penguin chick “Zion”

An African penguin has hatched at the Audubon Aquarium

Zion Williamson offers to cover salaries of Smoothie King Center workers for 30 days

This comes after the announcement suspension of all NBA games and cancellation of all events with attendance over 250.

Holiday has 37 points help Pelicans top Timberwolves 120-107

Zion scored 23 points

Beasley, Russell lead Timberwolves past Pelicans, 139-134

Malik Beasley scored 28 points, D'Angelo Russell scored 14 of his 23 points in the second half and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the New Orleans Pelicans 139-134

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

Williamson had 29 points and six rebounds

Pelicans set for playoff push

The New Orleans Pelicans, coming off of the All-Star break, are looking to make a strong push into the playoffs.

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

Pelicans fall 5.5 games behind the Grizzlies for the 8th seed in the Western Conference

Zion’s 31 points pushes Pelicans past Blazers, 138-117

Pelicans improve to 23-31 on the season

Holiday’s 31 lead Pelicans to 124-117 win over Pacers

Pelicans trail the 8th-seed Grizzlies by 4.5 games in the Western Conference

Zion scores 21, Pelicans hold off Bulls 125-119

Pels improve to 21-31

Pelicans still adjusting to Zion’s return

The Pelicans are still trying to balance the offense around Zion Williamson, Brandon Ingram and Jrue Holiday as primary scoring options.

Harden’s 40 leads Rockets over Pelicans 117-109

Pelicans drop to 20-30

Pelicans fly high in win over Grizzlies

Zion Williamson finished with 24 points, as the New Orleans Pelicans flew past the Memphis Grizzlies.

Zion scores 14 in road debut, Pelicans down Cavs 125-111

Jrue Holiday had 26 points

Zion wows in debut but New Orleans falls 121-117 to San Antonio

Zion Williamson capped his long-awaited NBA debut by scoring 17 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter and stirring the crowd into a frenzy - only to see his team come up short.

How to watch, stream, and listen to the regular season debut of Zion Williamson

The highly anticipated debut of rookie forward Zion Williamson is finally upon us. Here's how you can watch it.

TODAY: Zion Williamson to make long awaited debut against the Spurs

The number one overall draft pick will finally get to play after his rehab from knee surgery.

Jrue Holiday scores 36, Pelicans snap Grizzlies’ win streak

Zion returns to the Pelicans lineup Wednesday

Zion Williamson set to return on January 22nd vs. San Antonio

Zion Williamson set to return, January 22nd vs. Spurs

Ingram scores 29 points, Pelicans top Bulls 123-108

JJ Redick hit six 3-pointers on his way to 24 points

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

Williamson has missed all regular season games so far with a knee injury

Bogdanovic, Jazz edge Pelicans 128-126 for 6th straight win

Redick finished with 23 points for the Pelicans

Zion participates in a full practice for the first time since knee surgery

Zion underwent knee surgery over 10 weeks ago

Pelicans GM says Zion is ‘a little ways away yet’ from a return

Williamson has missed eight weeks with a knee injury

Chris Paul leads Thunder past Pelicans, 107-104

Chris Paul scored seven of his 16 points in a late 12-0 run in the Oklahoma City Thunder’s 107-104 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans

Redick scores 26, Pelicans top reeling Warriors 108-100

J.J. Redick scored 26 points, hitting his sixth 3-pointer of the game from the left corner with 1:09 left, and the New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Golden State Warriors 108-100

Holiday’s 36 points push Pelicans past Clippers

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 lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 132-127 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday night.

Pelicans overcome 26 turnovers to beat Hornets 115-110

Brandon Ingram had 25 points and nine rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans overcame 26 turnovers to beat the Charlotte Hornets 115-110 and snap a three-game losing streak

Pelicans drop to 1-5 after loss at OKC

JJ Redick led the Pels with 17 points

Curry leads Warriors to first win, 134-123 over Pelicans

The Pelicans were playing a second straight game without veteran guard Jrue Holiday, who has a sprained left knee, and also were without starting center Derrick Favors because of right knee soreness.

Doncic’s triple-double lifts Mavericks over Pelicans 123-116

Luka Doncic highlighted his triple-double by scoring eight of his 25 points in the final five minutes, and the Dallas Mavericks topped New Orleans 123-116 in the Pelicans' home opener

Zion Williamson expected to miss 6-to-8 weeks with torn meniscus

Zion Williamson will miss several weeks to begin the NBA season.

VIDEO: Pelicans rally past the Bulls, 127-125

Zion Williamson scores 29 points

VIDEO: Zion dunks Pelicans past Hawks

Pelicans open preseason with win over Hawks

Zion Williamson ready to begin rookie campaign with Pelicans

The Zion Williamson era is underway with the Pelicans, though they're quick to note that this is still Jrue Holiday's team.

Lonzo Ball acclimating smoothly to his new basketball home

The Pelicans open their preseason slate on the road against the Hawks on October 7th

Former LSU basketball player Josh Gray, now with Pelicans, recognized as official La. ambassador

Josh Gray, a former guard at LSU and current member of the New Orleans Pelicans, met with Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser Monday.

Pelicans open the season at NBA champion Raptors highlights the 2019-20 schedule

Pelicans home opener is Friday, October 25th, against the Mavericks

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Pelicans announce preseason schedule with only one home game against Utah

Fans will get to see Zion and the Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center on October 11th

Brees and Zion forming budding relationship over New Orleans sports

Zion just turned 19 years old, Brees is 40

Report: Anthony Davis returns to New Orleans to play the Pelicans on November 27

Pelicans also return to the Christmas Day lineup with a match-up in Denver

Zion Williamson tells magazine he intends to stay with Pelicans for ‘whole career’

Zion Williamson’s insertion as the future of New Orleans sports continues on the heels of Drew Brees symbolically passing the torch with the NBA’s top draft pick telling Complex Magazine that “My Intentions Are to Stay With the Pelicans My Whole Career.”

Zion Williamson joins Jordan Brand

The number one pick in the 2019 NBA draft and new Pelicans star Zion Williamson has signed with the Jordan Brand.

Pelicans sign Lake Charles native Josh Gray to two-way deal

Lake Charles native Josh Gray is headed back to the NBA after signing a two-way deal with the New Orleans Pelicans, that according to Shams Charania of The Athletic.

Pelicans introduce Ball, Ingram, Favors, and Hart

Ingram, Hart, and Ball played last season for the Lakers

Pelicans get knocked out of NBA Summer League playoffs by Memphis

Trevon Bluiett led the Pelicans with 16 points

Former LSU F Kavell Bigby-Williams notches second straight double-double in Pelicans loss to Wizards

Former LSU forward Kavell Bigby-Williams has been impressive in his first two NBA Summer League games with the New Orleans Pelicans, finishing with double-doubles in both.

Zion Williamson out for rest of NBA Summer League, Pelicans announce

New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson will not play for the remainder of the NBA Summer League, the team announced Saturday.

NBA Summer League to go on after earthquake

Play will go on for the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, day after earthquake

Pelicans-Knicks game postponed by earthquake

Earthquake causes delay in Knicks-Pelicans Summer League game

Pelicans officially sign Zion Williamson

The New Orleans Pelicans announced Monday that the team signed Zion Williamson.

Report: Pelicans acquire forward Derrick Favors from Jazz

The Pelicans add another veteran to the roster.

Report: Pelicans to Sign Redick and Melli

Pelicans make free agent moves for Redick and Melli.

Drew Brees ‘passes the torch’ to Zion Williamson with a note

The New Orleans Pelicans gave the city of New Orleans something to get excited about when they drafted Zion Williamson with the first overall pick of the 2019 NBA Draft.

Zion Williamson a ‘slam dunk’ at N.O. East court dedication

The New Orleans Pelicans and team owner Gayle Benson dedicated a refurbished basketball court at Goretti Playground

Zion Williamson grateful to be in New Orleans

The New Orleans Pelicans have selected Zion Williamson with the No. 1 pick, going with the Duke force who is considered one of the most exciting prospects in years.

Five Pelicans takeaways from the NBA Draft

From Zion Williamson to the rest of the Pelicans' draft picks and acquisitions, there's a lot of positive to take away from the last two months.