Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Saturday, July 20, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Clear Day 76° Clear

Tags


Everything tagged


Sort by:

Stories tagged: New Orleans Pelicans


New Pelicans forward Brandon Ingram says he’s ‘close’ to normal

Pelicans forward Brandon Ingram says he’s “pretty close” to resuming normal workouts as he continues to recover from surgery to address a blood clot in his right arm. Ingram says …


Zion Williamson welcomed to New Orleans by a grateful franchise

Zion Williamson and his family were met with applause as they walked into the New Orleans Pelicans’ headquarters. The practice gym was filled with team employees and executives eager to …


UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019, 10:22 p.m.

New Orleans Pelicans take Duke’s Zion Williamson with No. 1 pick in NBA draft

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


Pelicans extend coach Alvin Gentry’s contract through 2021

New Orleans Pelicans new basketball operations chief David Griffin says the club is exercising its option to extend coach Alvin Gentry’s contract through the 2020-21 season. Gentry has coached four …


UPDATED: Sat., June 15, 2019, 7:06 p.m.

Analysis: Anthony Davis trade a win-win for both sides

The saga is over. When this trade is done, everybody can say they won. For the Pelicans, it’s a new beginning. For the Lakers, it’s about winning now.


UPDATED: Sat., June 15, 2019, 6:10 p.m.

AP Source: Lakers, Pelicans, agree on Anthony Davis trade

Several people familiar with the situation say the New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to trade disgruntled six-time All-Star Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers in return for point guard …


UPDATED: Tue., June 11, 2019, 3:07 p.m.

Pelicans’ David Griffin says no ‘shot clock’ on any Anthony Davis deal

Pelicans basketball operations chief David Griffin says the timing of next week’s NBA draft won’t necessarily raise urgency to deal away disgruntled six-time All-Star Anthony Davis. Griffin says the Pelicans …


Pelicans going at own pace after hitting NBA lottery jackpot

A Pelicans franchise that looked downtrodden when Anthony Davis requested a mid-season trade is now buoyed by the leverage that comes with winning the NBA’s draft lottery. The club now …


UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019, 7:46 p.m.

New Orleans wins NBA draft lottery, right to pick No. 1

New Orleans has bucked the odds and won the NBA’s draft lottery, and now will have the first chance at choosing Zion Williamson in the June 20 selections. The Pelicans …


UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 2:10 p.m.

Pelicans’ David Griffin: Alvin Gentry staying, and perhaps Anthony Davis, too

The Pelicans’ newly hired top basketball executive says coach Alvin Gentry will be retained. David Griffin also won’t rule out the possibility of talking six-time All-Star Anthony Davis into rescinding …


UPDATED: Fri., April 12, 2019, 4:22 p.m.

AP sources: Pelicans hiring former Cavs GM David Griffin

Three people familiar with the situation say the Pelicans have reached an agreement to make former Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin New Orleans’ new executive vice president of basketball …


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 4:55 p.m.

Pelicans fire GM Dell Demps amid Anthony Davis fallout

The Pelicans have fired ninth-year general manager Dell Demps. The decision comes after six-time All-Star Anthony Davis said in late January that he would not sign an extension with New …


NBA roundup: Anthony Davis leaves with shoulder injury, Pelicans beat Thunder

Julius Randle capped a 33-point, 11-rebound performance with three clutch baskets in the final minutes, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 131-122 on Thursday night despite …


Couch Slouch: Anthony Davis sent shockwaves through the NBA

Couch Slouch: At last count, nearly 2,000 NBA players changed teams last week before the trade deadline. Remarkably, Anthony Davis was not among them.


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 28, 2019, 7:05 p.m.

Agent: Anthony Davis tells New Orleans that he wants a trade

The five-time All-Star has told the Pelicans that he wants to be traded to a championship-contending team and will not sign an extension with New Orleans, agent Rich Paul told …



NBA Capsules: Anthony Davis scores 48, Pelicans edge Luka Doncic, Mavs 114-112

Anthony Davis hit a go-ahead, fall-away jumper with 43.9 seconds left and scored a season-high 48 points to outduel rookie Luka Doncic and lift the New Orleans Pelicans over the …


NBA capsules: Ricky Rubio and Jazz beat Anthony Davis-less Pelicans, 132-111

Ricky Rubio had 28 points and 12 assists, Rudy Gobert had 25 points and 14 rebounds, and the Utah Jazz became the first team this season to beat the New …


Pelicans, Anthony Davis, enter offseason encouraged, yet unsatisfied

Anthony Davis isn’t willing to call the New Orleans Pelicans’ season a success. Davis says it’s hard for him to see a season as successful without a championship. Yet Davis …


UPDATED: Tue., May 8, 2018, 11:16 p.m.

Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant lead Warriors into Western Conference finals

Stephen Curry had 28 points, Kevin Durant scored 24 and the Golden State Warriors advanced to the Western Conference finals by dismantling Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans 113-104 …


Warriors down Pelicans for 3-1 lead in NBA playoff series

Kevin Durant had 38 points and nine rebounds and Golden State soundly defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 118-92 on Sunday to take a commanding 3-1 lead in their Western Conference …


Playoff capsules: Anthony Davis’ big game leads Pelicans to rout of Warriors

Anthony Davis had 33 points, 18 rebounds and four steals as the New Orleans Pelicans defeated Golden State 119-100 on Friday night, trimming the Warriors’ series lead to 2-1.


Stephen Curry returns to score 28, Warriors beat Pelicans

Stephen Curry came off the bench to score 28 points in a triumphant return from a knee injury and nearly six weeks off, and the Golden State Warriors held off …


Warriors use big second quarter to pull away, rout Pelicans

Kevin Durant had 26 points and 13 rebounds, Draymond Green dazzled all over the floor with his fourth career postseason triple-double, and the Golden State Warriors thoroughly overmatched the New …


Pelicans, Anthony Davis will challenge Warriors defense

Steve Kerr refers to Pelicans star Anthony Davis “one of the very best players on earth.” That means the Golden State Warriors’ defense will face a far different test than …


Pelicans’ Jrue Holiday playing with ‘rage’ after finding peace

Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday figures the convergence of recent developments in his personal and professional life have allowed him to play some of the best basketball of his career.


Pelicans void about 2,500 improperly bought playoff tickets

The New Orleans Pelicans say they’ve voided around 2,500 playoff tickets that were purchased improperly during a pre-sale event for the second round of the NBA playoffs. The club says …


UPDATED: Sat., April 21, 2018, 7:50 p.m.

Anthony Davis’ 47 points leads Pelicans to sweep of Trail Blazers

Anthony Davis scored a franchise playoff-record 47 points and the New Orleans Pelicans completed a first-round playoff sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers with a 131-123 victory. Jrue Holiday added …


UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 10:32 p.m.

Nikola Mirotic, Anthony Davis lead Pelicans to 3-0 series lead over Blazers

Nikola Mirotic scored a career playoff-best 30 points and the New Orleans Pelicans pushed Portland to the brink of elimination with a 119-102 victory. Anthony Davis had 28 points and …


UPDATED: Tue., April 17, 2018, 10:19 p.m.

Jrue Holiday has 33 and Pelicans beat the Blazers to go up 2-0

Jrue Holiday had a career playoff-high 33 points and the New Orleans Pelicans took a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers with a 111-102 …