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Barnes, Mobley, Cunningham unanimous NBA All-Rookie picks

May. 18, 2022 21:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rookie of the Year Scottie Barnes, Cleveland forward Evan Mobley and Detroit guard Cade Cunningham were unanimously voted Wednesday to the NBA All-Rookie first team. Orlando's Franz Wagner and Houston's Jalen Green were the other players chosen for the first team by...

Pelicans have a $200 million decision to make on Williamson

Apr. 29, 2022 19:17 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Zion Williamson says he'll jump at the chance to sign an extension with the New Orleans Pelicans this summer. It doesn't sound certain that one will be offered. And that is the $200 million — give or take — question that the Pelicans face...

Bones Hyland latest rookie to sparkle, keeps Nuggets alive

Apr. 25, 2022 14:49 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Nuggets rookie Bones Hyland pulled up from near Denver's midcourt logo and let his shot fly. The point guard even kept his right arm in the air, too, just to savor a jumper he knew was going in. He skipped down the court as Golden State called timeout and he held a...

Ingram, Pelicans overwhelm Booker-less Suns to tie series

Apr. 25, 2022 02:17 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans started its season 3-16. Now, the pesky Pelicans are proving to be a handful for the Phoenix Suns in the Western Conference playoffs. Brandon Ingram scored 16 of his 30 points in the third quarter and the Pelicans beat the Suns — playing without...

Preview capsules for the first round of the NBA playoffs

Apr. 16, 2022 01:19 AM EDT

Preview capsules for the NBA's first-round playoff series: ___ EASTERN CONFERENCE No. 1 MIAMI HEAT (53-29) vs. No. 8 ATLANTA HAWKS (43-39) Season series: Heat, 3-1. Story line: Miami went out and added Kyle Lowry to the mix...

Clippers looking to eke out playoff berth vs Pelicans

Apr. 14, 2022 19:30 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — From their first-ever Western Conference Finals appearance to a last-gasp play-in game, the Los Angeles Clippers have been a surprisingly resilient bunch. They finished two games above .500 despite not having superstar Kawhi Leonard all season and losing Paul...

CJ McCollum leads Pelicans past Spurs in play-in game

Apr. 14, 2022 01:32 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — CJ McCollum got New Orleans going early and Brandon Ingram took over late to send the Pelicans to Los Angeles for a chance at the final playoff spot. McCollum scored 27 of his 32 points in the first half to carry the young Pelicans to a 113-103 win over the San...

Pelicans-Spurs play-in matchup a study in resilience

Apr. 12, 2022 18:42 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans first-year coach Willie Green could have been forgiven for wondering what he had gotten himself into early this season. Star forward Zion Williamson was injured with no clear timeline for recovery, and the Pelicans started 1-12. Rather...

Thompson scores 41, Warriors top Pelicans to clinch 3rd seed

Apr. 11, 2022 01:50 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Klay Thompson punctuated his regular season with a fist pump — a display of emotion stemming from far more than his latest flurry of fourth-quarter points. Thompson made seven 3-pointers and scored a season-high 41 points for the Golden State Warriors, who...

CJ McCollum scores 23 points, Pelicans beat Blazers 127-94

Apr. 08, 2022 00:19 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — CJ McCollum scored 23 points in 29 minutes against his former team and the New Orleans Pelicans moved closer to clinching a home play-in game with a 127-94 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday night. Jonas Valanciunas, who returned from a sore...