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Murray, Jokic help Nuggets hold off Pelicans 122-113

Feb. 01, 2023 02:05 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Jamal Murray is locked in right now — with his shot, with his swagger and especially with his confidence in his team. “It’s fun to play basketball," the Denver point guard said. “But we still have room to improve. We’re not satisfied with where we’re...

Antetokounmpo scores 50 for Bucks; Pelicans lose 8th in row

Jan. 30, 2023 00:14 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo says he wants to keep producing outstanding performances that he can show his kids one day when they're old enough to appreciate them. The two-time MVP added one more to the list Sunday night. Antetokounmpo scored 50 points...

Gafford double-double leads Wizards past Pelicans 113-103

Jan. 29, 2023 00:26 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Daniel Gafford had a season-high 21 points to go with 12 rebounds and five blocked shots, and the Washington Wizards beat the reeling New Orleans Pelicans 113-103 on Saturday night for their fifth straight victory. “No matter what, I just kept playing," said...

Pelicans' Ingram rusty in return from 2-month absence

Jan. 26, 2023 01:22 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Brandon Ingram dribbled with his back to the basket near the baseline, then suddenly rose from the court in a spinning motion as he let fly a turnaround fade. Twice, Ingram made shots like that in what was his first game in two months. In between, however, there...

Timberwolves spoil Ingram's return, top Pelicans 111-102

Jan. 26, 2023 00:24 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves looked unfazed by the long-awaited return of one New Orleans' star players or the Pelicans' mounting urgency to win. Anthony Edwards scored 37 points, Rudy Gobert had 17 points and 12 rebounds, and the Timberwolves spoiled Brandon...

Pelicans: Williamson out 2 more weeks with hamstring injury

Jan. 24, 2023 19:31 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Zion Williamson is expected to be out at least two more weeks following a recent re-evaluation of his right hamstring injury, the Pelicans said Tuesday night. Williamson appears to be “healing as expected” from the Jan. 2 injury and “making good progress...

Lakers acquire Rui Hachimura from Wizards for Nunn, picks

Jan. 23, 2023 19:06 PM EST

The Los Angeles Lakers acquired former lottery pick Rui Hachimura from the Washington Wizards on Monday in exchange for Kendrick Nunn and a package of second-round draft picks. Hachimura and the Wizards did not agree on a rookie extension before the season started, which prompted...

Herro scores 26, Heat come from 16 down, top Pelicans 100-96

Jan. 22, 2023 18:35 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — It was Kids Day in Miami, so it made sense that the youngest Heat starter would lead the way. And the oldest member of the Heat rotation came up big, too. Tyler Herro scored a game-high 26 points, Kyle Lowry had nine of his 17 in the final 3:03 — with...

Wagner, Anthony lead Magic over Pelicans 123-110

Jan. 20, 2023 23:23 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Franz Wagner had 30 points and nine assists, Cole Anthony scored 22 off the bench and the Orlando Magic beat the New Orleans Pelicans 123-110 on Friday night. CJ McCollum led New Orleans with 23 points. Jonas Valanciunas had 20 points and 10 rebounds, and Trey...

Bam Adebayo scores 26 points, Heat beat Pelicans 124-98

Jan. 19, 2023 01:22 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Bam Adebayo scored 26 points and the Miami Heat led comfortably from the first quarter on in a 124-98 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night. “We played great basketball for the entire game,” said Adebayo, who made 11 of 15 shots in about 30...