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Pelicans star Zion Williamson rehabbing away from the team

Jan. 05, 2022 17:56 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to allow star forward Zion Williamson to continue his rehabilitation from a broken foot away from team headquarters. Pelicans Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations David Griffin said Wednesday that the club agreed...

Pelicans' Valanciunas enters COVID-19 protocols

Dec. 31, 2021 19:07 PM EST

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Pelicans center Jonas Valanciunas has entered the NBA's COVID-19 protocols, coach Willie Green said Friday. Valanciunas' status effectively rules him out for the Pelicans' next game at Milwaukee on Saturday night. He has been among New Orleans' most productive...

These players won (and lost) sports bettors the most in 2021

Dec. 29, 2021 05:37 AM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Colts running back Jonathan Taylor, Buccaneers receiver Mike Evans and Rams wideout Cooper Kupp have not only been money on the football field this year, they've made lots of money for people who bet on them. Los Angeles Angels pitcher/slugger Shohei...

Pelicans' Williamson gets injection on injured right foot

Dec. 16, 2021 14:42 PM EST

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Zion Williamson has received a biologic injection that is meant to promote bone healing in the area of his right foot that he fractured this past offseason. The Pelicans, who announced the new treatment for the face of the franchise on Thursday, said Williamson...

Poeltl's double-double helps Spurs defeat Pelicans, 112-97

Dec. 12, 2021 22:22 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jakob Poeltl had 24 points and 12 rebounds, Derrick White added 24 points, and the San Antonio Spurs beat the New Orleans Pelicans 112-97 on Sunday night. San Antonio outscored New Orleans 29-15 in the final quarter while shooting 60 percent from the field in...

Pelicans' Zion Williamson experiences 'regression' in foot

Dec. 11, 2021 18:01 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Zion Williamson has experienced a “regression” in his surgically repaired right foot, further delaying the Pelicans star forward's long-awaited return to the court. “After experiencing persistent soreness in his right foot, Zion Williamson underwent medical...

Ingram scores 26, Pelicans extend Pistons' skid to 11 games

Dec. 11, 2021 00:02 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Brandon Ingram scored 26 points and the New Orleans Pelicans defeated Detroit 109-93 on Friday night, extending the Pistons' losing streak to 11 games. Ingram has averaged nearly 22 points in his past five games, including a 40-point outing. ...

Sore foot delays Williamson's return to Pelicans practice

Dec. 02, 2021 18:14 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Soreness in Zion Williamson's surgically repaired right foot derailed plans for the 2020 All-Star forward to take part in his first full practice of the season on Thursday, team officials said. Now the plan is to rest the 2019 top overall draft choice...

Valanciunas scores career-high 39, Pelicans top Clips again

Nov. 30, 2021 02:13 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jonas Valančiūnas scored 29 of his career-high 39 points in a spectacular first half, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Los Angeles Clippers for the second time this month, 123-104 on Monday night. New Orleans rolled to a 21-point lead in the...

Graham's 3-pointer lifts Pelicans to 98-97 win over Jazz

Nov. 27, 2021 00:54 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Devonte’ Graham made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1.9 seconds to lift the New Orleans Pelicans to a 98-97 victory over the Utah Jazz on Friday night. Brandon Ingram had 21 points and six rebounds for the Pelicans. Nickeil Alexander-Walker chipped...