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Pelicans pick up options on recent 1st-rounders, add Petty

Oct. 13, 2021 20:12 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans exercised options on four former first-round draft choices, including star forward Zion Williamson, and added undrafted rookie guard John Petty Jr. to their roster. The Pelicans picked up fourth-year options on 2019...

Zion Williamson's future could hinge on Pelicans' trajectory

Oct. 12, 2021 10:45 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The future of power forward Zion Williamson and the trajectory of the New Orleans Pelicans will be prominent, interwoven subplots throughout this NBA season. It’s Year 3 for Pelicans basketball operations chief David Griffin and his overhaul of the...

Video shows police use stun gun on NBA's Jaxson Hayes

Aug. 28, 2021 01:38 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles police officer briefly pressed a knee to the neck of NBA player Jaxson Hayes as the New Orleans Pelicans center gasped “I can’t breathe” seconds before another officer used a Taser on him during a struggle, according to body camera video released...

NBA's Jaxson Hayes arrested in Los Angeles police struggle

Jul. 29, 2021 15:00 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — New Orleans Pelicans center Jaxson Hayes was arrested in Los Angeles after a struggle with officers who responded to a report of a domestic dispute and used a Taser before handcuffing him, authorities said Thursday. The 21-year-old player was booked...