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New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson (1) dunks the ball against the Portland Trail Blazers in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Rusty Costanza)

Williamson's 31 points pushes Pelicans past Blazers, 138-117

Feb. 12, 2020 12:40 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Zion Williamson has recorded his first 30-point performance just nine games into his NBA career. Williamson scored 31 points in barely 28 minutes on the court, and the New Orleans Pelicans used a dominant second half to defeat the Portland Trail Blazers 138-117 on Tuesday night. ...

New Orleans Pelicans guards Josh Hart (3) and Jrue Holiday, top, vie with Houston Rockets guard James Harden, center, for a rebound during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

Harden's 40 leads Rockets over Pelicans 117-109

Feb. 2, 2020 6:28 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston coach Mike D'Antoni has been around James Harden long enough to know that he'd eventually snap out of his shooting slump. But he admitted on Sunday that he was quite relieved to see it happen sooner rather than later. “I can go home and go to bed now," D'Antoni said....

New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson (1) make a move to the basket next to Memphis Grizzlies forward Solomon Hill (44) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Zion scores 24, Pelicans pound Memphis 139-111

Feb. 1, 2020 12:11 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Zion Williamson even surprised himself when he vaulted upward to snare an overthrown alley-oop lob with his left hand, switched the ball to his right hand and laid it in before tumbling across the baseline. “It was one of those things where I just tried to make something of it,...

New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson (1) shoots in front of Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward (20) in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Zion has 21 points and 11 rebs, Pelicans top Celtics 123-108

Jan. 26, 2020 11:18 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Zion Williamson's authoritative, two-handed dunk as he was fouled by Boston guard Kemba Walker gave an appreciative crowd its first taste of how effectively the New Orleans Pelicans can close out games with the NBA's top draft choice on the court. Williamson had 21 points and 11 rebounds...

Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) shoots against New Orleans Pelicans center Derrick Favors (22) in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Jokic, Nuggets, control boards in 113-106 win over Pelicans

Jan. 25, 2020 2:02 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With Nikola Jokic and Jerami Grant aggressively crashing the offensive glass, the Denver Nuggets were able to overcome an off night shooting on the road for an unusual but gratifying victory. Jokic had 27 points and grabbed seven of his 12 rebounds on the offensive end and the Nuggets...

New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson (1) reacts after making a 3-point basket in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs in New Orleans, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. The Spurs won 121-117. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Williamson's 22 in debut not enough for Pelicans vs. Spurs

Jan. 23, 2020 2:07 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Zion Williamson scored the final point of his first NBA regular season game as a packed and standing crowd belted out chants of “M-V-P!” Then the NBA's No. 1 overall draft pick went to the bench — as mandated by medical staff — and watched the game slip away...

Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard (2) dunks against New Orleans Pelicans center Jaxson Hayes (10) in the second half an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)

Leonard, Clippers rally to beat Pelicans 133-130

Jan. 18, 2020 8:47 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As disappointed as Clippers coach Doc Rivers was to see his team give up 80 first-half points, he now has evidence that his team can do that and still find a way to win — on the road. Kawhi Leonard scored 39 points and the Clippers rallied to beat the recently resurgent New...

Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond, right, reaches in as New Orleans Pelicans center Jahlil Okafor grabs a rebound during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Ball leads Pelicans past Pistons in overtime, 117-100

Jan. 13, 2020 11:12 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A makeshift New Orleans Pelicans lineup blew a 16-point lead in the fourth quarter on Monday. Lonzo Ball helped his teammates salvage the night. Ball scored five of his 17 points in overtime and the Pelicans beat the Detroit Pistons 117-110. “That was a tough game,” Ball said....

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) passes the ball over Dallas Mavericks forward Dorian Finney-Smith (10) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)

LeBron James posts 35 points, 16 boards, Lakers beat Mavs

Jan. 11, 2020 1:45 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — LeBron James had 35 points and 16 rebounds, Kyle Kuzma scored a season-high 26 points starting in place of injured star Anthony Davis, and the Los Angeles Lakers went up big early in a 129-114 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Friday night. James was dominant from the start to help the...

New Orleans Pelicans guard Nickeil Alexander-Walker (0) fouls New York Knicks guard Reggie Bullock (25) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Ingram, Hayes lead Pelicans over Knicks 123-111

Jan. 10, 2020 10:44 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans are hot and have reason to believe things may get even better. Brandon Ingram scored 28 points, Jaxson Hayes had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the New York Knicks 123-111 Friday night. Lonzo Ball had 15 points and 11 assists, and Josh...