Latest Jonas Valanciunas News

Graham, Valanciunas push Pelicans past Pacers, 117-113

Jan. 25, 2022 00:17 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Devonte' Graham scored 25 points, Josh Hart had 22 points and 10 rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Indiana Pacers 117-113 on Monday night. Graham, who was questionable before the game because of a sore left ankle, started and went 5 of 9 from...

Valanciunas, Hart lead Pelicans past Knicks, 102-91

Jan. 20, 2022 23:33 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Jose Alvarado felt right at home back in New York, where the Knicks had another rough night in front of their fans. Alvarado had a big game not far from his Brooklyn home and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Knicks 102-91 on Thursday night. ...

Brandon Ingram has 24 points, Pelicans beat Clippers 113-89

Jan. 13, 2022 23:31 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Brandon Ingram scored 24 points and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Los Angeles Clippers 113-89 on Thursday night. “B.I. is playing at an extremely high level; he can pick and choose his spots,” Pelicans coach Willie Green said. "The beauty in what he’s...

Ingram's 3 late 3s lift Pelicans past Timberwolves 128-125

Jan. 12, 2022 01:02 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Brandon Ingram threw both arms above his head, extending three fingers on each hand and smiling triumphantly as his Pelicans teammates and fans celebrated wildly. New Orleans' leading scorer could have extended all 10 fingers had he wanted to display his point...

Siakam scores 29, Raptors beat Pelicans for 6th straight win

Jan. 09, 2022 21:43 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Pascal Siakam had 29 points and 10 rebounds, Fred VanVleet scored 32 points and the Toronto Raptors extended their winning streak to a season-high six games with a 105-101 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday night. OG Anunoby scored 12 points as the Raptors...

Ingram scores 32, Pelicans beat depleted Warriors 101-96

Jan. 07, 2022 00:15 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Brandon Ingram broke out of a shooting slump with 32 points and the New Orleans Pelicans snapped a three-game skid with a 101-96 victory over the depleted Golden State Warriors on Thursday night. “You could tell from the start of the game that he was playing at...

Booker scores 33, leads Suns to 123-110 win over Pelicans

Jan. 04, 2022 23:47 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Devin Booker scored 33 points, Chris Paul added 11 points and 15 assists, and the Phoenix Suns beat the New Orleans Pelicans 123-110 on Tuesday night. Mikal Bridges added 23 points for Phoenix, which picked up its seventh win over the Pelicans in the last nine...

Mitchell scores 29, Jazz top Pelicans 115-104

Jan. 04, 2022 00:20 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 29 points, Bojan Bogdanovic added 21, and Utah Jazz beat the New Orleans Pelicans 115-104 on Monday night to extend their road winning streak to nine games. Bogdanovic hit two of his five 3s in the final 2:31, the first pushing Utah's...

Giannis' triple-double leads Milwaukee to 6th straight win

Jan. 01, 2022 22:20 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — With Giannis Antetokounmpo in peak form since returning from COVID-19 protocols, the red-hot Milwaukee Bucks are scoring at their highest rate of the season. Antetokounmpo had 35 points, 16 rebounds and 10 assists for his second triple-double of the season and the...

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...