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Williamson scores 29, Pelicans hold off Pistons 104-98

Dec. 08, 2022 00:09 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When Detroit guard Corey Joseph tried to bear-hug Zion Williamson to prevent an easy transition layup, the New Orleans Pelicans’ imposing star forward found a way to toss the ball in anyway as he was falling to the court. After Williamson pulled himself up, he...

Alvarado's 38 points pace Pelicans past Nuggets, 121-106

Dec. 04, 2022 20:31 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jose Alvarado brought fans to their feet repeatedly, and they gleefully sang his name. Alvarado highlighted a career-high 38-point performance with a career-best eight 3-pointers, and the Pelicans won their fourth straight game by beating the Denver Nuggets...

Williamson powers Pelicans past Popovich-less Spurs, 117-99

Dec. 03, 2022 00:01 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Zion Williamson scored 30 points and matched a career high with 15 rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans rolled to a 117-99 victory Friday night over the San Antonio Spurs, who were without coach Gregg Popovich. The Spurs had a plan to defend Williamson, but...

Williamson scores 33, powers Pelicans past Raptors 126-108

Dec. 01, 2022 00:03 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Zion Williamson had 33 points, four steals and two blocks, and Trey Murphy added six 3-pointers and 26 points as the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Toronto Raptors 126-108 on Wednesday night. The Pelicans shot 52.3% from the floor on 45-of-86 shooting, had 28...

Williamson powers short-handed Pelicans past Thunder 105-101

Nov. 29, 2022 00:01 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Zion Williamson scored 23 points, matched his career high with eight assists and converted a go-ahead three-point play with 44 seconds left to lift the short-handed New Orleans Pelicans to a 105-101 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday night. With the...

Brooks, Morant lead Grizzlies in rout of Pelicans, 132-111

Nov. 25, 2022 23:48 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Dillon Brooks scored 25 points, Ja Morant had 23 points and 11 assists as the Memphis Grizzlies built an early lead on 3-point shooting and routed the New Orleans Pelicans 132-111 on Friday night. Jaren Jackson Jr. had 20 points and three blocks for Memphis....

Williamson has season-high 32 points, Pelicans beat Spurs

Nov. 23, 2022 23:23 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — New Orleans forward Zion Williamson is starting to feel like his self again. San Antonio can attest to that. Williamson had a season-high 32 points along with 11 rebounds and the Pelicans never trailed while handing the Spurs their sixth straight loss, 129-110 on...

Ingram scores 34, Pelicans rout depleted Warriors 128-83

Nov. 21, 2022 23:45 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Brandon Ingram scored a season-high 34 points in the same game that Zion Williamson returned from a three-game absence, and the New Orleans Pelicans routed the depleted Golden State Warriors 128-83 on Monday night. “He was fantastic all game,” Pelicans coach...

Celtics hit 20 3s, beat Pelicans 117-109 in 9th straight win

Nov. 19, 2022 00:11 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jaylen Brown and the Boston Celtics are trying to remain mindful of the things they could be doing better as they continue to vanquish one opponent after another. Brown had 27 points and 10 rebounds, Derrick White highlighted a 26-point performance with six...

CJ McCollum scores 23 points, Pelicans top Bulls 124-110

Nov. 17, 2022 00:10 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — CJ McCollum scored 23 points, Jonas Valanciunas added 22 and the New Orleans Pelicans won their second straight game without Zion Williamson in the lineup, beating the Chicago Bulls 124-110 on Wednesday night. Trey Murphy III hit five 3s and finished with 19...