Latest C.J. McCollum News

Zion Williamson out for playoff play-in game vs. Kings; out 2 weeks if Pelicans advance

Apr. 17, 2024 14:44 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Zion Williamson has been ruled out of the New Orleans Pelicans' Western Conference play-in game against the Sacramento Kings on Friday night because of a left hamstring injury — and is expected to miss up to two weeks should New Orleans advance to the NBA playoffs. ...

LeBron James' triple-double lifts Lakers over Pelicans and into a play-in rematch with New Orleans

Apr. 14, 2024 19:51 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — LeBron James closed out his 21st NBA regular season looking invigorated, formidable on both ends of the court and ready to produce in the postseason. James had 28 points, 17 assists, 11 rebounds and five steals, and the Los Angeles Lakers claimed the eighth seed...

CJ McCollum scores 28 points as Pelicans hold off Warriors 114-109 to help playoff position

Apr. 13, 2024 02:08 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors realize they will have a hard road to reach the playoffs. CJ McCollum and the New Orleans Pelicans know they control their own path if they can win the regular-season finale at home against the Lakers. ...

McCollum, Williamson score 31 apiece, Pelicans complete five-game sweep of Kings with 135-123 win

Apr. 12, 2024 01:44 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — CJ McCollum and Zion Williamson each scored 31 points and the New Orleans Pelicans beat Sacramento 135-123 on Thursday night to complete a five-game season sweep of the Kings. Williamson went to the locker room late in the second quarter with an apparent...

Murphy, McCollum help Pelicans beat Trail Blazers 110-100

Apr. 10, 2024 01:03 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Trey Murphy III had 31 points and eight rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Portland Trail Blazers 110-100 on Tuesday night. C.J. McCollum added 29 points and made five 3-pointers against his former team, and Zion Williamson had 22 points and seven...

McCollum, Williamson help Pelicans beat Suns 113-105, leaving teams tied for 6th

Apr. 07, 2024 22:03 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — C.J. McCollum scored 31 points, Zion Williamson had 29 and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Phoenix Suns 113-105 on Sunday, leaving the teams tied for the sixth and final guaranteed Western Conference playoff spot. Both teams are 46-32 with four games remaining, two...

Victor Wembanyama has key late block, Spurs rally to beat reeling Pelicans 111-109

Apr. 05, 2024 23:44 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Victor Wembanyama scored 15 of his 17 points in the second half and had a crucial block on Herb Jones’ shot in the final seconds to lift the San Antonio Spurs to a 111-109 victory over the reeling New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night. Wembanyama and the Spurs...

Banchero's 32 points lifts Magic over Pelicans, Zion Williamson injures his finger

Apr. 04, 2024 00:32 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The physical, swarming play of Paolo Banchero and the Orlando Magic so frustrated New Orleans that three Pelicans players were ejected in the game's final seconds. “I've never seen that before,” Banchero said, referring to the back-to-back-to-back ejections...

Tatum scores 23 as Celtics rebound from back-to-back losses with 104-92 win over Pelicans

Mar. 30, 2024 20:55 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 23 points and the Boston Celtics rebounded from back-to-back losses to Atlanta, pulling away in the third quarter for a 104-92 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday. Kristaps Porzingis added 19 points, 10 rebounds and four blocked...

Zion Williamson scores 28, closes out Pelicans' 107-100 win over the Bucks

Mar. 29, 2024 00:23 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Zion Williamson took a more assertive approach to the final minutes of a close game and it paid off for the New Orleans Pelicans. Williamson capped a 28-point performance by hitting five of six free throws in the final three minutes and New Orleans held off the...