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Analysis: All-Star reserve voting will lead to some snubbing

Jan. 31, 2023 05:57 AM EST

Brace yourself. There’s going to be some angry people in the NBA on Thursday night. With good reason. The votes from the coaches are now in, and on Thursday, the NBA will reveal the 14 players — seven from the Eastern Conference, seven more from the Western...

Pelicans' Ingram rusty in return from 2-month absence

Jan. 26, 2023 01:22 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Brandon Ingram dribbled with his back to the basket near the baseline, then suddenly rose from the court in a spinning motion as he let fly a turnaround fade. Twice, Ingram made shots like that in what was his first game in two months. In between, however, there...

Jokic returns to Nuggets in New Orleans after 2-game absence

Jan. 24, 2023 20:04 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Nikola Jokic was back in Denver's starting lineup Tuesday night against New Orleans after missing the Nuggets' previous two games because of tightness in his left hamstring. The 7-foot center from Serbia is a two-time NBA MVP. He's averaging 25.1 points, 11...

Pelicans: Williamson out 2 more weeks with hamstring injury

Jan. 24, 2023 19:31 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Zion Williamson is expected to be out at least two more weeks following a recent re-evaluation of his right hamstring injury, the Pelicans said Tuesday night. Williamson appears to be “healing as expected” from the Jan. 2 injury and “making good progress...

Bam Adebayo scores 26 points, Heat beat Pelicans 124-98

Jan. 19, 2023 01:22 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Bam Adebayo scored 26 points and the Miami Heat led comfortably from the first quarter on in a 124-98 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night. “We played great basketball for the entire game,” said Adebayo, who made 11 of 15 shots in about 30...

Garland scores 30 to push Cavaliers past Pelicans 113-103

Jan. 16, 2023 18:46 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Darius Garland has developed a knack for when it's time for him to take over a game. On Monday, it was pretty obvious. Garland scored 30 points and Jarrett Allen added 24 as the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied in the fourth quarter with star Donovan...

Valanciunas scores 33 points, Pelicans beat Pistons 116-110

Jan. 13, 2023 22:09 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Jonas Valanciunas scored 13 of his 33 points in the first quarter and the New Orleans Pelicans went on to beat the Detroit Pistons 116-110 on Friday night. “JV had a monster game," Pelicans coach Willie Green said. “He dominated in the post and he dominated on...

Doncic scores 34 points in triple-double, Mavs beat Pelicans

Jan. 07, 2023 23:52 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic had 34 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists for his ninth triple-double of the season, Christian Wood added 28 points and the Dallas Mavericks outlasted the short-handed New Orleans Pelicans 127-117 on Saturday night. Dallas raced to a 34-15 lead after one...

Durant has 33 points to lead Nets past Pelicans, 108-102

Jan. 06, 2023 23:32 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving combined to miss 32 shots and didn't let it bother them one bit. Durant had 33 points and 10 rebounds, Irving scored seven of his 19 points in the final 1:12 and the Brooklyn Nets outlasted the short-handed New Orleans Pelicans...

McCollum leads short-handed Pelicans past Rockets, 119-108

Jan. 05, 2023 00:02 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — CJ McCollum scored 28 points and the short-handed Pelicans opened up a 31-point lead en route to a 119-108 victory over the struggling Houston Rockets on Wednesday night. Jonas Valanciunas had 16 points and 17 rebounds for New Orleans. The Pelicans snapped a...