2022 Schedule

2022 Schedule
6-17, 4th in Southwest
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7hAndrew Lopez

Will Zion's return save the Pelicans' season?

The Pelicans built their roster around Zion Williamson, but he hasn't played a game this season. Will his return to the lineup fix New Orleans' problems?

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2dAndrew Lopez

Pels led by 'Dirk' Valanciunas' 7 first-half 3s in win

Jonas Valanciunas hit his first seven 3s Monday night -- all in the first half -- and scored a career-high 39 points in helping the Pelicans beat the Clippers. He also added 15 rebounds. Said coach Willie Green: "Guys were calling him Dirk Valanciunas."

Valanciunas catches fire, going 7-for-7 from downtown in the first half (1:11)
2d
Devonte' Graham drains deep go-ahead 3-pointer for New Orleans (0:30)
5d
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5dAndrew Lopez

Zion OK'd for full practice; still no return timeline

Pelicans star Zion Williamson, who is recovering from a fractured right foot, has been cleared for full team activities, but the team has yet to determine when he'll return to game action.

Hart banks in buzzer-beater from half court to end third quarter (0:27)
7d
Alexander-Walker switches hands mid-air for layup (0:18)
12d
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12dAdrian Wojnarowski

Pelicans' Louzada suspended 25 games by NBA

The NBA has suspended New Orleans Pelicans guard Didi Louzada 25 games without pay for violating the NBA/NBPA's anti-drug program.

Adrian Wojnarowski Senior NBA Insider 

ESPN Sources: NBA has suspended Pelicans forward DiDi Louzada for 25 games without pay for violating the NBA/NBPA's Anti-Drug program. Louzada tested positive for Drostanolone and Testosterone.

Herro accidentally hits 3-pointer on a half-court lob (0:31)
14d
Wizards edge Pelicans for tenth win of the season (1:57)
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16d

Wizards stay hot, erase 19-point deficit to beat Pelicans

— Moments after being serenaded with chants of “M-V-P! M-V-P!” at the free throw line, fan favorite Montrezl Harrell drew a foul on the other end of the court and pounded his chest as the home crowd roared in approval.

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Team Stats

Points Per Game102.827th
Rebounds Per Game46.012th
Assists Per Game23.911th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2021-22617.261
2020-213141.431
2019-203042.417
2018-193349.402
2017-184834.585