2022 Schedule

2022 Schedule
6-18, 4th in Southwest
Zion's return to Pelicans' lineup delayed (1:10)
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17hAndrew Lopez

Soreness in foot delays Zion's return to Pelicans

Zion Williamson's return to the floor has been delayed because of soreness in his surgically repaired right foot, the New Orleans Pelicans announced Thursday afternoon.

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2dAndrew 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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3dAndrew 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)
Devonte' Graham drains deep go-ahead 3-pointer for New Orleans (0:30)
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7dAndrew 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)
Alexander-Walker switches hands mid-air for layup (0:18)
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14dAdrian 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)

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Team Stats

Points Per Game103.027th
Rebounds Per Game45.414th
Assists Per Game23.8Tied-12th

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