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New Orleans Pelicans

The New Orleans Pelicans are an American professional basketball team based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Pelicans are a member club of the Southwest Division of the Western Conference in the National Basketball Association (NBA). The team plays their home games in the Smoothie King Center (formerly known as the New Orleans Arena). The Pelicans were established as the New Orleans Hornets in the 2002–03 season when then-owner of the Charlotte Hornets, George Shinn, relocated the franchise to New Orleans. Due to the damage caused by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the franchise temporarily relocated to Oklahoma City, where they spent two seasons officially known as the New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets...

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Past 10 meetings

W 60% L 40%
6 4
  • Clippers @ Pelicans 133-130 L
  • Jazz @ Pelicans 132-138 W
  • Pelicans @ Pistons 117-110 W
  • Pelicans @ Celtics 105-140 L
  • Pelicans @ Knicks 123-111 W
  • Bulls @ Pelicans 108-123 W
  • Jazz @ Pelicans 128-126 L
  • Pelicans @ Kings 117-115 W
  • Pelicans @ Lakers 113-123 L
  • Rockets @ Pelicans 112-127 W

Next meetings

  • @Memphis(02-09-19) 90 - 99
  • San Antonio(01-26-19) 126 - 114
  • Denver(10-31-19) 107 - 122
  • Boston(11-26-18) 124 - 107
  • @Cleveland(01-05-19) 133 - 98
  • Memphis(01-07-19) 95 - 114
  • @Houston(10-26-19) 123 - 126
  • Milwaukee(03-12-19) 130 - 113
  • @Chicago(10-09-19) 127 - 125
  • @Indiana(02-22-19) 111 - 126
  • Portland(11-19-19) 104 - 115
  • Oklahoma City(12-01-19) 107 - 104

Offense 2019-2020

Season Stats Rank
POINTS 4,909 28
FG% 0.453 12
3PFG% 0.368 26
FT% 0.733 3
RO 473 5

Defense 2019-2020

Season Stats Rank
POINTS AGAINST 5,059 1
FG% AG. 0.468 8
3PFG% AG. 0.368 6
FT% AG. 0.791 3
RD 1,502 10

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Season Overall Round Player Position School | Team
2019-2020 1 Round 1 Zion Williamson PF Duke
2019-2020 9 Round 2 Alen Smailagic C Santa Cruz Warriors
2019-2020 27 Round 2 Jordan Bone PG Tennessee
2018-2019 21 Round 2 Tony Carr PG Penn State

Stadium

Smoothie King Center
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Capacity: 17,188

Last Injuries

New Orleans Pelicans

  • Kenrich Williams

    Back
    Out indefinitely | out

    Williams has been sidelined due to right lower-back soreness, and it is unclear when he will return to the lineup.

  • Jahlil Okafor

    Back
    Ques Mon | questionable

    Okafor has been held out of the last two games with a sore lower back, and it is uncertain if he will suit up Monday against the Grizzlies.

  • Jrue Holiday

    Elbow
    Out indefinitely | out

    Holiday will miss an extended period with a left elbow triceps strain.

  • Zion Williamson

    Knee
    Out Mon | out

    Williamson had surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee. He is progressing in his recovery, and it is expected that he will make his season debut Wednesday versus the Spurs.

  • JJ Redick

    Hamstring
    Prob Sat | probable

    Redick has sat out the past three games with a left hamstring strain, but it is likely that he will draw back into the lineup against the Clippers on Saturday.

  • Derrick Favors

    Hamstring
    Prob Thurs | probable

    Favors has sat out the previous two games with a right hamstring strain, but he is projected to play against the Jazz on Thursday.

  • Brandon Ingram

    Knee
    Prob Thurs | probable

    Ingram missed the last game with right knee soreness, but he is expected to be available Thursday against the Jazz.

  • Brandon Ingram

    Finger
    Ques Fri | questionable

    Ingram is battling a right pinky finger sprain, and it is unclear if he will face the Knicks on Friday.