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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 40% L 60%
4 6
  • Thunder @ Pelicans 122-131 W
  • Magic @ Pelicans 118-88 L
  • Pelicans @ Grizzlies 90-99 L
  • Timberwolves @ Pelicans 117-122 W
  • Pelicans @ Bulls 125-120 W
  • Pacers @ Pelicans 109-107 L
  • Pelicans @ Spurs 108-113 L
  • Nuggets @ Pelicans 105-99 L
  • Pelicans @ Rockets 121-116 W
  • Spurs @ Pelicans 126-114 L

Next meetings

  • @Indiana(11-07-17) 117 - 112
  • L.A. Lakers(03-22-18) 125 - 128
  • Philadelphia(12-10-17) 124 - 131
  • @L.A. Lakers(12-21-18) 104 - 112
  • @Phoenix(04-06-18) 122 - 103
  • @Denver(10-29-18) 111 - 116
  • @Utah(01-03-18) 108 - 98
  • Utah(10-27-18) 132 - 111
  • Toronto(10-11-18) 134 - 119
  • @Atlanta(10-01-18) 102 - 116
  • Milwaukee(12-13-17) 108 - 115
  • Portland(04-21-18) 123 - 131

Offense 2018-2019

Season Stats Rank
POINTS 6,821 30
FG% 0.478 26
3PFG% 0.348 12
FT% 0.773 16
RO 646 7

Defense 2018-2019

Season Stats Rank
POINTS AGAINST 6,775 4
FG% AG. 0.463 13
3PFG% AG. 0.364 6
FT% AG. 0.756 26
RD 2,126 2

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Season Overall Round Player Position School | Team
2018-2019 21 Round 2 Tony Carr PG Penn State
2017-2018 10 Round 2 Dwayne Bacon SG Florida St.
2017-2018 22 Round 2 Edmond Summer PG Xavier

new-orleans-pelicans Stats 2018-2019

Offensive
GP GS P A PH FGA FGM FTA FTM 3PFGA 3PFG RO
45 45 1266 189 48 888 451 399 323 127 41 142
59 59 1242 469 37 1017 478 245 188 308 98 71
52 28 1048 155 37 705 381 337 249 108 37 111
47 36 579 94 31 486 237 50 38 155 67 34
32 22 534 35 36 407 182 101 85 231 85 46
Defensive
GP GS RD B S TO FP FT
45 45 438 114 73 88 116 1
52 28 364 33 33 137 177 2
59 59 228 51 94 187 130 1
32 22 218 25 21 37 86 0
38 13 119 25 11 30 68 1

Stadium

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

Last Injuries

New Orleans Pelicans

  • Elfrid Payton

    Ankle
    Out indefinitely | out

    Payton has been held out of action with a right ankle sprain and there is no timetable for return.

  • Nikola Mirotic

    Calf
    Out indefinitely | out

    Mirotic is sidelined with a strained right calf and it has yet to be determined when he will make his team debut.

  • Jahlil Okafor

    Ankle
    Prob Tues | probable

    Okafor has missed the last two games with a sprained left ankle but is unlikely to affect his status for Tuesday's matchup against the Magic.

  • Stanley Johnson

    Acquired
    Prob Tues | probable

    Johnson was recently acquired via trade but is expected to make his team debut Tuesday against the Magic.

  • Stanley Johnson

    Acquired
    Ques Sat | questionable

    Johnson has been acquired in a trade and it is uncertain if he will debut with the team Saturday against the Grizzlies.

  • Nikola Mirotic

    Calf
    Prob Sat | probable

    Mirotic missed the last game with a right calf strain but is expected to be available against the Magic on Saturday.

  • Nikola Mirotic

    Calf
    Ques Fri | questionable

    Mirotic sustained a right calf strain and it is undetermined if he will return Friday against the Timberwolves.

  • Anthony Davis

    Finger
    Prob Fri | probable

    Davis has been medically cleared for game action after recovering from a volar plate avulsion fracture on his left finger. He is likely to return against the Timberwolves on Friday.

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