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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 50% L 50%
5 5
  • Trail Blazers @ Pelicans 104-115 W
  • Warriors @ Pelicans 100-108 W
  • Pelicans @ Heat 94-109 L
  • Clippers @ Pelicans 127-132 W
  • Rockets @ Pelicans 122-116 L
  • Pelicans @ Hornets 115-110 W
  • Raptors @ Pelicans 122-104 L
  • Pelicans @ Nets 125-135 L
  • Pelicans @ Thunder 104-115 L
  • Nuggets @ Pelicans 107-122 W

Next meetings

  • @Phoenix(04-05-19) 126 - 133
  • @Utah(03-04-19) 115 - 112
  • @L.A. Clippers(01-14-19) 121 - 117
  • L.A. Lakers(03-31-19) 130 - 102
  • @Oklahoma City(11-02-19) 104 - 115
  • Oklahoma City(02-14-19) 122 - 131
  • Dallas(10-25-19) 123 - 116
  • Phoenix(03-16-19) 138 - 136
  • @Dallas(03-18-19) 129 - 125
  • Detroit(01-23-19) 98 - 94
  • @Milwaukee(12-19-18) 115 - 123
  • @Philadelphia(11-21-18) 120 - 121

Offense 2019-2020

Season Stats Rank
POINTS 1,619 26
FG% 0.456 18
3PFG% 0.380 26
FT% 0.728 5
RO 164 3

Defense 2019-2020

Season Stats Rank
POINTS AGAINST 1,664 3
FG% AG. 0.471 8
3PFG% AG. 0.369 7
FT% AG. 0.792 7
RD 479 16

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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

  • Jahlil Okafor

    Ankle
    Ques Thurs | questionable

    Okafor has been held out of the previous four contests with a left ankle sprain, and it is unknown if he will return to the court against the Suns on Thursday.

  • Lonzo Ball

    Groin
    Out indefinitely | out

    Ball will spend an extended period away from the court due to a right adductor strain.

  • Josh Hart

    Knee
    Ques Thurs | questionable

    Hart has sat out the past four games with sprains to his left knee and ankle. It is uncertain if he will draw back into the lineup Thursday versus the Suns.

  • Derrick Favors

    Back
    Ques Thurs | questionable

    Favors has been absent from the lineup during the previous two games due to lower-back spasms. It is undetermined if it will impede his status for Thursday's tilt versus the Suns.

  • Brandon Ingram

    Knee
    Prob Tues | probable

    Ingram has been held out of the previous four games due to a sore right knee, but he is projected to return against the Trail Blazers on Tuesday.

  • Frank Jackson

    Neck
    Prob Tues | probable

    Jackson has been unavailable during the previous two games with a left neck contusion, but he is likely to face the Trail Blazers on Tuesday.

  • JJ Redick

    Toe
    Prob Sun | probable

    Redick sat out the previous game with a sprained big toe on his left foot, but he is expected to dress for Sunday's tilt versus the Warriors.

  • Jaxson Hayes

    Ribs
    Prob Thurs | probable

    Hayes left the previous game due to injured ribs. It is not expected to impede his status for Thursday's contest versus the Clippers.