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Pelicans' Wenyen Gabriel: Scores career-high 14 points

Gabriel tallied 14 points (5-11 FG, 3-7 3Pt, 1-2 FT), six rebounds, two assists, one steal and one block in 30 minutes during Friday's 125-122 loss to the Warriors. The 24-year-old has been getting extra run off the bench over his past five games with Zion Williamson (finger) and Brandon Ingram (ankle) out of the lineup, averaging 8.6 points, 5.4 rebounds, 1.8 three-pointers, 0.8 steals and 0.8 blocks in 23.0 minutes in that span. Gabriel should continue to log solid minutes off the bench in Sunday's season finale against the Lakers.
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Pelicans' Wenyen Gabriel: Drains first three of season

Gabriel recorded three points (1-2 FG, 1-2 3Pt) and one rebound during Tuesday's loss to Atlanta. The Kentucky product made the most of his limited minutes off the bench. Gabriel actually posted a season high offensively by knocking down his first three of the year. Across seven other appearances, Gabriel has scored in just one contest while posting a total of 10 rebounds.
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24 Seconds presented by Ibotta: Wenyen Gabriel

Second-year NBA forward Wenyen Gabriel is just 40-plus games into his pro career, having played a chunk of those contests for Portland in the NBA bubble last summer, including four playoff appearances with the Trail Blazers. The native of Sudan, who celebrated his 24th birthday last Friday, played his college basketball at Kentucky. The 6-foot-9, 205-pounder joined Pelicans.com to discuss some of his background and thoughts on the NBA’s international growth:
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Pelicans' Wenyen Gabriel: Outside of rotation

Gabriel has appeared in one of the Pelicans' three games since being recalled from the G League's Erie BayHawks over the All-Star break. His lone outing was a five-minute cameo in the Pelicans' blowout win over the Cavaliers on Friday, when he tallied one point (0-1 FG, 1-2 FT) and one rebound. The 6-foot-9 forward doesn't look like he'll be a regular part of head coach Alvin Gentry's rotation.
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Pelicans recall Wenyen Gabriel, Naji Marshall and Will Magnay from G League

The New Orleans Pelicans have recalled forward Wenyen Gabriel from the Erie BayHawks of the NBA G League. Additionally, the Pelicans transferred two-way players Naji Marshall and Will Magnay from Erie back to New Orleans. Gabriel, 6-9, 205, who was assigned to the BayHawks on March 3, appeared in Erie’s...
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Pelicans assign Wenyen Gabriel to Erie Bayhawks

The New Orleans Pelicans announced that the team has assigned forward Wenyen Gabriel to their G League affiliate, the Erie BayHawks. Gabriel, 6-9, 205, who was originally signed by the club on November 20, 2020, has appeared in four games for New Orleans this season. Gabriel will join fellow teammates Naji Marshall and Will Magnay, who are on two-way transfers from the Pelicans.
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Pelicans' Wenyen Gabriel: Non-factor Tuesday

Gabriel didn't score but grabbed one rebound in two minutes of action during Tuesday's win over Houston. Gabriel made an appearance for just the third time this year. The forward hasn't scored yet but has hauled in a total of four rebounds since making his season debut against the Rockets on Jan. 30.
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Pelicans' Wenyen Gabriel: Available Friday

Gabriel (back) is active Friday against the Hornets. Gabriel was questionable for Friday's contest due to a right lower back contusion, but he'll suit up for the Pelicans. However, the 23-year-old has yet to see game action this year.
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Pelicans' Wenyen Gabriel: Questionable for Friday

Gabriel is questionable for Friday's game at Charlotte due to a right lower back contusion. The 23-year-old apparently suffered the injury in practice since he has yet to see game action this season. Gabriel's availability, or lack thereof, shouldn't impact coach Stan Van Gundy's rotation Friday.
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Pelicans' Wenyen Gabriel: Clear of injury report

Gabriel (knee) isn't listed on the injury report for Wednesday's game against the Thunder. The 23-year-old was considered probable for Monday's contest but has yet to make his season debut. Even now that he's healthy, Gabriel is unlikely to be a significant factor in coach Stan Van Gundy's rotation.
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Pelicans to open four-game homestand vs. Raptors, with Wenyen Gabriel out

New Orleans will open a four-game homestand Saturday at 6:30 p.m. vs. Toronto, in a rematch of a Dec. 23 game in the Raptors’ temporary home of Tampa. The Pelicans prevailed 113-99. Wenyen Gabriel will miss his sixth straight game to open the regular season, with the forward listed as out due to right knee/quadriceps tendinosis.
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Pelicans' Wenyen Gabriel: Progresses to contact work

Gabriel (knee) began participating in contact work Sunday, Christian Clark of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports. The 23-year-old has been considered day-to-day with right knee tendinitis, and his resumption of contact work is a significant step toward making his season debut. Per Clark, coach Stan Van Gundy indicated Gabriel is close to being available, but it may be awhile before he's up to speed enough to see game action.
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Pelicans' Wenyen Gabriel: Remains out Saturday

Gabriel (knee) has been ruled out for Saturday's game against the Raptors. Gabriel remains day-to-day with right knee tendinitis, but he has yet to participate in contact work. His next chance to play will be Monday against Indiana.
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Pelicans' Wenyen Gabriel: Out Thursday

Gabriel (knee) remains out for Thursday's matchup against the Thunder. Gabriel is day-to-day with right knee tendinitis. His next chance to take the court will come Saturday against the Raptors.
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Pelicans' Wenyen Gabriel: Out again Tuesday

Gabriel (knee) has been ruled out for Tuesday's game at Phoenix. The 23-year-old will be sidelined for the fourth straight game to begin the season due to the knee tendinitis. It's unclear when Gabriel is expected to retake the court.
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Pelicans' Wenyen Gabriel: Won't play Sunday

Gabriel (knee) is out Sunday against the Spurs. A right knee and quad issue will keep Gabriel on the shelf. It's not clear when he may be able to take the court.
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Pelicans' Wenyen Gabriel: Out again Friday

Gabriel (knee) is out for Friday's game against the Heat. Knee tendinitis will keep Gabriel out for a second straight game. It's not clear when he'll be available to make his season debut.