#The New Orleans Pelicans

Rumor: Zion Williamson’s frustration with David Griffin, Pelicans goes back to rookie season

There have been rumblings that Zion Williamson is frustrated with the New Orleans Pelicans and that his camp is angling for him to be somewhere else in the near future. Williamson only added fuel to the fire when he spoke glowingly about playing at Madison Square Garden, with the NBA rumor hyenas jumping all over that as a sign that he wants to get traded to the New York Knicks.
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Zion Williamson Might Be Counting the Days Until He Leaves the New Orleans Pelicans After How Badly They Botched His Rookie Season: ‘I’m Not Going to Sit Here and Say We’re Close’

When the New Orleans Pelicans were awarded the first overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, it was a sign of hope. The Pelicans were set to usher in a new era with generational prospect Zion Williamson. However, fans are still waiting for the hope to arrive. Through two seasons...

Report: Warriors have 'sincere interest' in free agent veteran guard Isaiah Thomas

With the start of training camp looming, the Golden State Warriors are doing their homework on different options for their final roster spot for the 2021-22 squad. Before camp begins, the Warriors are reportedly working out a flurry of free agent guards. Some of the names scheduled to train with the Warriors or to have already completed workouts are Darren Collison, Ryan Arcidiacono, Avery Bradley, Quinn Cook and Isaiah Thomas.
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JJ Redick Announces Retirement from NBA After 15 Seasons

Veteran guard JJ Redick announced his retirement from the NBA on Tuesday after 15 years in the league. Redick made the announcement on his Old Man and the Three podcast, reading a prepared statement before speaking from the heart regarding his decision:. While he noted there were multiple factors that...

Charlotte Hornets: Grading their signings in NBA free agency

The Charlotte Hornets had a much quieter offseason in 2021 than they did in 2020. Having spent up big last summer they had less cap space to play with. As a result, several players from last season chose to take their talents elsewhere which could have an adverse impact on the Hornets.

Report: Pelicans employees compared David Griffin to Jerry Krause

The New Orleans Pelicans made a big splash when they hired David Griffin to run their basketball operations department in 2019. Griffin is viewed as one of the better executives in the NBA after he built a championship team around LeBron James in Cleveland, but apparently those who work with him are not all that fond of him.

Philadelphia 76ers: J.J. Redick jump-started the process to contention

After 15 years in the NBA split over six different teams, ex-Philadelphia 76ers shooting guard J.J. Redick has officially announced his retirement from professional basketball. Redick appeared in 1,050 games with 558 starts, led the league in 3 point shooting in 2015-16, and held the rare distinction of making the...

New Orleans Pelicans: 2 Pels make the end of ESPN’s top-100

ESPN released the first half of their top-100 players list and a couple of New Orleans Pelicans made the end of it. This half ranked players 100-51, so Zion Williamson and Brandon Ingram have yet to be featured, but there were a couple of new Pelicans who were. There were...

Former Warriors Champion Guard Signs With Trail Blazers

Quinn Cook will continue his NBA tour through the western conference this season, but it won’t be coming in the form of a reunion with the Golden State Warriors. “Free agent guard Quinn Cook is signing a non-guaranteed deal with the Portland Trail Blazers, sources tell @TheAthletic @TheStadium,” senior NBA insider Shams Charania tweeted.

Chicago Bulls: Potential penalties from Lonzo Ball deal hurt Pels

Last month, the Chicago Bulls‘ front office made some sizable moves to reshape the outlook and image for this franchise for likely what will be years to come. Executive vice president of basketball operations Arturas Karnisovas and general manager Marc Eversley started off the free agency negotiation window last month with a bang by getting a sign-and-trade deal done with the New Orleans Pelicans that really set off a chain of big transactions for the Bulls this offseason.

New Orleans Pelicans: When does training camp, preseason start?

It seems impossible, but meaningful New Orleans Pelicans basketball is going to be here soon. The Pelicans will be entering training camp with a much different roster that will have three new faces in the starting lineup. The Pels are hoping the combination of Jonas Valanciunas, Devonte’ Graham will be...

Report Details Struggles David Griffin Has Had Running Pelicans

The way the New Orleans Pelicans handled Zion Williamson's return from meniscus surgery during his rookie season "caused significant tension between him and the team's medical staff," sources tell The Times Picayune. The relationship between Williamson and David Griffin had also begun to sour during his rookie season. Griffin tried...

The three most important topics the Lakers have to discuss at their mini-camp in Las Vegas

LeBron James is reportedly organizing a mini-camp for the Los Angeles Lakers in Las Vegas. As covered by Basketball News, the move by James resembles a similar initiative leading up to the 2019-2020 season after the team had acquired All-Star Forward Anthony Davis from the New Orleans Pelicans. These LeBron James mini-camps aid in building chemistry, an element to the game the Lakers certainly have to work on, considering only five members from their championship team remain on today’s roster.