2022 Schedule

2022 Schedule
0-3, 5th in Southwest
New Orleans Pelicans vs. Minnesota Timberwolves: Full Highlights (2:01)

Wolves top Pelicans 94-87 on tough 'D' after Towns fouls out

— Karl-Anthony Towns scored 15 of his 25 points for Minnesota in the first quarter, before fouling out in frustration and being forced to watch the Timberwolves hang on for a 96-89 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday night.

Caruso dunk on give-and-go with Lonzo has announcers lit (0:23)
New Orleans Pelicans vs. Chicago Bulls: Full Highlights (1:58)

Hour 3: Dark Horse Contenders in the NFL

If OBJ plays tonight and finds chemistry with Case Keenum...things are going to start getting weird in Cleveland. Doris Burke joins to talk about the Knicks win over the Celtics last night & the latest on Ben Simmons & the Sixers. Bart Scott joins to play Real or Not Real and talk about the dark horse contenders in the NFL. 2x Olympic Gold Medalist & MMA fighter Claressa Shields joins to talk about her stepping into the octagon & if/when she'll step back into the boxing ring.


Joel Embiid, Furkan Korkmaz help 76ers beat Pelicans 117-97

— Joel Embiid and those members of the Philadelphia 76ers who made the trip to New Orleans for their regular-season opener looked unfazed by the absence of Ben Simmons and unaffected by the drama surrounding the disgruntled All-Star guard.

Philadelphia 76ers vs. New Orleans Pelicans: Full Highlights (1:57)
Pelicans fans chant 'Where is Ben Simmons?' (0:27)
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4dAndrew Lopez

Pels, Valanciunas reach 2-year, $30.1M extension

With his new extension, center Jonas Valanciunas, who averaged 17.1 points and 12.1 rebounds last season, is now committed to the Pelicans for $44.1 million over the next three seasons.

Is this a make-or-break year for Zion? (0:56)

Adrian Wojnarowski Senior NBA Insider 

New Orleans Pelicans center Jonas Valanciunas has agreed on a two-year extension worth $30.1 million, his agents Aaron Mintz, Mitch Nathan and Drew Morrison of @CAA_Basketball tell ESPN.Valanciunas is now committed to the Pelicans for $44.1M over the next three seasons.

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7dAndrew Lopez

Seeing hurricane-torn town 'made it real' for Pels

Garrett Temple and the New Orleans Pelicans, who've said that the upcoming "season is dedicated to the victims of Hurricane Ida," practiced Saturday at Nicholls State University in the torn town of Thibodaux, Louisiana.

How worried should the Pelicans be about Zion's foot injury? (1:53)
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9dAndrew Lopez

No 'fixed timeline' on Zion's return to Pelicans

There is no 'fixed timeline' on Zion Williamson's return from offseason foot surgery, New Orleans Pelicans vice president of basketball operations said on Thursday.

New Orleans Pelicans vs. Chicago Bulls: Full Highlights (1:57)
Daulton Hommes puts Bulls defender on a poster (0:17)
Willy Hernangomez denies Franz Wagner with emphatic swat (0:15)
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27dAndrew Lopez

Zion had foot surgery; Pels expect him for opener

Zion Williamson suffered a broken right foot during the summer but should be available for the regular season, New Orleans Pelicans executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin said Monday.

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Team Stats

Points Per Game104.525th
Rebounds Per Game43.026th
Assists Per Game27.0Tied-10th

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