2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
31-41, 4th in Southwest
Warriors, Magic each walk away with two NBA draft lottery picks (2:26)
2d
Swin Cash has hilarious reaction to Pelicans' No. 10 pick (0:18)
2d
Should the Pelicans trade Zion to the Knicks? (1:11)
6d
Keyshawn's top five future faces of the NBA (2:49)
7d
Why didn't Van Gundy last in New Orleans? (1:55)
8d
With Van Gundy out, who's a candidate for Pelicans job? (0:50)
8d
EPA/JASON SZENES SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
8dAdrian Wojnarowski and Andrew Lopez

Van Gundy out after 1 season as Pelicans coach

Stan Van Gundy is out as the coach of the New Orleans Pelicans after only one season with the franchise, the team announced Wednesday.

Adrian Wojnarowski Senior NBA Insider 

ESPN Sources with @_Andrew_Lopez: After one season, Stan Van Gundy is out as the New Orleans Pelicans coach. In search for a replacement, Pelicans are expected to circle back among some candidates from a year ago, including assistants Jacque Vaughn and Ime Udoka (Brooklyn), Charles Lee (Milwaukee) and Jason Kidd (Lakers), sources tell ESPN.

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38d

Zion named in court documents for Adidas suit

The lawsuit, which cites Zion Williamson as an example of how an agent laundered money to the families of amateur basketball players, alleges that an employee at Adidas funneled money to Williamson's family when he was in high school.

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38dAndrew Lopez

Ball, set to be RFA, 'would love' to return to Pels

Lonzo Ball will be a restricted free agent this summer, but he said Monday that he "would love" to return to the Pelicans after building a "bond" with his coaches and teammates.

LeBron makes Hayes regret giving him too much space (0:30)
39d
James Johnson dunks all over Drummond (0:21)
39d
Caruso dishes elite pass to AD for rim-rocking dunk (0:20)
39d
41d

Poole's career-high 38 points lead Warriors past Pelicans

— Jordan Poole scored a go-ahead layup with 21.4 seconds left and made two free throws with less than a second remaining on the way to a career-high 38 points despite an injury scare in the third quarter, and the Golden State Warriors held off the New...

Hayes finishes impressive and-1 dunk (0:17)
41d
Stan Van Gundy's positives from the first quarter: 'Absolutely none' (0:23)
41d
43d

Mavs get key 125-107 win for postseason, eliminate Pelicans

— Luka Doncic scored 33 points, Kristaps Porzingis added 19 in his return from injury and the Dallas Mavericks took a big step toward avoiding the play-in tournament with a 125-107 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night.

Jaxson Hayes dunking while spinning is impressive (0:15)
43d
45d

Grizzlies beat Pelicans 115-110, secure play-in spot

— Dillon Brooks scored 23 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 20 points, 11 rebounds and five blocks, and the Memphis Grizzlies secured a spot the postseason play-in tournament by beating the New Orleans Pelicans 115-110 on Monday night.

Team Stats

Points Per Game114.69th
Rebounds Per Game47.43rd
Assists Per Game26.010th
Points Allowed115.125th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2019-203042.417
2018-193349.402
2017-184834.585
2016-173448.415