2019 ScheduleAll times ET

2019 Schedule
33-49, 3rd in Southwest
Zion reminds Greenberg of Barkley (0:54)
Greenberg: Zion, Pelicans' young core will form a special team (1:32)
Zion: It was surreal seeing my name on an NBA jersey (0:36)
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2d

Pelicans introduce humble Zion to grateful city

Zion Williamson called the overwhelming amount of praise being showered upon him "a bit much," and said he is still a couple of weeks shy of his 19th birthday.

Zion explains 'Let's Dance' phrase with Avengers scene (0:55)
Zion on hype: I'm 18, I haven't even played one game (0:20)
Stephen A.: Zion is not a NBA superstar yet (1:33)
Pelicans, Grizzlies winners in NBA draft, Suns disappoint (1:54)
Griffin: Zion isn't the savior of the franchise (1:59)
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3dMalika Andrews

Pelicans GM: Zion not here to 'save this franchise'

An eventful week for the New Orleans Pelicans came to a peak on Thursday evening when general manager David Griffin and the front office chose Zion Williamson with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2019 NBA draft.

Gilgeous-Alexander congratulates cousin on being drafted (0:32)
Zion: Going No. 1 in the draft 'didn't feel real' (0:35)
Hayes going to Pelicans at No. 8 in deal with Hawks (0:57)
NOLA celebrates Pelicans picking Zion (0:37)
Zion emotional after Pelicans take him No. 1 overall (3:03)
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4dTim Bontemps

Pelicans pick Zion to open draft; Morant goes 2nd

The Pelicans selected the superstar forward out of Duke No. 1 overall in Thursday night's NBA draft at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, confirming what had been inevitable once New Orleans won the draft lottery last month.

Pelicans leverage No. 4 pick for multiple assets (1:05)
Woj: Hawks targeting Hunter with 4th pick (1:28)
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4d

Sources: Hawks trade up to 4, get UVa's Hunter

The Atlanta Hawks have acquired the No. 4 pick in Thursday's NBA draft from the New Orleans Pelicans for the No. 8, 17 and 35 picks, league sources told ESPN.

Hayes' Randy Moss-like hands part of an intriguing skill set (13:14)

Team Stats

Points Per Game115.43rd
Rebounds Per Game47.35th
Assists Per Game27.03rd
Points Allowed116.827th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2018-193349.402
2017-184834.585
2016-173448.415
2015-163052.366
2014-154537.549