2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
31-38, 4th in Southwest

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.

Alexander-Walker drops behind-the-back dime to Lewis (0:20)
Perkins: Griffin's criticism is why old-school players call the league soft (1:51)

Pelicans beat Hornets 112-110 to keep play-in hopes alive

— Eric Bledsoe had 24 points and 11 assists, Jaxson Hayes added 18 points and the short-handed New Orleans Pelicans stayed alive in the race for the play-in tournament with 112-110 come-from-behind victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Sunday night.

Alexander-Walker sinks shot from beyond half court (0:25)
Why Perkins takes issue with Griffin blaming refs for Zion's injury (0:46)
76ers survive Pelicans in late-game drama (0:59)

Embiid strengthens MVP bid, 76ers hold off Pelicans 109-107

— Joel Embiid had 37 points and 13 rebounds to the tune of “MVP! MVP!” chants and the Philadelphia 76ers inched closer toward securing the top spot in the East with a 109-107 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night.

Cue circus music, Pelicans and 76ers have sloppy sequence (0:28)
Lewis gives the Pelicans the lead with a 3 then a dunk (0:29)
Hayes, Howard exchange impressive dunks in the 2nd quarter (0:22)
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4dAndrew Lopez

Zion out indefinitely; Pels blame league for injury

Pelicans VP David Griffin called Zion Williamson's injury "avoidable," saying his franchise superstar was injured because of the way he is officiated in the paint.

Pelicans GM blasts NBA for the way Zion is officiated (1:40)
Lonzo talks trash to Draymond after 3 (0:32)
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7dAndrew Lopez

Lonzo backs text to Zion with career-tying night

A clunker against the Warriors on Monday weighed on Lonzo Ball, who vowed to make amends one night later and did just that, tying a career high with 33 points and proving clutch down the stretch as the Pels scored a pivotal 108-103 win in the rematch.


Ball bounces back with 33, Pelicans top Warriors 108-103

— Lonzo Ball hit seven 3-pointers and capped a 33-point performance with a step-back jumper with 25.3 seconds left, followed by four free throws in the final 15 seconds, and the New Orleans Pelicans pulled out a crucial 108-103 victory over the Golden...


Curry's 41 points push Warriors past Pelicans 123-108

— Stephen Curry scored 41 points, Draymond Green had 10 points, 15 assists and 13 rebounds, and the Golden State Warriors took a big step toward locking up a postseason berth with a 123-108 victory over the desperate New Orleans Pelicans on Monday night.

Richard Jefferson becomes Iron Man during broadcast (1:02)
Iron Man observes Wiggins' free throws from above shot clock (0:23)

Team Stats

Points Per Game114.88th
Rebounds Per Game47.43rd
Assists Per Game26.210th
Points Allowed115.125th

Team History