2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
31-41, 4th in Southwest
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7hAndrew Lopez

LAPD: Pelicans' Hayes resisted officers in arrest

Pelicans' center Jaxson Hayes resisted officers and had to be subdued by two Taser shots, according to a news release issued Thursday by the Los Angeles Police Department.

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1dAndrew Lopez

Pelicans C Hayes arrested in Los Angeles area

Pelicans center Jaxson Hayes was arrested in the Los Angeles area early Wednesday morning after an alleged altercation with a police officer, TMZ Sports reported.

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2dAndrew Lopez

Green: Pelicans' situation reminiscent of Suns

New head coach Willie Green says the Pelicans' situation is very reminiscent of his time in Phoenix, where he served as the Suns' top assistant. "People that love to come to work," he said. "... We're really close to taking the next step."

What does the Pelicans' trade mean for their free-agency plans? (1:04)
3d
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7dAndrew Lopez

Pelicans officially name Green as next head coach

Willie Green, after helping lead the Suns to the NBA Finals as an assistant coach, was officially named head coach of the Pelicans on Thursday.

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16d

Sources: Suns' Green near deal to coach Pelicans

Suns assistant and former NBA player Willie Green is nearing completion on a deal with the Pelicans to become the team's next head coach, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

How will Willie Green fit with the Pelicans? (1:30)
16d
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17dAndrew Lopez

Sources: Suns' Green front-runner for Pelicans job

Phoenix Suns assistant Willie Green has emerged as the strong front-runner and the New Orleans Pelicans' choice to be the franchise's next head coach, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

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27dAndrew Lopez

S. Van Gundy: Zion was not behind Pelicans exit

Stan Van Gundy says Pelicans star Zion Williamson is "no coach killer," explaining that he's out as New Orleans coach after one year because he and executive VP David Griffin had differing views.

Swin Cash has hilarious reaction to Pelicans' No. 10 pick (0:18)
37d
Warriors, Magic each walk away with two NBA draft lottery picks (2:26)
30d
Should the Pelicans trade Zion to the Knicks? (1:11)
41d
Keyshawn's top five future faces of the NBA (2:49)
42d
Why didn't Van Gundy last in New Orleans? (1:55)
43d
EPA/JASON SZENES SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
43dAdrian 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.

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73d

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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73dAndrew 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)
74d
Caruso dishes elite pass to AD for rim-rocking dunk (0:20)
74d

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