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Brandon Ingram stepping out of LeBron James’ shadow could spark Victor Oladipo-like breakout in New Orleans

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2019 NBA Free Agency: Ranking Brook Lopez, Al Horford, Nikola Vucevic and other big targets to fill New Orleans Pelicans void at center

David Griffin’s front office is expected to add help next to Zion Williamson in the paint. Here’s our list of preferred candidates!

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Lonzo Ball, brilliant playmaker and lockdown defender, has tools to lead New Orleans Pelicans in Zion Williamson era

Despite the shooting inefficiencies, Ball is tailor-made to run Alvin Gentry’s offense.

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A sniper with good size at shooting guard!

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Expect lots of dunks and lots of blocks next season?!

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This isn’t a joke! Time to get your first Zion merch!

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2019 NBA Draft: New Orleans Pelicans select Zion Williamson with first overall pick

Today is a great day for basketball fans everywhere, but no city is happier right now than the Crescent City — we just landed the most lovable, franchise-changing talent in decades!!!

NBA Trade Rumors: New Orleans Pelicans trade back, receive 8th, 17th and 35th in exchange for fourth overall from Atlanta Hawks

Solomon Hill’s contract is also headed to Atlanta!

NBA Trade Rumors: Speculation surrounds Timberwolves 11th pick, Pelicans might be planning to move down in first round

In addition, New Orleans closer evaluations of several prospects may be hinting at something.

NBA Trade Rumors: New York media pushing notion Pelicans desire trade with Grizzlies to move up from 4th to 2nd and draft RJ Barrett

This one smells like a rumor that isn’t going to come true.

Celebrate the beginning of a new era with BreakingT’s “That’s a Haul Folks!” T-shirt

Lonzo, Hart, Brandon Ingram, and the No. 4 pick are coming to Nola! Let’s get the party started with a new T-shirt!

As World Champ Raptors have proven, don’t dismiss entire 2019 NBA Draft Class — Trajan Langdon could help Pelicans unearth next Kawhi Leonard or Giannis Antetokounmpo

The NBA Draft has been and will remain an inexact science. There’s talent hiding in wait behind Zion, RJ, Ja and Garland.

Young veteran strategy: Five trade options for New Orleans Pelicans which include Los Angeles Lakers fourth overall pick

Lauri Markkanan, Myles Turner, Robert Covington/Josh Okogie and much much more!

Exploring New Orleans Pelicans options with Los Angeles Lakers fourth overall pick of 2019 NBA Draft

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Handing out grades for the Anthony Davis trade that netted Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three Laker first-round picks

Fans ultimately wanted to see Jayson Tatum or another young star, but Los Angeles offered the best return and David Griffin squeezed out every drop.

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LaVar Ball expresses his happiness with Los Angeles Lakers trading Lonzo and calls New Orleans Pelicans ‘one of the best teams’

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Aaron Gordon could be that all-star talent missing from the Anthony Davis trade for David Griffin

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New Orleans Pelicans rob Los Angeles Lakers, poised to be dominant force for years to come thanks to fruits of Anthony Davis trade

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Many will be surprised by several names who missed out on making our list!

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Rich Paul deserves vast criticism for mishandling the Anthony Davis trade request

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Former All-American and current Wake Forest assistant coach Randolph Childress gives insider’s look at Zion Williamson, RJ Barrett and other NBA draft prospects from ACC

A rare perspective from the coaching sidelines about some of the best from the college basketball ranks this season!!

David Griffin seeks monster offer for Anthony Davis and several ESPN experts list Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers as favorites

The New Orleans Pelicans would like to get a deal done before the 2019 NBA Draft too!

Swin Cash latest outstanding hire by David Griffin and New Orleans Pelicans

Pelicans fill role of vice president of basketball operations and team development with impressive candidate.

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