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New Orleans Pelicans exciting run is over, but 2019 Summer League proves another success story for David Griffin

An 88-86 loss in overtime to the Memphis Grizzlies sends the Pelicans home.

2019 Summer League: Nickeil Alexander-Walker scores 34 to lead New Orleans Pelicans to 101-100 victory over Miami Heat

Pels will face the Grizzlies on Sunday in the semifinals.

New Orleans Pelicans stand at door of summer league tournament bid after 99-78 victory over Cleveland Cavaliers

Three Pels prospects from the 2019 NBA Draft not named Zion shined brightly again, combining for 51 points on stellar 55% shooting.

2019 Summer League Game 2: Zion Williamson’s Las Vegas run cut short but New Orleans Pelicans still have Frank Jackson

It’s a good news/bad news sort of thing.

NBA debut of Zion Williamson includes emphatic dunk, loud roar, knee-to-knee injury and one earthquake — which postponed Pelicans-Knicks matchup and put in doubt the rest of summer league tournament

The highly anticipated debuts of RJ Barrett and Zion Williamson took a backseat to Mother Nature.

2019 Summer League Game 1: Much ballyhooed Zion Williamson debut is finally here!

Zion vs RJ Barrett — this should be fun!

2019 Summer League Preview: Zion Williamson set to dance for New Orleans Pelicans

Fans lost their collective minds when the NBA Lottery gifted New Orleans the first overall pick. Now it’s Zion’s turn to send the city into a frenzy.

New Orleans Pelicans should be ready to pounce on San Antonio Spurs’ Jaron Blossomgame

Blossomgame flashes defensive versatility, athleticism and the aura of a NBA wing worthy of poaching.

Cheick Diallo posts monster 28-point, 13-rebound game but New Orleans Pelicans fall 110-106 to Miami Heat in Summer League playoffs

The Heat’s Jarod Jones dropped 31 points in a good battle down to the wire.

Trevon Bluiett signs two-way contract with New Orleans Pelicans

The undrafted NBA rookie has given Dell Demps plenty of reasons to take a chance on his Summer League standout performance.

New Orleans Pelicans start slowly and comeback attempt falls short against Detroit Pistons in 105-97 Game 3 loss

Cheick Diallo led the team with 25 points, but he, like the rest of the team, got off to a very indifferent start.

Trevon Bluiett far exceeding expectations yet could make for smart contract gamble by New Orleans Pelicans

After failing to cash in on Seth Curry and Quinn Cook, Pelicans should avoid in making the same mistake with Bluiett.

New Orleans Pelicans thrash Miami Heat 110-84 as Trevon Bluiett is secretly the best shooter in Las Vegas

Bluiett doesn’t have a contract — yet — but he’s already everyone’s favorite summer league player.

Frank Jackson succumbs to sprained ankle but Trevon Bluiett shines in New Orleans Pelicans Summer League victory, 90-77

Game 1 is in the books and we’ve got mixed feelings.

Cheick Diallo and Quinn Cook showings in Las Vegas Summer League bode well for future

The New Orleans Pelicans duo finished in the top 5 of offensive efficiency among high volume players.

The Bird Calls Podcast Ep. 12: Jamelle McMillan gives insider account of summer league and shares expectations for next season’s Pelicans

So much information from such a wonderful source of knowledge — don’t miss this must listen!

Despite another summer league loss, Cheick Diallo and Quinn Cook fast establishing future value

It’s hard to overlook how easily a lot has come for this New Orleans duo.

Pelicans fall apart in crunch time to lose to Raptors but Cheick Diallo goes off for 27 points

At least we learned New Orleans may have two future regular season rotation players on display in Las Vegas.

2017 Summer League: Cheick Diallo looks to lead the Pelicans against the Raptors

The Las Vegas slate of games start today, with New Orleans getting things underway at 5 pm.

Pelicans to sign Peter Jok to 2017 Summer League team, but his story is far more impressive

Some consider him to be one of the most dynamic shooters available in the draft, so there is good reason to believe he could earn the first two-way contract in New Orleans history.

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Buddy Hield was ‘pissed off’ about Summer League

The New Orleans Pelicans rookie knows how to draw motivation from any source. A shaky shooting performance in Summer League will do just the trick.

Pelicans fall to D-League, Gentry talks Holiday

Buddy Hield stays cold in Vegas while Cheick Diallo looks ahead of schedule. Plus, Alvin Gentry sits down to talk Jrue Holiday.

2016 Summer League: Pelicans vs D-League Select

It's the fifth and final time to see Buddy Hield, Cheick Diallo and the rest of the summer gang in Las Vegas.

Cheick Diallo grading well in Summer League

Practically every team in the NBA passed on this seldom used center from the University of Kansas. WHOOPS!

Pelicans fall to Heat, Gentry discusses Evans

Buddy Hield almost made a moment and Gentry discussed where Tyreke Evans fits in the organization.

2016 Summer League: Pelicans vs. Heat

Can Buddy Hield avoid another frigid first half?

Early returns on Buddy Hield in Summer League play

Buddy has had a difficult time converting a good percentage of his buckets, but he still compares quite favorably with the rest of the top tier of the 2016 draft class.

New Orleans Pelicans beat Sacramento Kings, 70-66

Buddy Hield: "We finally got a win."

2016 Summer League: Pelicans vs Kings

One of these two teams will walk away with their first win in Las Vegas.

Pelicans comeback bid attempt falls short vs Jazz

The team's rally comes up just short as Buddy Buckets showed up a little too late to save the day.

2016 Summer League: Pelicans vs Jazz preview

Buddy Hield is hoping to bounce back after his poor showing against the Los Angeles Lakers.

Buddy Fresh made an appearance on The Starters

'Buddy Fresh', one of Hield's three personas, made a fun appearance.