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NBA Preview: Pelicans battle Timberwolves again, hoping to clean up mistakes

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Pelicans prove to be own worst enemy, lose 96-89 to Timberwolves

However, the positives were numerous, so a win could soon be in store

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Gamethread: Pelicans’ bench needs to find rhythm against Timberwolves

The New Orleans reserves have been outscored 80-43 by their counterparts through two games!

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Gamethread: Herbert Jones draws first NBA start in Pelicans-Bulls matchup

Head coach Willie Green aiming for more defense against Chicago

NBA Preview: Beating Lonzo’s Bulls would bring smiles to Pelicans fans

Te’ vs Zo, who you got?

Pelicans hit wall in final frame, fall 117-97 to Sixers

After a hard-fought three quarters, things got away from New Orleans in the fourth

Gamethread: Willie Green decides on Graham-NAW-Ingram-Hart-Valanciunas starting lineup against Sixers

It’s the 2021-22 opener. Let’s geaux!

Pelicans sign Jonas Valanciunas to two-year extension valued at 30.1 million

New Orleans locks in a versatile offensive center for less money than Steven Adams was paid a year ago

NBA Preview: Brandon Ingram looks to elevate Pelicans to victory over Joel Embiid and Sixers

For two hours, it won’t be about Williamson’s injury or Simmons’ theatrics. Only basketball.

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The young superstar will be reevaluated in 2-2.5 weeks

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Pelicans fall 127-96 to Jazz, finish preseason with 1-3 record

New Orleans was outclassed by a championship-caliber team

Gamethread: New Pelicans starting lineup for preseason finale against Jazz preseason

Plus there’s a Zion Williamson injury update

NBA Preview: Pelicans in search of rhythm against Jazz

It’s the final preseason game for New Orleans

Pelicans can’t find rhythm, drop 121-85 dud against Bulls

Lonzo Ball was stellar against his former team

Gamethread: Ingram, Zion-less Pelicans to battle near full strength Bulls

New Orleans will lean on Jonas Valanciunas

NBA Preview: Pelicans-Bulls preseason game to carry unnecessary drama

Lonzo Ball — and particularly one writer — sit front and center

A vibrant defensive effort propels Pelicans to 104-86 victory over Magic

Nickeil and Trey were special again, but good energy from entire roster leads New Orleans to first preseason win

Gamethread: Ingram out, Nickeil and Valanciunas move into starting lineup vs Magic

The starting small forward is out, but New Orleans’ primary center will make his debut

NBA Preview: Pelicans welcome Magic in lone preseason home game

After scoring 21 points against the Wolves, what will Trey Murphy do for an encore?

Nickeil, Trey shine but Pelicans lose 117-114 to Timberwolves in preseason opener

It was a tale of two halves

Gamethread: Valanciunas out against Wolves, Temple, Marshall and Hernangomez starting alongside Ingram and Graham

Zion Williamson continues to progress as expected

NBA Preview: Pelicans at Timberwolves offers chance to view new-look New Orleans team for first time

The first preseason game of 2021-22 is here!

Zion Williamson eager to unveil expanded game in effort to help Pelicans reach postseason

The young superstar says he’ll be shooting more floaters and midrange jumpers

Gayle Benson and succession plan aim to keep Pelicans in New Orleans forever

A strong commitment exists, yet plenty of work remains

Williamson injury grabs headlines but Ingram and rest of Pelicans produce hope on media day

New Orleans is hopeful Zion will be ready for the start of the regular season, but if needed, the depth of the roster could be ready to step up

Alexander-Walker showing signs of leadership, Hayes to avoid felony charges and the Griffin-Zion tenuous relationship

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Pelicans should not chase ill-fitting players like Ben Simmons or John Wall

Fit matters so New Orleans should look away from both point guards

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Coming Wednesday, comments will look different.

2021-22 NBA schedule released, bodes well for Pelicans with several advantages

The national television appearances are fewer, but this schedule is much more New Orleans-friendly than last year’s edition