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Zion Williamson to miss start of 2021-22 regular season

The young superstar will be reevaluated in 2-2.5 weeks

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It’s the final preseason game for New Orleans

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Lonzo Ball was stellar against his former team

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New Orleans will lean on Jonas Valanciunas

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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

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

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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

Announcement: A new commenting system is coming to The Bird Writes

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

Louisiana Is Basketball Country

Time for all the relocation talk to end

Pelicans beat Timberwolves 87-59 to finish summer league with perfect 5-0 record

The team’s effort and defense shined in every single game

2021-22 roster appears set after expected Josh Hart re-signing, no marquee games for Pelicans during opening week or Christmas Day

Plus, New Orleans will appear in their last summer league game later today

Trey Murphy III leads Pelicans to 80-79 OT win over Warriors in summer league

Threes, steals, blocks and a game-winning bucket for the New Orleans rookie!

Game Thread: Pelicans must beat Warriors to have chance to reach summer league championship game

If they win tonight, point differential will then ultimately decide New Orleans’ fate.

Kira Lewis’ game-high 22 points paces Pelicans to 87-74 victory over Cavaliers

The team’s defensive effort was on point again as New Orleans improves to 3-0 in summer league action

Game Thread: Pelicans aim to stay unbeaten in summer league play against Evan Mobley and Cavaliers

Should be another fun one tonight!

Naji Marshall’s strong performance on both ends of court lifts Pelicans to 80-65 victory over Thunder

Make it two straight games that New Orleans’ swarming defense has suffocated an opponent in the second half

Game Thread: Josh Giddey OUT for Pelicans-Thunder summer league matchup

What will Trey Murphy do for an encore after his 26-point performance in the summer league opener?!

Birmingham Squadron: A look at what to expect from the Pelicans G-League team

It’s all about development and fun!

Murphy dazzles, Pelicans dominant in 94-77 summer league win over Bulls

The Pelicans first round pick led all scorers with 26 points

Following completion of Lonzo Ball trade, Pelicans to battle Bulls in summer league opener

Enough free agency drama, let’s basketball!

Three-team trade done, Jonas Valanciunas and Devonte’ Graham officially join Pelicans

New Orleans also nets valuable traded player exception (TPE)