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Game Recaps

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

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!

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

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

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

The Pelicans first round pick led all scorers with 26 points

Pelicans conclude disappointing season with 110-98 loss to Lakers

2020-21 may be in the books, but the work has only just begun for the New Orleans front office — time to get things right around Zion Williamson

Nickeil’s 30 points not enough as Pelicans fail to close well once more, losing 125-122 to Warriors

In a game without Zion, B.I. and Zo, New Orleans still resembled their usual healthy self

Short-handed Pelicans watch playoff hopes get extinguished by Mavericks in 125-107 rout, but hey, Didi Louzada made his NBA debut

Time to grab your fishing rods!

Monday Blues: Pelicans lose 115-110 to Grizzlies, play-in tournament hopes all but squashed

Ja Morant can finally say he beat New Orleans

Jaxson Hayes’ best game of young career lifts Pelicans to 112-110 victory over Hornets

Eric Bledsoe, Nickeil Alexander-Walker and others made positive marks, but this night belonged to the second-year center

Pelicans play inspired basketball, nearly shocking Sixers before ultimately falling 109-107

With no Zion Williamson, Brandon Ingram or Steven Adams, New Orleans almost did the improbable

Lonzo Ball’s 33-point effort propels Pelicans to 108-103 victory over Warriors

Heck of a bouceback performance by the New Orleans starting point guard!

Pelicans annihilated early by Warriors in 123-108 loss as New Orleans once again fails to start with requisite energy and focus

The Pels trailed 39-21 at the end of the first quarter. Yup.

Pelicans mount furious 4th quarter comeback to beat Timberwolves in OT, 140-136

Who else can’t wait for Monday to get here and watch the game versus the Warriors?!

Pelicans handle business in Oklahoma City, beat Thunder, 109-95

NBA referees miss last-second foul call, Pelicans lose to Nuggets, 114-112

Zion Williamson was hacked by Nikola Jokic on a potentially game-deciding play — and there was no whistle!

Pelicans receive strong contributions from entire roster, beat Clippers handily, 120-103

New Orleans shoots lights out and hustles to one of their most complete victories of the season

Pelicans fail to close out another one, fall to Spurs, 110-108

Zion (33 points, 14 rebounds), Ingram (24, 6, 6), and Lonzo (24 points, 6 3s) not enough to overcome bad free throw shooting and turnovers

Pelicans take care of business, rout short-handed Magic, 135-100

New Orleans didn’t play around with their food on Thursday

Pelicans fall 134-129 to Nets, lose more ground in race for play-in tournament spot

Hats off to Kyrie (32 points), but Zion (33 points, 14-19 FG) was amazing, too

Lonzo, Bledsoe blow defensive responsibilities late in regulation, Pelicans suffer 122-112 OT loss to Knicks

Zion Williamson scores 34 points in his MSG debut but the game sadly winds up another teachable moment for New Orleans

Zion’s late foul on Westbrook jumper proves difference in Pelicans’ 117-115 OT loss to Wizards

New Orleans lets another sizable lead in regulation slip through their fingers

Pelicans destroyed by Knicks from three-point line, lose 116-106

Julius Randle received more help than Zion Williamson

Pelicans jump on Kings early, hang on late to win 117-110

Ingram Leads with 34, Zion with 30; D’Aaron Fox goes for 43

Naji Marshall’s stellar performance helps Pelicans escape Cleveland with 116-109 victory over Cavaliers

Zion Williamson and Brandon Ingram were special offensively, but they need to start setting the example defensively too

Zion Williamson leads Pelicans to impressive 101-94 victory over Joel Embiid’s 76ers

37 points, 15 rebounds, 8 assists for Big Z; 76ers offense no-show

Pelicans totally dominated by Nets, lose 139-111 in Kevin Durant’s return

Zion Williamson’s 20-point consecutive streak came to an end

Zion scores 34 in return but Pelicans fall 123-107 to three-point bombing Hawks

Atlanta made all 11 of their three-point attempts in the 3rd quarter!

Lonzo Ball’s timely 27 points leads Pelicans to 122-115 victory over Rockets

The starting point guard returned from injury in the nick of time, but he received plenty of help

Missing five key contributors, Pelicans dismantled by Hawks in second half, lose 126-103

It wasn’t all bad — Kira Lewis Jr. scored a career-high 21 and we’ll always have THAT Jaxson Hayes’ dunk!

Nickeil Alexander-Walker erupts for 31 points but turnovers and late-game failures lead to Pelicans’ 115-110 loss in OT to Magic

Another close game that didn’t finish in New Orleans’ favor

Fly Pelicans Fly: Solid team effort propels New Orleans to 115-109 win over Boston Celtics

They nearly capsized down the stretch, but the Pels held on to score their fourth victory in five games