Ingram’s 36 points lead Pelicans past Clippers, 122-114April 2, 2023 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When Clippers star Kawhi Leonard hit big shots in the closing minutes, the Pelicans answered with Brandon Ingram, whose recent form has sent his team surging up the standings.
Ingram scored 36 points, bringing fans to their feet with an array of clutch, mid-range jump shots, and New Orleans beat Los Angeles 122-114 on Saturday night.
Ingram’s 1st triple-double lifts Pelicans past HornetsMarch 24, 2023 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Brandon Ingram had 30 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for the first triple-double of his seven-year NBA career, leading the New Orleans Pelicans to a 115-96 victory over the short-handed Charlotte Hornets on Thursday night.
Ingram scores 32 in 3 quarters, Pelicans top Spurs 119-84March 22, 2023 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Brandon Ingram scored 32 points, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the San Antonio Spurs 119-84 on Tuesday night.
“I just continued to attack,” said Ingram, who made all 10 of his free throws.
McCollum scores 32, Pelicans hold off Mavericks 113-106March 9, 2023 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — CJ McCollum stopped suddenly near the left sideline, dribbled between his legs, behind his back and then crossed over to create enough space to let fly a 3-pointer that New Orleans absolutely needed to avoid a late meltdown.
New Orleans faces Golden State following Ingram’s 40-point gameMarch 3, 2023 GMT
New Orleans Pelicans (31-32, 10th in the Western Conference) vs. Golden State Warriors (33-30, fifth in the Western Conference)
San Francisco; Friday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: New Orleans faces the Golden State Warriors after Brandon Ingram scored 40 points in the Pelicans' 121-110 win over the Portland Trail Blazers.
Ingram has 40 points, Pelicans beat Trail Blazers 121-110March 2, 2023 GMT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Brandon Ingram stole the spotlight from the anticipated reunion between Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum.
Ingram had a season-high 40 points and the New Orleans Pelicans beat Portland 121-110 on Wednesday night in the first on-court meeting between Lillard and former Trail Blazers teammate McCollum.
Banchero scores 29, Magic top Pelicans 101-93February 28, 2023 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Paolo Banchero capped a 29-point performance with three clutch mid-range jumpers in the closing minutes, and the Orlando Magic defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 101-93 on Monday night.
Knicks rout Pelicans while honoring 1973 championship squadFebruary 26, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Julius Randle scored 28 points to lead New York to a 128-106 rout of the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday night as the Knicks celebrated the golden anniversary of their 1972-73 NBA championship team.
Ingram scores 34 as Pelicans hold off Thunder, 103-100February 14, 2023 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Brandon Ingram scored 34 points and the New Orleans Pelicans outlasted the Oklahoma City Thunder 103-100 on Monday night.
Ingram made 14 of 24 field goal attempts and helped New Orleans win even though high-scoring guard CJ McCollum sat out with a sprained right ankle.
Mitchell scores 30, Cavs top Pelicans to win 5th straightFebruary 11, 2023 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Donovan Mitchell and the surging Cavaliers arrived in a city where they hadn't won in a decade and demonstrated why Cleveland was among just three teams that held off on making any deals at this week's NBA trade deadline.
Ingram scores 30, Pelicans down Hawks for 3rd straight winFebruary 8, 2023 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Brandon Ingram scored 30 points, CJ McCollum added 21 and the New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Atlanta Hawks 116-107 on Tuesday night for their third straight victory.
“Brandon, it's a difference when he's on the floor.
Murphy scores season-high 30, Pelicans top Kings 136-104February 6, 2023 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Trey Murphy III highlighted his season-high 30-point performance with six 3-pointers — a couple from well behind the arc — and the New Orleans Pelicans overcame the absence of several starters to beat the Sacramento Kings 136-104 on Sunday night.
LeBron James moves 36 points away from breaking NBA recordFebruary 5, 2023 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — LeBron James moved 36 points away from breaking the NBA career scoring record in the Los Angeles Lakers’ 131-126 loss to New Orleans on Saturday night that ended the Pelicans’ losing streak at 10 games.
Mavs hang on after Doncic hurt, hand Pels 10th straight lossFebruary 3, 2023 GMT
DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks barely held on after leading by 27 points when Luka Doncic exited the game with a right heel injury on a hard fall.
The New Orleans Pelicans thought their one chance to finish the rally and end a long losing streak was taken away by the officials, who acknowledged two incorrect calls in the final seconds.
Mavs star Doncic injures heel on fall, out against PelicansFebruary 3, 2023 GMT
DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic has been ruled out of a game against New Orleans after exiting in the third quarter with a right heel injury.
Doncic stayed in the game after taking a hard fall Thursday night when he was winding up for a one-handed dunk on a drive and Brandon Ingram knocked the ball out of his hand as Doncic was bumped by Jonas Valanciunas.
Pelicans’ Ingram rusty in return from 2-month absenceJanuary 26, 2023 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Brandon Ingram dribbled with his back to the basket near the baseline, then suddenly rose from the court in a spinning motion as he let fly a turnaround fade.
Twice, Ingram made shots like that in what was his first game in two months.
Timberwolves spoil Ingram’s return, top Pelicans 111-102January 26, 2023 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves looked unfazed by the long-awaited return of one New Orleans' star players or the Pelicans' mounting urgency to win.
Anthony Edwards scored 37 points, Rudy Gobert had 17 points and 12 rebounds, and the Timberwolves spoiled Brandon Ingram’s return from a two-month absence with a 111-102 victory over New Orleans on Wednesday night.
Jokic returns to Nuggets in New Orleans after 2-game absenceJanuary 25, 2023 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Nikola Jokic was back in Denver's starting lineup Tuesday night against New Orleans after missing the Nuggets' previous two games because of tightness in his left hamstring.
The 7-foot center from Serbia is a two-time NBA MVP.
Valanciunas scores 33 points, Pelicans beat Pistons 116-110January 14, 2023 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — Jonas Valanciunas scored 13 of his 33 points in the first quarter and the New Orleans Pelicans went on to beat the Detroit Pistons 116-110 on Friday night.
Doncic scores 34 points in triple-double, Mavs beat PelicansJanuary 8, 2023 GMT
DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic had 34 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists for his ninth triple-double of the season, Christian Wood added 28 points and the Dallas Mavericks outlasted the short-handed New Orleans Pelicans 127-117 on Saturday night.
New Orleans hosts Brooklyn following Durant’s 44-point gameJanuary 5, 2023 GMT
Brooklyn Nets (25-13, third in the Eastern Conference) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (24-14, third in the Western Conference)
New Orleans; Friday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Brooklyn visits the New Orleans Pelicans after Kevin Durant scored 44 points in the Nets' 121-112 loss to the Chicago Bulls.
Marshall leads short-handed Pelicans past Pacers, 113-93December 27, 2022 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Naji Marshall scored a career-high 22 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 20 points and 12 rebounds, and the short-handed New Orleans Pelicans extended their winning streak to three games, beating the Indiana Pacers 113-93 on Monday night.
Indiana takes on New Orleans after Haliburton’s 43-point showingDecember 25, 2022 GMT
Indiana Pacers (17-16, eighth in the Eastern Conference) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (20-12, third in the Western Conference)
New Orleans; Monday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Indiana visits the New Orleans Pelicans after Tyrese Haliburton scored 43 points in the Pacers' 111-108 victory against the Miami Heat.
Thompson leads Golden State against New Orleans after 41-point gameDecember 9, 2022 GMT
Golden State Warriors (8-9, 11th in the Western Conference) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (9-7, eighth in the Western Conference)
New Orleans; Monday, 8 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Pelicans -4.5
Williamson scores 29, Pelicans hold off Pistons 104-98December 8, 2022 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When Detroit guard Corey Joseph tried to bear-hug Zion Williamson to prevent an easy transition layup, the New Orleans Pelicans’ imposing star forward found a way to toss the ball in anyway as he was falling to the court.
Williamson powers short-handed Pelicans past Thunder 105-101November 29, 2022 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Zion Williamson scored 23 points, matched his career high with eight assists and converted a go-ahead three-point play with 44 seconds left to lift the short-handed New Orleans Pelicans to a 105-101 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday night.
DeRozan helps Bulls halt Celtics’ 9-game winning streakNovember 22, 2022 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 28 points, Zach LaVine added 22 and the Chicago Bulls stopped Boston’s nine-game win streak, beating the Celtics 121-107 on Monday night.
Patrick Williams scored a season-high 17, and the Bulls made it look rather easy against the team with the NBA’s best record.
Ingram scores 34, Pelicans rout depleted Warriors 128-83November 22, 2022 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Brandon Ingram scored a season-high 34 points in the same game that Zion Williamson returned from a three-game absence, and the New Orleans Pelicans routed the depleted Golden State Warriors 128-83 on Monday night.
Celtics hit 20 3s, beat Pelicans 117-109 in 9th straight winNovember 19, 2022 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jaylen Brown and the Boston Celtics are trying to remain mindful of the things they could be doing better as they continue to vanquish one opponent after another.
Brown had 27 points and 10 rebounds, Derrick White highlighted a 26-point performance with six 3-pointers, and the Boston Celtics beat the New Orleans Pelicans 117-109 on Friday night for their ninth straight win.
Kings overpower Nets 153-121 for 4th straight victoryNovember 16, 2022 GMT
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Terence Davis scored 31 points and sparked a big second-quarter run that helped the Sacramento Kings race past the New Jersey Nets 153-121 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight victory.
Zion Williamson scores 26 as Pelicans beat Rockets 119-106November 13, 2022 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Zion Williamson scored 26 points and Brandon Ingram iced the game with six points in a 13-0 run in the final 2:07 to power the New Orleans Pelicans to a 119-106 victory over the Houston Rockets on Saturday night.
Grant, Blazers win again on the road, 106-95 over PelicansNovember 11, 2022 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jerami Grant dribbled between his legs, knifed between New Orleans forwards Zion Williamson and Brandon Ingram and dunked hard with two hands before defenders Herb Jones and Trey Murphy III could meet him at the rim.
Ingram’s 22 points rally Pelicans to 115-111 win over BullsNovember 10, 2022 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Brandon Ingram scored 18 of his 22 points in the second half, including seven straight late in the fourth quarter, and the New Orleans Pelicans pulled out a 115-111 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night.
Depleted Warriors lose 114-105 to Pelicans, are 0-6 on roadNovember 5, 2022 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The defending champion Golden State Warriors fell to 0-6 on the road, losing 114-105 to Brandon Ingram and the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night with Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and Andrew Wiggins sidelined.
Warriors 0-6 on road, fall to Pelicans with 4 starters outNovember 5, 2022 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Golden State coach Steve Kerr foreshadowed a plan to adjust playing time across his roster in the coming week.
Something needs to change if the Warriors intend to defend their NBA title.
Golden State faces New Orleans, aims to break road losing streakNovember 4, 2022 GMT
Golden State Warriors (3-6, 12th in the Western Conference) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (4-3, seventh in the Western Conference)
New Orleans; Friday, 8:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Pelicans -4
New Orleans visits Los Angeles for conference matchupNovember 1, 2022 GMT
New Orleans Pelicans (4-2, fifth in the Western Conference) vs. Los Angeles Lakers (1-5, 14th in the Western Conference)
Los Angeles; Wednesday, 10:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: New Orleans plays Los Angeles for a Western Conference matchup.
Clippers face the Pelicans on 3-game slideOctober 29, 2022 GMT
New Orleans Pelicans (3-2, eighth in the Western Conference) vs. Los Angeles Clippers (2-3, 12th in the Western Conference)
Los Angeles; Sunday, 3 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles aims to stop its three-game slide when the Clippers play New Orleans.
Phoenix faces New Orleans in conference matchupOctober 27, 2022 GMT
New Orleans Pelicans (3-1, fourth in the Western Conference) vs. Phoenix Suns (3-1, third in the Western Conference)
Phoenix; Friday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: New Orleans heads to Phoenix for a Western Conference matchup.
Booker leads Suns past Warriors 134-105; Thompson ejectedOctober 26, 2022 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — Devin Booker scored 34 points, Deandre Ayton added 16 points and 14 rebounds and the Phoenix Suns beat the Golden State Warriors 134-105 on Tuesday night in a game that featured Klay Thompson’s first career ejection and seven technical fouls.
Murphy leads under-manned Pelicans past Mavericks, 113-111October 26, 2022 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Trey Murphy III couldn't miss, Jose Alvarado set a fiery tone from the opening tip and eight Pelicans players scored more than 10 points apiece.
With Brandon Ingram and Zion Williamson out of the lineup, that was the type of all-hands-on-deck effort that short-handed New Orleans sought.
Williamson, Ingram injured in Pelicans’ first lossOctober 24, 2022 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Injuries to Pelicans stars Zion Williamson and Brandon Ingram took some of the luster off of New Orleans' promising start to the regular season.
Pelicans’ Ingram leaves vs Utah with concussion symptomsOctober 24, 2022 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Pelicans leading scorer Brandon Ingram has been ruled out for the second half of New Orleans' home opener against Utah on Sunday night because of concussion symptoms.
Ingram, who averaged 28 points in New Orleans' first two games, appeared to get hit in the face while colliding with Naji Marshall in the second quarter.
Valanciunas has big night, helps Pelicans beat HornetsOctober 22, 2022 GMT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jonas Valanciunas had 30 points and 17 rebounds and the New Orleans Pelicans spoiled the Charlotte Hornets’ home opener with a wire-to-wire 124-112 victory Friday night.
Brandon Ingram was solid all around with 28 points, nine rebounds and seven assists for the Pelicans and C.J.
Williamson scores 25 in return, Pelicans beat Nets 130-108October 20, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Zion Williamson returned from a one-year absence with 25 points and nine rebounds, powering the New Orleans Pelicans to a season-opening 130-108 rout of the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night.
Zion scores 25 points in return, Pelicans rout Nets 130-108October 20, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Zion Williamson resumed his assault on backboards and basketball players, leaving both at the mercy of his skills and strength.
Williamson scores 13 points in return after missing seasonOctober 5, 2022 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Zion Williamson scored 13 points and grabbed four rebounds over 15 minutes in his return after a lost season with a broken foot, and the New Orleans Pelicans held on to beat the Chicago Bulls 129-125 on Tuesday night.
Agent: Pelicans, Nance Jr agree to 2-year, $21.6M extensionOctober 1, 2022 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans and forward Larry Nance Jr. have agreed to a two-year extension worth $21.6 million, his agent, Mark Bartelstein, said Saturday.
“Larry has fallen in love with New Orleans and the entire Pelicans organization — front office, coaching, players,” Bartelstein said.
AP source: Pelicans’ McCollum agrees to 2-year extensionSeptember 25, 2022 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Pelicans guard CJ McCollum has agreed to a two-year, $64 million contract extension that runs through the 2025-2026 season, a person familiar with the situation said Saturday.
The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the Pelicans have not announced the deal, which was first reported by ESPN.
Pelicans defying playoff odds, while Heat look to advanceApril 25, 2022 GMT
New Orleans is defying all the odds.
The Pelicans are the first team in 46 years to finish a season 10 or more games under .500, then go on to win at least two playoff games — and that doesn't even count the two play-in game victories just to officially reach the postseason.
Phoenix, New Orleans face off with series tied 2-2April 25, 2022 GMT
New Orleans Pelicans (36-46, eighth in the Western Conference) vs. Phoenix Suns (64-18, first in the Western Conference)
Phoenix; Tuesday, 10 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Suns -6.5; over/under is 215.5
Ingram, Pelicans overwhelm Booker-less Suns to tie seriesApril 25, 2022 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans started its season 3-16. Now, the pesky Pelicans are proving to be a handful for the Phoenix Suns in the Western Conference playoffs.
Brandon Ingram scored 16 of his 30 points in the third quarter and the Pelicans beat the Suns — playing without injured star Devin Booker — 118-103 in Game 4 on Sunday night to tie the first-round series.
Friday’s Sports In BriefApril 23, 2022 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Chris Paul scored 19 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter and the Phoenix Suns overcame Devin Booker’s absence to beat the New Orleans Pelicans 114-111 in Game 3 of the first-round series.
Phoenix takes 2-1 lead into game 4 against New OrleansApril 23, 2022 GMT
Phoenix Suns (64-18, first in the Western Conference) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (36-46, eighth in the Western Conference)
New Orleans; Sunday, 9:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Pelicans -3
New Orleans, Phoenix tied 1-1 heading to game 3April 21, 2022 GMT
Phoenix Suns (64-18, first in the Western Conference) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (36-46, eighth in the Western Conference)
New Orleans; Friday, 9:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Pelicans -1; over/under is 216.5
Pelicans rally past Suns 125-114 after Booker’s injuryApril 20, 2022 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — Brandon Ingram's rolling, Devin Booker's hurting and the New Orleans Pelicans made it clear that this first-round playoff series will be a fight for the top-seeded Phoenix Suns.
Ingram had a fantastic all-around game with 37 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists to lead the Pelicans over the Suns 125-114 in Game 2 on Tuesday, pulling off the impressive road win to tie the series at 1-all and earn their first postseason victory since 2018.
Pelicans earn 105-101 win over Clippers, claim No. 8 seedApril 16, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A franchise player out for the season. A first-year head coach. A 1-12 start. The New Orleans Pelicans overcame it all and stormed back to make the playoffs.
Brandon Ingram scored 30 points and the Pelicans rallied from a 13-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat the depleted Los Angeles Clippers 105-101 in a play-in Friday night and earn the West’s No.
Pelicans, Hawks win play-in games to reach NBA playoffsApril 16, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brandon Ingram scored 30 points and the New Orleans Pelicans overcame a 13-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat the depleted Los Angeles Clippers 105-101 in a play-in Friday night and earn the No.
Wednesday Sports in BriefApril 14, 2022 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young bounced back from a sluggish start to score 24 points and De’Andre Hunter led a third-quarter surge that carried the Atlanta Hawks to a 132-103 rout of the Charlotte Hornets in an Eastern Conference play-in game Wednesday night.
CJ McCollum leads Pelicans past Spurs in play-in gameApril 14, 2022 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — CJ McCollum got New Orleans going early and Brandon Ingram took over late to send the Pelicans to Los Angeles for a chance at the final playoff spot.
McCollum scored 27 of his 32 points in the first half to carry the young Pelicans to a 113-103 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night.