Murphy hits 9 3s, scores 41, Pelicans down Blazers 127-110March 13, 2023 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Pelicans second-year pro Trey Murphy III was only beginning to earn regular minutes off the bench as a rookie last spring.
Now he's the type of player who — on a good night — can whip a crowd into a jubilant frenzy with a stirring, momentum-driving mix of deep shots and flamboyant finishes at the rim.
Mac McClung soars to slam dunk title at All-Star SaturdayFebruary 19, 2023 GMT
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mac McClung might have single-handedly restored the shine on a dunk contest that has been widely panned in recent years.
McClung, the 6-foot-2 Philadelphia guard on a two-way contract, defeated New Orleans' Trey Murphy III in the finals of the dunk contest, culminating an NBA All-Star Saturday that may have finally answered the question as to whether what used to be the league's signature event can be glitzy again.
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.
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.
Giannis goes off in 1st half, scores 50 in Bucks’ winJanuary 30, 2023 GMT
MILWAUKEE (AP) —
Giannis Antetokounmpo had 50 points and 13 rebounds as the Milwaukee Bucks trounced New Orleans 135-110 on Sunday, handing the Pelicans their eighth straight loss.
Anteotkounmpo’s 50 points were five off the career high he set Jan.
Herro scores 26, Heat come from 16 down, top Pelicans 100-96January 22, 2023 GMT
MIAMI (AP) — It was Kids Day in Miami, so it made sense that the youngest Heat starter would lead the way.
And the oldest member of the Heat rotation came up big, too.
Tyler Herro scored a game-high 26 points, Kyle Lowry had nine of his 17 in the final 3:03 — with the game on the line — and Miami rallied to beat the New Orleans Pelicans 100-96 on Sunday.
Wagner, Anthony lead Magic over Pelicans 123-110January 21, 2023 GMT
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Franz Wagner had 30 points and nine assists, Cole Anthony scored 22 off the bench and the Orlando Magic beat the New Orleans Pelicans 123-110 on Friday night.
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.
Jaylen Brown scores season-high 41 points, Celtics winJanuary 12, 2023 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored a season-high 41 points and had 12 rebounds and the Boston Celtics won their fourth straight game, holding off the New Orleans Pelicans 125-114 on Wednesday night.
Morant has 32, Grizzlies use late burst to defeat PelicansJanuary 1, 2023 GMT
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Ja Morant had 32 points and eight assists, Jaren Jackson Jr. added 17 points and six blocks, and the Memphis Grizzlies broke open the game in the fourth quarter for a 116-101 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday night.
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.
Murphy scores 23, Pelicans beat Thunder in OT without ZionDecember 24, 2022 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Trey Murphy III scored 23 points and the New Orleans Pelicans overcame the absence of leading scorer Zion Williamson and a nine-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 128-125 in overtime on Friday night.
Booker, Phoenix set for matchup with New OrleansDecember 9, 2022 GMT
Phoenix Suns (16-9, second in the Western Conference) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (16-8, first in the Western Conference)
New Orleans; Friday, 8:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Pelicans -1.5
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.
New Orleans takes on Denver, looks for 4th straight home winDecember 3, 2022 GMT
Denver Nuggets (14-8, third in the Western Conference) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (14-8, second in the Western Conference)
New Orleans; Sunday, 3:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: New Orleans hosts Denver aiming to extend its three-game home winning streak.
Williamson powers Pelicans past Popovich-less Spurs, 117-99December 3, 2022 GMT
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Zion Williamson scored 30 points and matched a career high with 15 rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans rolled to a 117-99 victory Friday night over the San Antonio Spurs, who were without coach Gregg Popovich.
Williamson scores 33, powers Pelicans past Raptors 126-108December 1, 2022 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Zion Williamson had 33 points, four steals and two blocks, and Trey Murphy added six 3-pointers and 26 points as the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Toronto Raptors 126-108 on Wednesday night.
Brooks, Morant lead Grizzlies in rout of Pelicans, 132-111November 26, 2022 GMT
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Dillon Brooks scored 25 points, Ja Morant had 23 points and 11 assists as the Memphis Grizzlies built an early lead on 3-point shooting and routed the New Orleans Pelicans 132-111 on Friday night.
CJ McCollum scores 23 points, Pelicans top Bulls 124-110November 17, 2022 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — CJ McCollum scored 23 points, Jonas Valanciunas added 22 and the New Orleans Pelicans won their second straight game without Zion Williamson in the lineup, beating the Chicago Bulls 124-110 on Wednesday night.
Morant, Memphis set for matchup with New OrleansNovember 14, 2022 GMT
Memphis Grizzlies (9-5, fifth in the Western Conference) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (7-6, seventh in the Western Conference)
New Orleans; Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Ja Morant leads Memphis into a matchup with New Orleans.
Green and the Rockets visit conference foe New OrleansNovember 11, 2022 GMT
Houston Rockets (2-10, 15th in the Western Conference) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (6-6, eighth in the Western Conference)
New Orleans; Saturday, 8:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: New Orleans plays Houston in a matchup of Western Conference teams.
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.
Pelicans pick up options on Murphy, Lewis Jr.October 28, 2022 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans have exercised options for recent first-round draft choices Kira Lewis Jr. and Trey Murphy III.
The club announced Thursday that it picked up a fourth-year option for Lewis, a point guard drafted 13th overall out of Alabama in 2020, and a third-year option for Murphy, a small forward drafted 17th overall out of Virginia in 2021.
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.
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.
Bridges, Rozier help Hornets shoot past Pelicans, 142-120March 12, 2022 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Miles Bridges had 27 points and nine assists, Terry Rozier highlighted his 27-point performance with seven 3-pointers and the Charlotte Hornets put on a shooting exhibition to beat the undermanned New Orleans Pelicans 142-120 on Friday night.