LeBron pays Zion props after Pelicans test Lakers

After Los Angeles’ win over New Orleans, LeBron James and Zion Williamson met at half court, with the 35-year-old in his 17th season passing on words of encouragement to the 19-year-old taking the NBA by storm in his rookie season.
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How a pair of Pelicans rookies capitalized on their opportunity

The early run Jaxson Hayes and Nickeil Alexander-Walker got in ‘garbage time’ helped when injuries pressed them into more important minutes.
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Gentry raises red flag after Pelicans drop to 0-4

New Orleans coach Alvin Gentry said the fact his team lost to Golden State by 11 points did not indicate it was in the game at any point. “And I think that’s the most disturbing thing to me,” Gentry said after the Pelicans fell to 0-4.
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Lowe: Where the Anthony Davis trade leaves the Lakers and Pelicans

Finally, the Lakers have a deal to acquire Davis. Are they paying too much?
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Sources: Lakers reach deal for Pelicans’ Davis

The Pelicans have agreed to trade Anthony Davis to the Lakers for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three first-round picks — including the No. 4 overall in next week’s draft, league sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
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Davis: ‘Awkward’ being booed in Pelicans return

Met with boos and cheers in his return to the Pelicans’ lineup Friday in New Orleans, Anthony Davis said he was surprised by the jeers but was “just happy to be back on the floor playing the game that I love.”
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Sources: Pelicans, barring huge offer, in no rush

Anthony Davis won’t be traded before next Thursday’s NBA trade deadline unless the Pelicans are made an overwhelming offer, sources say. The Lakers plan to make an aggressive push, according to sources.
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Since Anthony Davis decided to ‘be Westbrook’ the Pelicans are on a new level

Anthony Davis promises to dominate every night in a season that could shape the Pelicans for years to come.
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Warriors overcome double-digit deficit against Pelicans for third time in a row

The Warriors used a 15-0 run to begin the second half and take further ownership of the Pelicans’ souls this season.
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Town business: Warriors overcome 14-point first-quarter deficit to beat Pelicans

The Golden State Warriors debuted their Statement uniforms and overpowered the New Orleans Pelicans after a poor first quarter.
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Pelicans’ Davis out after shootaround injury

New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis rolled his left ankle during the team’s shootaround and had to sit out the game against the Phoenix Suns later Thursday night.
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Sources: Pelicans join the Green-to-Griz deal

The New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to send former lottery pick Austin Rivers to the Boston Celtics to help complete the Celtics’ looming Jeff Green trade with Memphis, according to league sources.
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Butler pushes Bulls past Pelicans to 6th in row

Jimmy Butler scored 33 points, Derrick Rose had 19 and the Chicago Bulls beat the New Orleans Pelicans 107-100 on Saturday night for their sixth consecutive victory.
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