Rui Hachimura gets set for Wizards debut

Basketball / NBA Jul 6, 2019

Rui Hachimura gets set for Wizards debut

Rui Hachimura was raring to hit the court Friday on the eve of his debut with the Washington Wizards at NBA Summer League. The 203-cm forward joined teammates for a final practice session before they open their Summer League campaign in Las Vegas against the ...

Zion Williamson begins adjustment to NBA game

Basketball / NBA Jul 3, 2019

Zion Williamson begins adjustment to NBA game

Zion Williamson knows he has a lot to learn starting when he makes his NBA Summer League debut. That said, he's already picked up a few things. The No. 1 overall pick in this year's draft by the New Orleans Pelicans is in Las Vegas, where ...

Pelicans open new era by taking Zion Williamson No. 1

Basketball / NBA Jun 21, 2019

Pelicans open new era by taking Zion Williamson No. 1

Zion Williamson plays with force and ferocity, a Hulk in hightops who looks as though he would never show a soft side. Draft night proved otherwise. Williamson was the No. 1 pick of the New Orleans Pelicans — a surprise to nobody who watched basketball this ...

Pelicans star Anthony Davis overwhelms Grizzlies in rout

Basketball / NBA Jan 8, 2019

Pelicans star Anthony Davis overwhelms Grizzlies in rout

Anthony Davis had little to say about his latest dunk-filled scoring outburst. He even shrugged off his seldom-seen "Shammgod" crossover dribble that stunned the Grizzlies, delighted the crowd and set up his thunderous driving dunk. The Pelicans' perennial All-Star was more eager to highlight an ...

Durant's defense sinks Pelicans

Basketball / NBA Oct 21, 2017

Durant's defense sinks Pelicans

Klay Thomspon scored 31 points, Stephen Curry added 28 and the Golden State Warriors easily erased a 15-point first-half deficit en route to a 128-120 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday. Kevin Durant added 22 points and a career-high seven blocked shots for ...

Pelicans finalize deal with guard Allen

Basketball / NBA Sep 16, 2017

Pelicans finalize deal with guard Allen

The New Orleans Pelicans signed free-agent guard Tony Allen on Friday. A person familiar with the contract says it's worth $2.3 million for one year. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because financial terms have not been disclosed. The source ...