• Lottery Notes: Pelicans, Knicks, Cavs, Bulls, C's

    8 days ago - By Hoops Rumors

    Tuesday night was a massive one for the Pelicans , who won the 2019 draft lottery despite entering the night with just a 6.0% of landing that top pick. As William Guillory of The Athletic details, head coach Alvin Gentry was representing the team in the drawing room and was ecstatic when he learned that the team would be drafting first overall, exclaiming “F- yeah!” and high-fiving other representatives in the room.
    While the Pelicans will now have the opportunity to build around super-prospect Zion Williamson , Gentry and new head of basketball operations David Griffin remain optimistic...
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  • GBB Mock Draft: After the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery

    GBB Mock Draft: After the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery

    8 days ago - By Yahoo Sports

    The Memphis Grizzlies won the second pick in the draft, a far better alternative than conveying the pick to Boston or getting the 8th pick - for Joe Mullinax's sanity, I'm thrilled that we don't have to worry about Cam Reddish or Bol Bol. Now that the draft order is set, some of the staff
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  • 2019 NBA Mock Draft: Rounding Up Experts' 1st-Round Predictions After Lottery

    8 days ago - By Bleacher Report

    The ping-pong balls have spoken, and the New Orleans Pelicans are the lucky recipient of the No. 1 pick in the 2019 NBA draft. Zion Williamson, welcome to your new team...
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  • Tortured Alvin Gentry had his NBA draft lottery moment: ‘F-k yeah'

    Tortured Alvin Gentry had his NBA draft lottery moment: ‘F-k yeah'

    8 days ago - By New York Post

    Alvin Gentry was asked a question during a Pelicans upset over the Jazz in March, but requested a clarification. “Excuse me? I had a couple of beers. Sorry,” Gentry responded. And who could blame him? The final two months of the Pelicans season looked particularly painful for the coach of a team that was torn...
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  • Pelicans' title odds jump from 300-1 to 25-1 after landing 1st pick

    8 days ago - By TheScore

    The New Orleans Pelicans had just a 6 percent chance of landing the first overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft but overcame the odds for an opportunity to select Duke 's Zion Williamson in June. And with Tuesday's lottery win came a giant bump in the Pelicans' championship chances - at least according to the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook. New Orleans was initially tied for the worst odds of winning the 2019-20 NBA title at 300-1, but the number was lowered to 25-1 after the lottery, which sees the Pelicans tied for 10th with the Denver Nuggets and the Oklahoma City Thunder.
    2019-20 NBA...
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  • Landon Collins Thought Giants Would Draft Dwayne Haskins; Redskins 'Stole' QB

    8 days ago - By Bleacher Report

    Current Washington Redskins and former New York Giants safety Landon Collins didn't expect the Redskins to end up with quarterback Dwayne Haskins in the 2019 NFL draft...
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  • NBA Mock Draft 2019, post-lottery edition: Pelicans, Knicks, Hawks snag Duke stars; Lakers pick sharpshooter

    NBA Mock Draft 2019, post-lottery edition: Pelicans, Knicks, Hawks snag Duke stars; Lakers pick sharpshooter

    8 days ago - By Sporting News

    With the pick order now finalized, how will the 2019 NBA Draft shake out? Sporting News' Chris Stone goes through the entire first round in our latest NBA Mock Draft.
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  • NBA Rumors: Post-2019 Lottery Draft Buzz on Pelicans, Lakers and More

    8 days ago - By Bleacher Report

    The NBA draft lottery turned out to be quite a shocker as only one of the four teams that had the worst records in the league this year will have a top-four pick in the upcoming NBA Draft...
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  • Knicks News: Who Experts Expect Team to Select with 3 Pick

    8 days ago - By Bleacher Report

    The New York Knicks will not be adding Duke freshman Zion Williamson to their roster in the 2019 NBA draft. Instead of earning the franchise-altering No. 1 overall pick at the NBA draft lottery Tuesday, the Knicks were handed the No...
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  • Pelicans' ticket office had perfect reaction to landing No. 1 pick

    Pelicans' ticket office had perfect reaction to landing No. 1 pick

    8 days ago - By USA Today

    The 2019 NBA draft lottery will be a night many never forget, as the teams with the best chances came up short and the Pelicans came up huge.
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  • NBA Draft lottery winners and losers: Pelicans, LeBron James get good news; Knicks miss their man

    NBA Draft lottery winners and losers: Pelicans, LeBron James get good news; Knicks miss their man

    8 days ago - By Sporting News

    It's easy to crown the Pelicans a winner from the 2019 NBA Draft lottery, but the ripple effects from Tuesday night spread quickly to other corners of the NBA.
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  • NBA Draft 2019 Rumors: Anonymous Execs Say RJ Barrett's Ceiling Is James Harden

    8 days ago - By Bleacher Report

    RJ Barrett isn't likely to be selected ahead of Duke teammate Zion Williamson in the 2019 NBA draft, but some within the NBA believe he could develop into an elite player...
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  • New York Knicks Remain Directionless After NBA Lottery Gut Punch

    8 days ago - By Bleacher Report

    Chasing shiny things has been the New York Knicks ' modus operandi for more than a decade now. We're all familiar with how that's worked out after six straight seasons without playoff basketball and just three trips in the last 15 years...
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  • Pelicans' Gentry 'Not Worried About' Anthony Davis Trade After Zion Lottery Win

    8 days ago - By Bleacher Report

    New Orleans Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry said Tuesday after the Pels won the 2019 NBA draft lottery that he isn't concerned with the ongoing Anthony Davis saga. According to Marc J...
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  • Winning Williamson: New Orleans Pelicans get top pick in NBA draft lottery

    Winning Williamson: New Orleans Pelicans get top pick in NBA draft lottery

    8 days ago - By TORONTO STAR

    Zion Williamson formerly of the Duke Blue Devils expected to be the first selection in the draft.
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  • NBA Draft 2019: 3 takeaways from the lottery chaos as Pelicans jump to No. 1

    NBA Draft 2019: 3 takeaways from the lottery chaos as Pelicans jump to No. 1

    8 days ago - By Sporting News

    The lottery determined Tuesday that the Pelicans will receive the No. 1 overall pick, shocking nearly everyone.
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  • NBA: Pelicans staff's amazing reaction to winning NBA draft lottery

    8 days ago - By BBC

    Watch New Orleans Pelicans staff react to winning the NBA draft lottery, which means they will have the first chance at choosing the widely projected first-pick player Zion Williamson.
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  • NBA Draft lottery results: Full pick order for 2019 lottery teams

    NBA Draft lottery results: Full pick order for 2019 lottery teams

    8 days ago - By Sporting News

    The Pelicans won the NBA Draft lottery drawing with a 6.8 percent chance of landing the No. 1 overall pick. Here are the results and full order of lottery picks.
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  • Duke's Zion Williamson is NBA's consensus top pick, but mock drafts very widely

    8 days ago - By Yahoo Sports

    Zion Williamson has been considered the consensus No. 1 pick in June's NBA draft for all of his brief one-season career at Duke and that hasn't changed. The power forward is likely headed to New Orleans after the Pelicans one the NBA lottery Tuesday night. But Williamson isn't the only consensus
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  • NBA Draft 2019: Latest Mock Draft Picks After Official Lottery Results

    8 days ago - By Bleacher Report

    The NBA finally held its draft lottery, and, no, the New York Knicks did not end up with the No. 1 pick...
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