Upcoming Match-ups
Today
28 Jan
2020-01-28 18:30
STJON
VILLA
3 30%
-3 70%
143
2020-01-28 18:30
TENN
TEXAM
-11 61%
11 39%
123.5
2020-01-28 19:00
AKRON
BUFF
-7.5 49%
7.5 51%
159
2020-01-28 19:00
BOWLG
BALL
-1.5 65%
1.5 35%
139
2020-01-28 19:00
TOLDO
KENT
-4 52%
4 48%
148
2020-01-28 19:00
MIAOH
CMICH
-1.5 52%
1.5 48%
155.5
2020-01-28 19:00
VACOM
RICHM
-9 45%
9 55%
140
2020-01-28 19:00
GMASN
RHODEI
5 36%
-5 64%
140.5
2020-01-28 19:00
NEBRS
MICH
4.5 36%
-4.5 64%
147.5
2020-01-28 19:00
FLA
MISST
-5 71%
5 29%
134.5
2020-01-28 19:00
VIRGA
FLAST
-1 34%
1 66%
115
2020-01-28 19:00
CLEMS
SYRA
-2 40%
2 60%
134
2020-01-28 19:00
CINCY
SMU
-6 41%
6 59%
139.5
2020-01-28 20:00
N.ILL
OHIO
-3.5 60%
3.5 40%
135.5
2020-01-28 20:00
RUTGR
PURDU
-3.5 69%
3.5 31%
123.5
2020-01-28 20:00
MIAMI
VATEC
3 28%
-3 72%
140
2020-01-28 20:30
MIZZU
GA
-4 50%
4 50%
139.5
2020-01-28 21:00
DUKE
PITT
-16 63%
16 37%
137.5
2020-01-28 21:00
MISS
AUBRN
5 30%
-5 70%
141.5
2020-01-28 21:00
GTOWN
BUTLR
-1 35%
1 65%
141.5
2020-01-28 21:00
AIRFO
FRSNO
-2.5 99%
2.5 1%
141.5
2020-01-28 23:00
WYOM
UT.ST
13 50%
-13 50%
127

New Orleans Pelicans

  • NBA Championships: 0
  • Last NBA Championship: N/A
  • Claim to Fame: New Orleans is the only franchise to survive Byron Scott and a hurricane. We’ll let you decide which was worse.
  • Claim to Shame: New Orleans traded future Hall of Famer Chris Paul in his prime for what amounts to spare parts.

Few franchises have bounced around more than the Pelicans, who sprung into existence as the Charlotte Hornets in 1988 and briefly spent time in Oklahoma City for two seasons after Louisiana was devastated by Hurricane Katrina.

The Pelicans returned to the Big Easy for good in 2007 and proceeded to have their best season in franchise history, winning 56 games and advancing to the Western Conference Semifinals. That squad was led by All-Stars Chris Paul, David West, and Peja Stojakovic, and featured Defensive Player of the Year Tyson Chandler in the middle.

Paul later forced his way out of New Orleans in 2011, and the team struggled to remain competitive, winning fewer than 30 games in back-to-back seasons.

Those poor finishes weren’t a total waste, however, as they allowed the Pelicans to land the #1 pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, and the team wisely selected Kentucky freshman Anthony Davis. The long-limbed pivot has since averaged 23.4 points, 10.3 rebounds and 2.4 blocks per game in six seasons in NOLA, and has led the Pelicans to the postseason twice.

Just as Paul did before him, Davis forced his way out of town last season by hitting the Klutch Sports eject button and ending up in Los Angeles with LeBron. It’s not all doom and gloom however as the franchise was rewarded with the #1 pick in the lottery and selected Zion Williamson.

While they await Williamson’s debut as he recovers from surgery for a torn meniscus, the Pels still have a chance to be one of the most fun rosters in the league, as Jrue Holiday will be joined by former Lakers Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram and Josh Hart, as well as JJ Redick who came over from Philly, as well as fellow promising rookies Nickeil Alexander-Walker and Jaxson Hayes.

Playing at a breakneck speed under Alvin Gentry, New Orleans will be must-see tv this season.

ATS Record

Overall Home Away
14-19-1 8-9-0 6-10-1

Over/Under Record

Overall Home Away
16-18-0 8-9-0 8-9-0

Team defense

Type Rank Season Stats
PPG 28 116.4
FG % 21 0.5
3P % 17 0.4
DREB 17 34.8
BPG 17 4.8
SPG 20 7.6

Team offense

Type Rank Season Stats
PPG 11 112.3
APG 12 24.9
FG % 19 0.5
3P % 8 0.4
OREB 7 10.9
TO 21 15.7

Team standings

Name Record Div Record Streak
DAL 21-11-0 7-0-0 1L
HOU 22-11-0 4-3-0 1L
MEM 13-21-0 1-3-0 1W
NO 11-23-0 1-5-0 4W
SA 13-18-0 2-4-0 1W

Team leaders

Name Score Achievement
Brandon Ingram 25 Points
Derrick Favors 10 Rebounds
Jrue Holiday 7 Assists
Jrue Holiday 2 Steals
Jaxson Hayes 1 Blocks

Injury reports

Player Injury Status Notes
Darius Miller Achilles out Miller is recovering from surgery to repair a ruptured right Achilles tendon and is expected to miss the entire 2019-20 season. Lasted Updated: 10/21/2019
Zion Williamson Knee out Williamson is recovering from surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee. A timetable for return has yet to be established. Lasted Updated: 12/18/2019
SBT's score
36.8