2018 ScheduleAll times ET

2018 Schedule
48-34, 2nd in Southwest
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4d

Pelicans sign Bluiett to 2-way contract

The New Orleans Pelicans have signed Trevon Bluiett to a two-way contract after the rookie guard averaged 18.3 points in four NBA Summer League games.

Diallo runs the floor for dunk (0:17)
Carr gets tough and-1 to fall (0:16)

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPN Sources: Portland and New Orleans had discussed the possibility of a sign-and-trade for DeMarcus Cousins, but a road block existed since he shares the same agent as RFA Jusuf Nurkic.

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPN Sources: DeMarcus Cousins had narrowed his choices down to Golden State and Boston.

Pierce: Randle is an 'insurance policy' for Pelicans (1:46)
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19dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Randle goes to Pels for 2 years, $18M

Free-agent center Julius Randle, fresh off a career season with the Lakers, agreed to a two-year, $18 million deal to join the New Orleans Pelicans, league sources tell ESPN.

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19dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Lakers add Rondo, renounce Randle

The Lakers have agreed to a one-year, $9 million deal with point guard Rajon Rondo and renounced the rights to Julius Randle, who now has a two-year agreement with the Pelicans, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Woj: 'Davis wants DeMarcus Cousins back' (1:41)
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21dMarc J. Spears

Source: Pelicans, Lakers first to call Cousins

Four-time All-Star DeMarcus Cousins could meet with the Pelicans and Lakers on Sunday after receiving phone calls from both teams on the first day of NBA free agency, a source told ESPN's The Undefeated.

Marc J. Spears The Undefeated 

New Orleans Pelicans All-Star free agent center DeMarcus Cousins received calls from the Pelicans and Los Angeles Lakers tonight once free agency began and is expected to have meetings scheduled with both teams soon, a source told ESPN's The Undefeated.

Bobby Marks ESPN 

With the cap projected at $116M in 2020-21, Anthony Davis will be eligible to sign a $235M super max contract with the Pelicans next summer.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Ex-Northwestern star Bryant McIntosh has committed to play with the New Orleans Pelicans Summer League, per ESPN sources.

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30d

Pelicans use only pick to take Penn State's Carr

With Rajon Rondo's future with the team uncertain, the Pelicans strengthened their backcourt by selecting Penn State's Tony Carr in the second round Thursday night.

Prospect Profile: Tony Carr (0:29)
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44dAdrian Wojnarowski

Pelicans extend Gentry through 2020-21 season

Alvin Gentry will get a raise for the 2018-19 season, a guaranteed deal for 2019-20 and a performance-based deal for 2020-21, sources told ESPN.

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47dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: 76ers' Brown to bring Williams on staff

Former Pelicans head coach Monty Williams has agreed to a deal to join Brett Brown's coaching staff as the lead assistant with the 76ers, league sources told ESPN.

All of the pettiness from the NBA playoffs (1:41)
Who takes home MVP? (1:05)

Bobby Marks ESPN 

Anthony Davis has now met the super max criteria (All-NBA in 2 out of 3 seasons) and is eligible to sign the largest contract in NBA history next summer (2019). The extension projects to be worth $230 million with a cap hit in 2020-21 starting at $39.7 million.

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59d

Gobert, Davis lead All-Defensive team voting

Jazz center Rudy Gobert and Pelicans forward Anthony Davis, both finalists for Defensive Player of the Year, led the voting for the NBA's All-Defensive team.

Bobby Marks ESPN 

Jrue Holiday will earn $100K for being named All-Defensive First Team. Holiday had earned $765K in previous bonuses and New Orleans will now have a $25.97M cap hit in 2018-19.

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61dMike Triplett

Gentry: Everyone wants Cousins back with Pels

As DeMarcus Cousins heads toward free agency, Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry says "there's not one single person" in the organization that doesn't want the All-Star big man to return to the team.

Team Stats

Points Per Game111.73rd
Rebounds Per Game44.310th
Assists Per Game26.83rd
Points Allowed110.429th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2017-184834.585
2016-173448.415
2015-163052.366
2014-154537.549