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Zion Williamson leads Pelicans past Pistons, 128-118

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Zion Williamson scored 32 points in his first game since being named a first-time All-Star, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Detroit Pistons 128-118 on Wednesday night. ...

Pelicans rally from 24 down, top Celtics 120-115 in overtime

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Brandon Ingram and Zion Williamson took what they hope will be meaningful steps in turning the New Orleans Pelicans' season around, combining decisively to produce pivotal plays dur...

Paul has 19 assists, Suns rally to beat Pelicans 132-114

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Chris Paul had 15 points and a season-high 19 assists, spearheading an 11-point, fourth-quarter comeback by the Phoenix Suns in a 132-114 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Fr...

Ingram, Williamson power Pelicans past Grizzlies, 118-109

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Brandon Ingram had 27 points, 12 rebounds and a career-high four blocks, Zion Williamson capped a 29-point night with a game-sealing dunk in the final minute, and the New Orleans Pe...

New LSU coordinator Jones begins task of fixing defense

New LSU defensive coordinator Daronte Jones pledges that the unit he now oversees will error on the side of “overcommunicating” and play with a “violent” style. “We want to minimize ...

Wood scores 27 as Rockets top Pelicans 126-112

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Christian Wood scored 27 points and the Houston Rockets extended their winning streak to five games with a 126-112 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday night. ...

Ingram, Ball lead Pelicans past Bucks, 131-126

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Lonzo Ball highlighted a season-best 27-point performance with seven 3-pointers and the New Orleans Pelicans held off a furious Milwaukee rally to beat the Bucks 131-126 on Friday n...

Tyson scores 31 points, No. 6 Houston routs Tulane, 83-60

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Cameron Tyson scored a career-high 31 points, hitting a career-best nine 3-pointers, and No. 6 Houston routed Tulane 83-60 on Thursday night. Tramon Mark added 16 ...

Ingram, Williamson each score 32, Pelicans top Beal, Wizards

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Zion Williamson and Brandon Ingram each scored a season-high 32 points and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the depleted Washington Wizards 124-106 on Wednesday night. ...

Signs point to Saints entering new era in 2021

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Signs point to new era dawning for the New Orleans Saints, even if an opportunity remains to keep together much of the young core that has powered the club to four straight NFC Sout...

AP source: Saints' Nielsen accepts LSU coordinator job

New Orleans Saints defensive line coach Ryan Nielsen has agreed in principle to become LSU's next defensive coordinator, a person familiar with the situation said. The person spoke t...

Saints' Brees exits playoffs, perhaps career, on sour note

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Nearly two hours after the New Orleans Saints' season had ended, Drew Brees stood on the Superdome field in street clothes, throwing passes to his children while his wife, Brittany,...

Saints' Brees sees playoff clash with Brady's Bucs as fate

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees periodically discusses his long, extraordinary NFL journey in terms of fate and destiny. The Saints quarterback says, for example, that his career-threa...

Saints' defensive line aims to disrupt Bucs' Brady once more

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — For all the extraordinary talent the Saints and Buccaneers have at quarterback, running back and receiver, defensive end Cameron Jordan figures that what happens in the trenches wil...

Health of key Saints players trending up at the right time

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints quarterback Drew Brees likes the way the health of the roster is trending at the most crucial time of year. New Orleans’ victory over Chicago in the wild-ca...