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Pelicans Not Concerned About Lonzo Ball’s Bubble Performance

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Every weekday, SI’s Chris Mannix will check-in with his Bubble Bits, a quick hit on something notable from inside the NBA’s campus LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Lonzo Ball was frustrated. Twitter, as it so often does, provided an outlet. After a disappointing five-point performance in New Orleans’ loss to......
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NBA Power Rankings: A shake-up in the top 5 as playoff matchups take shape

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The playoff picture is beginning to take shape as the final week of seeding games begins. Three teams — the Washington Wizards, New Orleans Pelicans and Sacramento Kings — have been eliminated from playoff contention, and a Western Conference play-in is officially happening. The Memphis Grizzlies‘ hold on the No.......
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NBA campus intel: Pelicans’ sense of urgency on notice

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When the New Orleans Pelicans were struggling defensively early in the season, a small change in December helped get them back on track. The Pelicans decided to drop their bigs on pick-and-rolls more, and the team immediately saw an improvement on the court. From Dec. 17 to Jan. 21, the......
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Zion’s performance in the bubble and the Pelicans’ future

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Zion Williamson‘s rookie season might have only five days left in it. Even though they were 3.5 games back of the 8-seed in the West when the NBA season resumed last month, the New Orleans Pelicans were a popular choice to reach the postseason and set up a tantalizing first-round......
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Zion plays down stretch of win: ‘I felt alive again’

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11:09 PM ET Andrew LopezESPN New Orleans rookie Zion Williamson made it clear what it felt like to be on the floor at the end of the Pelicans’ 109-99 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night. “I felt alive again,” Williamson told ESPN’s Malika Andrews. “My competitive spirit was......
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NBA campus intel: The bubble back-to-backs start Monday

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The NBA is back, and so are back-to-backs. Three teams who played Sunday — the Washington Wizards, Memphis Grizzlies and San Antonio Spurs — are back in action on Monday. Each of the 22 teams in the NBA bubble has one set of back-to-backs, which are already causing lineup adjustments.......
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NBA Bubble Best Bets & DFS Plays: Monday, August 3, 2020

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http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTc0NDI1NTMxMTUwNzcxNTYw/usatsi_14671831.jpg Corey Parson The first full week of NBA bubble play starts today with six games on the slate beginning at 1:30pm ET.  The Grizzlies and Pelicans is a big matchup to help determine the final seed in the West. Pacers forward T.J. Warren should stay hot vs Washington, and......
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NBA Power Rankings: Where all 22 teams stand after the opening weekend

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The NBA season officially resumed in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Playoff seeding and the race for the No. 8 seed in the West have already been shaken up. The Los Angeles Lakers evened the score in the battle of L.A. with a close win, and the Giannis Antetokounmpo–James Harden beef......
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NBA bubble intel: Lakers and Clippers prepare for second games

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The Los Angeles Lakers and LA Clippers gave fans a reason to tune in on opening night of the NBA restart for the reseeding games, with the Lakers edging the Clippers in a close one. They’ll both be back in action Saturday with two games that offer their own intrigue.......
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Griffin: Zion not ending quarters part of Pels’ plan

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5:56 PM ET Andrew LopezESPN The way the New Orleans Pelicans handled the minutes of rookie forward Zion Williamson was seemingly the talk of the NBA on Thursday night as the league returned to play in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. On Friday, Pelicans executive vice president of basketball operations David......
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NBA players and coaches kneel during national anthem as season restarts

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here NBA players and coaches from four teams took a knee during the national anthem on Thursday night in the first set of games since the league paused its season over the coronavirus pandemic. The demonstration, inspired by free-agent NFL......
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NBA bubble updates: What Zion’s return means for Pelicans

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The New Orleans Pelicans watched a chance to get a leg up in the heated race for the West’s No. 8 seed fade away while Zion Williamson sat on the bench. The Pelicans’ 16-point lead evaporated as the Utah Jazz stormed back in the second half to come away with......
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NBA bubble updates: What Zion’s return means for Pelicans

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — After 141 days, the NBA returned inside of the bubble with a doubleheader at the ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort on Thursday night. LeBron James closed the show by following his own miss and hitting the go-ahead tip-in basket......
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NBA players and coaches kneel during national anthem as season restarts

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here NBA players and coaches from four teams took a knee during the national anthem on Thursday night in the first set of games since the league paused its season over the coronavirus pandemic. The demonstration, inspired by free-agent NFL......
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Pelicans, Jazz Kneel for National Anthem Before NBA Restart’s First Game

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Nick Selbe As the NBA prepared to take the court for the first time during its Orlando restart plan, the New Orleans Pelicans and Utah Jazz knelt on the sideline during the pregame national anthem. Coaches and game referees also......
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Zion to play in NBA restart debut in ‘short bursts’

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5:44 PM ET Andrew LopezESPN New Orleans Pelicans rookie forward Zion Williamson was cleared to go by the team and will suit up in Thursday night’s NBA restart opener against the Utah Jazz, the team announced. Coach Alvin Gentry told reporters that Williamson had to go through his pregame warmups......
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LeBron, Zion and everything else we’re excited to watch in the NBA restart

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After 20 full weeks on hiatus, the 2019-20 NBA season is finally ready to restart. In case you’d forgotten, the Milwaukee Bucks lead the Eastern Conference, the Los Angeles Lakers are atop the West, the Memphis Grizzlies are clinging to the West’s 8-seed and the Toronto Raptors are still —......
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NBA Continuity Rankings: Which teams hold the edge in the bubble?

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In the NBA, where rosters can change dramatically from season to season, how much of an edge is it to have continuity heading into the league’s 2020 restart? Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone, whose team checks in near the top of our list, has high hopes. “Continuity [will] help......
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NBA Restart Primer: What Bettors and Fantasy Players Need to Know

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With the NBA set to finally tip-off this Thursday, it’s important for bettors to know the key storylines and expectations for each team playing for something in the bubble. Teams that may have been interested in home court advantage before the pandemic may instead choose to rest players and prepare......

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