Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry said he understands the fans' frustrations with the team sitting Zion Williamson in the game's final minutes, but said, "It's best for him right now and that's what we're going to stick to."
Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images Not doing the little things destroyed New Orleans odds of winning this one. Following a disappointing 113-106 loss to the Denver Nuggets on Friday, the New Orleans Pelicans have an unflattering 0-2 record during the Zion era.
Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports Through the words of his head coach and teammates Each franchise has a moment in its history where the energy, perception and culture changed entirely with one thing alone but few to the magnitude of New Orleans and Zion Williamson.
Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Could the Pels trade a veteran over these next few weeks? Since roughly the start of this calendar year, the word on the streets has been that the New Orleans Pelicans possess no interest in moving any players off their roster before the upcoming trade deadline.
Shannon Sharpe and Skip Bayless react to Zion Williamson's NBA debut last night, in which he scored 22 points and made all 4 of the 3-pointers he attempted, in a loss for the Pelicans against the San Antonio Spurs.