New Orleans Pelicans

New Orleans Pelicans

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  • Field Goal %
    48.2 FG%
  • 3-point %
    34.9 3P%
  • Points Scored
    115 PPG
  • Total Rebounds
    47.0 RPG
  • ESPN, Marvel Team for NBA Game With ‘Avengers’-Themed Storyline
    The Wrap

    ESPN, Marvel Team for NBA Game With ‘Avengers’-Themed Storyline

    “Marvel’s Arena of Heroes” game, which is set for May 3, will feature Golden State Warriors vs. New Orleans Pelicans ESPN and Marvel are teaming up for a Marvel-inspired special edition NBA game that will feature an “Avengers”-themed storyline. Featuring the Golden State Warriors vs. New Orleans Pelicans and set for Monday, May 3, the exclusive alternate presentation, NBA Special Edition Presented by State Farm: Marvel’s Arena of Heroes, will start at 7:30 p.m. ET on ESPN2, ESPN+ and ESPN Deportes with the traditional game telecast on ESPN. Per ESPN, “The latest development in Marvel and ESPN’s long history of sports content collaboration, the telecast will integrate elements from an original Marvel story and iconic characters including Iron Man, Black Panther, Captain Marvel, Captain America, Black Widow, and Doctor Strange throughout the live game, including 3D virtual characters, custom graphics and animation packages.” And here’s the story: “After a narrow victory over an invading alien army, the Avengers receive an ominous threat from the enemy who vows to return in greater numbers and force. The Black Panther and Iron Man quickly realize they will need more help and form a plan to expand their ranks to fight this impending threat. Recognizing the superior physical abilities, agility, and tenacity of Earth’s greatest athletes, the Avengers will hold a series of contests where the winners earn the right to train and fight alongside them as Marvel’s Champions! The Avengers will begin their recruitment with the NBA elite and observe the battle between the Warriors and the Pelicans, focusing on three star players from each team.” More to come… Read original story ESPN, Marvel Team for NBA Game With ‘Avengers’-Themed Storyline At TheWrap

  • Marvel, ESPN Team Up for NBA Game With Avengers Story

    Marvel, ESPN Team Up for NBA Game With Avengers Story

    ESPN recently tested a “BetCast” for NBA fans interested in sports wagering and a “KidsCast” of a Little League championship game aimed at the younger set. Now it’s going to try what might best be called a “MarvelCast.” The Disney sports-media giant on Monday, May 3, plans to air an “NBA Special Edition,” a game […]

  • The Canadian Press

    Williamson leads New Orleans into matchup with San Antonio

    San Antonio Spurs (29-29, ninth in the Western Conference) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (26-33, 11th in the Western Conference) New Orleans; Saturday, 8 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: Zion Williamson leads New Orleans into a matchup with San Antonio. He's eighth in the league averaging 26.9 points per game. The Pelicans are 14-17 in conference play. New Orleans is fifth in the Western Conference with 26.2 assists per game led by Lonzo Ball averaging 5.7. The Spurs are 15-20 in Western Conference play. San Antonio ranks eighth in the Western Conference scoring 47 points per game in the paint led by DeMar DeRozan averaging 9.2. The two teams square off for the third time this season. The Spurs defeated the Pelicans 117-114 in their last meeting on Feb. 27. DeRozan led San Antonio with 32 points, and Brandon Ingram paced New Orleans scoring 29 points. TOP PERFORMERS: Williamson is averaging 26.9 points, 7.2 rebounds and 3.6 assists for the Pelicans. Ingram is averaging 21.5 points and 3.9 rebounds while shooting 37.1% over the last 10 games for New Orleans. Derrick White is second on the Spurs averaging 2.4 made 3-pointers while scoring 15.4 points per game and shooting 34.6% from beyond the arc. Rudy Gay is averaging 1.1 made 3-pointers and scoring 9.9 points over the last 10 games for San Antonio. LAST 10 GAMES: Pelicans: 4-6, averaging 114.9 points, 49.8 rebounds, 26.1 assists, 7.1 steals and 4.5 blocks per game while shooting 47.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 116.4 points on 47.0% shooting. Spurs: 5-5, averaging 108.5 points, 44.2 rebounds, 26.1 assists, 7.7 steals and 6.1 blocks per game while shooting 46.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 104.2 points on 44.9% shooting. INJURIES: Pelicans: James Johnson: out (adductor), Nickeil Alexander-Walker: out (ankle), Steven Adams: day to day (ankle), Josh Hart: out (thumb). Spurs: DeMar DeRozan: out (quad), Trey Lyles: out (ankle), Patty Mills: out (rest), Dejounte Murray: out (rest). ___ The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar. The Associated Press