On June 16, 2022, check out our daily collection of Pelican news and notes from local and national reporters across the web.
It’s all smiles these days with the Pelicans and Zion Williamson, or at least that’s what they tell us
The Pelicans can offer Williamson a maximum contract extension, which is five years for him and is worth up to $181 million.
NBA Mock Draft Roundup: Who Will the Pelicans Pick for 8th Place? predictions vary.
Of the 13 teams holding lottery picks in next week’s NBA draft, only one has made the playoffs this season.
2022 NBA draft profile: Jalen Duren
Times have changed significantly, however, which could partly explain why Jalen Duren is the most desirable center of this design, yet doesn’t seem to be considered for the top half of the lottery.
2022 NBA draft profile: Bennedict Mathurin
The 2021-22 Pac-12 Player of the Year Bennedict Mathurin is a late bloomer with a unique background who grew up in Montreal and is of Haitian descent