2020 ScheduleAll times ET

2020 Schedule
18-29, 5th in Southwest
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1dAndrew Lopez

Zion puts finishing stamp on first NBA victory

Zion Williamson was on the floor when the final buzzer sounded for the first time Sunday night. The moment also marked his first NBA win, in which the rookie scored the Pelicans' final eight points.

Zion's double-double leads Pelicans past Celtics (1:39)
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Zion expresses what Kobe meant to him (0:31)
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Zion back cuts for and-1 dunk (0:25)
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Zion flies in for putback dunk (0:26)
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Zion throws down alley-oop off inbounds play (0:24)
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Lonzo lobs to Zion a alley-oop layup (0:20)
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Zion finishes and-1 bucket (0:35)
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Hayes flushes fastbreak dunk (0:21)
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Pelicans, Celtics honor Kobe with 24-second violations (1:13)
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Pelicans hold 24-second moment of silence for Kobe and Gianna (1:11)
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Jalen: Zion is living up to the hype (1:14)
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Ogwumike: This is an adjustment year for the Pelicans (1:08)
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Zion scores 15, has incredible block in second game (1:36)
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3dAndrew Lopez

Gentry hears fans, but limiting Zion 'right thing'

Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry said he understood the frustration of the fans with the team sitting Zion Williamson in the final minutes of games, but said, "It's best for him right now and that's what we're going to stick to."

Zion says he played 'all right' in second career game (0:40)
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Zion blocks Beasley's layup into the stands (0:22)
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Lonzo finds Zion for the easy layup (0:19)
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Zion scores layup after steal (0:24)
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Zion rises over defender for the bucket (0:24)
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Team Stats

Points Per Game114.56th
Rebounds Per Game45.910th
Assists Per Game25.69th
Points Allowed117.428th

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Team History

YEARWLPCT
2019-201829.383
2018-193349.402
2017-184834.585
2016-173448.415
2015-163052.366