Pelicans put on a NBA playoff show that Zion Williamson can’t resist

This is how commissioner Adam Silver must have envisioned it the night of the Zion Williamson draft in 2019, when the Duke superstar officially became a New Orleans Pelican. A packed house at Smoothie Center sounding as loud as the Superdome next door. Red-clad Pelicans fans chanting “De-fense” in a taut playoff series against the … Read more

Stan Van Gundy doubts Zion Williamson will end up with Knicks

If Zion Williamson winds up a Knick, Stan Van Gundy will have to see it to believe it. In a candid interview about the Knicks’ 2021-22 downfall, the former Pelicans coach said he’s always skeptical regarding hype surrounding stars “angling” to play for the Knicks. “It’s always a plan that all these free agents want … Read more

Zion Williamson must reignite career as Mike Krzyzewski’s ends

They will gather Saturday evening for an early college basketball feast, the celebration of a man who survived and thrived over more than four decades at one school. Mike Krzyzewski will coach his final game at Duke against the North Carolina Tar Heels (who else?), and every former Blue Devil in the house will know … Read more