Prominent Players Anthony Davis, Jordan Crawford, Julius Randle, Jrue Holiday
New Orleans Pelicans are an American Basketball team competing in the Western Conference Southwest Division of the NBA. The Pelicans were founded in 2002 and play their home games at Smoothie King Center. The New Orleans Pelicans are yet to win the NBA Championship or the Conference Title.
The New Orleans Pelicans reached the Playoffs in their first as well as the second seasons, and lost in the first round in both the seasons. In 2005, the Pelicans used their first round pick to select Chris Paul, who went on to win the NBA Rookie of the Year in his rookie season. The team from New Orleans, reached the Conference Semifinals in 2007-08 season, where they lost to San Antonio Spurs in a closely contested series. The Pelicans reached the Conference Semifinals in 2017-18 season as well and lost to the Golden State Warriors. Some of the prominent players to have played for the Pelicans include Chris Paul, Pete Maravich etc