Despite failing to land a playoff spot this season, there's no reason for the New Orleans Pelicans to quickly hit the panic button. Sure, the Pelicans flopped in the bubble. But on-court chemistry is very difficult to build for a young squad who went almost four months of not playing together.
The Western Conference has, for a while now, been nothing short of stacked. The playoffs are the prize and the competition to make it is as fierce as ever.
As much as looking at teams that haven’t got the recognition they deserve, this article is shining a light on a triumvirate that have sneakily put together a good string of results and performances.
Atlanta Hawks have acquired the number four pick in the NBA Draft from the New Orleans Pelicans, per Adrian Wojnarowski.
But for once in a blue moon, the Knicks actually seem like they have a plan and they seem like they’re going to stick to it. It’s like Doctor Strange from Infinity War. There are fourteen million six hundred and five outcomes for the next decade or so of the NBA, and there’s only one where the Knicks can win. By sticking to their plan.
Look away now New York. The New Orleans Pelicans won the NBA Draft Lottery. Zion Williamson will be a Pelican.
New York Knicks finished with the worst record in the NBA, winning just 17 games. The Knicks have not made the postseason since 2012/13 and have finished under .400 for five consecutive campaigns.
Zion Williamson is expected to be picked first in the 2019 NBA draft. He has been starring in the highlights for his incredible play at Duke.