Michael Pellissier acknowledges the growth of the young players during the recent string of success for the Pelicans.
January 24, 2020, 11:17 pmBrandon IngramSF, New Orleans Pelicans
Brandon Ingram finished with 13 points (3-for-11 shooting), five assists, two rebounds, two blocks and a triple in 34 minutes in Friday's loss to the Nuggets.
It was the third game in a row that Ingram struggled to find any rhythm with his shot. Is it coincidence that this cold shooting is happening after Ingram missed some time due to injury? There's a chance he's still not fully healed, plus he's acclimating to playing with Zion Williamson now as well.
January 23, 2020, 12:20 amBrandon IngramSF, New Orleans Pelicans
Brandon Ingram shot 6-of-22 from the field on Wednesday but still managed 22 points to go with his three rebounds, two assists and a steal.
Ingram probably tanked your field goal percentage today and didn't add many popcorn stats to make up for it. In his first game with Zion Williamson, Ingram still had plenty of opportunities but just couldn't convert. His usage might take a slight hit as Zion's minutes tick upwards, but there's not need to worry at this point.
January 18, 2020, 7:34 pmBrandon IngramSF, New Orleans Pelicans
Brandon Ingram scored 21 points on a rough 7-of-18 shooting from the field to go along with seven rebounds, six assists, one steal and two threes in 40 minutes during Saturday's loss to the Clippers.
Poor shooting night aside, Ingram has been a beast this year with no signs of slowing down. Ingram has been a top-20 player this season and while Zion Williamson's return could affect his value, we would keep riding him.
January 16, 2020, 7:16 pmBrandon IngramSF, New Orleans Pelicans
Brandon Ingram will take the floor on Thursday against the Jazz despite dealing with soreness in his right knee.
Ingram has been having his best season so far in his young career and should continue to be locked and loaded into lineups whenever he plays. With the Pelicans getting fully healthy, it would be intriguing to try to sell Ingram now if it is possible to receive a top-20 player in return.
Source: Pelicans PR on Twitter
January 16, 2020, 6:30 pmJahlil OkaforC, New Orleans Pelicans
Jahlil Okafor (lower back soreness) is out for Thursday’s contest vs. the Jazz.
Okafor saw over 33 minutes in the Pelicans’ last game and was able to provide excellent value with the increased role. It didn’t last long as Favors and Ingram have returned from injury, likely forcing Okafor back to 30-team viability only.
Source: Daniel Sallerson on Twitter
January 16, 2020, 12:59 pmBrandon IngramSF, New Orleans Pelicans
Brandon Ingram (right knee soreness) is officially listed as probable for Thursday and will have his final status determined during warmups.
Ingram was scratched from Monday's game, opening things up for New Orleans' depth pieces. It sounds like he has a very good chance of returning, so we wouldn't necessarily be counting on having the Nicolo Mellis or Jahlil Okafors of the world delivering numbers tonight.
Source: New Orleans Pelicans on Twitter
January 15, 2020, 6:04 pmJahlil OkaforC, New Orleans Pelicans
Jahlil Okafor (lower back soreness) is probable to play against the Jazz on Thursday.
Okafor could see additional minutes if Derrick Favors and Brandon Ingram do not play. However, that seems unlikely as both players are also listed as probable. Okafor's recent performance where he scored 25 points to go along with 14 rebounds will only be repeated if the Pelicans are without several players in their frontcourt rotation.
Source: NBA Injury Report
January 15, 2020, 5:43 pmBrandon IngramSF, New Orleans Pelicans
Brandon Ingram has been upgraded from questionable to probable for Thursday's tilt vs. the Jazz as he deals with soreness in his right knee.
Ingram appears on track to play which would likely decrease the streaming appeal of both Nicolò Melli and Jahlil Okafor. Ingram should be locked in lineups across all formats if he plays.
Source: NBA Injury Report
January 15, 2020, 3:26 pmBrandon IngramSF, New Orleans Pelicans
Brandon Ingram (right knee soreness) is questionable to play on Thursday.
Ingram and Derrick Favors are "day-to-day" according to Alvin Gentry. Jaxson Hayes will have some appeal if they cannot play. Ingram has scored 25.1 points per game while shooting 40.7 percent from behind the arc.
Source: Andrew Lopez on Twitter
January 13, 2020, 6:39 pmBrandon IngramSF, New Orleans Pelicans
Brandon Ingram (right knee soreness) was officially ruled out for Monday's game.
He was already considered doubtful to play. Jahlil Okafor will likely play a good number of minutes with so many injuries to the frontcourt.
Source: Keith Langlois on Twitter
January 13, 2020, 5:42 pmBrandon IngramSF, New Orleans Pelicans
Brandon Ingram (right knee soreness) is unlikely to play during Monday's game.
Jaxson Hayes should see a boost in usage if Ingram is held out. Ingram leads the Pelicans in points (25.1) and rebounds (6.8) per game this season.
Source: Daniel Sallerson on Twitter
January 13, 2020, 1:12 pmBrandon IngramSF, New Orleans Pelicans
Brandon Ingram has been added to Monday's injury report and is questionable to play with right knee soreness.
Ingram was able to play 31 minutes on Saturday, so this injury comes largely out of nowhere. If he ends up sitting out then pretty much every active Pelican will get a big boost for fantasy purposes, as it will be a committee effort to absorb his 18.5 shots per game.
Source: New Orleans Pelicans
January 11, 2020, 9:46 pmBrandon IngramSF, New Orleans Pelicans
Brandon Ingram scored 16 points, on 4-of-15 shooting, in Saturday's road loss to the Celtics, chipping in three rebounds, five assists, one block, one steal and five turnovers.
Ingram could not find his shot in this contest, as he connected on just a quarter of his shots from the field. He converted all but one of his FT's and chipped in all of the other categories, so all was not quite lost. Look for him to the be primary offensive focal point for the Pelicans while teammates Jrue Holiday and Zion Williamson remain injured.
January 8, 2020, 10:37 pmBrandon IngramSF, New Orleans Pelicans
Brandon Ingram went 7-of-19 from the field and 11-for-12 at the line to finish Wednesday's 123-108 win over the Bulls with 29 points and added a career-high 11 assists, eight rebounds, four 3s and two blocks.
Ingram is still a sell-high guy, given Zion Williamson's nearing return. Still, he's taken his game to such new heights that it's hard to expect Ingram to fall out of the top-60, top-75 range.