The plan in is place and the pieces are set — now the Pelicans just have to execute

Pelicans President of Basketball Operations David Griffin (l.) and GM Trajan Langdonphoto: Getty Images The New Orleans Pelicans blueprint was on display in the 2022 NBA Finals. The Boston Celtics may have finished two wins from completing the dream of winning their 18th title but their future serves at what the Pelicans have brewing. Eight … Read more

NBA exec Tim Connelly signs mega-deal to join Minnesota Timberwolves

Stan Kroenkephoto: Getty Images The Denver Nuggets are an NBA executive factory. Some of the best front-office talent in sports has come through that organization, and hopefully that’s because they have a development system like the San Antonio Spurs, because they continue to lose talent. On Monday the Minnesota Timberwolves hired Tim Connelly away from … Read more

Bulls primed to compete if ownership opens up its wallet

Zach LaVinephoto: Getty Images If Zach LaVine and Demar DeRozan thought backup was coming in the form of Lonzo Ball, Alex Caruso, or Patrick Williams, they might want to try buddy-copping their way out of the jam Chicago is in now. Fake argue like Will Smith and Martin Lawrenceor mix karate with charisma like Chris … Read more