The Pelicans blew it

New Orleans can't afford to lose but blew a big lead and a chance to beat Utah with Zion Williamson on the bench for some strange reason.

Good morning. Let’s basketball.

Red and White, Edvard Munch

It’s difficult to overstate how much the New Orleans Pelicans blew it on Thursday. New Orleans led the Jazz by 16 at one point, held Donovan Mitchell to 6-14 shooting, benefitted from 20 Utah turnovers and 23% long-range shooting and lost a game they really needed to win. The Pelicans’ defense cr…

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