New Orleans Pelicans Regular Season Rosters

2019-2020 New Orleans Pelicans Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
12 Steven Adams C 7-0 265 6 Pittsburgh 2013 Rnd 1 Pick 12 New Zealand
6 Nickeil Alexander-Walker SG 6-5 205 0 Virginia Tech 2019 Rnd 1 Pick 17 Canada
2 Lonzo Ball PG 6-6 190 2 UCLA 2017 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
5 Eric Bledsoe PG 6-1 205 9 Kentucky 2010 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States
45 Zylan Cheatham SF 6-8 220 0 Arizona State 2019 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
22 Derrick Favors FC 6-10 265 9 Georgia Tech 2010 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
32 Wenyen Gabriel PF 6-9 205 1 Kentucky 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted South Sudan
5 Joshia Gray G 6-1 180 1 LSU 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
3 Josh Hart SG 6-5 215 2 Villanova 2017 Rnd 1 Pick 30 United States
10 Jaxson Hayes PF 6-11 220 0 Texas 2019 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
9 Willy Hernangomez C 6-11 250 3 Cajasol Seville U18 (Spain) 2015 Rnd 2 Pick 5 Spain
11 Jrue Holiday G 6-4 205 10 UCLA 2009 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
14 Brandon Ingram SF 6-9 190 3 Duke 2016 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
15 Frank Jackson SG 6-3 205 2 Duke 2017 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
13 Kira Lewis, Jr. PG 6-3 165 0 Alabama 2020 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
25 Will Magnay C 6-10 234 0 Brisbane (Australia) 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted Australia
20 Nicolo Melli PF 6-9 235 0 AX Armani Exchange Milan (Italy) 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted Italy
21 Darius Miller GF 6-8 225 5 Kentucky 2012 Rnd 2 Pick 16 United States
55 E'Twaun Moore SG 6-4 191 8 Purdue 2011 Rnd 2 Pick 25 United States
9 Jahlil Okafor C 6-11 275 4 Duke 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
4 J.J. Redick G 6-4 200 13 Duke 2006 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
15 Sindarius Thornwell SG 6-4 215 2 South Carolina 2017 Rnd 2 Pick 18 United States
34 Kenrich Williams SF 6-7 210 1 Texas Christian 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
1 Zion Williamson PF 6-7 285 0 Duke 2019 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
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2019-2020 New Orleans Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters L. Ball J. Redick J. Holiday B. Ingram D. Favors
Rotation N. Alexander-Walker E. Moore J. Hart Z. Williamson J. Hayes
Rotation J. Gray F. Jackson   K. Williams J. Okafor
Rotation       N. Melli  
Rotation       Z. Cheatham  
Lim PT     D. Miller    

2019-2020 Southwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Houston Rockets44-28-
2Dallas Mavericks43-322.5
3Memphis Grizzlies34-3910.5
4San Antonio Spurs32-3911.5
5New Orleans Pelicans30-4214

2019-2020 New Orleans Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Brandon Ingram Player Of The Week (12/30/19)
Brandon Ingram Most Improved Player (2020)
Zion Williamson All-Rookie First Team (2020)
Zion Williamson Rookie Of The Month (Feb 20)
Brandon Ingram Western All-Star Coaches Selection (2020)
Zion Williamson Rising Stars Challenge Participant (2020)
Nicolo Melli Rising Stars Challenge Participant (2020)
Nickeil Alexander-Walker Rising Stars Challenge Participant (2020)
Jrue Holiday Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year (2020)

2019-2020 New Orleans Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Brandon Ingram 62 33.9 23.8 6.1 4.2 1.0 0.6 3.0
Jrue Holiday 61 34.7 19.1 4.8 6.7 1.6 0.8 3.0
J.J. Redick 60 26.3 15.3 2.5 2.0 0.3 0.2 1.2
Lonzo Ball 63 32.1 11.8 6.1 7.0 1.4 0.6 3.1
Josh Hart 65 27.0 10.1 6.5 1.7 1.0 0.4 1.2
Zion Williamson 24 27.8 22.5 6.2 2.1 0.7 0.4 2.5
Jaxson Hayes 64 16.9 7.4 4.1 0.9 0.4 0.9 0.8
E'Twaun Moore 56 18.2 8.3 2.3 1.4 0.6 0.2 0.7
Derrick Favors 51 24.4 9.0 9.8 1.6 0.6 0.9 1.1
Nicolo Melli 60 17.4 6.6 3.0 1.4 0.6 0.4 0.8
Frank Jackson 59 13.5 6.3 1.4 1.0 0.3 0.1 0.8
Nickeil Alexander-Walker 47 12.6 5.7 1.8 1.9 0.4 0.2 1.1
Jahlil Okafor 30 15.6 8.1 4.2 1.2 0.2 0.7 1.3
Kenrich Williams 39 21.3 3.5 4.8 1.5 0.7 0.5 0.6
Sindarius Thornwell 2 17.7 8.0 2.0 2.0 0.5 0.5 1.0
Zylan Cheatham 4 12.8 3.0 2.2 0.8 0.2 0.2 1.0
Joshia Gray 2 11.4 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 2.5

2019-2020 New Orleans Pelicans Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Zion Williamson was selected as the #1 pick in the First Round of the 2019 NBA Draft by the New Orleans Pelicans. Zion Williamson signed a multi-year contract with the New Orleans Pelicans on July 1, 2019.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Nickeil Alexander-Walker, the #17 pick in the First Round of the 2019 NBA Draft, were acquired by the New Orleans Pelicans from the Atlanta Hawks on July 7, 2019. Nickeil Alexander-Walker signed a multi-year contract with the New Orleans Pelicans on July 7, 2019.

Draft Rights to Jaxson Hayes, the #8 pick in the First Round of the 2019 NBA Draft, were acquired by the New Orleans Pelicans from the Atlanta Hawks on July 7, 2019. Jaxson Hayes signed a multi-year contract with the New Orleans Pelicans on July 7, 2019.

Draft Rights to Frank Jackson, the #1 pick in the Second Round of the 2017 NBA Draft, were acquired by the New Orleans Pelicans from the Charlotte Hornets on June 22, 2017. Frank Jackson signed a multi-year contract with the New Orleans Pelicans on July 9, 2017.

Acquired via Trade

Lonzo Ball was acquired in a trade by the New Orleans Pelicans from the Los Angeles Lakers on July 6, 2019.

Derrick Favors was acquired in a trade by the New Orleans Pelicans from the Utah Jazz on July 7, 2019.

Josh Hart was acquired in a trade by the New Orleans Pelicans from the Los Angeles Lakers on July 6, 2019.

Jrue Holiday was acquired in a trade by the New Orleans Pelicans from the Philadelphia Sixers on July 10, 2013. Jrue Holiday re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on July 6, 2017.

Brandon Ingram was acquired in a trade by the New Orleans Pelicans from the Los Angeles Lakers on July 6, 2019.

Acquired via Free Agency

Nicolo Melli signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on July 25, 2019.

Darius Miller signed a multi-year contract with the New Orleans Pelicans on July 26, 2017. Darius Miller re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on July 21, 2019.

E'Twaun Moore signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on July 21, 2016.

Jahlil Okafor signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on August 8, 2018.

J.J. Redick signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on July 15, 2019.

Kenrich Williams signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on July 23, 2018.

2019-2020 New Orleans Pelicans Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Gayle Benson Owner 2017-2018 N/A
Dennis Lauscha President 2012-2013 N/A
Ben Hales Chief Operating Officer, Senior VP 2018-2019 Senior Vice President of Marketing (New Orleans Pelicans, 2012 to 2019)
Vicky Neumeyer General Counsel, Senior VP 2012-2013 N/A
Ed Lang Chief Financial Officer, Senior VP 2011-2012 N/A
Randy Greenup Director of Team Security 2009-2010 N/A
Alvin Gentry Head Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Golden State Warriors, 2014 to 2016)
Chris Finch Associate Head Coach 2019-2020 Assistant Coach (New Orleans Pelicans, 2017 to 2019)
Jeff Bzdelik Associate Head Coach 2019-2020 Assistant Coach (Houston Rockets, 2016 to 2019)
Fred Vinson Assistant Coach 2010-2011 Assistant Coach (Los Angeles Clippers, 2007 to 2010)
Joe Boylan Assistant Coach, Director of Player Development 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (2017 to 2018)
Jamelle McMillan Assistant Coach 2019-2020 Assistant Coach (Phoenix Suns, 2018 to 2019)
David Griffin Executive VP of Basketball Operations 2018-2019 General Manager (Cleveland Cavaliers, 2013 to 2017)
Swin Cash VP of Basketball Operations/Team Development 2019-2020 N/A
Trajan Langdon General Manager 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (2015 to 2016)
Bryson Graham Assistant General Manager 2019-2020 Director of College Scouting (New Orleans Pelicans, 2018 to 2019)
J.J. Polk Executive Director of Basketball Administration 2012-2013 Director of Player Contracts and Basketball Administration (New Orleans Pelicans, 2010 to 2012)
Marc Chasanoff Senior Director of Basketball Operations 2019-2020 Coordinator of Pro Player Personnel (New Orleans Pelicans, 2013 to 2019)
Alex Kline Basketball Operations Assistant 2016-2017 Scouting Intern (New Orleans Pelicans, 2015 to 2016)
Brian Ormandy Video Coordinator 2017-2018 Assistant Video Coordinator (New Orleans Pelicans, 2015 to 2017)
Dan Wendt Assistant Video Coordinator 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (Maine Red Claws, 2016 to 2017)
Nathan Bubes Assistant Video Coordinator 2019-2020 Graduate Assistant (Boston College, 2017 to 2018)
Dan Purcell Basketball Operations Manager 2017-2018 Basketball Operations Assistant (New Orleans Pelicans, 2013 to 2017)
Anthony Johnson Scout 2013-2014 N/A
Chucky Brown Scout 2013-2014 Head Coach (South Bay Lakers, 2009 to 2010)
Jason Brown Advance Scout 2018-2019 Assistant Video Coordinator (New Orleans Pelicans, 2014 to 2018)
David Jovanovic Equipment Manager 1988-1989 N/A
Michael Ruffin Assistant Coach, Player Development Coach 2014-2015 N/A
A.J. Diggs Player Development Coach 2019-2020 Assistant Coach (2017 to 2018)
Teresa Weatherspoon Player Development Coach 2019-2020 N/A
Brandon Demas Player Development Assistant 2018-2019 N/A
Darnell Lazare Player Development Assistant 2019-2020 Assistant Video Coordinator (Memphis Grizzlies, 2018 to 2019)
Jordan McGuire Player Development Assistant 2019-2020 N/A
Tom Maystadt Head Athletic Trainer 2019-2020 Rehabilitation Coordinator (Phoenix Suns, 2018 to 2019)
Jason Sumerlin Head Strength and Conditioning Coach 2018-2019 Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach (New Orleans Pelicans, 2014 to 2018)
Dr. Misti Suri Director of Medical Services 2018-2019 N/A
Todd Campbell Athletic Trainer 2018-2019 Physical Therapist (Boston Celtics, 2004 to 2017)
Stan Williams Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach, Assistant Athletic Trainer 2019-2020 N/A
Andrew Gottschalk Team Physician 2018-2019 N/A
Antonio Daniels Television Analyst 2019-2020 N/A
Joel Meyers Television Play-By-Play 2012-2013 Television Play-By-Play (Los Angeles Lakers, 2005 to 2011)
John DeShazier Radio Broadcaster 2012-2013 N/A
Todd Graffagnini Radio Broadcaster 2019-2020 N/A