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 Free Agent Info
0 Nickeil Alexander-Walker SG 6-5 205 0 Virginia Tech 2019 Rnd 1 Pick 17 Canada TO-2021; TO-2021; RFA-2023
2 Lonzo Ball PG 6-6 190 2 UCLA 2017 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States RFA-2021
45 Zylan Cheatham SF 6-8 220 0 Arizona State 2019 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2020
22 Derrick Favors FC 6-10 265 9 Georgia Tech 2010 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States UFA-2020
5 Joshia Gray G 6-1 180 1 LSU 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2020
3 Josh Hart SG 6-5 215 2 Villanova 2017 Rnd 1 Pick 30 United States RFA-2021
10 Jaxson Hayes PF 6-11 220 0 Texas 2019 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States TO-2021; TO-2021; RFA-2023
11 Jrue Holiday G 6-4 205 10 UCLA 2009 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States PO-2021; UFA-2022
14 Brandon Ingram SF 6-9 190 3 Duke 2016 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States RFA-2020
15 Frank Jackson SG 6-3 205 2 Duke 2017 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States RFA-2020
20 Nicolo Melli PF 6-9 235 0 EA7 Emporio Armani Milano (Italy) 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted Italy RFA-2021
21 Darius Miller GF 6-8 225 5 Kentucky 2012 Rnd 2 Pick 16 United States UFA-2021
55 E'Twaun Moore SG 6-4 191 8 Purdue 2011 Rnd 2 Pick 25 United States UFA-2020
8 Jahlil Okafor C 6-11 275 4 Duke 2015 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States UFA-2020
4 J.J. Redick G 6-4 200 13 Duke 2006 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States UFA-2021
34 Kenrich Williams SF 6-7 210 1 Texas Christian 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2020
1 Zion Williamson PF 6-7 285 0 Duke 2019 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States TO-2021; TO-2021; RFA-2023
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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 F. Jackson J. Hart K. Williams J. Okafor
Rotation   E. Moore   N. Melli J. Hayes
Lim PT   J. Gray D. Miller Z. Williamson  
Lim PT     Z. Cheatham    

New Orleans Draft Rights Retained

Name Pos Draft Status Nationality
Didi Louzada SG 2019 Rnd 2 Pick 5 Brazil
Tony Carr PG 2018 Rnd 2 Pick 21 United States
Latavious Williams F 2010 Rnd 2 Pick 18 United States

2019-2020 New Orleans Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Brandon Ingram 9 32.1 25.9 7.3 3.9 0.8 0.9 3.1
Josh Hart 10 27.7 12.6 6.6 1.4 1.4 0.4 1.4
J.J. Redick 10 24.9 12.1 1.9 1.4 0.4 0.5 1.8
Jrue Holiday 8 35.0 14.6 5.4 7.2 1.9 0.8 2.9
Frank Jackson 10 18.1 10.0 1.1 1.5 0.8 0.1 1.5
Lonzo Ball 8 29.0 11.5 4.5 6.1 1.6 0.1 2.4
Jahlil Okafor 9 17.7 9.9 4.9 1.2 0.4 1.1 1.7
Kenrich Williams 10 20.5 6.1 4.7 1.7 0.9 0.6 0.4
Derrick Favors 7 20.9 7.6 8.0 2.0 0.7 0.4 1.7
Nickeil Alexander-Walker 10 12.3 5.0 2.0 2.4 0.4 0.0 1.3
Jaxson Hayes 7 14.1 6.6 3.1 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.6
Nicolo Melli 8 12.6 5.4 2.2 0.9 0.1 0.2 1.2
E'Twaun Moore 5 16.6 7.8 2.4 1.0 0.4 0.0 0.4

New Orleans Pelicans Future Free Agent Details

2020 2021 2023
Derrick Favors (UFA)
E'Twaun Moore (UFA)
Jahlil Okafor (UFA)
Joshia Gray (RFA)
Zylan Cheatham (RFA)
Brandon Ingram (RFA)
Frank Jackson (RFA)
Kenrich Williams (UFA)
J.J. Redick (UFA)
Jrue Holiday (PO)
Darius Miller (UFA)
Josh Hart (RFA)
Lonzo Ball (RFA)
Nickeil Alexander-Walker (TO)
Zion Williamson (TO)
Jaxson Hayes (TO)
Nicolo Melli (RFA)
Nickeil Alexander-Walker (RFA)
Zion Williamson (RFA)
Jaxson Hayes (RFA)

New Orleans Pelicans Future Draft Pick Summary

Year First Round Second Round
2020Own; CLE 11-30 (via ATL)Own; MIL; WAS (via MIL)
2021Own; LAL 1-7Own or CHI (via CHI swap for NOP); WAS (via UTH to CLE to MIL); CLE (via ATL) if CLE does not convey 1st round pick to NOP in 2020
2022Own; LAL if not already settledOwn; CLE (via ATL) if CLE does not convey 1st round pick to NOP in 2020
2023Own or swap for LAL31-45 Own; 46-60 to ATL; WAS
2024Own; LAL unless NOP defers and instead receives LAL's 2025 1st round pickOwn
2025Own; LAL if NOP defers LAL's 2024 1st round pickOwn
2026OwnOwn

New Orleans Pelicans Future Traded Pick Details

Incoming Outgoing

2020 first round draft pick from Cleveland
Cleveland's 2020 1st round pick to New Orleans (via Atlanta) protected for selections 1-10; if this pick falls within its protected range and is therefore not conveyed, then Cleveland will instead convey its 2021 2nd round pick and 2022 2nd round pick to New Orleans [Atlanta-Cleveland, 1/7/2017; Atlanta-New Orleans, 7/7/2019]

2020 second round draft pick from Milwaukee
Milwaukee's 2020 2nd round pick to New Orleans [Detroit-Milwaukee-New Orleans, 2/7/2019]

2020 second round draft pick from Washington
Washington's 2020 2nd round pick to New Orleans (via Milwaukee) [Milwaukee-Washington, 10/15/2018; Cleveland-Milwaukee-Washington, 12/7/2018; Detroit-Milwaukee-New Orleans, 2/7/2019]

2021 first round draft pick from L.A. Lakers
L.A. Lakers' 1st round pick to New Orleans protected for selections 8-30 in 2021 and unprotected in 2022 [L.A. Lakers-New Orleans-Washington, 7/6/2019]

2021 second round draft pick from Washington
Washington's 2021 2nd round pick to New Orleans (via Utah to Cleveland to Milwaukee) [Utah-Washington, 7/7/2016; Cleveland-Utah, 11/29/2018; Cleveland-Milwaukee-Washington, 12/7/2018; Detroit-Milwaukee-New Orleans, 2/7/2019]

2023 first round draft pick from L.A. Lakers
New Orleans has the right to swap its 2023 1st round pick for the L.A. Lakers' 2023 1st round pick [L.A. Lakers-New Orleans-Washington, 7/6/2019]

2023 second round draft pick from Washington
Washington's 2023 2nd round pick to New Orleans [New Orleans-Washington, 2/7/2019]

2024 first round draft pick from L.A. Lakers
L.A. Lakers' 2024 1st round pick to New Orleans or New Orleans has the right to instead receive the L.A. Lakers' 2025 1st round pick [L.A. Lakers-New Orleans-Washington, 7/6/2019]

2021 second round draft pick to Chicago (swap, Chicago incoming)
Chicago has the right to swap its 2021 2nd round pick for New Orleans' 2021 2nd round pick [Chicago-New Orleans, 2/1/2018]

2023 second round draft pick to Atlanta
New Orleans' 2023 2nd round pick to Atlanta protected for selections 31-45 (if this pick falls within its protected range and is therefore not conveyed, then New Orleans' obligation to Atlanta will be extinguished) [Atlanta-New Orleans, 7/7/2019]

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
Ben Hales Chief Operating Officer 2018-2019 Senior Vice President of Marketing (New Orleans Pelicans, 2012 to )
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, Player Development Coach 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (2017 to 2018)
Jamelle McMillan Assistant Coach 2019-2020 Assistant Coach (Phoenix Suns, 2018 to 2019)
Mickey Loomis Executive VP of Basketball Operations 2012-2013 N/A
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 Director of College Scouting 2018-2019 Scouting Coordinator (New Orleans Pelicans, 2014 to 2018)
J.J. Polk Executive Director of Basketball Administration 2012-2013 Director of Player Contracts and Basketball Administration (New Orleans Pelicans, 2010 to 2012)
Alex Kline Basketball Operations Assistant 2016-2017 Scouting Intern (New Orleans Pelicans, 2015 to 2016)
Brian Ormandy Video Coordinator 2018-2019 N/A
Dan Wendt Assistant Video Coordinator, Player Development Assistant 2018-2019 Assistant Coach (Maine Red Claws, 2016 to 2017)
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
Shane Kupperman Director of Basketball Operations 2012-2013 Basketball Operations Coordinator (New Orleans Pelicans, 2011 to 2013)
Kyle Odister Player Development 2018-2019 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
Jae Neville Player Development Assistant 2018-2019 N/A
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
Jon Ishop Athletic Trainer 2018-2019 Athletic Trainer (2017 to 2018)
Todd Campbell Athletic Trainer 2018-2019 Physical Therapist (Boston Celtics, 2004 to 2017)
Andrew Gottschalk Team Physician 2018-2019 N/A
David Wesley Television Analyst 2012-2013 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