New Orleans Pelicans Regular Season Rosters

2020-2021 New Orleans Pelicans Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality Free Agent Info
  Steven Adams C 7-0 265 7 Pittsburgh 2013 Rnd 1 Pick 12 New Zealand UFA-2021
0 Nickeil Alexander-Walker SG 6-5 205 1 Virginia Tech 2019 Rnd 1 Pick 17 Canada TO-2021; TO-2022; RFA-2023
2 Lonzo Ball PG 6-6 190 3 UCLA 2017 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States RFA-2021
  Eric Bledsoe PG 6-1 205 10 Kentucky 2010 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States UFA-2023
3 Josh Hart SG 6-5 215 3 Villanova 2017 Rnd 1 Pick 30 United States RFA-2021
10 Jaxson Hayes PF 6-11 220 1 Texas 2019 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States TO-2021; TO-2022; RFA-2023
  Willy Hernangomez C 6-11 240 4 Cajasol Seville U18 (Spain) 2015 Rnd 2 Pick 5 Spain UFA-2020
20 Nicolo Melli PF 6-9 235 1 AX Armani Exchange Milan (Italy) 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted Italy RFA-2021
4 J.J. Redick G 6-4 200 14 Duke 2006 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States UFA-2021
1 Zion Williamson PF 6-7 285 1 Duke 2019 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States TO-2021; TO-2022; RFA-2023

2020-2021 New Orleans Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters L. Ball J. Redick J. Hart Z. Williamson S. Adams
Rotation E. Bledsoe     N. Melli J. Hayes
Rotation N. Alexander-Walker       W. Hernangomez

New Orleans Draft Rights Retained

Name Pos Draft Status Nationality
Kira Lewis, Jr. PG 2020 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
Didi Louzada SF 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

New Orleans Free Agent Rights Retained

Name Pos FA Status Nationality
Brandon Ingram SF (R) Bird United States
Frank Jackson SG (U) Bird United States
E'Twaun Moore SG (U) Bird United States
Jahlil Okafor C (U) Early Bird United States

New Orleans Pelicans Future Free Agent Details

2020 2021 2022 2023
Derrick Favors (UFA)
E'Twaun Moore (UFA)
Jahlil Okafor (UFA)
Joshia Gray (RFA)
Zylan Cheatham (RFA)
Brandon Ingram (RFA)
Frank Jackson (UFA)
Kenrich Williams (RFA)
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 (TO)
Zion Williamson (TO)
Jaxson Hayes (TO)
Nickeil Alexander-Walker (RFA)
Zion Williamson (RFA)
Jaxson Hayes (RFA)

New Orleans Pelicans Future Draft Pick Summary

Year First Round Second Round
2021Own; LAL 1-7Own or CHI (via CHI swap for NOP); CLE (via ATL); WAS (via UTH to CLE to MIL)
2022Own; LAL if not already settledOwn; CLE (via ATL); UTH
2023Own or swap for LAL31-45 Own; 46-60 to ATL
2024Own or swap for MIL; LAL unless NOP defers and instead receives LAL's 2025 1st round pickOwn
2025Own; LAL if NOP defers LAL's 2024 1st round pick; MILOwn
2026Own or swap for MILOwn
2027Own; MILOwn

New Orleans Pelicans Future Traded Pick Details

Incoming Outgoing

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 Cleveland
Cleveland's 2021 2nd round pick to New Orleans (via Atlanta) [Atlanta-Cleveland, 1/7/2017; Atlanta-New Orleans, 7/7/2019]

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]

2022 second round draft pick from Cleveland
Cleveland's 2022 2nd round pick to New Orleans (via Atlanta) [Atlanta-Cleveland, 1/7/2017; Atlanta-New Orleans, 7/7/2019]

2022 second round draft pick from Utah
Utah's 2022 2nd round pick to New Orleans [New Orleans-Utah, 11/19/2020]

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]

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]

2024 first round draft pick from Milwaukee (swap, New Orleans outgoing)
New Orleans has the right to swap its 2024 1st round pick for Milwaukee's 2024 1st round pick [Denver-Milwaukee-New Orleans-Oklahoma City, 11/23/2020]

2025 first round draft pick from Milwaukee
Milwaukee's 2025 1st round pick to New Orleans [Denver-Milwaukee-New Orleans-Oklahoma City, 11/23/2020]

2026 first round draft pick from Milwaukee (swap, New Orleans outgoing)
New Orleans has the right to swap its 2026 1st round pick for Milwaukee's 2026 1st round pick [Denver-Milwaukee-New Orleans-Oklahoma City, 11/23/2020]

2027 first round draft pick from Milwaukee
Milwaukee's 2027 1st round pick to New Orleans [Denver-Milwaukee-New Orleans-Oklahoma City, 11/23/2020]

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]

2020-2021 New Orleans Pelicans Roster Composition

2020-2021 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
Stan Van Gundy Head Coach 2020-2021 Head Coach (2015 to 2016)
Fred Vinson Assistant Coach 2010-2011 Assistant Coach (Los Angeles Clippers, 2007 to 2010)
Bob Beyer Assistant Coach 2020-2021 Assistant Coach (2019 to 2020)
Casey Hill Assistant Coach 2020-2021 Head Coach (2018 to 2019)
Rex Walters Assistant Coach 2020-2021 Assistant Coach (Wake Forest, 2019 to 2020)
Teresa Weatherspoon Assistant Coach 2020-2021 Player Development Coach (New Orleans Pelicans, 2019 to 2020)
Jon Tramer Video Coach 2020-2021 Video Intern (New Orleans Pelicans, 2019 to 2020)
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)
Marc Chasanoff Senior Director of Basketball Operations 2019-2020 Coordinator of Pro Player Personnel (New Orleans Pelicans, 2013 to 2019)
Brian Ormandy Video Coordinator 2017-2018 Assistant Video Coordinator (New Orleans Pelicans, 2015 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
Joe Boylan Director of Player Development 2019-2020 Assistant Coach (New Orleans Pelicans, 2018 to 2020)
Beno Udrih Player Development Coach 2020-2021 N/A
Corey Brewer Player Development Coach 2020-2021 N/A
Darnell Lazare Player Development Coach 2020-2021 Player Development Assistant (New Orleans Pelicans, 2019 to 2020)
Brandon Demas Player Development Assistant 2018-2019 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
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