New Orleans Pelicans Regular Season Rosters

2021-2022 New Orleans Pelicans Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality Free Agent Info
6 Nickeil Alexander-Walker SG 6-5 205 2 Virginia Tech 2019 Rnd 1 Pick 17 Canada TO-2022; RFA-2023
  Jose Alvarado G 6-0 179 0 Georgia Tech 2021 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2022
45 Zylan Cheatham SF 6-8 220 1 Arizona State 2019 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2022
32 Wenyen Gabriel PF 6-9 205 3 Kentucky 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted South Sudan UFA-2022
  Devonte' Graham PG 6-2 185 3 Kansas 2018 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States UFA-2025
  Jared Harper PG 5-11 175 2 Auburn 2019 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2022
3 Josh Hart SG 6-5 215 4 Villanova 2017 Rnd 1 Pick 30 United States PO-2023; UFA-2024
10 Jaxson Hayes PF 6-11 220 2 Texas 2019 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States TO-2022; RFA-2023
9 Willy Hernangomez C 6-11 250 5 Cajasol Seville U18 (Spain) 2015 Rnd 2 Pick 5 Spain TO-2023; UFA-2024
  Daulton Hommes G 6-8 215 0 Point Loma 2019 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States RFA-2022
14 Brandon Ingram SF 6-9 190 5 Duke 2016 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States UFA-2025
  Herb Jones SF 6-8 206 0 Alabama 2021 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States TO-2023; RFA-2024
13 Kira Lewis, Jr. PG 6-1 170 1 Alabama 2020 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States TO-2022; TO-2023; RFA-2024
0 Didi Louzada SF 6-5 210 1 Franca (Brazil) 2019 Rnd 2 Pick 5 Brazil UFA-2025
8 Naji Marshall SF 6-7 220 1 Xavier 2020 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States TO-2023; UFA-2024
  Trey Murphy III G 6-9 205 0 Virginia 2021 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States TO-2023; TO-2024; RFA-2025
  Tomas Satoransky PG 6-7 210 5 Coosur Real Betis (Spain) 2012 Rnd 2 Pick 2 Czech Republic UFA-2022
  Garrett Temple G 6-5 195 11 LSU 2009 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States UFA-2024
  Jonas Valanciunas C 7-0 265 9 Lietuvos Rytas (Lithuania) 2011 Rnd 1 Pick 5 Lithuania UFA-2022
1 Zion Williamson PF 6-7 285 2 Duke 2019 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States TO-2022; RFA-2023
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2021-2022 New Orleans Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Graham N. Alexander-Walker B. Ingram Z. Williamson J. Valanciunas
Rotation T. Satoransky D. Louzada J. Hart W. Gabriel W. Hernangomez
Rotation K. Lewis, Jr.   G. Temple   J. Hayes
Rotation     N. Marshall    
Lim PT J. Harper D. Hommes Z. Cheatham    
Lim PT   J. Alvarado H. Jones    
Lim PT   T. Murphy III      

New Orleans Draft Rights Retained

Name Pos Draft Status Nationality
Latavious Williams F 2010 Rnd 2 Pick 18 United States

New Orleans Free Agent Rights Retained

Name Pos FA Status Nationality
James Nunnally F (U) Non-Bird United States

New Orleans Pelicans Future Free Agent Details

2022 2023 2024 2025
Jonas Valanciunas (UFA)
Tomas Satoransky (UFA)
Wenyen Gabriel (UFA)
Nickeil Alexander-Walker (TO)
Daulton Hommes (RFA)
Zion Williamson (TO)
Jose Alvarado (RFA)
Kira Lewis, Jr. (TO)
Jaxson Hayes (TO)
Zylan Cheatham (RFA)
Jared Harper (RFA)
Willy Hernangomez (TO)
Josh Hart (PO)
Trey Murphy III (TO)
Nickeil Alexander-Walker (RFA)
Zion Williamson (RFA)
Herb Jones (TO)
Naji Marshall (TO)
Jaxson Hayes (RFA)
Kira Lewis, Jr. (TO)
Garrett Temple (UFA)
Herb Jones (RFA)
Kira Lewis, Jr. (RFA)
Trey Murphy III (TO)
Devonte' Graham (UFA)
Brandon Ingram (UFA)
Didi Louzada (UFA)
Trey Murphy III (RFA)

New Orleans Pelicans Future Draft Pick Summary

Year First Round Second Round
20221-14 Own; 15-30 to CHA; LAL 1-10To CHA if NOP does not convey 1st round pick to CHA in 2022; CLE (via ATL) if LAL conveys 1st round pick to MEM in 2022; SAC 55-60 (via LAC); 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 pickTo CHA if NOP does not convey 1st round pick to CHA in 2022; CHI
2025Own; LAL if NOP defers LAL's 2024 1st round pick; MILTo MEM if LAL does not convey 1st round pick to MEM in 2022
2026Own or swap for MILOwn; POR
2027Own; MILOwn
2028OwnOwn

New Orleans Pelicans Future Traded Pick Details

Incoming Outgoing

2022 first round draft pick from L.A. Lakers
L.A. Lakers' 2022 1st round pick to New Orleans protected for selection 11-30 or to Memphis (via New Orleans) protected for selections 1-10; if this pick is not conveyed to Memphis, then Memphis will instead receive Cleveland's 2022 2nd round pick (via Atlanta to New Orleans) and New Orleans' 2025 2nd round pick (L.A. Lakers' obligation to New Orleans or Memphis will thereafter be extinguished) [L.A. Lakers-New Orleans-Washington, 7/6/2019; Charlotte-Memphis-New Orleans, 8/7/2021]

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

2022 second round draft pick from Sacramento
Sacramento's 2022 2nd round pick to New Orleans (via L.A. Clippers) protected for selections 31-54 (if this pick falls within its protected range and is therefore not conveyed, then Sacramento's obligation to New Orleans will be extinguished) [L.A. Clippers-Sacramento, 3/22/2021; L.A. Clippers-New Orleans, 8/7/2021]

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 (swap, New Orleans outgoing)
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]

2024 second round draft pick from Chicago
Chicago's 2024 2nd round pick to New Orleans [Chicago-New Orleans, 8/8/2021]

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]

2026 second round draft pick from Portland
Portland's 2026 2nd round pick to New Orleans [New Orleans-Portland, 7/30/2021]

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]

2022 first round draft pick to Charlotte
New Orleans' 2022 1st round pick to Charlotte protected for selections 1-14; if this pick falls within its protected range and is therefore not conveyed, then New Orleans will instead convey its 2022 2nd round pick and 2024 2nd round pick to Charlotte [Charlotte-Memphis-New Orleans, 8/7/2021]

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]

2021-2022 New Orleans Pelicans Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Herb Jones was selected as the #5 pick in the Second Round of the 2021 NBA Draft by the New Orleans Pelicans. Herb Jones signed a multi-year contract with the New Orleans Pelicans on August 16, 2021.

Kira Lewis, Jr. was selected as the #13 pick in the First Round of the 2020 NBA Draft by the New Orleans Pelicans. Kira Lewis, Jr. signed a multi-year contract with the New Orleans Pelicans on November 30, 2020.

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 Didi Louzada, the #5 pick in the Second Round of the 2019 NBA Draft, were acquired by the New Orleans Pelicans from the Atlanta Hawks on July 7, 2019. Didi Louzada signed a multi-year contract with the New Orleans Pelicans on April 27, 2021. Didi Louzada re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on August 13, 2021.

Draft Rights to Trey Murphy III, the #17 pick in the First Round of the 2021 NBA Draft, were acquired by the New Orleans Pelicans from the Memphis Grizzlies on August 7, 2021. Trey Murphy III signed a multi-year contract with the New Orleans Pelicans on August 9, 2021.

Acquired via Trade

Devonte' Graham was acquired in a sign and trade by the New Orleans Pelicans from the Charlotte Hornets on August 6, 2021.

Josh Hart was acquired in a trade by the New Orleans Pelicans from the Los Angeles Lakers on July 6, 2019. Josh Hart re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on August 18, 2021.

Brandon Ingram was acquired in a trade by the New Orleans Pelicans from the Los Angeles Lakers on July 6, 2019. Brandon Ingram re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on November 28, 2020.

Tomas Satoransky was acquired in a trade by the New Orleans Pelicans from the Chicago Bulls on August 8, 2021.

Garrett Temple was acquired in a sign and trade by the New Orleans Pelicans from the Chicago Bulls on August 8, 2021.

Jonas Valanciunas was acquired in a trade by the New Orleans Pelicans from the Memphis Grizzlies on August 7, 2021.

Acquired via Free Agency

Zylan Cheatham signed a contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on September 23, 2021.

Wenyen Gabriel signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on November 30, 2020.

Jared Harper signed a contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on September 23, 2021.

Willy Hernangomez signed a contract with the New Orleans Pelicans on November 24, 2020. Willy Hernangomez re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on August 16, 2021.

Naji Marshall signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New Orleans Pelicans on May 7, 2021.

2021-2022 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
Willie Green Head Coach 2021-2022 Head Coach (2019 to 2020)
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)
Jarron Collins Assistant Coach 2021-2022 Head Coach (2016 to 2017)
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)
Michael Blackstone VP of Basketball Administration 2020-2021 Assistant General Manager (Atlanta Hawks, 2015 to 2017)
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)
Dan Purcell Basketball Operations Manager 2017-2018 Basketball Operations Assistant (New Orleans Pelicans, 2013 to 2017)
Patrick Spurgin Pro Scout 2020-2021 Player Development (Brooklyn Nets, 2012 to 2013)
Chico Averbuck College Scout 2020-2021 Director of International Scouting (Cleveland Cavaliers, 2001 to 2019)
Ron Meikle College Scout 2020-2021 Scout (Atlanta Hawks, 2005 to 2010)
David Jovanovic Equipment Manager 1988-1989 N/A
Todd Quinter Director of Pro Personnel 2020-2021 Director of Pro Scouting (Charlotte Hornets, 2012 to 2017)
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 Video Coach, 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)
Daniel Bove Director of Sports Science 2020-2021 Director of Performance (Phoenix Suns, 2018 to 2020)
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
Jana Austin Assistant Athletic Trainer 2020-2021 Head Athletic Trainer (Long Island Nets, 2019 to 2020)
Mike Montgomery Assistant Athletic Trainer 2020-2021 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
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