Fleur De Lis Data News Weekly Contributor
The New Orleans Pelicans is continuing their Cinderella story this season making the playoffs and are presently tied 2-2 against the number one ranked Phoenix Suns.
First year coach Willie Green have taken them from the early season where they were struggling to today taking on a team that last year made the NBA Finals and is being competitive. This is being accomplished without Zion Williamson.
It is truly next man up, as Brandon Ingram has led the young team to a late season run, and now leading the team to hopefully pull out an upset in this series and move to the next round of the playoffs.
There is a newfound excitement around the Pelicans, as the Smoothie King Center is filled to capacity with fans cheering them onto victory.
As of press time the Pels are still in the NBA Playoffs, and even if they do not advance to the next round, they have shown they are a team to be reckoned with in the future.