Full Highlights: Pelicans 123-114 Spurs, 2019 NBA Preseason
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NOLA 123-114 SAS
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Depth
Seven New Orleans players were in double digits today. Zion Williamson, Lonzo Ball, Jrue Holiday, Brandon Ingram, Nicolo Melli, Nickeil Alexander-Walker and Frank Jackson.
Tough start
San Antonio moves to an 0-4 start in preseason. The Spurs will still play two more games against Rockets and Grizzlies before the season starts.
Leading scorer
Zion Williamson led the game scorers with 22 points. Third consecutive game where he records more than 20 points. 
Fourth straight win
New Orleans Pelicans win their fourth game in a row during this NBA Preseason 2019. 
PELICANS WIN
New Orleans defeats San Antonio at the AT&T Center 123-114.
Q4 - 1:20
Alvin Gentry really giving minutes to the third unit players. Bigby-Wlliams, Bess, Hayes, Adams and Gray on the floor.
Lay-up for San Antonio
Walker IV to Weatherspoon in transition.
Q4 - 3:00
Three minutes remaining in the game.
Dominance by Zion in Preseason
Zion Williamson has his third consecutive 20+ performance and his first preseason double-double with 22 points and 10 rebounds this afternoon.
Q4 - 3:50
Frank Jackson has 12 points now. 7 players from the Pelicans are in double digits. 
Q4 - 5:38
NOLA TO.
Q4 - 7:00
Pelicans playing big. Both Hayes and Okafor playing at the same time. 
Q4 - 7:39
Forbes keeping the Spurs in the game.
Q4 - 7:46
Finger roll for Alexander-Walker. 11 points for him.
Zo to Zion
We better get used to this.
Q4 - 9:50
Strong start of the quarter for the Pelicans. 8 quick points.
Pelicans outscored the Spurs in the third quarter 35-16.
Q4 - 12:00
Last quarter of play starts.
Q3 Ends
Three quarters of play are done and the Pelicans managed to comeback to lead the Spurs by 9 at the AT&T Center. 
Q3 - 0:24
Second and third unit players will finish the quarter for NOLA.
Double Digits for the Pelicans
5 Pelicans players are in double digits. The only started who does not have at least 10 points is Derrick Favors (0). 
Q3 - 3:56
Rebound and bucket for Zion. The #1 overall pick from the NBA Draft 2019 has 20 points.
Zo & Zion Duo
This duo really be scary. Another bucket for Williamson after a great dime by Ball.
Melli picks up his 4th. personal foul.
Q3 - 5:03
TO SAS.
16 points for Zion an the Pelicans take the lead by one. 
Q3 - 5:33
Another three for Lonzo, he's got 12 points.
Moments from the first half
Spurs shots ONLY.
Remembering the Hawks
During the second preseason game this month, the Pelicans erased a 23 point deficit and defeated the Hawks in Atlanta.
Comeback szn
After trailing for the whole game, the Pelicans are tied with the Spurs. 
Who finished this?
Lonzo's dime and Zion gets the points.
Tough shooting night for Lonzo
2-8 from the field and 1-6 in threes. That has been the night for Lonzo Ball, whose gotta keep shooting the rock in order to gain confidence. 
Q3 - 9:38
TO Spurs.
Q3 - 9:38
Ball Alley Oop Dunk. Assisted by Holiday.
Q3 - 12:00
Second half starts with the same starting lineup.
Spurs Stats
DeMarre: 13 PTS | 2 REB DeMar: 12 PTS | 2 REB Bryn: 11 PTS
Pelicans Stats
San Antonio leads at the break
Led by Carroll's 13 points off the bench, the Spurs lead the Pelicans by 10 at halftime.
Double Digits
DeRozan and Carroll are the only Spurs players that have 10 points or more.
Two minutes remaining
NOLA 47 - 55 SAS
Spurs are dialed in, shooting 50% from the field.
Q2 - 2:59
TO SAS.
First three of the night for Lonzo Ball. The PG was spotted pregame working on that deadly step-back.
Q2 - 3:00
Pelicans trail by 6 with three minutes remaining in the first half.
Q2 - 3:37
Three PF for Zion in the game.
Q2 - 4:52
Holiday Layup Shot
DeRozan cold
Fresh kicks from the Compton-made.
Well-deserved
Nickeil Alexander-Walker getting important minutes in the beginning of the game. 
Q2 - 9:51
Melli fighting for those regular season minutes in early October.
Q2 - 12:00
Second quarter is underway!
Checkin' in
Rooks wearing those Air Jordan 1's.
Q1 ends
First 12 minutes of play are in the books. Spurs lead the Pelicans 27-16.
DeJounte Murray
Murray driving past Lonzo Ball and finishing with a lay-up.
Murray, Lyles and DeRozan have 6 points each in this first quarter.
Zion from the line
Q1 - 3:42
Melli hits a three. 
Opening shot
How's that for a first bucket? Three AND-ONE for Bryn Forbes.
Q1 - 8:14
TO NOLA.
Q1 - 10:12
Second three of the night already for Forbes.
Quick 4 points for Bryn Forbes.
Q1 - 12:00
Game is underway!
Spurs Starting 5
Murray, Forbes, DeRozan, Lyles and Poeltl.
NOLA Starting 5
Fourth game in a row that Alvin Gentry uses this starting five.
Team warm-ups
Shoe game strong
Lonzo and Zion rocking their kicks.
Tickets
AT&T Center
Things looking ready less than an hour away from tipoff.

 

Zion in the building
 

Preseason coming to an end
Aside from today's game against the Spurs, NOLA will play one more preseason game vs the Knicks ahead of the October 22nd. season opener at Toronto.
Last meeting
The last time these two teams played in San Antonio, the Spurs defeated the Pelicans, 113-108.
Getting shots in
Bryn Forbes is already getting some work in one hour away from tipoff.
Live coverage begins
The Pelicans landed in San Antonio yesterday and are ready for today's game.
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Breakout season for White?
Derrick White had a long summer starting with Team USA and the FIBA World Cup. The guard will be a x-factor if the Spurs want to make the playoffs.
October 23rd. is the date when San Antonio will play the first game of the coming regular season against the Knicks.
Shaky start
Gregg Popovich's team has been blown out by more than 20 points in their first two preseason games.
Injury free Spurs
With DeJounte Murray back, the San Antonio Spurs are looking to make the playoffs in a loaded Western Conference.
Internal battle
The fight for playing time in Alvin Gentry's squad is real. Nickeil Alexander-Walker, Frank Jackson, Kenrich Williams and Nicolo Melli will all be fighting to get solid minutes.
Better shooting form from Lonzo Ball
New Orleans' point guard Lonzo Ball has improved his shooting form and his three point shot has been consistent during this preseason.
Zion's on a mission
The #1 overall pick of the 2019 NBA Draft has recorded more than 25 points in his last two games.
3-0 start
The 'new-look' Pelicans have been hot in the start of the NBA Preseason winning three games in a row.
Arena
The game will be played at  the AT&T Center in San Antonio. Tipoff is at 4pm ET.
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