LAS VEGAS — The New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Chicago Bulls, 94-77 in the team’s MGM Resorts Summer League opener Monday afternoon.
Here is head coach Willie Green on the team’s win:
Leading the way for the Pelicans was 2021 first-round pick, Trey Murphy III, with 26 points and 9 rebounds.
Trey Murphy III discusses his electric debut with the team:
Naji Marshall followed Murphy with 18 points, 5 rebounds, and 3 steals.
Kira Lewis Jr. added 11 points and 7 assists.
The Pelicans are back in action Wednesday at 6 p.m. CT against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Below is the full schedule:
|Monday, August 9||Game #1 vs. Bulls||2:00 p.m.||ESPN2||Cox Pavilion|
|Wednesday, August 11||Game #2 vs. Thunder||6:00 p.m.||NBA TV||Cox Pavilion|
|Friday, August 13||Game #3 vs. Cavaliers||5:00 p.m.||NBA TV||Thomas & Mack Center|
|Sunday, August 15||Game #4 vs. Warriors||8:00 p.m.||ESPN2||Cox Pavilion|
|August 16/17||Game #5||TBD||TBD||TBD|