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The New Orleans Pelicans failed to make the postseason and even missed the NBA play-in tournament due to begin Tuesday night.
The Pelicans missed the playoffs for the third year in a row, and it’s another year that the league’s prodigal son, Zion Williamson, won’t be playing games through late spring and well into summer.
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Williamson, who missed the final part of the season with a broken finger, gave a thought-provoking assessment of the team’s performance in the 2020-21 season.
“I’m not going to sit here and say we’re close,” the sophomore star told reporters on Monday via the New Orleans Times-Picayune. “The reality is that not being part of the play-in tournament was very disappointing. But we just have to come in and get better. It’s just that I’m real.”
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He finished the season averaging 27 points, 7.2 rebounds and 3.1 assists in 61 games.
“It’s disappointing. I would lie to you if I said anything else. It’s very disappointing. But the best we can do is regroup, get together as a team, get together as coaches this off-season. Talk Just go and do what we do. ” have to do to get better next year. There is not much to be done. We just have to be better, “added Williamson.
New Orleans was ranked 11th in the Western Conference. The team had to finish in 10th place to reach the play-in tournament.
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During the off-season, the team has to make decisions about some players, including Lonzo Ball.