Kushner: Pelicans must fix defensive woes before it’s too late
It’s the defense, stupid.
Career-best 40-point eruption part of Brandon Ingram’s superb start to 2019-20 for Pelicans
BROOKLYN – Early in his tenure as a New Orleans teammate of Brandon Ingram, forward Nicolo Melli sometimes does a double-take when he looks at the stat sheet, because the numbers next to Ingram’s name occasionally seem inaccurate. Offense comes so naturally to the talented and long-armed 6-foot-9, 190-pounder, that it’s not always evident how much damage he’s done on the court.
Erase Your Doubts About Brandon Ingram’s Future Stardom
Brandon Ingram is having a moment, the kind of start to a season that catches even the most stubborn optimists a little off guard yet doesn’t feel fluky so much as an epiphany of self. It is the sort of short-term stretch with big-picture implications, both tantalizing and costly, that calls for reevaluation, not of his trajectory alone, but the circumstances by which he got here.