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New Orleans Pelicans: 3 Reasons why they’ll win the Southwest Division

The New Orleans Pelicans will win the Southwest because of three reasons. Mandatory Credit: Ashley Landis/Pool Photo-USA TODAY Sports

The New Orleans Pelicans failed to live up to expectations this year, but here are three reasons they might exceed them in the 2021 season

Coming into the 2019-2020 seasons, expectations were high for the New Orleans Pelicans. They were fresh off trading away Anthony Davis and selecting Zion Williamson with the 1st overall pick. Factor in underrated veteran Jrue Holiday and what we thought was a solid coach in Alvin Gentry, it looked like the New Orleans Pelicans were fighting for a playoff spot.