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Off the Court 2021-22: Pelicans guard Kira Lewis Jr.

New Orleans second-year point guard Kira Lewis Jr. wears a constant reminder of when he was drafted on his uniform every game – the No. 13 pick of the 2020 NBA Draft opted to sport uniform No. 13 when he came to the Crescent City. Draft night also serves as his top moment so far for the University of Alabama product, who had a pair of fellow Crimson Tide players with him this fall as the Pelicans prepared for this season. Lewis discussed his background and other interests with

Best moment as an athlete: “Getting drafted last year.