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The Pelicans are looking to trade one of their star player

Published May 10, 2024 at 5:12 PM
BY KEVIN BARREAU
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Alright, hoops fans, buckle up because Brandon Ingram's future with the New Orleans Pelicans looks shaky! NBA insider Michael Scotto of HoopsHype stirred the pot, hinting that Ingram is on the trading block. With one year left on his deal for $36 million, the timing seems ripe. Scotto dropped a bomb:

"Pelicans forward Brandon Ingram is considered the most likely player to be traded,"

pointing out a mismatch with Zion Williamson on the court. Truth is, finding that perfect on-court chemistry is key, especially when building a solid team foundation.

Ingram had a solid run last season, averaging 20.8 points and showing decent stats across the board. But come playoff time? The team faltered, getting swept by the Thunder, with Ingram's performance taking a dip. The real scoop is that the Pelicans want to reshape the team around Zion, aiming for players who enhance spacing and play dynamics. Ingram, talented but perhaps not the best fit for this strategy, seems on his way out.


Here's a kicker—Ingram reportedly had a "minor exchange" with Coach Willie Green during the playoffs, hinting at some tension. And now, trade rumors are swirling, with whispers of a potential move to the Sixers. This could be a game-changer for Ingram. Fresh starts can ignite or extinguish careers, and for someone who's shown flashes of brilliance, like clinching the Most Improved Player of the Year, this move could redefine his career trajectory.

So, what's next for Ingram? Will a new team unlock his full potential? Stay tuned, because this trade saga could redefine not just Ingram's career but also the dynamics of the teams involved.

Source RealGM: Brandon Ingram, Willie Green Had 'Minor Exchange' In Game 2 Versus Thunder
Source Hoopswire: Report: Pelicans Could Trade Brandon Ingram This Offseason
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