The New Orleans Pelicans landed in Orlando, Florida on Wednesday for the NBA’s resumption of the 2019-20 season.
The season was suspended on March 11, but now New Orleans is less than two weeks away from their first scrimmage game against the Brooklyn Nets on July 22.
The team is now at the sight of where the NBA’s restart will take place.
According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, head coach Alvin Gentry was cleared to travel with the team on Wednesday before they departed to Florida.
New Orleans is scheduled to play three scrimmages before their eight playoff seeding games. They are scheduled to play Brooklyn, Denver and Milwaukee for their scrimmage games.
Here are their opponents for the eight regular season games:
July 30 – Utah Jazz
August 1 – Los Angeles Clippers
August 3 – Memphis Grizzlies
August 6 – Sacramento Kings
August 7 – Washington Wizards
August 9 – San Antonio Spurs
August 11 – Sacramento Kings
August 13 – Orlando Magic
New Orleans will have their first team practice on Friday afternoon, according to ESPN’s Andrew Lopez.
Some players were already getting settled in on the first night in Orlando.
The following is from The Bird Writes editor Oleh Kosel:
Pelicans guard Josh Hart has his gaming setup in place, as well.