New Orleans Pelicans Playoff History

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Seasons Made Playoffs Championships

Past 10 Seasons (2015 - 2024)

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Winning Percentage Made Playoffs Playoff Series Wins Championships

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New Orleans Pelicans Playoff Results

Year Record Result
2024 49-33 Lost Western Conference First Round (Won 0 Rounds)
2023 42-40 Missed Playoffs (Lost Play-In)
2022 36-46 Lost Western Conference First Round (Won 0 Rounds)
2021 31-41 Missed Playoffs
2020 30-42 Missed Playoffs
2019 33-49 Missed Playoffs
2018 48-34 Lost Western Conference Semifinals (Won 1 Round)
2017 34-48 Missed Playoffs
2016 30-52 Missed Playoffs
2015 45-37 Lost Western Conference First Round (Won 0 Rounds)
2014 34-48 Missed Playoffs
2013 27-55 Missed Playoffs
2012 21-45 Missed Playoffs
2011 46-36 Lost Western Conference First Round (Won 0 Rounds)
2010 37-45 Missed Playoffs
2009 49-33 Lost Western Conference First Round (Won 0 Rounds)
2008 56-26 Lost Western Conference Semifinals (Won 1 Round)
2007 39-43 Missed Playoffs
2006 38-44 Missed Playoffs
2005 18-64 Missed Playoffs
2004 41-41 Lost Eastern Conference First Round (Won 0 Rounds)
2003 47-35 Lost Eastern Conference First Round (Won 0 Rounds)

New Orleans Pelicans History

Overview

The New Orleans Pelicans have played a total of 22 seasons. Their first season was in 2003, and their most recent season was in 2024.

Have the New Orleans Pelicans gone by any other names?

Yes. Between 2003 and 2005, the team was known as the New Orleans Hornets.
In 2006, the team changed their name to the New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets.
In 2008, the team changed their name back to the New Orleans Hornets.
In 2014, the team changed their name to the New Orleans Pelicans.

What division do the New Orleans Pelicans play in?

The New Orleans Pelicans currently play in the Southwest Division of the Western Conference.

What was the best start to a Pelicans season?

The best start to a Pelicans season was the 2010-11 New Orleans Hornets, who started the season 8-0. The second best starts to a Pelicans season was the 2007-08 New Orleans Hornets, the 2018-19 New Orleans Pelicans and the 2006-07 New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets, who all started the season with 4 wins.

What was the worst start to a Pelicans season?

The two worst starts to a Pelicans season was the 2004-05 New Orleans Hornets and the 2016-17 New Orleans Pelicans, who both started the season at 0-8. The third worst start to a season was the 2015-16 New Orleans Pelicans, who started the season with 6 losses.

When was the last time the Pelicans were in the playoffs?

The New Orleans Pelicans last made the playoffs in 2024, when they lost the Western Conference First Round. They've been in the playoffs a total of 9 times in their 22 seasons.

When was the last time the Pelicans missed the playoffs?

The New Orleans Pelicans last missed the playoffs in 2023.

When was the last time the Pelicans won a playoff series?

In 2018, the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Portland Trail Blazers in the Western Conference First Round.

When was the last time the Pelicans won a playoff game?

The New Orleans Pelicans last won a playoff game on Apr 24, 2022, when they had a 118-103 win against the Phoenix Suns in the Western Conference First Round. Since then, the Pelicans have lost 6 straight playoff games.

When was the last time the Pelicans lost a playoff series?

In 2024, the New Orleans Pelicans lost to the Oklahoma City Thunder in the Western Conference First Round.

What years did the Pelicans make the NBA Finals?

The New Orleans Pelicans have never appeared in a NBA Finals.

How many NBA Titles have the Pelicans won?

The New Orleans Pelicans have never won a NBA Finals. The closest they came to winning a NBA Finals was in 2008 and 2018 when they lost the Western Conference Semifinals.

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