A year after missing out on the playoffs despite posting a 42-40 record, the New Orleans Pelicans are back with the same star power that has propelled them forward of late and helped many involved in the world of Louisiana sports betting. Between former No. 1 pick Zion Williamson, budding superstar Brandon Ingram, and VORP leaders like Trey Murphy III (2.3 VORP in 79 games), CJ McCollum (1.9 VORP in 75 games), and Larry Nance Jr. (1.4 VORP in 65 games), the Pelicans have a lot of talent across their roster this year.
Most NBA 2K24 Star Power
With NBA 2K24 now out, LouisianaBets.com utilized 2Kratings.com to see which teams have the most star power, with players of 85+ overall. Below you'll find some information you wouldn't see on Louisiana sportsbook apps. So which teams have the most star power for NBA 2K24?
Williamson & Ingram Carry Pelicans Forward
Both Williamson and Ingram are coming off heady value seasons, with the former posting a 1.9 VORP campaign in 29 games, while Ingram added 1.4 VORP for the team. Leaguewide, New Orleans’ pair of 85+ rated players puts them in a tie for sixth league-wide, alongside 10 other teams, behind the Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers, Milwaukee Bucks, Philadelphia 76ers, Phoenix Suns and Golden State Warriors — who had three players apiece. The Pelicans ranked ahead of three Western Conference clubs, talent-wise, with the Oklahoma City Thunder, Portland Trail Blazers and Utah Jazz having one player apiece ranked 85 or above in NBA 2K24.
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