Pelicans Bring Back Center Willy Hernangómez With New Contract
New Orleans Pelicans fans are hoping for a big announcement today about the team adding a key starting piece.
While the re-signing of center Willy Hernangómez isn't that, it also isn't a surprise and is certainly the right move.
It took a while for Hernangómez to get on the court last season, but once he did, he was a spark plug.
His hustle and energy were a welcome addition to a Pelicans lineup that at times last season, could get lackadaisical.
Hernangómez will likely play behind both Jonas Valančiūnas and Jaxson Hayes, but could find himself on the floor a bit earlier next season than he did at the start of the last.