Podcast: The Pelicans face plenty of questions in the NBA draft Podcast: The Pelicans face plenty of questions in the NBA draft Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON -- New Orleans Pelicans coach Monty Williams contemplates a play in Wednesday's regular-season finale against the Houston Rockets at the Smoothie King Center. Advocate story Aug. 27, 2014 Comments The New Orleans Pelicans don't have a pick in Thursday's NBA draft, but they are rumored to be looking for ways to get a first-round selection? What will it take? How can the team improve in the offseason? Who should be the first pick in the NBA draft? Click here to listen to the podcast.