Pelicans have extended qualifying offers to both Lonzo Ball and Josh Hart, making both unrestricted free agents according to Andrew Lopez of ESPN.

The qualifying offer for Lonzo Ball is expected to be $14,359,936 while Hart's is expected to be $5,236,739. A team can pull their qualifying offer up until August 13 without the approval of the player. So should the Pelicans decide that either is too expensive for them, Ball or Hart could be relocating.


Plan A has to involve Dame or Beal…. CP3 or Kawhi.

Plan B could be some combo of signings and trades involving 2-4 of this mix: Sexton, Ball, Trent Jr, Ross, Oubre, Powell.