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  • Alvin Gentry plans to start Rajon Rondo

    Alvin Gentry plans to start Rajon Rondo

    Source: Chris Granger, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneSource: Chris Granger, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    The Pelicans' signing of Rajon Rondo isn't even official but head coach Alvin Gentry already has detailed plans for the championship-winning point guard. 

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    The Pelicans' signing of Rajon Rondo isn't even official but head coach Alvin Gentry already has detailed plans for the championship-winning point guard. 

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  • Pelicans under pressure to 'take the big step'

    Pelicans under pressure to 'take the big step'

    Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneSource: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    The Pelicans' February acquisition of DeMarcus Cousins did not result in a playoff berth but the team's management is expecting the momentum gathered at the end of the campaign will carry over into success in the 2017-18 season. 

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    The Pelicans' February acquisition of DeMarcus Cousins did not result in a playoff berth but the team's management is expecting the momentum gathered at the end of the campaign will carry over into success in the 2017-18 season. 

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  • Chris Paul eager to join fellow former-Hornets in Houston

    Chris Paul eager to join fellow former-Hornets in Houston

    Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneSource: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    Chris Paul was introduced as a member of the Houston Rockets Friday after his trade from the Los Angeles Clippers was finalized. 

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    Chris Paul was introduced as a member of the Houston Rockets Friday after his trade from the Los Angeles Clippers was finalized. 

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  • Report: Rajon Rondo agrees to one-year deal with the Pelicans

    Report: Rajon Rondo agrees to one-year deal with the Pelicans

    Alvin Gentry and Dell Demps net with the point guard Thursday. (Photo by Chris Granger, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)Alvin Gentry and Dell Demps net with the point guard Thursday. (Photo by Chris Granger, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    The Pelicans picked up a starting point guard when they reached agreement on a one-year deal with Rajon Rondo.

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    The Pelicans picked up a starting point guard when they reached agreement on a one-year deal with Rajon Rondo.

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  • Pelicans reportedly interested in Rondo

    Source: Pelicans team websiteSource: Pelicans team website

    The Pelicans are interested in bringing point guard Rajon Rondo on board, reportedly on a one-year deal. And what's not to like about this move for a Pels team that has a need for experience at the point guard position. Rondo's an 11-year veteran that spent last season in Chicago. Why he'd be the perfect fit in New Orleans is simple. He'd give the Pels another option to run the offense aside from Jrue Holiday. Rondo's addition would also allow Holiday to move to the two-guard positi...

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    The Pelicans are interested in bringing point guard Rajon Rondo on board, reportedly on a one-year deal. And what's not to like about this move for a Pels team that has a need for experience at the point guard position. Rondo's an 11-year veteran that spent last season in Chicago. Why he'd be the perfect fit in New Orleans is simple. He'd give the Pels another option to run the offense aside from Jrue Holiday. Rondo's addition would also allow Holiday to move to the two-guard positi...

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  • AP: Jrue Holiday gets $126M, 5 year from Pelicans

    AP: Jrue Holiday gets $126M, 5 year from Pelicans

    Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday (Source: File photo)Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday (Source: File photo)

    Jrue Holiday has agreed to terms on a new five-year, $126 million deal with the New Orleans Pelicans, who kept the point guard they wanted to initiate offense for All-Star big men Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins. 

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    Jrue Holiday has agreed to terms on a new five-year, $126 million deal with the New Orleans Pelicans, who kept the point guard they wanted to initiate offense for All-Star big men Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins. 

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  • Monty Williams delivers powerful message in first annual Craig Sager Award acceptance speech

    Monty Williams continues to be a symbol of grace and courage in the wake of his wife's death. On Monday, the former New Orleans Pelicans head coach received the first annual Craig Sager award at the NBA's Awards Ceremony. The honor is designed for an individual who is a "trailblazer while exemplifying courage, faith, compassion and grace." In his acceptance speech, Williams exemplified all of those qualities: Monty Williams was honored with the inaugural #SagerStrong Awa...

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    Monty Williams continues to be a symbol of grace and courage in the wake of his wife's death. On Monday, the former New Orleans Pelicans head coach received the first annual Craig Sager award at the NBA's Awards Ceremony. The honor is designed for an individual who is a "trailblazer while exemplifying courage, faith, compassion and grace." In his acceptance speech, Williams exemplified all of those qualities: Monty Williams was honored with the inaugural #SagerStrong Awa...

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  • Pelicans add Frank Jackson in draft

    Source: Pelicans team websiteSource: Pelicans team website

    The Pelicans grabbed point guard Frank Jackson from Duke University.

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    The Pelicans grabbed point guard Frank Jackson from Duke University.

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  • Pelicans trade Tim Frazier to Wizards for draft pick

    Pelicans trade Tim Frazier to Wizards for draft pick

    Source: Chris Granger, NOLA.com |  The Times-PicayuneSource: Chris Granger, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    The Pelicans have added to their 2017 draft picks by trading point guard Tim Frazier to the Wizards for the 52nd selection in Thursday night's second round. 

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    The Pelicans have added to their 2017 draft picks by trading point guard Tim Frazier to the Wizards for the 52nd selection in Thursday night's second round. 

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  • Gentry & Demps will return to Pelicans in 2017-2018

    Gentry & Demps will return to Pelicans in 2017-2018

    Dell Demps and Alvin Gentry will return next season. (FOX 8 photo)Dell Demps and Alvin Gentry will return next season. (FOX 8 photo)

    Dell Demps and Alvin Gentry will return to their roles as general manager and head coach, respectively, in 2017-2018. 

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    Dell Demps and Alvin Gentry will return to their roles as general manager and head coach, respectively, in 2017-2018. 

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  • Pelicans have slim chances of retaining 2017 first round pick

    Pelicans have slim chances of retaining 2017 first round pick

    When the Pelicans acquired DeMarcus Cousins, one of the franchise's hopes was that the first round pick sent to Sacramento would be later in the round due to New Orleans making the playoffs. 

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    When the Pelicans acquired DeMarcus Cousins, one of the franchise's hopes was that the first round pick sent to Sacramento would be later in the round due to New Orleans making the playoffs. 

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  • Pelicans lose home finale to Nuggets

    Source: Pelicans team websiteSource: Pelicans team website

    Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins combined for 71-points and 19-rebounds and it still wasn't enough to keep their playoff hopes alive. 

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    Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins combined for 71-points and 19-rebounds and it still wasn't enough to keep their playoff hopes alive. 

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  • Pelicans announce intent to launch NBA Developmental League team

    Pelicans announce intent to launch NBA Developmental League team

    Source: Pelicans team websiteSource: Pelicans team website

    The New Orleans Pelicans announced their intent to launch its NBA Developmental League team to begin playing in the 2018-2019 season. 

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    The New Orleans Pelicans announced their intent to launch its NBA Developmental League team to begin playing in the 2018-2019 season. 

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  • Davis, Cousins lead Pelicans past Mavericks 121-118

    Davis, Cousins lead Pelicans past Mavericks 121-118

    Source: Pelicans team websiteSource: Pelicans team website

    Anthony Davis had 30 points and 13 rebounds, DeMarcus Cousins added 29 points and 16 rebounds in his return from a two-game absence, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Dallas Mavericks 121-118 on Wednesday night.

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    Anthony Davis had 30 points and 13 rebounds, DeMarcus Cousins added 29 points and 16 rebounds in his return from a two-game absence, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Dallas Mavericks 121-118 on Wednesday night.

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  • Hagan's House: Pelicans by the numbers

    Hagan's House: Pelicans by the numbers

    Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | Times-PicayuneSource: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | Times-Picayune

    The New Orleans Pelicans (31-43) have eight games remaining on the schedule and sit 4.5 games back from the eighth and final playoff spot in the West.

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    The New Orleans Pelicans (31-43) have eight games remaining on the schedule and sit 4.5 games back from the eighth and final playoff spot in the West.

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  • Davis leads Pelicans past Timberwolves, 123-109

    Davis leads Pelicans past Timberwolves, 123-109

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    Anthony Davis had 28 points and 12 rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the struggling Minnesota Timberwolves 123-109 on Sunday. 

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    Anthony Davis had 28 points and 12 rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the struggling Minnesota Timberwolves 123-109 on Sunday. 

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  • Pelicans fall flat in Miami after early technical foul from Cousins

    Pelicans fall flat in Miami after early technical foul from Cousins

    Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | Times-PicayuneSource: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | Times-Picayune

    The Pelicans arrived in Miami Wednesday after a Tuesday night triumph over the Portland Trail Blazers but the Heat quickly doused any dreams of a smooth ride to a three-game win streak for the visitors as Miami topped New Orleans 120-112.

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    The Pelicans arrived in Miami Wednesday after a Tuesday night triumph over the Portland Trail Blazers but the Heat quickly doused any dreams of a smooth ride to a three-game win streak for the visitors as Miami topped New Orleans 120-112.

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  • Pelicans put together balanced performance in dismantling of Portland

    With 16 games left in the season entering Tuesday night, the Pelicans trailed the Nuggets for the 8th spot in the Western Conference playoffs by 5.5 games and the Blazers are right on Denver's tail.

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    With 16 games left in the season entering Tuesday night, the Pelicans trailed the Nuggets for the 8th spot in the Western Conference playoffs by 5.5 games and the Blazers are right on Denver's tail.

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  • Davis scores 46 to lead Pelicans over Hornets 125-122 in OT

    Davis scores 46 to lead Pelicans over Hornets 125-122 in OT

    Source: Pelicans team websiteSource: Pelicans team website

    Anthony Davis had 46 points and 21 rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Charlotte Hornets 125-122 in overtime Saturday night with DeMarcus Cousins sitting on the bench during crunch time.

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    Anthony Davis had 46 points and 21 rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Charlotte Hornets 125-122 in overtime Saturday night with DeMarcus Cousins sitting on the bench during crunch time.

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  • Pelicans falter in second half against Raptors

    Pelicans falter in second half against Raptors

    Source: Brett Duke, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneSource: Brett Duke, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    The Pelicans' seventh game with DeMarcus Cousins in the lineup resulted in the sixth loss since he was acquired, despite the All-Star center leading the team with 25 points. 

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    The Pelicans' seventh game with DeMarcus Cousins in the lineup resulted in the sixth loss since he was acquired, despite the All-Star center leading the team with 25 points. 

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  • Pelicans end skid, beat Pistons at home

    Pelicans end skid, beat Pistons at home

    (Source: NOLA.com  | The Times-Picayune)(Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Boogie who? Anthony Davis didn't need his all-star teammate against the Pistons Wednesday night. 

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    Boogie who? Anthony Davis didn't need his all-star teammate against the Pistons Wednesday night. 

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  • Westbrook scores 41 in triple-double as Thunder top Pelicans

    Westbrook scores 41 in triple-double as Thunder top Pelicans

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    Russell Westbrook scored 41 points in his 29th triple-double of the season to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the New Orleans Pelicans 118-110 on Sunday night. 

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    Russell Westbrook scored 41 points in his 29th triple-double of the season to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the New Orleans Pelicans 118-110 on Sunday night. 

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  • Rockets blast Pelicans 129-99; Cousins scores 27 in debut

    The Boogie and Brow show was as good as advertised tonight against the Houston Rockets. Unfortunately, the rest of the Pelicans were below average.

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    The Boogie and Brow show was as good as advertised tonight against the Houston Rockets. Unfortunately, the rest of the Pelicans were below average.

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  • Pelicans, Cousins looking for strong finish

    Pelicans, Cousins looking for strong finish

    Pelicans unveil the jerseys of Omri Casspi and DeMarcus Cousins. (Fox 8 Staff Photo)Pelicans unveil the jerseys of Omri Casspi and DeMarcus Cousins. (Fox 8 Staff Photo)

    Meeting with the New Orleans media for the first time as a Pelican, DeMarcus Cousins said all of the right things. He was candid, brought laughs, and even said he knows he has to tone it down with his 17 technical fouls.

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    Meeting with the New Orleans media for the first time as a Pelican, DeMarcus Cousins said all of the right things. He was candid, brought laughs, and even said he knows he has to tone it down with his 17 technical fouls.

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  • DeMarcus Cousins and Pelicans excited to embark on journey together

    DeMarcus Cousins and Pelicans excited to embark on journey together

    Source: Lance Washington, FOX 8Source: Lance Washington, FOX 8

    On the eve of DeMarcus Cousins' first game with the New Orleans Pelicans, the veteran center was introduced at the team facility. 

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    On the eve of DeMarcus Cousins' first game with the New Orleans Pelicans, the veteran center was introduced at the team facility. 

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  • Cousins emotional during farewell to Kings fans

    Cousins emotional during farewell to Kings fans

    Demarcus Cousins gave an emotional goodbye to Kings fans before coming to the Pelicans. (FOX)Demarcus Cousins gave an emotional goodbye to Kings fans before coming to the Pelicans. (FOX)

    It was a very emotional Monday night in Sacramento for the Pelicans’ newest player Demarcus Cousins in what appeared to be a going-away get together for the longtime Kings player. 

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    It was a very emotional Monday night in Sacramento for the Pelicans’ newest player Demarcus Cousins in what appeared to be a going-away get together for the longtime Kings player. 

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  • Hagan's House: Pelicans make big statement with Cousins trade

    Hagan's House: Pelicans make big statement with Cousins trade

    (Julia Kumari Drapkin, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)(Julia Kumari Drapkin, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    For the first time in the Alvin Gentry era, the Pelicans are showing they’re here to win and serious about it. 

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    For the first time in the Alvin Gentry era, the Pelicans are showing they’re here to win and serious about it. 

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  • After Further Review: Cousins deal was a risk Pelicans had to take

    DeMarcus Cousins was worth the risk(Photo by Ted Jackson, The Times-Picayune / nola.com)DeMarcus Cousins was worth the risk(Photo by Ted Jackson, The Times-Picayune / nola.com)

    The Pelicans trade for DeMarcus Cousins is risky. He’s only under contract for one more year and his agent has even said he won’t resign with any team that he’s traded too.

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    The Pelicans trade for DeMarcus Cousins is risky. He’s only under contract for one more year and his agent has even said he won’t resign with any team that he’s traded too.

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  • Juan's World: Pelicans Trade for Cousins is a sign

    Source: NBA.com/pelicansSource: NBA.com/pelicans

    Welcome into Juan's World and what a 'finish' to the NBA All-Star Game. But first, Anthony Davis lit up the All-Star event with a record 52-points. 

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    Welcome into Juan's World and what a 'finish' to the NBA All-Star Game. But first, Anthony Davis lit up the All-Star event with a record 52-points. 

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  • AP Source: Pelicans acquiring Cousins in multi-player deal

    AP Source: Pelicans acquiring Cousins in multi-player deal

    Source: NBA.com/pelicansSource: NBA.com/pelicans

    A person familiar with the situation says the Sacramento Kings have agreed to trade DeMarcus Cousins and Omri Casspi to the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for Tyreke Evans, 2016 first-round draft pick Buddy Hield, Langston Galloway and first- and second-round draft picks this summer. 

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    A person familiar with the situation says the Sacramento Kings have agreed to trade DeMarcus Cousins and Omri Casspi to the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for Tyreke Evans, 2016 first-round draft pick Buddy Hield, Langston Galloway and first- and second-round draft picks this summer. 

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  • Pelicans survive late comeback to win in Memphis

    Pelicans survive late comeback to win in Memphis

    Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | Times-PicayuneSource: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | Times-Picayune

    The Pelicans head into the All-Star Break on a two-game winning streak after beating the Memphis Grizzlies Wednesday night, 95-91. 

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    The Pelicans head into the All-Star Break on a two-game winning streak after beating the Memphis Grizzlies Wednesday night, 95-91. 

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  • Davis' late scoring lifts Pelicans past Suns, 110-108

    Davis' late scoring lifts Pelicans past Suns, 110-108

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    Anthony Davis scored six consecutive New Orleans points, the last two the go-ahead rebound basket with 40.3 seconds to play, and the Pelicans escaped with a 110-108 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Monday night. 

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    Anthony Davis scored six consecutive New Orleans points, the last two the go-ahead rebound basket with 40.3 seconds to play, and the Pelicans escaped with a 110-108 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Monday night. 

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  • Cousins scores 28 points to lead Kings over Pelicans 105-99

    Cousins scores 28 points to lead Kings over Pelicans 105-99

    Source: Pelicans team websiteSource: Pelicans team website

    DeMarcus Cousins had 28 points, 14 rebounds and seven assists for the Sacramento Kings, who beat the New Orleans Pelicans 105-99 on Sunday night for their third straight victory.

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    DeMarcus Cousins had 28 points, 14 rebounds and seven assists for the Sacramento Kings, who beat the New Orleans Pelicans 105-99 on Sunday night for their third straight victory.

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  • Pelicans throttled by Jazz at home

    Pelicans throttled by Jazz at home

    Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | Times-PicayuneSource: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | Times-Picayune

    Anthony Davis was presented with his All-Star Game jersey before Wednesday's matchup against the Utah Jazz as the Pelicans looked to get a win at home before a two-week hiatus from the Smoothie King Center. The visiting Jazz had other ideas as they jumped out to a double-digit lead in the first quarter and pulled away in the second half en route to a 127-94 win.

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    Anthony Davis was presented with his All-Star Game jersey before Wednesday's matchup against the Utah Jazz as the Pelicans looked to get a win at home before a two-week hiatus from the Smoothie King Center. The visiting Jazz had other ideas as they jumped out to a double-digit lead in the first quarter and pulled away in the second half en route to a 127-94 win.

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  • Pelicans rise over Suns at home

    Pelicans rise over Suns at home

    Source: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | Times-PicayuneSource: David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | Times-Picayune

    With reports of possible trades circulating around the Pelicans, the team's two most reliable players, Anthony Davis and Jrue Holiday, each surpassed the 30-point mark en route to a 111-106 victory, Monday, over the Phoenix Suns.

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    With reports of possible trades circulating around the Pelicans, the team's two most reliable players, Anthony Davis and Jrue Holiday, each surpassed the 30-point mark en route to a 111-106 victory, Monday, over the Phoenix Suns.

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