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Pelicans beat Nets, keep pressure on for last playoff spot in West

  Alexis Ajinca and Quincy Pondexter each scored 17 points and the New Orleans Pelicans moved within percentage points of eighth place in the Western Conference by beating the Brooklyn Nets 111-91 on Tuesday night. Omer Asik had 12 points and 15 rebounds for the Pelicans in their third straight victory. Anthony Davis scored 15 points, a night after tying his career high with 43...
Via AP on Fox
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis skies for alley-oop slam against Nets

New Orleans Pelicans power forward Anthony Davis displayed his impressive hops as he skied high for the alley-oop slam dunk in the third quarter of Tuesday night's game in Brooklyn.Norris Cole threw the lob pass perfectly, and Davis leaped so high that he had both elbows above the rim:Davis finished with 15 points and 6 rebounds as the Pelicans beat the Nets 111-91. The Pelicans...
Via Holdout Sports
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans beat Nets, move closer to 8th in West

NEW YORK (AP) Alexis Ajinca and Quincy Pondexter each scored 17 points and the New Orleans Pelicans moved within percentage points of eighth place in the Western Conference by beating the Brooklyn Nets 111-91 on Tuesday night. Omer Asik had 12 points and 15 rebounds for the Pelicans in their third straight victory. Anthony Davis scored 15 points, a night after tying his career high...
Via AP on Fox
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis’ best highlights of his 43 points against Bucks

The New Orleans Pelicans and the Milwaukee Bucks had a really fun game on Monday night. It included career games from Anthony Davis and Giannis Antetokounmpo. Davis tied his career-best 43 points but what was impressive was that he made tons of perimeter jumpers. Here’s your video right here: Let’s remember that Anthony Davis isn’t even 22 years old. My goodness. *** Anthony...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas leads Boston to win over Pelicans, 104-98, in New Orleans

The Celtics continued their winning streak in New Orleans tonight, defeating the Pelicans 104-98.Early in the first quarter, Anthony Davis set the tone by slamming a monster alley-oop over Tyler Zeller.Anthony Davis would continue to dominate the first half, going into the locker-room with a line of 16 points (8-13), 7 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal and 1 block.The Celtics' post defense...
Via Celtics Life
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Davis scores 39, nearly has triple-double in first game back

  Anthony Davis was feeling great, fired up about being back on the court and not at all subtle about showing it. He struck a momentary pose with a huge smile after he'd finished a fast break with a soaring, one-handed dunk. He celebrated with a crouching fist pump after a clutch, mid-range jumper in the final minute. When it was over, Davis had piled up 39 points, 13 rebounds and...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans Sign Elliot Williams To 10-Day Contract

The New Orleans Pelicans have signed Elliot Williams to a 10-day contract. Williams, 6-5,180 has most recently played for the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA Development League. Appearing in 25 games for Santa Cruz, Williams has averaged 21.8 points, 7.6 assists and 4.5 rebounds in 36.8 minutes per game while being named a NBA D-League All-Star. Previously this season, Williams has...
Via RealGM
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans learning to fight back

The New Orleans Pelicans are learning to close games in adverse conditions, even without three of their top scorers at times. The Pelicans have battled back from double digit deficits 7 times overall this season, five times just in 2015. Pelicans, Largest Comeback Wins When Trailing at Any Point in Game - 2014-15 Deficit Date/Winner/Loser Trail Final Score  18 02/23/2015 NO vs...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans Persevering Through Second Straight Injury-Plagued Season

New Orleans is 31-27 and flying high on a four-game winning streak. For the last two seasons, the case can certainly be made that the Pelicans have been the unluckiest team in the league with regards to staying healthy. After four years of good fortune in a 76ers uniform, Jrue Holiday has played in only 71 of the 140 games since arriving in New Orleans. Ryan Anderson has only been...
Via The Lottery Mafia
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat vs. New Orleans Pelicans Game Recap: Heat Lose Heartbreaker to Pelicans

(New Orleans, LA) – In the midst of a rat race for the final two playoff seeds in the Eastern Conference, the Miami Heat (25-32) took a step backwards as they couldn’t hold off the New Orleans Pelicans (31-27) in a 104-102 loss at the Smoothie King Center on Friday night. Dwyane Wade, who scored 11 points (four of 16 from the field) with his eight assists and four rebounds on...
Via Heat Nation
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat at New Orleans Pelicans game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 7:30 p.m. After all the winning he experienced in Miami, Norris Cole likes to think he can be a steadying force on a young team like the New Orleans Pelicans. So far, so good. Cole will face his old club for the second time in a week Friday night when the Pelicans host the Heat. New Orleans (30-27) has won all three games since Cole...
Via Fox Sports Florida
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans battling for playoff spot, despite injuries

The scrappy New Orleans Pelicans squad refuses to give up on its playoff aspirations, despite having an average of 54 points a game sidelined with injury. The rest of the team is stepping up in the absence of Anthony Davis, Jrue Holiday and Ryan Anderson. Quincy Pondexter poured in a career high 25 points versus the Brooklyn Nets Wednesday.  "I'm so glad my shots were falling,"...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Norris Cole Impresses in Pelicans Debut

Point guard Norris Cole's debut for the New Orleans Pelicans certainly involved a lot more emotion and drama than anyone expected. Ironically, Cole's first night in a New Orleans uniform came in Miami against the Heat, the team he's played for his entire NBA career until Thursday. When Cole entered the game for the Pelicans the first time, the Heat played a tribute video commemorating...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans Lose Anthony Davis for a Week or Two

The New Orleans Pelicans returned from the NBA All-Star break, only to lose Anthony Davis and Ryan Anderson just 2 games later. Each of them lasted less than 10 minutes against Miami, but the team rallied and managed to beat Goran Dragic in his first game as a member of the Heat. Eric Gordon led the Pelicans offensively, with 24 points (6 threes) and added 6 assists, matching Tyreke...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat vs. Pelicans sights and sounds

View our updating gallery of photos, video and interviews from the Miami Heat's game against the New Orleans Pelicans. NOTE: You may need to refresh your browser for the gallery to appear.
Via Fox Sports Florida
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the NBA’s best shooting guards

6. Tyreke EvansEvans has been doing point guard duty for his New Orleans Pelicans lately, but only because of an injury absence from Jrue Holiday...
Via Athlon Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Professio”Nole” Athlete of the Week: Toney Douglas

Daniel Berger made a strong push to repeat as this week’s Professio”Nole” Athlete of the Week, but this week’s winner goes to one of the two former Florida State players currently on NBA rosters. Toney Douglas is the Professio”Nole” Athlete of the Week for the week of February 9th through the 15th after being signed to a pair of 10-day contracts by the New Orleans Pelicans...
Via Noled Out
23 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Anthony Davis leaves with injury after nasty fall

New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis left Saturday’s game against the Chicago Bulls after suffering a shoulder injury on a nasty fall. Davis threw down an alley-oop but was undercut on his way down and landed hard on his right shoulder. He initially tried to play through the injury, but he later left the game...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

With a healthy core, Pelicans can make some noise in West

Monday night, the New Orleans Pelicans did something that no other NBA team had been able to do since December 26th, 2014 — beat the Atlanta Hawks. The Pelicans, still without Jrue Holiday, who has missed the last 11 games with an ankle injury that’s expected to keep him sidelined for the next two weeks or so, have won six of their last seven games and will be looking to finish...
Via Crossover Chronicles
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss
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