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The New Orleans Pelicans are entering a difficult stretch that could teach them plenty about their prospects of reaching the postseason for the first time in four seasons. It begins Thursday night in Houston, where the Rockets open a three-game homestand with their sights set on a season-best fourth straight home win. The Pelicans (12-12) have been surging offensively, shooting 51...
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Buy John Salmons’ Pennsylvania Manor— $4.9 Million!

    Not many players get to live out the dream of playing for their hometown team—John Salmons was given that opportunity right out of college with the Philadelphia 76ers. The former Miami Hurricane spent four seasons with the 76ers (2002-2006) way before they evolved into an epic tanking machine. But for some reason the Philadelphia native has listed his epic Pennsylvania...
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Tyreke Evans Hit Gordon Hayward With Nasty Crossover (Video)

Pelicans guard Tyreke Evans used not one, but two filthy crossovers to blow past Gordon Hayward for nice finish in the lane Tuesday night. The New Orleans Pelicans hung on for a 119-111 win against the visiting Utah Jazz.
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Tyreke Evans Hit Gordon Hayward With Nasty Crossover (Video)

Pelicans guard Tyreke Evans used not one, but two filthy crossovers to blow past Gordon Hayward for nice finish in the lane Tuesday night. The New Orleans Pelicans hung on for a 119-111 win against the visiting Utah Jazz.
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2014-15 Fantasy Basketball: Box Score Browsing — We Wish Jrue a Merry Christmas

Jrue Holiday Happy Holidays – tis the season for Pelicans’ guards to start producing! It doesn’t hurt that the fantasy force known as Anthony Davis has been banged up over the past week, but both Holiday and Tyreke Evans (more on him below) have seriously stepped up their play as of late. Holiday was an All Star in 2013, which is often over-looked as he’s continually underrated...
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Davis returns, Pelicans edge Jazz

Anthony Davis and Tyreke Evans needed only eight dominant minutes to undo more than three quarters of superb basketball by the hapless Utah Jazz. Returning from a chest injury, Davis scored nine of his 31 points in the fourth quarter, when the New Orleans Pelicans overcame a 14-point deficit for a 119-111 victory on Tuesday night. "The only thing that matters is that we won," Davis...
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Anthony Davis Returns, Pelicans Soar Over Jazz

Anthony Davis returned to starting lineup as the New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Utah Jazz on Tuesday night. Davis is back after missing a game with a chest injury that he suffered Friday against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Davis had a great welcome back to the court tonight as he put up 31 points, 9 rebounds and 3 blocks on 12 of 15 shooting. Davis’ Pelicans defeated the Utah...
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Anthony Davis returns with 31 points to lead Pelicans over Jazz

  Anthony Davis returned from a chest injury and scored 31 points, and the New Orleans Pelicans overcame a 14-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the reeling Utah Jazz, 119-111 on Tuesday night. Davis, who sat out most of Friday night's victory over Cleveland and all of Sunday night's loss to Golden State, played with a protective vest that did not appear to inhibit him. He had...
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Davis returns, Pelicans edge Jazz 119-111

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Anthony Davis returned from a chest injury and scored 31 points, and the New Orleans Pelicans overcame a 14-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the reeling Utah Jazz, 119-111 on Tuesday night. Davis, who sat out most of Friday night's victory over Cleveland and all of Sunday night's loss to Golden State, played with a protective vest that did not appear to inhibit...
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Tyreke Evans spinning no-look assist to Anthony Davis against Jazz

In terms of the Western Conference, the New Orleans Pelicans are one of the most fun and interesting teams in the conference. Earlier tonight, the Utah Jazz faced off against the Pelicans and late in the fourth quarter, Pelicans guard Tyreke Evans showed off his passing ability. Check out this incredible no-look spinning assist to Anthony Davis who threw down an easy slam dunk:...
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Pelicans star Davis expected to return vs. Jazz

NEW ORLEANS -- The New Orleans Pelicans say forward Anthony Davis is expected to return from a chest injury for Tuesday night's game against the Utah Jazz. The injury caused Davis to leave last Friday night's victory over Cleveland in the first quarter and then sit out Sunday night's overtime loss to Golden State. Davis, who is averaging 24.3 points, 10.2 rebounds and 2.7 blocks...
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Davis slated to return for Pelicans vs. Jazz

NEW ORLEANS (AP) The New Orleans Pelicans say forward Anthony Davis is expected to return from a chest injury for Tuesday night's game against the Utah Jazz. The injury caused Davis to leave last Friday night's victory over Cleveland in the first quarter and then sit out Sunday night's overtime loss to Golden State. Davis, who is averaging 24.3 points, 10.2 rebounds and 2.7 blocks...
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Will the Pelicans make a trade offer for Rajon Rondo?

It’s that time again for your favorite game… Wild Rondo Trade Speculation! Bleacher Report’s Ric Bucher and Howard Beck throw out some possible trade scenarios involving Rajon Rondo. It’s a lot of the same old, same old (Sacramento, Houston, Lakers) with Utah and New Orleans emerging as new locations. New Orleans is intriguing because… just imagine Rondo feeding Anthony...
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Eric Gordon working toward return

Eric Gordon's progress has been slow and painful, but the Pelicans' shooting guard is at least seeing improvement in his left shoulder. Gordon is trying to avoid having surgery to repair a torn labrum. Instead, he's relying on a detailed physical therapy routine to try and strengthen the muscles around the injury. "I have good and bad days," Gordon said. "It's getting progressively...
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Pelicans Committed To Keeping Tyreke Evans

The New Orleans Pelicans have received trade interest in Tyreke Evans, but a source indicates they're committed to keeping him. Evans was acquired in a sign-and-trade deal in the 2013 offseason. The Pelicans have been very happy with the play of Evans this season.
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Jazz-Pelicans Preview

The New Orleans Pelicans nearly toppled the NBA's best team despite lacking Anthony Davis. Faced with his possible absence again Tuesday night, they hope to have enough to get by the struggling Utah Jazz. New Orleans (11-12) led league-leading Golden State by eight points with 4:16 left in regulation Sunday but lost 128-122 in overtime. Davis, who is the NBA's only player averaging...
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Barnes leaves vs. Pelicans after elbow to mouth

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Golden State forward Harrison Barnes has left Sunday night's game against New Orleans to receive treatment for a laceration in his mouth and Warriors officials say his return his questionable. Barnes was hit hard by an elbow from Dante Cunningham as the Pelicans forward, who had the ball, pivoted near the basket on New Orleans' offensive end. Earlier, forward Anthony...
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Anthony Davis Sits Out With Chest Contusion

Anthony Davis will miss the New Orleans Pelicans' game against the Golden State Warriors on Sunday due to a chest contusion, the team announced. Davis suffered the injury this week in the Pelicans' win over the Miami Heat.
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Anthony Davis will sit out Pelicans' game against Warriors because of chest injury

New Orleans forward Anthony Davis will sit out the Pelicans' game Sunday night against the Golden State Warriors because of a chest injury that occurred Friday night in a victory over Cleveland. Pelicans coach Monty Williams says Davis is sore and the club wants to be cautious about an injury the coach referred to as a "freak deal." Davis left Friday night's game in the first quarter...
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New Orleans Pelicans: Dante Cunningham and Gal Mekel Signing Grades

  New Orleans Pelicans: Dante Cunningham and Gal Mekel Signing Grades By Ciaran Mills: Last Sunday, the New Orleans Pelicans waived forwards Patric Young and Darius Miller. This move opened up two roster spots that have now been filled by Dante Cunningham and Gal Mekel. But what difference will these two players make to the team? Dante Cunningham – $832k, 1 year It’s been a...
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Pelicans forward Davis questionable vs Warriors on Sunday

METAIRIE, La. -- New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis is listed as questionable for Sunday night's game against Golden State because of a chest contusion that forced him from Friday night's victory over Cleveland. Pelicans coach Monty Williams says Davis spent Friday night at a hospital, where tests didn't find any serious injuries that would be expected to sideline Davis for...
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Davis questionable vs Warriors on Sunday

METAIRIE, La. (AP) New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis is listed as questionable for Sunday night's game against Golden State because of a chest contusion that forced him from Friday night's victory over Cleveland. Pelicans coach Monty Williams says Davis spent Friday night at a hospital, where tests didn't find any serious injuries that would be expected to sideline Davis...
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12/13 Lottery Links: Pelicans, Lance, and highlights

Another week of the NBA season has come and gone, and here are this week’s lottery links. On Friday night the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Cleveland Cavaliers despite Anthony Davis suffering a chest contusion in the first half that forced him to miss the remainder of the game. During a week in which countless regurgitated “Impatient Pelicans have failed to build around Anthony...
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Cleveland Cavaliers vs. New Orleans Pelicans Game Recap: LeBron’s 41 Not Enough

(New Orleans, LA) – Despite 41 points from the returning LeBron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers dropped their second game in two nights as they fell to the New Orleans Pelicans, 119-114, in road action at the Smoothie King Center on Friday night. James missed Thursday night’s loss at Oklahoma City due to a sore knee, but showed no ill effects against the Pelicans. The veteran...
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James returns, but Pelicans beat Cavaliers 119-114

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Tyreke Evans scored 31 points, Ryan Anderson tied a career high with eight 3-pointers on his way to 30 points, and the New Orleans Pelicans overcame the loss of Anthony Davis to beat LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, 119-114 on Friday night. Davis left the game in the first quarter after taking an elbow to chest while jostling for position during a free...
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