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  • Pelicans open regular season at Memphis

    Pelicans open regular season at Memphis

    Jrue Holiday will run the point tonight against Memphis. Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneJrue Holiday will run the point tonight against Memphis. Photo by Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

    DeMarcus Cousins is in the last year of his contract, and Anthony Davis, well he's on a longer deal. But the pressure is on the All-Stars, and the team to end their losing ways, so Boogie can stay a little longer in NOLA. "Obviously both of them want to have good years. DeMarcus wants to play well enough to get us into the playoffs. That's the goal. That's obviously the goal for the team, and the franchise moving forward, and all of that stuff. We got to get everyone healthy. I ...

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    DeMarcus Cousins is in the last year of his contract, and Anthony Davis, well he's on a longer deal. But the pressure is on the All-Stars, and the team to end their losing ways, so Boogie can stay a little longer in NOLA. "Obviously both of them want to have good years. DeMarcus wants to play well enough to get us into the playoffs. That's the goal. That's obviously the goal for the team, and the franchise moving forward, and all of that stuff. We got to get everyone healthy. I ...

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  • Anthony Davis scores 37 points in Pels preseason win

    Anthony Davis scores 37 points in Pels preseason win

    Anthony Davis racked up 37 points in a Pels win. Source: Nola.comAnthony Davis racked up 37 points in a Pels win. Source: Nola.com
    Anthony Davis racked up 37 points against the Bulls Sunday night, helping the Pelicans get their first win of the preseason, 108-95. Davis went 22-of-23 from the free-throw line. DeMarcus Cousins also put up big numbers with 22 points, nine rebounds and nine assists.  Rajon Rondo missed the game with a sports hernia injury. The guard is seeing a specialist on Monday in Philadelphia.  New Orleans Pelicans vs. Chicago Bulls - October 08, 2017 | NBA.com Copyright 201...More >>
    Anthony Davis racked up 37 points against the Bulls Sunday night, helping the Pelicans get their first win of the preseason, 108-95. Davis went 22-of-23 from the free-throw line. DeMarcus Cousins also put up big numbers with 22 points, nine rebounds and nine assists.  Rajon Rondo missed the game with a sports hernia injury. The guard is seeing a specialist on Monday in Philadelphia.  New Orleans Pelicans vs. Chicago Bulls - October 08, 2017 | NBA.com Copyright 201...More >>
  • Pelicans starters shine in preseason opening loss

    The Pelicans expect select will have very limited inventory available. (Source: FOX 8 graphic)The Pelicans expect select will have very limited inventory available. (Source: FOX 8 graphic)

    For a half, Pelicans Head Coach Alvin Gentry was seeing exactly what he wanted to see from his starters, who played about 30-minutes in the teams first preseason game. 

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    For a half, Pelicans Head Coach Alvin Gentry was seeing exactly what he wanted to see from his starters, who played about 30-minutes in the teams first preseason game. 

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  • Pelicans Solomon Hill tears hamstring, will miss 6-8 months

    Pelicans Solomon Hill tears hamstring, will miss 6-8 months

    Solomon Hill averaged 7 points last season for the Pelicans. ((Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com |The Times-Picayune))Solomon Hill averaged 7 points last season for the Pelicans. ((Photo by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com |The Times-Picayune))

    The Pelicans bad voodoo with injuries continues into the 2017 offseason. This time it's forward Solomon Hill to miss significant time due to a torn hamstring. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports Hill had surgery on his hamstring, and could miss much of the regular season. Hill was slated to be the starter at small forward for the Pelicans in the 2017-18 season. Hill played in 80 games last season, averaging 7 points a contest. The Pelicans open their regular October 18th at Memphis....

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    The Pelicans bad voodoo with injuries continues into the 2017 offseason. This time it's forward Solomon Hill to miss significant time due to a torn hamstring. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports Hill had surgery on his hamstring, and could miss much of the regular season. Hill was slated to be the starter at small forward for the Pelicans in the 2017-18 season. Hill played in 80 games last season, averaging 7 points a contest. The Pelicans open their regular October 18th at Memphis....

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  • Former Saints and Pelicans react to medical staff firings

    Former Saints and Pelicans react to medical staff firings

    Source: Mark LaGrangeSource: Mark LaGrange

    Wednesday's news of the Saints firing two doctors from their medical staff in lieu of Delvin Breaux's fractured fibula being misdiagnosed as a contusion sparked a series of reactions from former Saints and a former Pelican, since both teams share the same medical staff. 

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    Wednesday's news of the Saints firing two doctors from their medical staff in lieu of Delvin Breaux's fractured fibula being misdiagnosed as a contusion sparked a series of reactions from former Saints and a former Pelican, since both teams share the same medical staff. 

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • Minus Cousins, Pelicans top Nuggets 115-90 behind Davis' 31

    Minus Cousins, Pelicans top Nuggets 115-90 behind Davis' 31

    Source: Pelicans team websiteSource: Pelicans team website

    Anthony Davis had 31 points and 15 rebounds, helping to compensate for the absence of injured DeMarcus Cousins, and the New Orleans Pelicans boosted their flickering playoff hopes by beating the Denver Nuggets 115-90 on Sunday night.

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    Anthony Davis had 31 points and 15 rebounds, helping to compensate for the absence of injured DeMarcus Cousins, and the New Orleans Pelicans boosted their flickering playoff hopes by beating the Denver Nuggets 115-90 on Sunday night.

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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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  • Pelicans waive Terrence Jones, add Thompson

    Pelicans waive Terrence Jones, add Thompson

    Friday, February 24 2017 6:33 AM EST2017-02-24 11:33:08 GMT

    The New Orleans Pelicans have waived forward Terrence Jones and signed shooting guard Hollis Thompson to a 10-day contract.

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    The New Orleans Pelicans have waived forward Terrence Jones and signed shooting guard Hollis Thompson to a 10-day contract.

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  • Casspi breaks thumb in Pelicans debut, out about 4 weeks

    Casspi breaks thumb in Pelicans debut, out about 4 weeks

    Friday, February 24 2017 6:29 AM EST2017-02-24 11:29:07 GMT

    Omri Casspi has broken his right thumb in his first game with the New Orleans Pelicans.

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    Omri Casspi has broken his right thumb in his first game with the New Orleans Pelicans.

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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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  • 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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  • Wizards win fourth straight, 107-94 over Pelicans

    Wizards win fourth straight, 107-94 over Pelicans

    Source: Pelicans team websiteSource: Pelicans team website

    John Wall had 18 points and 19 assists, Bradley Beal scored 27 points, and the Washington Wizards extended their winning streak to four with a 107-94 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday night. 

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    John Wall had 18 points and 19 assists, Bradley Beal scored 27 points, and the Washington Wizards extended their winning streak to four with a 107-94 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday night. 

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  • Thunder blow past Pelicans

    Davis scores a franchise record 59 points in Detroit. (Source: NOLA.com  | The Times-Picayune)Davis scores a franchise record 59 points in Detroit. (Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

    Anthony Davis left the game with another injury in the second quarter, Russel Westbrook put together another triple-double and Oklahoma City beat the New Orleans Pelicans for the third time this season 114-105, Wednesday night, in the Smoothie King Center.

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    Anthony Davis left the game with another injury in the second quarter, Russel Westbrook put together another triple-double and Oklahoma City beat the New Orleans Pelicans for the third time this season 114-105, Wednesday night, in the Smoothie King Center.

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  • Pelicans knock off Cavaliers at home

    Pelicans knock off Cavaliers at home

    Source: Pelicans team websiteSource: Pelicans team website

    Anthony Davis was in a sports coat, reduced to spectator because of a quad contusion. But he had one of the best seats on the house as his teammates found a way to beat the defending NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers Monday night 124-122. 

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    Anthony Davis was in a sports coat, reduced to spectator because of a quad contusion. But he had one of the best seats on the house as his teammates found a way to beat the defending NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers Monday night 124-122. 

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  • James scores 26 as short-handed Cavaliers beat Pelicans

    James scores 26 as short-handed Cavaliers beat Pelicans

    Source: Pelicans team websiteSource: Pelicans team website

    LeBron James scored 26 points and the short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers rallied for a 90-82 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday night. 

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    LeBron James scored 26 points and the short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers rallied for a 90-82 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday night. 

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  • Davis leads Pelicans past reeling Clippers, 102-98

    Davis leads Pelicans past reeling Clippers, 102-98

    Source: Pelicans team websiteSource: Pelicans team website

    Anthony Davis highlighted a 20-point performance with a soaring, one-handed alley-oop dunk during a pivotal fourth-quarter spurt, and the suddenly surging New Orleans Pelicans beat the Los Angeles Clippers 102-98 on Wednesday night.

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    Anthony Davis highlighted a 20-point performance with a soaring, one-handed alley-oop dunk during a pivotal fourth-quarter spurt, and the suddenly surging New Orleans Pelicans beat the Los Angeles Clippers 102-98 on Wednesday night.

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