"We have a lot of great guys here. We're all working just to be on the court and be a better team," Cunningham told The Times-Picayune. "I want to help the team get to the playoffs and whatever the coach needs me to do, that's what I'm going to do."
Cunningham recently re-signed with the Pelicans after a tough summer when the free-agent market did not pay off for him. Cunningham will make $2.3 million this season and then become a free agent again in 2018.
Gentry may have started Solomon Hill at small forward, but the four-year NBA veteran is sidelined 6-8 months because of a torn left hamstring.
-- Nick Silva