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2017 Schedule
30-41, 5th in Southwest
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Improved Pelicans sit in precarious position

The Pelicans went 3-0 this week, but that improves the Kings' chances of getting their first-round pick. The NBA draft lottery takes place on May 16.

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

Brooklyn Nets will extend a second 10-day contract to guard Archie Goodwin, league sources tell ESPN.

ESPN Stats and Information  

In the Pelicans' 95-82 victory over the Grizzlies on Tuesday, DeMarcus Cousins finished with 41 points and 17 boards. That was his second game this season with at least 40 points and 15 rebounds. The only other players to reach those marks this season are Anthony Davis (5), James Harden (2), Karl Anthony-Towns (2) and Russell Westbrook (1).

Cousins dominates in Pelicans win (1:01)

Justin Verrier ESPN Staff Writer 

DeMarcus Cousins goes off for 41 points and 17 rebounds to lift the Pelicans past the Grizzlies 95-82 for their third straight win and fifth in their past six. New Orleans, now 30-41 overall, is 3.5 games back of a playoff spot with 11 to play.

Justin Verrier ESPN Staff Writer 

The Pelicans had 34 points at half. They scored 32 in the third quarter, including a 21-0 run. DeMarcus Cousins off to his best game in New Orleans, with 30 points, 13 rebounds, a career-high 5 3s, 2 blocks and 2 steals.

Boogie to Brow for an alley-oop? Good idea! (0:33)
Cousins goes through defender to hit wild shot (0:23)
Boogie won't be denied the basket (0:28)

Justin Verrier ESPN Staff Writer 

The Pelicans came into tonight riding one of their best offensive stretches of the season, with a top-five offensive rating. But New Orleans turns in a brutal first half against Memphis: 34 points, 29% shooting, 4 assists, 9 turnovers.

Gasol fights to the hoop for a big man and-1 (0:22)

Justin Verrier ESPN Staff Writer 

Anthony Davis will play tonight despite an illness, per Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry.

Justin Verrier ESPN Staff Writer 

Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry said he liked how moving Tim Frazier into the starting lineup Sunday allowed Jrue Holiday to be more of a scorer. Gentry said Holiday has the "toughest job on our team" because he's caught between the roles of scorer and facilitator.

Justin Verrier ESPN Staff Writer 

Pelicans forward Solomon Hill said he'd like to see Alvin Gentry and his coaching staff return next season to capitalize on the consistency they've built of late. "Everybody's firing on all cylinders," he said. "It's comfortable. Everybody knows what everybody wants to do out there on the court. We know each other. It's like building a family; you can't just add new cousins to the family reunion."

Justin Verrier ESPN Staff Writer 

Anthony Davis wore the Kentucky jersey from his NCAA title run to the Smoothie King Center tonight. Needless to say he was pleased with today's result(s).

Davis, Cousins too much for Timberwolves (0:54)

Team Stats

Points Per Game103.520th
Rebounds Per Game44.29th
Assists Per Game22.513th
Points Allowed105.717th

Team History


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