Pelicans take down Cavs in OT

Dec 5, 2015

Pelicans take down Cavs in OT

After New Orleans survived a stunning fourth-quarter surge by LeBron James and forced overtime, injured veteran center Kendrick Perkins pulled Pelicans teammate Anthony Davis aside for a quick word. “Perk told me, ‘This is the time where you’ve got to be great,'” Davis said. ...

Curry powers Warriors past Pelicans

Nov 1, 2015

Curry powers Warriors past Pelicans

Stephen Curry couldn’t get the smile off of his face as he trotted back on defense. He had just buried a 10-meter rainbow over 208-cm Anthony Davis — a play he later referred to as “a dumb shot that went in.” “Everybody’s having fun,” ...

Reigning MVP Curry scores 40 points as Warriors win opener

Oct 28, 2015

Reigning MVP Curry scores 40 points as Warriors win opener

Stephen Curry threw his arm in the air in delight and body bumped teammates after knocking down shots from all over the floor, and it all looked so familiar to what happened here only four months ago. The NBA MVP showed in a hurry ...

Pelicans hire Gentry as next coach

May 31, 2015

Pelicans hire Gentry as next coach

The New Orleans Pelicans have decided that 60-year-old NBA coaching veteran Alvin Gentry is the best candidate to mold a young roster featuring 22-year-old budding superstar Anthony Davis. Gentry, who is currently a top Golden State Warriors assistant, has been hired as New Orleans’ ...

Pelicans fire Williams

May 13, 2015

Pelicans fire Williams

The New Orleans Pelicans fired head coach Monty Williams on Tuesday, parting ways with a coach who has a strong relationship with the franchise’s marquee player, Anthony Davis. General manager Dell Demps, who’ll lead the search for a new coach, said he informed Davis ...

Curry shines as Warriors complete sweep of Pelicans

Apr 26, 2015

Curry shines as Warriors complete sweep of Pelicans

Stephen Curry wasn’t about to say that shooting over Anthony Davis was easy. The Warriors’ prolific scorer was just crafty enough to make it look that way sometimes. Equally devastating from long range and on drives to the hoop, Curry scored 39 points, and ...

Warriors top Pels in OT

Apr 24, 2015

Warriors top Pels in OT

Stephen Curry wasn’t about to turn down the music, or put any kind of damper on a giddy locker room celebration that seemed more reminiscent of a series-clinching triumph. The Golden State Warriors still need one more victory to close out their first-round playoff ...

Warriors rally past Pelicans

Apr 21, 2015

Warriors rally past Pelicans

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr likes to say his team teeters on “explosive and careless” basketball, pulling off an astonishing play one moment and a perplexing one the next. Kerr saw both extremes Monday night. And the better half was just good enough ...

Top-seeded Warriors beat Pelicans in playoff opener

Apr 19, 2015

Top-seeded Warriors beat Pelicans in playoff opener

Stephen Curry carried the Golden State Warriors to a huge lead, waving his arms and flexing his muscles with one acrobatic shot after another. Every time the New Orleans Pelicans pulled closer, Curry came back even better. Curry scored 34 points with an MVP-worthy ...

Pelicans clinch playoff spot

Apr 16, 2015

Pelicans clinch playoff spot

Anthony Davis had 31 points and 13 rebounds as the New Orleans Pelicans earned their first playoff berth since 2011 with a 108-103 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday. Davis, who’ll make his playoff debut against Golden State, came through in the ...

Pelicans beat Warriors to move back into final playoff spot

Apr 8, 2015

Pelicans beat Warriors to move back into final playoff spot

Anthony Davis doesn’t want to carry the Pelicans into the playoffs just so they can get unceremoniously bounced in the first round by NBA-leading Golden State. Now Davis has some proof to back him up when he claims that young, unpredictable New Orleans could ...

Griffin leads Clippers past Pelicans

Mar 23, 2015

Griffin leads Clippers past Pelicans

Doc Rivers and his Los Angeles Clippers are safely in playoff position, though home-court advantage would be preferred. It’s quite a different story for the New Orleans Pelicans, who are losing ground — and time. Blake Griffin scored 23 points, Chris Paul had 23 ...