Davis drops in 40 as Pelicans rout Knicks

Jan 10, 2017

Davis drops in 40 as Pelicans rout Knicks

Anthony Davis dominated the Knicks until they finally knocked him out of the game with a hard foul. New York was more concerned with Derrick Rose than Davis. Davis had 40 points and 18 rebounds before leaving with a left hip injury in the ...

Thunder ease past Pelicans

Dec 22, 2016

Thunder ease past Pelicans

Russell Westbrook’s left-handed, inside-out dribble wrong-footed Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday, creating an open lane for a driving layup. That was one of many scoring highlights for the Oklahoma City star, who sometimes looked like he could have outscored New Orleans by himself. He didn’t ...

Pelicans guard Dejean-Jones killed

May 29, 2016

Pelicans guard Dejean-Jones killed

New Orleans Pelicans guard Bryce Dejean-Jones was fatally shot after breaking down the door to a Dallas apartment, authorities said Saturday. A man living at the apartment was sleeping when he heard his front door kicked open, Dallas Police Senior Cpl. DeMarquis Black said ...

Warriors rack up 60th win

Mar 15, 2016

Warriors rack up 60th win

Stephen Curry sliced himself a piece of red velvet birthday cake in the locker room and had a quick sample, then assured everybody he has no plans of slowing down in his late 20s. Curry had 27 points, five rebounds and five assists on ...

Walker lifts Hornets in win over Pelicans

Mar 10, 2016

Walker lifts Hornets in win over Pelicans

Kemba Walker said he hasn’t felt this confident shooting the basketball since leading Connecticut to the national championship five years ago. “I’m shooting it really well,” Walker said. Walker turned in his fourth straight 30-point game, pouring in 35 to help the Charlotte Hornets ...

Wizards silence Davis, beat Pelicans

Feb 24, 2016

Wizards silence Davis, beat Pelicans

The Washington Wizards have played tough defense since the All-Star break. They answered another big challenge on Tuesday night. John Wall had 16 points, 12 rebounds, and 11 assists, helping the Wizards to a 109-89 win over Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans. ...

Davis has huge day against Pistons

Feb 22, 2016

Davis has huge day against Pistons

Few players have ever had the feeling Anthony Davis did Sunday. The star center scored a franchise-record 59 points and pulled down 20 rebounds as the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Detroit Pistons 111-106. “That was a lot of fun, because the rim looked ...

Mourning Thunder beat Pelicans

Feb 12, 2016

Mourning Thunder beat Pelicans

Basketball didn’t matter much to Kevin Durant on Thursday night. Thunder assistant coach Monty Williams’ wife, Ingrid, was involved in a car crash Tuesday night in Oklahoma City and died Wednesday. Monty Williams coached the Pelicans last season before coming to Oklahoma City to ...

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’ ...