Rui Hachimura gets set for Wizards debut

Basketball / NBA Jul 6, 2019

Rui Hachimura gets set for Wizards debut

Rui Hachimura was raring to hit the court Friday on the eve of his debut with the Washington Wizards at NBA Summer League. The 203-cm forward joined teammates for a final practice session before they open their Summer League campaign in Las Vegas against the ...

Pelicans star Anthony Davis overwhelms Grizzlies in rout

Basketball / NBA Jan 8, 2019

Pelicans star Anthony Davis overwhelms Grizzlies in rout

Anthony Davis had little to say about his latest dunk-filled scoring outburst. He even shrugged off his seldom-seen "Shammgod" crossover dribble that stunned the Grizzlies, delighted the crowd and set up his thunderous driving dunk. The Pelicans' perennial All-Star was more eager to highlight an ...

Durant's defense sinks Pelicans

Basketball / NBA Oct 21, 2017

Durant's defense sinks Pelicans

Klay Thomspon scored 31 points, Stephen Curry added 28 and the Golden State Warriors easily erased a 15-point first-half deficit en route to a 128-120 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday. Kevin Durant added 22 points and a career-high seven blocked shots for ...

Pelicans finalize deal with guard Allen

Basketball / NBA Sep 16, 2017

Pelicans finalize deal with guard Allen

The New Orleans Pelicans signed free-agent guard Tony Allen on Friday. A person familiar with the contract says it's worth $2.3 million for one year. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because financial terms have not been disclosed. The source ...

Pelicans agree to trade with Kings for Cousins

Basketball / NBA Feb 20, 2017

Pelicans agree to trade with Kings for Cousins

DeMarcus Cousins is on his way out of Sacramento — and right into an All-Star frontcourt pairing with Anthony Davis. The New Orleans Pelicans agreed to acquire Cousins from the Kings on Sunday, the same night the center was playing in the All-Star Game in ...

Pelicans guard Dejean-Jones killed

Basketball / NBA 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 in ...

Warriors rack up 60th win

Basketball / NBA 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 his ...