NEW ORLEANS — Anthony Davis was feeling great, fired up about being back on the court and not at all subtle about showing it.
DALLAS — Richard Jefferson has made the most of his rare opportunities to start this season for the Dallas Mavericks.
DENVER — Heal fast, Anthony Davis. In the meantime, know this: Your teammates are holding things down just fine until you're completely mended.
NEW ORLEANS — Alexis Ajinca's recent form is inspiring so much confidence in the Pelicans that marquee players like Eric Gordon are looking for the 7-foot reserve with the game on the line.
NEW ORLEANS — As Quincy Pondexter saw his 3-pointer go down with 49.9 seconds on the clock, he turned up court, allowed a slight smile and pounded his chest with the palm of his hand three times.
NEW ORLEANS — Pelicans coach Monty Williams now has a better idea of how badly his undermanned squad wants to stay in the Western Conference playoff race.
MIAMI — Anthony Davis left in the opening minutes while clutching his shoulder in agony, and Ryan Anderson departed not long afterward with a knee injury.
ORLANDO, Fla. — In the games leading up to former coach Jacque Vaughn's firing earlier this month, the Orlando Magic looked lost on the defensive end of the floor.
Point guards moving quickly made this trade deadline a transition game.
NEW ORLEANS — Playing on the court where he made his name as an elite NBA power forward, David West looked ruthlessly efficient once again, draining nearly every jump shot he took from as far as 20 feet.
AP NBA News
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- James scores 29, Cavaliers beat Raptors 120-112 -508 min ago
- Wade, Whiteside lead way late, Heat beat Lakers 100-94 -449 min ago
- Gasol's last-second shot lifts Memphis over Rockets 102-100 -436 min ago
- Gasol's last-second shot lifts Memphis over Rockets 102-100 -435 min ago
- Zeller's shot at buzzer lifts Celtics past Jazz -419 min ago
- Suns-Magic, Box -391 min ago
- Facebook exec, NBA team up to get men to 'lean in' for women -349 min ago
- Ray Allen says he will not play this NBA season
- Knicks fined for Jackson's comments about Ohio State star
- Gallinari helps Nuggets beat Bucks hours after Shaw's firing
- Denver Nuggets fire coach Brian Shaw with team in slide
- Teague, Horford help Hawks rally from 18 down, beat Houston
- James scores 27 on milestone night, Cavs cruise past Celtics
- Jazz-Grizzlies, Box
- Rudy Gay, Kings hand Knicks worst loss of season, 124-86
- Lakers-Hornets, Box
- LeBron James moves up to 21st place on scoring list
The girls high school basketball season officially ended in the local area last week.
It's a busy week for Nicholls State University's athletic teams.
It's no secret that the New Orleans Saints are in salary-cap hell.
A few weeks back I wrote a column titled "Enough is enough" that was very well received by many in the community.
It was a scene that I've never seen before in almost a decade of covering prep sporting events in this area.
The real work begins next week for Tim Rebowe and his Nicholls State University football team.
If you could pick any sporting event to attend throughout history, what would it be?
Wednesday night was a busy one in the world of sports, especially locally.
I was stuck in the office most of the day catching up on some stuff around here and took a night off from game coverage.
All-Star games are always fun to watch.
We watched that a few days ago when the NBA held its annual All-Star Weekend in New York.
Looking at the attendance for Nicholls State University's women's basketball games this season, I guess I haven't done a great job in detailing the program's progress since head coach DoBee Plaisance arrived seven seasons ago.