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  • Davis, Pelicans hold off Timberwolves

    Davis  Pelicans hold off Timberwolves

    MINNEAPOLIS — The New Orleans Pelicans have lost their fair share of winnable games on the road this month, a trend that cannot continue if they hope to make a run at the playoffs in the rugged Western Conference.

  • Davis lifts Pelicans past Lakers

    Davis lifts Pelicans past Lakers

    NEW ORLEANS — Anthony Davis returned from a three-game absence and the 21-year-old star showed no sign of any issue with his sprained toe. Kobe Bryant also returned from a recent absence, and the 36-year-old guard resorted to shooting...

  • Knicks beat Pelicans to end 16-game losing streak

    Knicks beat Pelicans to end 16 game losing streak

    NEW YORK — Carmelo Anthony and the New York Knicks walked off the court, and for the first time in weeks it wasn't with heads hanging.

  • Evans leads Pelicans past Raptors, 95-93

    Evans leads Pelicans past Raptors  95 93

    TORONTO — The short-handed New Orleans Pelicans took the Toronto Raptors' best punch — and delivered a decisive blow of their own.

  • 76ers stop injury-riddled Pelicans

    76ers stop injury riddled Pelicans

    PHILADELPHIA — The 76ers have a catchy anthem they play at every home game, a feel-good song with a lyric that implores fans to, "Stomp your feet, everybody."

  • Celtics pull away late to top Pelicans, 108-100

    Celtics pull away late to top Pelicans  108 100

    BOSTON — Marcus Smart knows shooting is the biggest part of his game that he needed to improve. His work paid off with a timely 3-pointer on Monday night.

  • Davis leads Pelicans past Grizzlies, 106-95

    NEW ORLEANS — Tyreke Evans was removed from New Orleans’ starting lineup, and then finished off the Memphis Grizzlies.

  • Pelicans stung late by Hornets

    Pelicans stung late by Hornets

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kemba Walker knew he was going to take the final shot, no matter what. So did his teammates.

  • Wizards defense stops Pelicans

    Wizards defense stops Pelicans

    NEW ORLEANS — Trying to stop their longest slide of the season at three games, Washington coach Randy Wittman gave his team a concrete goal: Hold the high-scoring Pelicans under 100 points.

  • Spurs edge Pelicans in overtime

    Spurs edge Pelicans in overtime

    SAN ANTONIO — Manu Ginobili had 26 points and the San Antonio Spurs avoided their fourth overtime loss at home in December, escaping with a 95-93 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night.