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UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 4:55 p.m.

Pelicans fire GM Dell Demps amid Anthony Davis fallout

The Pelicans have fired ninth-year general manager Dell Demps. The decision comes after six-time All-Star Anthony Davis said in late January that he would not sign an extension with New …


NBA roundup: Anthony Davis leaves with shoulder injury, Pelicans beat Thunder

Julius Randle capped a 33-point, 11-rebound performance with three clutch baskets in the final minutes, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 131-122 on Thursday night despite …


Couch Slouch: Anthony Davis sent shockwaves through the NBA

Couch Slouch: At last count, nearly 2,000 NBA players changed teams last week before the trade deadline. Remarkably, Anthony Davis was not among them.


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 28, 2019, 7:05 p.m.

Agent: Anthony Davis tells New Orleans that he wants a trade

The five-time All-Star has told the Pelicans that he wants to be traded to a championship-contending team and will not sign an extension with New Orleans, agent Rich Paul told …



NBA Capsules: Anthony Davis scores 48, Pelicans edge Luka Doncic, Mavs 114-112

Anthony Davis hit a go-ahead, fall-away jumper with 43.9 seconds left and scored a season-high 48 points to outduel rookie Luka Doncic and lift the New Orleans Pelicans over the …


NBA capsules: Ricky Rubio and Jazz beat Anthony Davis-less Pelicans, 132-111

Ricky Rubio had 28 points and 12 assists, Rudy Gobert had 25 points and 14 rebounds, and the Utah Jazz became the first team this season to beat the New …


Pelicans, Anthony Davis, enter offseason encouraged, yet unsatisfied

Anthony Davis isn’t willing to call the New Orleans Pelicans’ season a success. Davis says it’s hard for him to see a season as successful without a championship. Yet Davis …


UPDATED: Tue., May 8, 2018, 11:16 p.m.

Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant lead Warriors into Western Conference finals

Stephen Curry had 28 points, Kevin Durant scored 24 and the Golden State Warriors advanced to the Western Conference finals by dismantling Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans 113-104 …


Warriors down Pelicans for 3-1 lead in NBA playoff series

Kevin Durant had 38 points and nine rebounds and Golden State soundly defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 118-92 on Sunday to take a commanding 3-1 lead in their Western Conference …


Playoff capsules: Anthony Davis’ big game leads Pelicans to rout of Warriors

Anthony Davis had 33 points, 18 rebounds and four steals as the New Orleans Pelicans defeated Golden State 119-100 on Friday night, trimming the Warriors’ series lead to 2-1.


Stephen Curry returns to score 28, Warriors beat Pelicans

Stephen Curry came off the bench to score 28 points in a triumphant return from a knee injury and nearly six weeks off, and the Golden State Warriors held off …


Warriors use big second quarter to pull away, rout Pelicans

Kevin Durant had 26 points and 13 rebounds, Draymond Green dazzled all over the floor with his fourth career postseason triple-double, and the Golden State Warriors thoroughly overmatched the New …


Pelicans, Anthony Davis will challenge Warriors defense

Steve Kerr refers to Pelicans star Anthony Davis “one of the very best players on earth.” That means the Golden State Warriors’ defense will face a far different test than …


Pelicans’ Jrue Holiday playing with ‘rage’ after finding peace

Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday figures the convergence of recent developments in his personal and professional life have allowed him to play some of the best basketball of his career.


Pelicans void about 2,500 improperly bought playoff tickets

The New Orleans Pelicans say they’ve voided around 2,500 playoff tickets that were purchased improperly during a pre-sale event for the second round of the NBA playoffs. The club says …


UPDATED: Sat., April 21, 2018, 7:50 p.m.

Anthony Davis’ 47 points leads Pelicans to sweep of Trail Blazers

Anthony Davis scored a franchise playoff-record 47 points and the New Orleans Pelicans completed a first-round playoff sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers with a 131-123 victory. Jrue Holiday added …


UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 10:32 p.m.

Nikola Mirotic, Anthony Davis lead Pelicans to 3-0 series lead over Blazers

Nikola Mirotic scored a career playoff-best 30 points and the New Orleans Pelicans pushed Portland to the brink of elimination with a 119-102 victory. Anthony Davis had 28 points and …


UPDATED: Tue., April 17, 2018, 10:19 p.m.

Jrue Holiday has 33 and Pelicans beat the Blazers to go up 2-0

Jrue Holiday had a career playoff-high 33 points and the New Orleans Pelicans took a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers with a 111-102 …


UPDATED: Sat., April 14, 2018, 11:50 p.m.

Anthony Davis scores 35, Pelicans hold off Blazers 97-95 in Game 1

Anthony Davis had 35 points, 14 rebounds and four blocks, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Portland Trail Blazers 97-95 in Game 1 of their playoff series. Jrue Holiday …


Pelicans acquire Nikola Mirotic from Bulls for 3 players and pick

The New Orleans Pelicans have acquired forward Nikola Mirotic and a second-round draft pick from the Chicago Bulls. The Bulls get center Omer Asik, guards Jameer Nelson and Tony Allen, …


Anthony Davis, Pelicans recalibrate playoff push without DeMarcus Cousins

Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry and All-Star forward Anthony Davis say the Pelicans still see themselves as playoff contenders despite a season-ending injury to All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins. Davis says several …


NBA capsules: DeMarcus Cousins’ monster triple-double lifts New Orleans Pelicans over Chicago Bulls

DeMarcus Cousins had 44 points, 24 rebounds and 10 assists, Anthony Davis scored 34 points, and the All-Star pair led a 17-point New Orleans comeback in the final five minutes …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 10:26 p.m.

NBA Capsules: Anthony Davis has 45, Pelicans end Celtics’ 7-game win streak in OT

Anthony Davis had 45 points and 16 rebounds to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 116-113 overtime victory over Boston on Tuesday night, ending the Celtics’ seven-game winning streak.


NBA Capsules: DeMarcus Cousins’ triple-double, Anthony Davis’ 30 power Pelicans past Cavs

DeMarcus Cousins had 29 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists, and the New Orleans Pelicans pulled away for a convincing 123-101 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night.


Gonzaga’s Jordan Mathews will play summer ball for New Orleans Pelicans

Former Gonzaga Bulldog Jordan Mathews has reached an agreement to play for the New Orleans Pelicans in an NBA summer league.


Pelicans’ DeMarcus Cousins: He and Anthony Davis can ‘wreak havoc’ together

DeMarcus Cousins says his prayers have been answered, although not necessarily in the way he expected. The New Orleans Pelicans’ newest All-Star says while he liked Sacramento, he’d been “praying” …


Kings trade All-Star DeMarcus Cousins to Pelicans

DeMarcus Cousins’ third All-Star Game as a Sacramento King apparently was his last.


Pelicans release Lance Stephenson, sign Archie Goodwin

The Pelicans have signed veteran guard Archie Goodwin and waived injured guard Lance Stephenson, whose agent says the move stems from roster constraints and that there are “no hard feelings.”


Agent: Pelicans’ Dejean-Jones in ‘wrong place’ when shot

Bryce Dejean-Jones had a bright future in the NBA, the league commissioner said following the death of the New Orleans Pelicans guard who was shot after kicking down the door …