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NBA Preview: New Orleans Pelicans hosting much-anticipated matchup with Los Angeles Lakers on heels of Anthony Davis trade request

LeBron James comes to town desperate for wins in order to keep his playoff appearances streak intact.

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New Orleans Pelicans start hot but finish with deafening thud in 126-111 loss against Indiana Pacers

Everything came unglued after halftime as the Pacers outscored the Pels by 28 points.

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Game 60: Elfrid Payton returns, Darius Miller out as New Orleans Pelicans face Indiana Pacers

How will Indiana fans treat Anthony Davis?

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Anthony Davis saga refuses to go away plus add a guest appearance on HBO’s season premiere of “The Shop” for AD

Just what everyone needed — Anthony Davis and LeBron James taking center stage on a television show amid the on-going controversy!!!

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