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Game 30: Can Pelicans ride remaining horses and cash in a few surprise contributions against Thunder?

New Orleans has been very good at home, but they’re still going to need a special effort to knock off OKC.

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Outsider’s Perspective: Oklahoma City Thunder are no fluke, Paul George on pace for best season of his career

An interview with SB Nation’s Matt Ellentuck in advance of tonight’s OKC-New Orleans Pelicans matchup.

NBA Preview: Can New Orleans Pelicans revitalize themselves against the West’s best OKC Thunder?

The Pels are down Nikola Mirotic, Elfrid Payton and possibly E’Twaun Moore against the hottest team in the West. Do they have a shot at home?

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NBA Trade Rumors: New Orleans Pelicans are reportedly very active in striking a deal

So much is riding on this season to get it right and keep Anthony Davis happy.

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