For a second time this season, the Pelicans failed to match the effort level of the Celtics.
Game 29: Anthony Davis will play, but Boston Celtics will be without Kyrie Irving, Gordon Hayward, Al Horford among others
The New Orleans Pelicans strike a bit of good fortune on the second night of their back-to-back. Can they take advantage?
Outsider’s Perspective: There’s little reason to speculate on Anthony Davis’ future until next summer
An interview with CelticsBlog.com and Yahoo Sports contributor Keith Smith.
NBA Preview: New Orleans Pelicans travel to Beantown, hoping to exact revenge for recent bad loss against hot Celtics squad
Boston has been on some kind of roll of late, averaging a 31.5-point margin of victory since beating the Pels.
Jrue Holiday and Julius Randle carry New Orleans Pelicans to 116-108 road victory over Detroit Pistons
Anthony Davis suffers a hip injury in the first quarter, but the rest of the squad willed their way to the much-needed win.
Recent success and Anthony Davis owning Detroit may be responsible for Las Vegas’ stance.
Outsider’s Perspective: Blake Griffin playing best basketball of career but Anthony Davis best big in game today
An interview with The Athletic’s James Edwards III.
Davis has lost just once in ten matchups against the team from Motown, and the New Orleans franchise has won 11 of the last 12 games.
In less than a year’s time, Anthony Davis, Jrue Holiday and the rest of the squad have completely lost the ability to close games well.
Anthony Davis and the gang have yet to replicate the success enjoyed last year down the stretch of close games.
Game 27: Nikola Mirotic to return to action but will come off bench for New Orleans Pelicans in matchup with Memphis Grizzlies
Julius Randle’s energy will remain with the starters.
Outsider’s Perspective: New Orleans Pelicans will not be the only team fighting for respect in matchup with Memphis Grizzlies
A interview with SB Nation’s Joe Mullinax.
The team may be a stronger unit with Niko out on the court overall, but it’s vital someone throws their body around and brings copious amounts of energy at tip-off.
NBA Preview: Same Ol’ Grizzlies come to New Orleans but this time with rising rookie star Jaren Jackson Jr. in tow
Conley and Gasol drive Memphis success, but Triple J is the future.