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New Orleans Pelicans bounce back in big way behind fantastic group effort, knocking off Dallas Mavericks in overtime, 129-125

Elfrid Payton notched his fifth consecutive triple-double, Julius Randle was awesome and Frank Jackson, Cheick Diallo and Kenrich Williams all rose to the occasion.

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Game 73: Elfrid Payton attempts to join exclusive company in New Orleans Pelicans versus Dallas Mavericks matchup

In addition to Elf’s triple-double watch, Dirk Nowitzki will try to make a little history himself!

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NBA Preview: New Orleans Pelicans season finale against Dallas Mavericks poised to enter record books

Dirk Nowitzki sits four points away from overtaking Wilt Chamberlain for sixth on the all-time scoring list!

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New Orleans Pelicans give game away in overtime, losing in stunning fashion to Phoenix Suns, 138-136

This look by the Suns head coach perfectly encapsulated the final 7.7 seconds of action.

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Julius Randle scores career-high 45 points, Elfrid Payton notches third consecutive triple-double, but Pelicans lose 122-110 to Trail Blazers

New Orleans has now lost five straight games.

Game 71: New Orleans Pelicans will be without Anthony Davis (rest) for Portland Trail Blazers matchup

Will Jahlil Okafor take his spot in the starting lineup?

From Sam Hinkie to Sachin Gupta to David Griffin, eight potential hires to fill New Orleans Pelicans general manager vacancy

We have now entered the post lunch break portion of this miserable season. Nothing on the court matters much outside of the development of a few young guys that may be part of the long term future. It’s mostly just coasting until we we escape the confines of our cubicles for the freedom of the offseason. Let’s do some clock-watching, day-dreaming and YouTubing while we explore what could be in a series of analogies built around fun, but also breaking down the potential future of the Pelicans. The first part — general manager candidates.

NBA Preview: New Orleans Pelicans to tussle with Portland Trail Blazers

Shorthanded again

Jrue Holiday loves playing with New Orleans Pelicans energetic youngsters including Frank Jackson, Kenrich Williams and Cheick Diallo

There’s positives even in a lost season.

Nikola Mirotic, Milwaukee Bucks overwhelm New Orleans Pelicans 130-113 despite triple-double effort from Elfrid Payton

A Greek and a Spaniard walk into a Smoothie King Center...

Game 70: Alvin Gentry on Giannis Antetokounmpo: “To me, it would be hard to not vote for him to be MVP”

New Orleans Pelicans welcome the best team in the league, the Milwaukee Bucks.

NBA Preview: Injury-plagued New Orleans Pelicans shoot for upset of Giannis Antetokounmpo and Milwaukee Bucks

Frank Ferrari takes on Greek Freak!

Frank Jackson, Julius Randle score 23 points apiece, Elfrid Payton notches triple-double, but New Orleans Pelicans lose 128-116 to Atlanta Hawks

Plus Dairis Bertans saw his first action.

Game 69: Dairis Bertans to make debut for New Orleans Pelicans against Atlanta Hawks

Cheick Diallo in midst of making leap from project to valuable contributor for New Orleans Pelicans

And he’s bringing plenty of smoke with him

NBA Preview: Pelicans injuries empty the bench coffers as they waltz into Atlanta

New Orleans will face off against Trae Young and the 22-win Hawks without all of their opening day starters.

Dairis Bertans finally lands in New Orleans, eager to start NBA career with Pelicans

The newest addition of the roster is excited to show off his sweet shooting stroke.

Kawhi Leonard, Raptors clip starless Pelicans 127-104

After competitive first half, Pels fall apart

Game 68: Ferrari Frank Jackson moves into starting lineup for New Orleans Pelicans versus Toronto Raptors

Can the Pels contain Kyle Lowry and Kawhi Leonard without their All-NBA defensive guard?

NBA Preview: New Orleans Pelicans must adjust to life without Jrue Holiday on fly against Toronto Raptors

Julius Randle has been on a tear of late, but he’ll need help. Hello, Elfrid Payton?

Attempt at third straight comeback falls short as New Orleans Pelicans fall to Utah Jazz, 114-104

Despite cutting the deficit to single digits for most of the fourth quarter, the Pelicans couldn’t get the job done

Game 67: New Orleans Pelicans should expect better effort and focus from Utah Jazz

Can Jrue Holiday shut down Donovan Mitchell again?

NBA Preview: Can the Jrue Krewe extend Mardi Gras at home against Utah?

The New Orleans Pelicans improbable win streak has turned the city on its head. Can they keep it going?

New Orleans Pelicans knock off another Western Conference playoff lock, beat Utah Jazz, 115-112

Jrue Holiday and Julius Randle provided the special sauce again and none of the guys ever gave up!

Game 66: Jrue Holiday and Donovan Mitchell sure to provide fireworks in New Orleans Pelicans and Utah Jazz matchup

Clash of two of the best shooting guards in the league.

Trajan Langdon appears ideal candidate to fill New Orleans Pelicans front office vacancy

Known as the Alaskan Assasin during his Duke playing days, Langdon seems to possess the chops for the head job.

NBA Preview: Jrue Holiday and Donovan Mitchell to square off as Utah Jazz host Pelicans

Can New Orleans carry over their road success from Denver?

New Orleans Pelicans stun Denver Nuggets in incredible fashion, coming from 19 points down to beat West’s second best team, 120-112

By now, no one should be surprised by how well the Pels are faring without Anthony Davis!

Game 65: New Orleans Pelicans look to thwart Denver Nuggets in The Mile High City

No Anthony Davis or E’Twaun Moore

NBA Preview: From the desert to the Rockies, Pelicans to face Nuggets without Anthony Davis

On the second night of a back-to-back, AD will sit as New Orleans seeks to upset the West’s two-seed.

Anthony Davis tells LeBron James on ‘The Shop’ that New Orleans Pelicans were going to keep him

We’ve got all the pertinent quotes!

New Orleans Pelicans overcome lackadaisical start and coast to easy 130-116 victory over Phoenix Suns

New Orleans turned on the jets after halftime, scoring 74 points!

Game 64: Anthony Davis to play against Suns, will sit tomorrow versus Nuggets

Phoenix has the worst record in the league. Can the Pels get back in the win column?

Sorry LeBron James, no narrative switch here, but continuing to undermine delicate situation could significantly impact Anthony Davis’ precious legacy

Be careful of the legacy you chase and who you invite to help!