In the month of January the Pelicans ranked 7th in ORtg, 11th in DRtg, and 9th in Net Rating according to NBA Stats.
Lost in the four game winning streak is Jrue Holiday's importance and development. Not only does he rank 26th in the entire league (ahead of Kevin Durant, Jimmy Butler, and Marc Gasol) Holiday is also posting a career best PER of 18.7 despite shooting struggles. Get well Jrue.
Late in the 3rd quarter, Anthony Davis went down hard and appeared to injure his groin/hip area. He had to be helped off the floor. However, perhaps by divine intervention, he returned in the 4th quarter to a standing ovation.
If Grantland had their way, yes. I fully support eliminating conferences and putting the best 16 teams in the playoffs. New Orleans and Memphis in the first round? That would be epic.
That he is listed as probable is a good sign.
But hey.... That deal is phenomenal
32 points, 10 rebounds, four blocks, three steals and three assists is just another day in the office for Anthony Davis. Quite a game from him, as usual.
Anthony Davis basically morphed into an NFL running back with a perfect spin and finish at the rim. What a move.