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NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Pelicans fired coach Alvin Gentry on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) after the club missed the playoffs for the fourth time in five seasons.The Pelicans went 30-42 this season, finishing with just two victories in their ...
Aug 16, 2020
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SACRAMENTO, California - The scheduled NBA game on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time) between the New Orleans Pelicans and Sacramento Kings has been postponed because of the coronavirus.The Pelicans-Kings match was supposed to be the last NBA game to be played ...
Mar 12, 2020
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NEW ORLEANS - Anthony Davis capped a 41-point performance in his return to New Orleans by intercepting Jrue Holiday's inbound pass with 5 seconds left and making a pair of game-sealing free throws, and the Los Angeles Lakers extended their ...
Nov 28, 2019
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HOUSTON - Russell Westbrook said he'll take some time to reflect on the significance of his latest performance.After posting his second straight triple-double since joining the Houston Rockets and the 139th of his career, Westbrook passed Magic Johnson for ...
Oct 27, 2019
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OAKLAND, California - Long before tipoff, Stephen Curry swished his routine tunnel shot on the second try. Once the game began, the two-time MVP stood along the bench anxiously waiting for his turn, shaking his legs and clapping his hands with nervous ...
May 2, 2018
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NEW ORLEANS - Now that five-time All-Star Anthony Davis has his first taste of a playoff triumph, he sounds eager to see what's next.Davis' Pelicans looked like anything but a shoo-in for the postseason after fellow ...
Apr 22, 2018
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CHICAGO - This week has been anything but holy for the New Orleans Pelicans. It's more like holy cow as the team plunged to its third straight defeat.Seven days ago, the Pelicans were a cinch to make the playoffs with ...
Mar 31, 2018
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SAN ANTONIO - LaMarcus Aldridge scored 25 points, Dejounte Murray had 18 points and 12 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs overcame another late rally to beat the New Orleans Pelicans 98-93 on Thursday night (Friday, Manila time).New Orleans was playing ...
Mar 16, 2018
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CHICAGO - DeMarcus Cousins is having a whale of a season. Through 48 games, the emotionally fragile giant is averaging 25.2 points, 12.9 rebounds and 5.4 assists per. Over the last 50 seasons, according to ESPN Stats and Info, only ...
Jan 27, 2018
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NEW ORLEANS - Anthony Davis scored 27 points while DeMarcus Cousins had 15 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists before seriously injuring his left Achilles, and New Orleans survived a furious Houston rally for a 115-113 victory over the Rockets on Friday ...
Jan 27, 2018
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METAIRIE, Louisiana - The New Orleans Pelicans say they will receive the draft rights to overseas professional Ater Majok as part of a trade that is sending veteran small forward Quincy Pondexter, a second-round draft choice and cash to the Chicago Bulls. ...
Sep 2, 2017
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NEW ORLEANS - Eleven years and six months ago, this paradise on the banks of the mighty Mississippi River was ravaged by Hurricane Katrina, causing an epic flood that drowned its people in misery and devastation.But New Orleans, a slice of heaven ...
Feb 19, 2017
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ERIC Gordon edged Kyrie Irving in a tie-breaking final round to win the 2017 Three-Point Contest on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time).The Houston gunner came up with 21 points after former champion Irving of the Cavaliers scored 18 in the ...
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Feb 19, 2017
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NEW ORLEANS - Oscar Schmidt finally dipped his toes in the NBA.The Brazilian basketball great and five-time Olympian joined a parade of retired NBA stars, current WNBA players, team owners, celebrity musicians and television personalities at the NBA All-Star Celebrity ...
Feb 18, 2017
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THE next time Russell Westbrook walks into a locker room to get dressed for a game, Kevin Durant will be there and donning the same uniform.Get ready for perhaps the best subplot of All-Star Weekend.Russ and KD, together again. ...
Feb 16, 2017
ADIDAS unveiled the uniforms for the 2017 NBA All-Star Game on Thursday (Friday, Manila time), its last as the NBA's official outfitter before being replaced by Nike next season.For the annual showcase set on February 19 in New Orleans, ...
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Jan 6, 2017
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NEW ORLEANS - Veteran 7-footer Donatas Motiejunas has signed a free-agent contract to play for the New Orleans Pelicans for the rest of this season, the club announced on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time).A person familiar with the negotations, speaking on ...
Jan 4, 2017
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ANTHONY Davis sparked a fourth quarter blitz and the surging New Orleans Pelicans held on to beat the struggling Los Angeles Clippers, 102-98, on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time).Davis finished with 20 points and led a 16-5 spurt midway in ...
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Dec 29, 2016
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BEIJING - James Harden scored 14 points and Ryan Anderson had 11 to lead the Houston Rockets to a 116-104 win over the New Orleans Pelicans in a preseason game Wednesday.The Rockets swept the Pelicans in two preseason games in China ...
Oct 12, 2016
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NEW YORK - As the NBA looks for a new home for the 2017 All-Star Game, cities are lining up with open arms to welcome LeBron James, Stephen Curry and the hundred million or so dollars the festivities would bring to the ...
Jul 23, 2016
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NEW ORLEANS - Ian Mahinmi had 17 points and 10 rebounds, and the Indiana Pacers posted a 91-86 win over a reeling New Orleans Pelicans team that lost Anthony Davis to a lower back bruise early in the game Friday night (Saturday, ...
Jan 9, 2016
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