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April 18, 2015 Updates

Can you talk about when you were coming out? It seemed like the Pelicans would chop down leads, and when you came back in you would make a shot to kind of get everything back in order for the Warriors. Did you feel like you had on each of those occasions to do something when you came back in the game the way things were going? STEPHEN CURRY: I was locked in and focused the whole night. I think in those situations you obviously want to get the crowd back into it and there is a weird kind of tension. Especially in the second half is when they made a couple runs. But in the playoffs, you’ve got to expect anything. Whenever you’re on the floor, just try to make an impact. Obviously, if an opening comes or a shot is there and available, they’ll be able to take it. And we knocked down a couple and get us going, and got our crowd back into it, and we fed off that energy. San Jose Mercury-News

Stephen Curry scored 34 points with an MVP-worthy performance, and the Golden State Warriors went up big before holding off the New Orleans Pelicans 106-99 in their playoff opener Saturday. Klay Thompson added 21 points, and Draymond Green and Andrew Bogut dominated down low as the Warriors looked every bit like the NBA's top seed — at least for three quarters. They smothered Anthony Davis and the Pelicans with the league's best defense, thrilling a gold shirt-wearing sellout crowd of 19,596 that rocked and roared all afternoon. USA Today Sports

Tyreke Evans is scheduled to undergo an MRI exam on his left knee later Saturday after banging knees with Golden State's Andre Iguodala and suffering a contusion that knocked him out of Game 1 of the team's first-round series. After the game, without yet knowing the full extent of the injury, Evans said he "felt a little pop, felt a little snap" in the knee in the wake of the first-half collision with Iguodala. "I never felt nothing like that before," Evans told ESPN.com of the sharp pain. ESPN.com

Pelicans foward Anthony Davis played through a dislocated his pinky finger during Wednesday’s crucial victory over San Antonio, which sent the team to the Western Conference playoffs. The injury occured during the game. Davis received quick treatment on the pinky from a trainer, and then he got a pep talk from teammate Tyreke Evans. Evans asked him if he wanted to sit out the rest of the game or get back into the game and help the team make the playoffs. The Advocate

April 17, 2015 Updates

The NBA on Friday released the pre-lottery drawing order for the June college draft and, as expected, the New Orleans Pelicans will lose their first pick to the Houston Rockets in the transaction for center Omer Asik. The Pelicans protected the pick on the front end and the back end of the draft at the time of the trade last summer. But the pick, which falls at No. 18 according to the league release, is just outside the protection parameters of Nos. 1-3 and 20-30. Asik will be a free agent at the end of the season, putting the Pelicans under the gun to offer him a deal that would have him return to the Pelicans and not essentially be a one-year rental. New Orleans Times-Picayune

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Davis, in whispers that may soon become shouts, is believed by many in the game to already be the best player in the league. He certainly is already the best big, possessing dominant skill sets at both ends of the floor -- leading the league in PER, total blocked shots and blocks per game, while currently fourth in total Win Shares. He's lethal in transition, learning at an accelerated, SkyNet-like pace in the halfcourt -- and if he can step out past the 3-point line? Game over, man. NBA.com

April 11, 2015 Updates


Only two Pelicans make a list where perennial All-Star Chris Paul is No. 1.


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