Pelicans finished their five-game summer league schedule with a 2-3 record. Russ Smith led Pelicans with 21 points on Friday night.
Pelicans close out summer league play with 97-78 loss to Timberwolves in consolation-round game.
Game over. Wolves beat Pelicans 97-78. New Orleans wraps up summer league at 2-3, will head home tomorrow. Russ Smith 21 points
Timberwolves have took control of the game against Pelicans with a 15-1 run. Timberwolves leading 79-64.
Wolves go on 12-1 run to open 4th, now lead 79-64 over Pelicans. Russ Smith (16 pts) and Cameron Ayers (11 pts) top NOLA scorers
Russ Smith with 16 points - but Pelicans trailing 67-63 at end of third quarter against Timberwolves.
Pelicans trailing Timberwolves 63-59 with 2:47 remaining in third quarter.
Russ Smith is 6-of-11 from the field for 14 points. By far, the Pelicans' most impressive player during summer league.
Courtney Fells started tonight for Pelicans, but has missed six of eight shots.
Pelicans leading Timberwolves 46-45 at halftime.
Pelicans up 46-45 at halftime. Russ Smith (12 pts, 5-9 FGs, 1-2 treys, 2 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 turnover) and Cameron Ayers (8 pts) top NOLA
Glenn Robinson III had a nasty fall on a dunk attempt that was contested by Pelicans' Patric Young. He gets up and heads to bench.
Pelicans leading Timberwolves 42-37 with 2:46 remaining in second quarter.
Summer Pelicans love to shoot 3s. Cameron Ayers heats up w/8 points (2 treys). Russ Smith adds trey (team-high 10 pts). NOLA 40-35 at 4:03
James Southerland playing well for the Pelicans. He made three of his first four shots.
Pelicans leading Timberwolves, 30-22 at end of first quarter.
Pelicans shot 63% from field and 4-7 on threes in 1st qtr. Four players with at least 5 points, headed by Russ Smith's 7. NOLA up 30-22
Pelicans have jumped out to early 18-8 lead against Timberwolves.
Courtney Fells in the starting lineup tonight for Pelicans.
Pelicans about to tip off against Minnesota Timberwolves
Pelicans-Wolves is going to start a bit later than scheduled (9 p.m. CT) due to 76ers vs. D-League game going into overtime right now in gym
Also, the scrum with Thibs broke up and we forgot to ask him about Jimmer signing with Pelicans.
Pelicans play their consolation-round game against the Timberwolves at 9 tonight (central) in Las Vegas.
League sources confirm Pelicans have signed Jimmer Fredette and re-signed Darius Miller
Pelicans needed a shooter to replace Anthony Morrow and have closed on a deal with Jimmer Fredette, sources say
Pelicans will play consolation round game on Friday at 7 p.m. against Timberwolves.
Pelicans will face Timberwolves in Friday's consolation round at 7 p.m. Central (time subject to change). NBA TV broadcast info TBD