Pelicans leading Mavericks 38-33 at halftime.
Pelicans showing quick-strike capability now. Eric Gordon has made back-to-back shots and Tyreke Evans just drove lane for layup.
Both teams struggling big-time to make shots. Pelicans lead 31-25 at 2:59 of 2nd qtr. Ryan Anderson has all 8 of NOLA's points in 2nd qtr
Pelicans not attacking the rim like they did in the previous three games.
Pelicans not off to a good start shooting - making only 35.5 percent of their shots from the field.
Ryan Anderson has scored all eight of the bench points so far tonight. Pelicans leading Mavericks, 31-21.
It's 6-4 Pelicans with under 5 minutes left in the first quarter. It really is.
Former Pelicans small forward Al-Farouq Aminu starting tonight for Mavericks.
Eric Gordon scores the Pelicans' opening points.
"He’s a great young player. There’s nobody that wouldn’t love 2 have him as one of their top guys." -- RCarlisle on Pelicans C Anthony Davis
In GM survey, Tyson Chandler to the Mavericks was voted as the most underrated acquisition. Runner up was Omer Asik to Pelicans.
Interesting how almost all of the branches off the Spurs management tree -- Hawks, Jazz, Thunder, Pelicans -- voted against lotto reform.
Hearing that rookie Patric Young is making the Pelicans roster. He was signed to a two-year, $1.4M partially guaranteed minimum contract.
New teams considering last-minute no-vote/abstention on lottery reform include Pelicans and, perhaps surprisingly, Heat, per league sources.
Frankly, first thing Hornets should do in that regard is put Bobby Phills' jersey in the rafters, simply as a nod to Pelicans' accommodation