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Wholesale changes for NOLA include Anthony Davis subbing out. Might be it for him in preseason. Had 13 pts/6reb/2blk/2stl/2ast in 21 minutes
Jimmer Fredette about to enter for his first action of the night.
Jrue Holiday 0-of-5 from the field.
Anthony Davis comes up with the rare 5-point possession, drawing back-to-back and-ones after missing initial free throw. NOLA 47-41 mid 3rd
Anthony Davis failed to convert 3-PT play, grabs rebound, follows, gets another chance and drops FT this time.
Pelicans' Anthony Davis just had a difficult stretch - missed a layup and another attempt was blocked.
More rotational tweaks for Monty Williams: Ryan Anderson checks Omer Asik with 7:30 to go 3Q.
Tyreke Evans handed out 7 assists in his first 2 preseason games (in only 20 minutes per), but scoring more tonight (13 pts/6 reb/2 ast)
Pelicans leading Mavericks 38-33 at halftime.
Jimmer Fredette didn't get off the bench in the first half.
Jrue Holiday still scoreless after 12 minutes in the first half.
Tyreke Evans' mid-range jumper hasn't translated well from the practice gym to a game yet.
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.
Austin Rivers first guard off the bench tonight.
Rough start for Tyreke Evans: he's 1 of 5 from the field. Several mid-range jumpers have failed to go in.
Tyreke Evans already with two fouls with 1:55 remaining in first quarter.
Eric Gordon back in at the 3:50 mark as Ryan Anderson checks in. Monty Williams hinted at this in pregame comments.
Eric Gordon subbed out at 6:38 of 1st qtr for Luke Babbitt. Monty said in pregame he wants to see Gordon more with reserves, incl. Anderson
Former Pelicans small forward Al-Farouq Aminu starting tonight for Mavericks.
Bare with us tonight on in-game updates. Communications/internet very slow.
Eric Gordon scores the Pelicans' opening points.
Eric Gordon is starting tonight, although Monty Williams said he wants to see him work with second unit.
Monty Williams said he wants to see Eric Gordon work with the second unit, particularly with Ryan Anderson.
Plenty of internet problems at Centurylink Arena tonight.
THK U to all who shared feedback w/changes n STH rewards&food. R team working hard 2 finalize needed changes We do listen-will announce soon
Settling in at Shreveport/Bossier. Game tomorrow night. Need you to point me in right direction for dinner tonight.
How about now.....
Anthony Davis practicing with his right wrist wrapped.
Just talked to Anthony Davis. He said his right wrist is fine. He wanted to return to game but Monty Williams held him out.
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Pelicans close out with 88-84 victory against Wizards, but struggled in fourth quarter.
IT'S FINALLY OVER. Pelicans 88, Wizards 84. Pels starters were great. Reserves horrible.
Pelicans' backups struggling in fourth quarter to close out game. Wizards have outscored Pels 36-18 in quarter.
That was a terrible foul by Austin Rivers. Fouling a 3-point shooter with 18 seconds left.
This game used to be a blowout. Now with 49 seconds, the Pelicans lead is 89-78.
Pelicans' reserves have been sloppy with the ball. They have nine turnovers in 4Q.
Jimmer Fredette not injured. Just didn't get a lot of minutes tonight from Coach Monty Williams. But he's re-entered with 3:30 left.
Jeff Withey has plenty of work ahead. He hasn't done much in the preseason.
Rookie Patric Young has entered the game. But rookie guard Russ Smith has not got off the bench yet.
Pelicans are leading 78-62 with 5:37 6o play.
Pelicans say PF Anthony Davis has right wrist sprain. Will not return.
Austin Rivers has played 16 minutes tonight, 2-of-5 from field for 6 points with two assists.
Anthony Davis has a sprained right wrist. He is "questionable" to return. But given the game, that's highly unlikely.
Jimmer Fredette has played only three minutes tonight.
Pelicans winning easily, but they have made only 3-of-12 3-pointers and have 16 turnovers.
At end of 3Q: Pelicans 69, Wizards 48
I'm waiting on official Anthony Davis update. It doesn't look serious. He's on bench with wrist wrapped in a towel. No obvious signs of pain
All of Pelicans starters have played 20 minutes or more.
Ryan Anderson delivering another strong preseason performance - 11 pts and 8 rebounds off the bench.