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Boise State always pulling off trick plays to perfection.
15 minute power naps are sometimes just what you need.
Jimmer Fredette: ''Our guards were doing a good job of trying to find those guys and spread the defense out and then play from there.''
Jimmer Fredette: ''OKC is a tough defensive team, they like to hedge ball screens a lot and really kind of go after the guards.''
Tyreke Evans on NOLA's firepower: "We saw it last year, but injuries set us back. If we stay healthy, scoring's not going to be an issue."
Pelicans roll past Thunder 120-86.
Pelicans win big against the short-handed Thunder, 120-86.
This is 2 straight home games of over 115 points. If this continues into the regular season, local McDonald's are gonna need a lot of fries
Funny moment: An excited Ryan Anderson trying to get Tyreke Evans to look at Pelivision, when Evans was shown as being picked Player of Game
Pelicans lead 107-79 with 5:54 to play.
Monty Williams goes deep into bench and puts Kevin Jones in the game for the Pelicans.
Ryan Anderson is playing a one-man game of H-O-R-S-E out there. He'd be tough to beat when that stepback jumper from 20 feet is falling
Everyone knows Jimmer Fredette can shoot. He's had a few nice passes in preseason to set up easy hoops. Has 4 assists tonight in 15 minutes
Still think Pelicans guard Austin Rivers must play more under control. Has forced things too much in traffic.
Pelicans leading 92-72 at the end of three quarters.
Anthony Davis subbed out late in 3rd quarter. If that's it for him tonight, finishes with 28 points (10-15 FG, 8-8 FT), 8 boards, 1 block
Another forceful slam dunk by Anthony Davis, who has 26 points.
Like the way, Jrue Holiday has picked his spots to attack tonight. He has shot well from the perimeter.
It would have been nice if Eric Gordon could have played to see how this group played together. I guess we'll wait until Monday vs. Wiz
Pelicans now have Tyreke Evans on the court playing what should be considered SF. Jrue Holiday & Austin Rivers at guard spots.
Anthony Davis scored 26 points Tuesday. He has 24 points, 7 rebounds tonight, midway through 3rd quarter. NOLA up 79-63
Thunder backups playing the Pelicans tougher in the third quarter.
Anthony Davis now has 24 points in 21 minutes. Not bad.
Anthony Davis with 15 points, 6 rebounds in only 16 minutes of action in 1st half. Pelicans scored 117 points on Tues., have 64 at halftime
Halftime: Pelicans 64, OKC 45. It was a really good half from Tyreke Evans, who had 8 points and 5 assists in 12 minutes.
Jrue Holiday and Tyreke Evans had their way in the first half. Holiday made four of his first five shots.
Pelicans in control - leading 64-45 at halftime against Thunder.
Tyreke Evans' two-handed dunk after baseline drive. The guy is playing like he hadn't miss any time.
In 10 minutes so far, Tyrele Evans has 8 points and 3 assists.
The Pelicans are a much more explosive team with Tyreke Evans on the floor,
Pelicans doing many more quick-hitting plays adn pushing ball in transition. NOLA 22nd in pace last yr. 29th or 30th from '10-11 thru '12-13
Pelicans have five blocks and three steals with 2:30 left before halftime.
Pelicans already with 50-plus points with 5:24 left in 2Q.
Pelicans having no problems getting into the offensive sets or utilizing their firepower to score.Ball touching a lot of hands tonight.
Pelicans up 49-27 with 5:54 remaining in 2Q.
There's Jimmer Fredette hitting a 3-pointer. First points of the game after missing his first three attempts from the field.
Pelicans' Darius Miller looks comfortable taking jump shots tonight. Just made another.
Patric Young in the game after not playing on Tuesday against Rockets.
Pelicans shoot 66.7% in 1Q and lead OKC 36-18.
Pelicans shot 66.7 percent from the field in first quarter. Held Thunder to 34.8 percent.
Pelicans control first quarter, taking 36-18 lead.
Jimmer Fredette and Austin Rivers paired together.Fredette playing off the ball for now.
I think Anthony Davis is ready for regular season. He's scored 35 points in the last 4 quarters he's played, with 4 minutes left in this one
Jimmer Fredette enters for the first time with 4:05 left in 1Q.
Austin Rivers has to finish around the rim better, especially when he beats the defender. Had that problem last season.
Austin Rivers just made nice drive to the basket, but missed layup. But A.Davis got the tip-in.
Pelicans' Austin Rivers first guard off bench. He's paired in the backcourt with Jrue Holiday.
Not a bad 6:33 stint in his preseason debut for Tyreke Evans (6 points, 3 assists, 1 block). NOLA leads 24-8
This isn't close to being the real OKC team the Pelicans are playing.
Pelicans center Omer Asik makes nice bounce pass to Jrue Holiday, who makes layup.
Pelicans contesting nearly every shot attempted by Thunder.
Pelicans in control leading 16-6 with 7:10 left in 1Q.
Early highlights: Anthony Davis with block of a 3-pointer (Perry Jones), a rarity in NBA except for by him. Tyreke 3-point play, looks quick
Pelicans making it look very easy early on against the overmatched and short-handed Thunder. Pels lead 16-6 with 7:10 to play in 1Q.
Nice spin around move by Tyreke Evans for shot in the lane. He's attacking just like he did during the final stretch of last season.
Omer Asik definitely showing he's an enforcer in the paint. Making it difficult for Thunder shooters.
Pelicans having no problems running their offense tonight so far. They are out to 11-4 lead. Everything clicking.
Tyreke Evans makes nice drive to the basket for layup. Looks quick tonight.
Definitely not the Thunder starting lineup tonight we'll be seeing in the regular season.
It took less than 30 seconds for Tyreke Evans to connect with Anthony Davis for alley oop dunk. That duo was great in 2nd half of '13-14
Opening possession of game, Jrue Holiday gets steal in backcourt.
Former Pelicans forward Lance Thomas starting tonight for Thunder.
Thunder coach Scott Brooks said former Pelicans guard Anthony Morrow has been everything they expected.
Pelicans' Tyreke Evans looks eager to play after missing the first four preseason games. Wondering will he emerge like last season?
Rookie forward Patric Young didn't play Tuesday against Houston. Wondering will he play tonight.