John Reid

Hassan Whiteside not showing much respect for Omer Asik, getting inside position and scoring.

John Reid

Pelicans did a better defending Goran Dragic in the second quarter than the first when he scored 12 points. He scored two points in 2Q.

John Reid

Pelicans guard Norris Cole missed all five shots attempted in the first half against his former team and was held scoreless.

Jason Calmes

Heat 9-0 when Deng scores more than 20 points. (15 at the half.)

John Reid

Halftime: Pelicans 54, Heat 54.

John Reid

Pelicans trailed by as much as seven in 2Q, but have battled back to tie score at 54 with 3.5 seconds left.

Jim Eichenhofer

Tyreke Evans' scoring numbers have been relatively modest with key guys out, but he's had a parade of five layups tonight and nailed a trey.

Jason Calmes

Tyreke and Wade don't seem to care who's defending the rim. @New Orleans Pelicans -CR

John Reid

Pelicans have went scoreless on four consecutive possessions.

Jimmy Smith

#Heat 4/7 from 3-PT range with 4:13 to go 2Q; #Pelicans 3/9.

Jason Calmes

Wade 2 points, Whiteside 4. Pels down 7. #pelicans. -CR

John Reid

Heat has followed Goran Dragic's lead by driving to the basket to score. Heat leading Pelicans 46-39 with 4:13 left in 2Q.

Jim Eichenhofer

It's been fun to see Alexis Ajinca's confidence skyrocket this season. Playing with no hesitation on offense. Was out of NBA 18 months ago

John Reid

Pelicans backups Alexis Ajinca has made his first three shots; L. Babbitt made his first two.

Jason Calmes

Team Kansas State had Miami ahead, and then Babbitt struck #ESPN.

John Reid

Luke Babbitt's 9-foot running shot gives Pelicans 37-35 lead with 7:19 left in 2Q.

John Reid

Luke Babbitt come off bench and immediately making impact with his scoring ability.

John Reid

With 8:31 left in 2Q, Heat has outscored Pelicans 20-14 in the paint. Pels' help defense coming late.

Jim Eichenhofer

Alexis Ajinca (6 pts, 3-3 FGs) breaking out the sweet post moves vs. Heat. Ajinca has averaged 11.3 pts. 5.3 reb in last 3 games.

John Reid

Alexis Ajinca has scored on three straight possessions for Pelicans.

John Reid

Pelicans allowed the Heat to make 52 percent of their shots from the field in 1Q

John Reid

Five of Goran Dragic's six made shots in the first quarter were layups.

Jimmy Smith

#Heat scored 18 of the 25 1Q PTS in the paint.

Jason Calmes

Beasley shooting is a good sign for the Pelicans. #pelicans. -CR

John Reid

Pelicans trailing Heat 25-24 at end of first quarter.

John Reid

Pelicans struggling to contain Goran Dragic on drives to the basket. He's 6-of-8 from the field for 12 points.

Jimmy Smith

#Heat's @Goran Dragic has 10 1Q PTs most coming on drives into the lane vs. #Pelicans.

John Reid

Luke Babbitt and Norris Cole are the first backups off the bench for the Pelicans.

John Reid

Heat's Dwyane Wade has taken only one shot in the opening quarter. However, he has four assists.

Jim Eichenhofer

Nice job by Quincy Pondexter (7 pts) to draw 2nd foul on Dwyane Wade, who'll likely sit until at least early 2Q. #Pelicans 22-17 at 4:15

Jimmy Smith

#Pelicans 8/13 from field, 61.5 percent at 4:15 1Q; #AHeat /15, 53.3.

John Reid

Omer Asik already with five rebounds. Pelicans have totaled six with 4:15 left in 1Q.

Jimmy Smith

#Heat's Dwyane Wade gets PF2 with 4:34 1Q.

Jimmy Smith

Longer than usual timeouts tonight because of the ESPN national telecast of #Pelicans, #Heat.

John Reid

Pelicans leading Heat 16-13 with 5:53 left in 1Q. Eric Gordon has eight points in six minutes.

Jim Eichenhofer

Eric Gordon 24 pts and 6-for-11 from three-point range vs. Heat on Saturday. Fast start for EG tonight (8 pts, 2-3 treys). NOLA 16-13

John Reid

Eric Gordon hits back-to-back 3-pointers to get Pelicans going vs. Heat.

Jim Eichenhofer

Oddly, Dwyane Wade was pulling on his jersey and it ripped apart under right arm. He's been looking to Heat bench maybe to replace it

Jimmy Smith

A nice smattering of #Heat fans in attendance in NOLA tonight judging from reaction to MIA buckets.

Jim Eichenhofer

Erik Spoelstra on tonight: "We understand, there's two teams playing for their playoff lives and this game will be highly competitive."

John Reid

Anthony Davis presented with his NBA Cares Community Assist award for January at midcourt.

Jimmy Smith

Tonight's officials: crew chief James Capers, Violet Palmer, Scott Wall.

Jimmy Smith

Tonight's #Heat starters: Deng, Haslem, Whiteside, Wade, Dragic.

Jimmy Smith

Tonight's #Pelicans starters: Pondexter, Cunningham, Asik, Gordon, Evans.

John Reid

Pelicans enter tonight's game against the Heat trailing the eighth-seeded Thunder by 1.5 games. OKC plays at Portland tonight.

John Reid

Pelicans are 19-10 at home but 11-17 on the road. New Orleans back on road Sunday vs. Denver.

John Reid

Pelicans twitter mailbag: Monty Williams is hot topic s.nola.com/K5CNEoM via @nolanews

John Reid

Pelicans' Tyreke Evans has sore left foot but is expected to start vs. Heat s.nola.com/yPJKyuf via @nolanews

John Reid

Pelicans remain in playoff contention with 25 games left for first time since 2010-11 s.nola.com/OF9zZwJ via @nolanews

Jim Eichenhofer

BTW #Pelicans (30-27) have gained 3 games on Spurs (34-23) since Saturday, after they were 7 behind. San Antonio at Sacramento tonight

Jim Eichenhofer

Starters for Heat-Pelicans on ESPN tonight. This is Goran Dragic's 4th game with Miami: http://t.co/bi5xvIPLUB

Jim Eichenhofer

#Pelicans centers Omer Asik, Alexis Ajinca (combined 25.0ppg/16.3rpg) key to 3-game W streak: on.nba.com/1zn1FxT http://t.co/JNE5T7kaPz

Jason Calmes

Alright, looks like we're out of questions. Thanks, everyone! -@MikePellissier

Jason Calmes

Also, make sure to visit @MasonGinsberg's timeline for updates on the Sloan Conference. He's there!

Jason Calmes

Hey everyone! @MikePellissier here. Off work today and have a few minutes to kill. Who has Pelicans questions?

Anthony Davis

good times with @Ryan Anderson & @Quincy Pondexter and some penguins, sharks, sea turtles & stingrays! bit.ly/17DZhfO

John Reid

Guard Norris Cole making an immediate impact for Pelicans | Podcast s.nola.com/smG2DRR via @nolanews

Jim Eichenhofer

#Pelicans shootaround, Norris Cole treating 2nd meeting with ex-team like any other game: on.nba.com/1zMIq1X http://t.co/EifY3pTpJO

Jim Eichenhofer

Five things to know about Pelicans (NOLA-Miami game on ESPN tonight; Pels only 1.5 games out of 8th due to OKC loss): on.nba.com/1AAI0iX

Jason Calmes

The Basketball Analytics panel at the @SloanSportsConf is about to begin! Make sure you're following @MasonGinsberg for live updates.

Jimmer Fredette

Congrats to @tyhaws3 for breaking the record! Such a great kid and basketball player! Proud of the way he has handled himself! #BYUfamily

John Reid

New Orleans Pelicans vs. Miami Heat matchup breakdown s.nola.com/YGlUEz

Jason Calmes

bourbonstreetshots.com/2013/09/13/the… The latter part of this article has suggestions for how to increase awareness of this history while helping the Pels.

Jason Calmes

bourbonstreetshots.com/2012/06/12/bor… Article from a couple years back dives into Louisiana's bball player and HoF'er production. Not just football country

Sean Kelley

Did you hear what @ClaytonESPN had to say about the @Saints on the @blackbluereport podcast?

Sean Kelley

Learn more about @New Orleans Pelicans HC Monty Williams and @pg30_Cole on the Monty Williams Show at 8 on @WWLAMFM

Sean Kelley

I just tweeted out a link to an SB Nation article. I may not agree with all of it, but if you want to understand Nola hoops....

John Reid

Monty Williams says he has made mistakes, but handling mounting pressure to win through his faith s.nola.com/8G8Njhe via @nolanews

Alexis Ajinca

Suivez moi maintenant sur Instagram #TeamAjinça Follow me on Instagram @ajincaalexis #TeamAjinça ;)

John Reid

Pelicans Twitter mailbag: How would you rate Coach Monty Williams' now with 25 games left and they are 30-27?

John Reid

What the Brooklyn Nets said after Wednesday's 102-96 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans s.nola.com/omDhAvg via @nolanews

John Reid

Pelicans' Quincy Pondexter ends two-game shooting slump with career-high 25 points against Nets s.nola.com/mdnMA6E via @nolanews

John Reid

Pelicans beat Nets 102-96 behind Quincy Pondexter's career-high 25 points s.nola.com/YGH8OLK via @nolanews

John Reid

Taking your Pelicans' twitter mailbag questions. What do you think about 3-game winning streak, bench contributions, Monty Williams, etc.

Jimmy Smith

ICYMI from last night: Column: #Pelicans' Luke Babbitt's play erases memory of "The Chalupa Guy." bit.ly/1zKuDJ4

Jim Eichenhofer

Thunder (32-25) idle tonight. #Pelicans (30-27) are 2 games behind for 8th. Suns (30-28) beat Denver. OKC at Phoenix tomorrow on TNT

Jim Eichenhofer

Luke Babbitt on 3-gm W streak:"It's big.Having guys out, if we can just hold down the fort until they get back, it puts us in good position"

Jim Eichenhofer

Quincy Pondexter was "Mic'd Up" by @FSNewOrleans tonight. After career-best game, Q-Pon said, "I might ask THEM to let me wear it next game"

Jim Eichenhofer

Norris Cole averaging 12.7 pts, shooting 55.6 percent from field since joining #Pelicans. He has not lost an NBA game since Feb. 11 #sleeper

Quincy Pondexter

Great team win @pelicansnba!!! Fans were awesome tonight... Still so surreal playing against my… instagram.com/p/zjQ7ZjGlxB/

Jim Eichenhofer

Quincy Pondexter played the entire 2nd half. At one stage of 4Q, Monty asked if Quincy needed a breather, but Quincy said "no" and stayed in

Jimmy Smith

Column: #Pelicans Luke Babbitt @RealBabbitt08 is putting "The Chalupa Guy" in his rear view mirror. bit.ly/1FY65Dy

Jim Eichenhofer

Quincy Pondexter on 3 recent wins: "You guys (the media) counted us out. No one in this locker room counted us out. We have a lot of heart."

Jim Eichenhofer

#TakeFlight Question of the Night: What's most surprised you about the #Pelicans current 3-game winning streak and why?

Jimmer Fredette

Thanks for all the birthday wishes everyone! I Appreciate them!

Jim Eichenhofer

Behind Pondexter career night (25 pts), 5 others in double digits, #Pelicans win 3rd in a row: on.nba.com/1wqt0oj http://t.co/HBUy3HFOFa

Jim Eichenhofer

Not as nerve-wracking as Monday, but same result, a big win for #Pelicans. So many guys capitalizing on chance to contribute. NOLA 102-96