Jimmy Smith

ICYMI, today's column: At mid-term, #Pelicans grade below average and appear bound for another playoff-less spring. bit.ly/1zs8vaU

Jason Calmes

Feature: New Orleans Pelicans’ Mid-Season Report Card bit.ly/1xXbxgH #Pelicans #fb

Jim Eichenhofer

Five things to know about Pelicans (NOLA hosts Lakers at 7 p.m. tonight): on.nba.com/1um2WUu

John Reid

Hearing that actors Will Farrell and Mark Wahlberg will be attending tonight's Pelicans-Lakers game at the Smoothie King Center.

Jason Calmes

17 followers from 6000... Should be easy to pick up 17+ followers on a day when the Lakers will lose to the Pelicans... Again...

John Reid

Chat about Monty Williams' inability to lead Pels to winning record with John Reid at 1 p.m. s.nola.com/O1T6zOH via @nolanews

Nakia Hogan

Pelicans have upgraded Anthony Davis (toe) to probable. Jrue Holiday (ankle) remain questionable.

Jason Calmes

Feature: Monty Williams: Difference or Indifference? bit.ly/1C13wh2 #Pelicans #fb

John Reid

Baton Rouge native Langston Galloway scores 21 points in first NBA start against Pelicans s.nola.com/4Kp7Nvl via @nolanews

Jason Calmes

In the NO Podcast Ep 201: Talking Monty bit.ly/1BZprFA #Pelicans #fb

Jason Calmes

Pelicans Are The Pelicans, Lose To The Knicks 99-92 bit.ly/1yBXcKg #Pelicans #fb

Jim Eichenhofer

Monty: "I thought we had a tough 1st quarter. That dug us a hole and we had to battle back the rest of the game." Pels scored 16 pts

Jim Eichenhofer

Happy to be headed home to NOLA #TakeFlight Question of Night: Halfway thru season, what's your evaluation of #Pelicans small forwards?

Jimmer Fredette

Last game of the road trip in NY! Good to see my family and friends! Now back to @whitneyfredette.… instagram.com/p/yDucMAEqR_/

Nakia Hogan

Pelicans have reached the point where some tough and honest conversations are necessary from the top on down. No one should be off limits.

Jim Eichenhofer

#Pelicans wrap up road trip in similar fashion to opener in Boston, falling to Knicks 99-92: on.nba.com/1yBCdYb http://t.co/WY95GwFjOH

Nakia Hogan

This road trip was abysmal for the Pelicans, a 2-3 record (losses to Celtics, 76ers, Knicks) and injuries to Jrue Holiday and Anthony Davis.

Jason Calmes

Don't you all see? The Pelicans were trying to win you money! You knew this was going to happen!

John Reid

Pelicans suffer yet another dismal loss - 99-92 to the woeful Knicks, who ended a franchise record 16-game losing streak.

Jim Eichenhofer

Knicks fans stand in anticipation of ending losing skid but Melo goes 1 of 2 from foul line. NY 97-92 with 19 ticks left

John Reid

I stand corrected that was Jose Calderon who made that 3-pointer.

Jason Calmes

Pelicans let the Knicks run off far more time than needed before fouling.

John Reid

Pablo Prigioni left wide open on 3-pointer that put Knicks ahead 96-92.

Jason Calmes

Defensive breakdown from the Pelicans. Covered Melo but allowed a wide open Calderon from 3.

Jim Eichenhofer

Correction: They call no free throws for Amundson. Instead, Jose Calderon drills corner 3 for huge basket. NY 96-92 at 0:32

John Reid

Officials ruled Omer Asik indeed fouled Lou Admundson before clock expired.

Jim Eichenhofer

Replay review will conclude Asik fouled Amundson before shot clock expire. Amundson 2 free throws coming but he's very poor there

John Reid

Officials reviewing if Omer Asik fouled Lou Amundson before the shot clock expired.

Jim Eichenhofer

Big defensive play by Quincy to draw hooking foul on Melo, but #Pelicans come up empty with chance to take lead. NY 93-92 with ball at 0:59

John Reid

Another driving layup by Evans help Pelicans cut lead to 93-92.

Jason Calmes

It appears my feed of the game is a little behind.

Jason Calmes

Pelicans will not let Melo beat them. Rest of the team needs to be aware of Galloway at all times.

John Reid

Pelicans on 25-15 fourth quarter run to cut the deficit to 93-90 with 2;10 remaining in fourth quarter.

Jason Calmes

Ajinca is 2 of 5 from the stripe. Could be important as this game winds down. He'll need to sink his free throws.

Jason Calmes

Pels within 3. Melo misses a jumper but follows it up for the put back.

Jason Calmes

Anderson has a catch and shoot three rim out. Almost dropped.

Jason Calmes

Pelicans have outscored the Knicks 20-13 in the 4th thus far. 4:37 remaining.

Jason Calmes

Pelicans double Anthony and force a tough two. He misses. Free throws for Ajinca on the other end. 91-85 Knicks.

Jason Calmes

Pondexter answer right back with a 3 of his own. Lead six now.

Jason Calmes

Galloway with a big three for the Knicks. Lead back up to 9.

Jim Eichenhofer

Alexis Ajinca followed up two big games with a scoreless 1st half tonight, but starting to get going now. Has 7 pts in 2nd half. NY 86-80

Jason Calmes

This quarter Anderson looks like he has some more confidence. Could have been the reasons for all the earlier misses.

Jason Calmes

Pelicans down 6. Anderson has 8 in the 4th thus far.

Jim Eichenhofer

#Pelicans cut it to 84-78, with Tyreke Evans making a bid for Steve Smith's #UnderTheRim highlights and Ryan Anderson nailing two treys

Jason Calmes

Anderson is in a flow now and hits another 3.

John Reid

Pelicans trailing 84-78 to Knicks with 7:57 remaining.

Jason Calmes

Ajinca with a nice one dribble score as the roll man. Makes it, gets the foul, goes And One.

Jason Calmes

Anderson coming out of the break with energy. Makes a three then bulls his way inside for a short fade away.

Jason Calmes

Anderson starts the 4th quarter well with a made three. Let's see if he keeps that going.

John Reid

Pelicans trailing 78-65 at the end of three quarters.Do they have a fourth-quarter push like Sunday. So far, they haven't shown much

Jason Calmes

End of the 3rd, and avert your eyes, Pelicans down 78 to 65 against the 5 win Knicks.

Jason Calmes

Jason Smith hits another easy mid range jumper. Just like he did for the Hornets/Pelicans for a few seasons.

Jason Calmes

Withey just did a swan dance or something on the court. Maybe auditioning for the New York Ballet? Gets bailed out with a foul call.

Jason Calmes

Minutes distribution tonight has been very strange. Looks like Monty is just trying to see if anything works.

Jim Eichenhofer

Nate Wolters and Jeff Withey haven't been in the game today til now, entering late 3Q. NY 72-62 at 1:56

John Reid

Knicks still getting any shot they want and they extend lead to 72-62

Jason Calmes

Ajinca unable to shoot over Amar'e. Airballs another Pelicans' shot.

Jim Eichenhofer

Luke Babbitt making semi-rare appearance. Lack of mins means he doesn't qualify for 3-pt% lead now. Otherwise he's 2nd (49.3%) behind Korver

Jason Calmes

Little shocked at the lack of Pondexter thus far, expected to see him more. Monty must prefer Cunningham on Melo instead.

Jason Calmes

Babbitt into the game for the Pelicans.

Jason Calmes

Anderson's stat line: 3 points, 1 block, 1 turnover. That's it.

Jason Calmes

Court spacing is important, but if Anderson is going to be 1 for 8 from deep he needs to try and score other ways.

Jason Calmes

Pelicans still trying to double Melo, Anderson took away Smith from mid range. Decent defensive possession thus far.

Jim Eichenhofer

Knicks led by as many as 15 but #Pelicans starting to chip away, now down 61-55 at 7:07 of 3Q. Eric Gordon 20 pts (season high is 21)

John Reid

Pelicans playing a little better after halftime, outscoring Knicks 14-6 to cut the deficit to 61-55.

Jason Calmes

Good play by the Pelicans brings the divide down to 6. Knicks, after some confusion, take a timeout.

Jason Calmes

Silver linings is that Gordon looks excellent. Must have been because he came to our watch party.

Jason Calmes

Other thing on Ryno's shooting: Some have been long, others short. He could be over thinking/over compensating things.

Jason Calmes

Would this settle down some of the screams: There probably isnt one coach/player/ops side that isn't without blame on this team. Discuss.

Jason Calmes

On Anderson, earlier in the year when he wasnt shooting well he tried to score other ways. Only 2 shots inside the three point line tonight.

Jim Eichenhofer

Not sure how well you can see it but Knicks had "New Orleans-style" halftime show with their dance team etc.: http://t.co/6On8QIxxHu

Jason Calmes

Halftime in NYC. Pelicans down 53 to 41.

John Reid

Monty Williams says he's doing plenty of self evaluation as season heads to halfway point s.nola.com/wSTm2WT via @nolanews

Jason Calmes

Tyreke Evans with the head/ball fake on Calderon before he hits the 3.

John Reid

Pelicans actually look worse defensively than they did Friday in loss to 76ers.

Jim Eichenhofer

Eric Gordon (15 pts), Tyreke Evans (7 pts), Jimmer Fredette (6 pts) have scored 11 of #Pelicans 12 baskets. Rest of team 1-for-14. NY 47-35

John Reid

Eric Gordon has made 5 of 9 shots. Rest of team has made 7-of-26 shots. Not good.

Jason Calmes

Amundson should never have made that. Did he even look when he shot it?

Jason Calmes

Cunningham with solid 1 on 1 D on Melo. Asik with the rebound off the miss.

Jason Calmes

Jason Smith was on this team. How they leave him open from a spot he likes is shocking.

John Reid

Knicks leading Pelicans 40-29. Pelicans heading for disaster. Knicks have lost 16 straight but are outplaying the Pelicans in every phase

Jason Calmes

If this keeps up Monty shouldn't let the Pelicans shower with hot water, or something like that.

Jason Calmes

Pelicans up to 35.7% from the field. It's sad to say they've raised it to that.

Jason Calmes

Evans with the nice poke away on defense leading to a layup. Pelicans needed that.

Jason Calmes

Asik was frozen by the dribble, let a Knick just run right past him for an easy lay in.

John Reid

Omer Asik just hasn't played well

Jason Calmes

7 unanswered by the Knicks. Lead up to 10.

John Reid

Knicks now leading by 10 against Pelicans

Jason Calmes

Ajinca unable to get inside on Jason Smith. Misses a midrange hook shot.

John Reid

Pelicans just called for second shot clock violation of the game - unbelieveable

Jason Calmes

Stepback Tyreke three-point attempt. Airball.

Jason Calmes

Now, I don't know if Ajinca would have been any better had Evans passed though. His coordination while moving worries me.

Jason Calmes

Ajinca sets a pretty good screen for Evans, had space on the roll to get the ball. Evans forces a shot instead.

John Reid

Jimmer Fredette has scored four points after opening four minutes of second quarter.

John Reid

Tyreke Evans had no driving lane and forced it.

Jason Calmes

Pelicans slowly increase their FG%. Thanks in part to Jimmer.

Jason Calmes

Amar'e gets inside for an easy dunk. Pelicans wisely didnt try to foul him, but should have made it tougher to score.

Jason Calmes

Jimmer forces a jumper and gets the nice roll to score. Follows it up next possession with a very short floater.