Pelicans now trail Thunder by 2.5 games for final playoff spot in Western Conference
Huge win for the Thunder. Drops the Suns four games behind them, and hands OKC the tiebreaker. Pelicans 2.5 back.
Thunder now four games up on the Suns and 2.5 up on the Pelicans for the eighth seed. Monster road win for OKC.
-With a win tonight: Thunder up 2.5 on Pelicans, 4 on Suns -With a loss tonight: Thunder up 1.5 on Pelicans, 2 on Suns
It's a final: Pelicans 110, Wolves 88
Pelicans beat Timberwolves 110-88 for second straight victory
Pelicans shooting at 56 percent with 3:49 remaining in the fourth quarter vs. Timberwolves. N.O leading 100-82.
Ajinca turnaround off the glass, Pelicans up 16
Pelicans 77, Wolves 70 after 3 quarters in New Orleans
Pelicans leading Timberwolves, 77-70, at end of third quarter.
Omer Asik has made 6-of-8 shots for 12 points. Pelicans shooting 56.3 percent and lead the Timberwolves 64-53.
Pelicans hold off Timberwolves second-quarter surge and head into halftime leading 50-41. Pelicans made 52.5 percent of their shots.
After Wolves got within 2 pts, Pelicans close 1st half on 9-2 run to take a 50-41 lead at the intermission
Amazing the Pelicans got consecutive 3-second defensive calls during a stretch in second quarter. Too much standing and not enough defending
Pelicans have stopped defending - allowing too many points in the post. Their 14-point lead now down to 41-37 with 2:40 left in 2Q.
Pelicans' backups giving a strong performance in second quarter similar to what they did Friday vs. Kings
Former LSU forward-center Justin Hamilton, who was waived by the Pelicans on March 3, just made a 3-pointer.