The Pelican Blog

Five things to know about the Pelicans on Dec. 12


1) New Orleans (10-10) held on to beat Detroit 111-106 in overtime last night, the second time in four games that the Pelicans went into extra time to pick up a win. Tyreke Evans made a surprise return from a left sprained ankle injury – without missing a game – and sparked the hosts.

2) Watch this postgame celebration video, shot from a unique perspective as players and coaches walk off the floor and greet fans following the victory.

3) Check out photo galleries from the game, dance team and fans.

4) Listen to Thursday’s Black & Blue Report for an interview with Pelicans center Jason Smith and more discussion of the win over Detroit.

5) The Pelicans, who moved up to 11th place in the Western Conference, are back in action Friday for a 7 p.m. home game against the Memphis Grizzlies (10-11). Tickets are available here.