The Pelican Blog

Five things to know about the Pelicans on Dec. 21


1) New Orleans (11-13) plays at Portland (22-5) at 9 p.m. Central tonight in Oregon. The Pelicans will hold shootaround this morning at the Moda Center.

2) The Pelicans signed 7-foot-2 center Alexis Ajinca Friday. Ajinca is making a comeback to the NBA after first playing in the league 2008-11.

3) Ajinca sat down with in the team’s Portland hotel for a video interview.

4) Watch episode 3 of “MorrowVision,” also featuring special guest Alexis Ajinca, who speaks a little French and chooses between passing to show host Anthony Morrow or Ryan Anderson.

5) Read’s weekly “By the numbers,” feature, a statistical look at the team.