Five things to know about the Pelicans on Dec. 30
1) The Pelicans are back in action for Monday night basketball at 7 p.m. tonight in the New Orleans Arena, hosting the Portland Trail Blazers (24-6). Tickets are available here.
2) New Orleans (13-15) split its weekend back-to-back set, capped by a 107-98 loss at Houston on Saturday that was closer than the final score indicated.
3) Watch postgame video from Saturday of Anthony Davis and Tyreke Evans.
4) The Pelicans are currently in 11th place in the Western Conference standings, three games behind eighth-place Dallas (17-13). The Southwest Division teams have a rare home-and-home back-to-back coming up Jan. 10-11 that starts in the Crescent City.
5) New Orleans is now just 6-13 against the West, but 7-2 vs. the East.