Five things to know about the Pelicans on Dec. 31
1) In what was unquestionably the most exciting and most impressive win of the 2013-14 season so far for the Pelicans, they defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 110-108 last night in the New Orleans Arena. Tyreke Evans made the decisive basket, a stepback jumper over Mo Williams from the right wing.
2) Watch this unique Pelicans.com fan-reaction video during and after the moments that Evans made his go-ahead shot.
5) New Orleans (14-15) will practice this morning, then head to Minneapolis today on an afternoon flight. The Pelicans will visit the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday in a 7 p.m. matchup of teams vying to move into the top eight of the Western Conference standings.