Five things to know about the Pelicans on Feb. 22
1) New Orleans (23-31) nearly completed a fourth-quarter comeback vs. Charlotte last night but ultimately fell 90-87 in North Carolina. Free throws were a big deciding factor.
2) Shortly after the defeat, the Pelicans traveled to Washington, D.C., where they will face the Wizards at 6 p.m. Central tonight. Like Charlotte, Washington (26-28) is seeking a long-awaited Eastern Conference playoff berth.
4) Check out a photo gallery from Friday’s game.
5) Friday’s Black & Blue Report featured an extended conversation with Monty Williams.