The Pelican Blog

Five things to know about the Pelicans on Feb. 24


1) New Orleans hosts the Los Angeles Clippers at 7 p.m. tonight in the Smoothie King Center. Tickets are available here.

2) This is just the second of four meetings this season between the Pelicans and Clippers. New Orleans visits Los Angeles on Saturday. The Clippers took the first matchup in December.

3) The Pelicans will get some overdue national exposure later this week, with the first two games of their five-game road trip televised by ESPN. The trek begins with stops in Dallas (Wednesday, 7 p.m.) and Phoenix (Friday, 8:30 p.m.).

4) The Pelicans (23-32) are coming off a heartbreaking 94-93 loss Saturday at Washington. Wizards forward Nene had a game-winning dunk with three-tenths of a second remaining.

5) Anthony Morrow was outstanding shooting the ball Saturday and has moved back into the top spot in three-point percentage in the NBA, at 48.1.