Five things to know about the Pelicans on Jan. 10
1) It’s a Friday home gameday for the Pelicans, who host the Mavericks at 7 p.m. New Orleans (15-19) trails eighth-place Dallas (20-16) by four games in the Western Conference standings. Tickets are available here.
2) Friday’s game is the first of a home-and-home set between the two clubs, who will meet again Saturday in Dallas at 7:30 p.m. on the Mavericks’ home floor.
3) The Pelicans are coming off a frustrating 102-96 Wednesday home loss to the Washington Wizards, the team’s first defeat in New Orleans since Dec. 6.
4) Watch the latest episode of MorrowVision, featuring host Anthony Morrow and teammate Jason Smith, as Smith makes his NFL playoff predictions.
5) Anthony Davis is currently in seventh place in Western Conference All-Star voting among frontcourt players.