Five things to know about the Pelicans on March 4 (3/4/14)

by Jim Eichenhofer

1) Happy Mardi Gras Day everyone! New Orleans (23-37) will spend today in Los Angeles, where they’ll face the Lakers (21-39) tonight at 9:30 p.m. Central. The game is on NBA TV and Fox Sports New Orleans.

2) The Black & Blue Report is taking a mini-break during the holiday but will return Wednesday with a new show.

3) A critical third-quarter stretch turned the momentum in Sacramento’s favor on Monday, helping the Kings post a 96-89 victory over the Pelicans at Sleep Train Arena.

4) Get to know Pelicans Dance Team member Ashley in this video profile.

5) The Pelicans finally return home Wednesday and will host the Milwaukee Bucks at 7 p.m. Central Friday in the Smoothie King Center. Tickets are available here.