The Pelican Blog

Five things to know about the Pelicans on Oct. 16


1) The Pelicans will practice this morning before heading to Tulsa on an afternoon flight today. It will be a preseason battle of unbeatens Thursday, when New Orleans (4-0) faces Oklahoma City (3-0) at the BOK Center.

2) It’s exactly one week until the remade New Orleans Arena makes its basketball debut, for a home game next Wednesday against the Miami Heat. Tickets are available for the Pelicans’ lone preseason home tilt.

3) Following Thursday’s game in Tulsa, the Pelicans will head to Lexington, Ky., to play the Washington Wizards on Saturday night. Read about Anthony Davis’ and Darius Miller’s excitement to return to the University of Kentucky.

4) It’s “Wesley Wednesday” again on the Black & Blue Report. Listen to the show today for Pelicans TV analyst David Wesley’s discussion of the team at the midway point of preseason.

5) Watch post-practice video from Tuesday of Pelicans players Ryan Anderson and Anthony Morrow.