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Five things to know about the Pelicans on Oct. 19


1) The Pelicans’ Anthony Davis and Darius Miller were guests of honor at Friday’s “Big Blue Madness” event at Kentucky. The former college teammates and 2012 NCAA champions won a ceremonial coin toss vs. Wizards point guard John Wall, meaning the Pelicans will get usage of the home locker room at Rupp Arena on Saturday.

2) Tip-off of Saturday’s interconference preseason game at the University of Kentucky is at 6 p.m. Central (7 p.m. locally in Lexington). New Orleans (5-0 in preseason) will try to remain one of two undefeated NBA teams. Neither team is televising, but you can listen on the Pelicans Radio Network (flagship 105.3 FM) and via’s audio league pass. Read more about the Pelicans’ perfect preseason to date.

3) In case you missed it, watch postgame video from Thursday’s 105-102 victory over Oklahoma City, featuring Eric Gordon, Brian Roberts and Ryan Anderson.

4) NBA TV began airing its Pelicans 2013-14 season preview show Friday night. The 30-minute episode is also now available on Check out this NBA TV segment on Anthony Davis and the rest of the special.

5) Pelicans TV broadcaster Joel Meyers visited with the Black & Blue Report on Friday and looks forward to the excitement of the upcoming 2013-14 season.