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Five things to know on Day 5 in Las Vegas


NBA Summer League 20131) ) Pelicans radio play-by-play broadcaster Sean Kelley hosted the first interview with Tyreke Evans in New Orleans yesterday for Evans toured the brand-new Pelicans facility in Metairie, where his introductory press conference also took place.

2) At just 23, Pelicans coaches believe Evans has significant untapped potential.

3) After a total of seven practices in the past four days, the Pelicans debut in NBA Summer League game action today at 3 p.m. Central (1 p.m. in Nevada) vs. the New York Knicks. You can watch the game broadcast live on NBA TV. You may also watch on, via the Web site’s Summer League Live subscription package for $14.99. We’ll have full coverage on, including postgame video with TV broadcaster Joel Meyers.

4) Can’t watch the game because you’re at work?’s subscription service automatically archives games that you can view at any time. NBA TV also airs re-broadcasts of select summer games, but is not doing so for Friday's NOLA-NY contest.

5) New Orleans summer league coach Bryan Gates discussed the Pelicans’ main objectives in their first game in this post-practice video