Five things to know about the Pelicans on Aug. 5

by Jim Eichenhofer

1)      Read the official release that announces Anthony Davis’ inclusion among 16 finalists for USA Basketball.

2)      USA Basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski K recently said Davis “is our guy,” meaning it came as no surprise that Davis reached the next step en route to being on the FIBA World Cup roster.

3)      Read more on Davis’ eventful week in Las Vegas with USA Basketball that took place July 28-Aug. 1.

4)      Listen to Monday’s Black & Blue Report, which included a visit from writer Jim Eichenhofer.

5)      Still no word on a release date for the 2014-15 NBA schedule.