Five things to know about the Pelicans on August 1, 2014

1)      Watch New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis talk about his USA Basketball experience over the last two years.

2)      Read more on how Monty Williams’ youth is a true asset to USA basketball staff.

3)      Check out July 31, 2014 Black and Blue Report with special guests that include Saints receiver Marques Colston, NBC Sports' Mike Florio, and Pelicans coach Bryan Gates.

4)      Read more on Pelicans Assistant Bryan Gates Racing for a cause, he is participating in a triathlon in August in memory of Frank Guinn who tragically passed away last April.

5)      Check out a photo gallery featuring Davis and Williams at USA Basketball’s week-long event.