Five things to know about the Pelicans on March 5, 2018

1)      The New Orleans Pelicans (36-26) defeated the Dallas Mavericks (19-45) last night to push their win streak to eight. With the victory, the Pelicans move into fourth in the Western Conference based on a slightly better winning percentage than Minnesota (38-28), though the Timberwolves hold a tiebreaker based on head-to-head record.

2)      The Pelicans took control in the opening quarter Sunday, built a double-digit lead, then put the Mavericks away in the fourth period. Read the postgame recap here. 

3)      If you missed the game last night, be sure to check out highlights and photos from the Pelicans road win. 

4)      Anthony Davis (23 points, 13 rebounds in win over Dallas) credits the win streak to "everyone taking on responsibility." Watch his postgame press conference here. 

5)      Get to know more about rookie Pelicans Dance Team member Breigh Anna in her spotlight video.