Pelicans News Around the Web

January 25, 2014

Your New Orleans Pelicans daily news from around the web

Persistent Pelicans down Pistons
It would have been easy for this team to cede defeat down 16 points in the third quarter. Read more.

Eric Gordon lifts New Orleans Pelicans to 103-101 win over Detroit Pistons
With a sparse but boisterous crowd at The Palace at Auburn Hills on their feet and chanting "Defense! Defense! Defense!" New Orleans Pelicans guard Eric Gordon kept his cool. Read more.

New Orleans Pelicans nearly victims of another miserable third-quarter effort: Jimmy Smith's 3-pointers
Quick observations from the New Orleans Pelicans 103-101 win Friday night against the Detroit Pistons. Read more.

New Orleans Pelicans owner Tom Benson picked the right time to invest in the NBA
If you could make an investment that increased in value by 24 percent over the course of a year, you'd likely scratch together whatever capital you had and dive in head-first. Read more.

New Orleans Pelicans guard Anthony Morrow is healthy, back with team
After missing the past two games with a stomach virus, New Orleans Pelicans guard Anthony Morrow is healthy again and back with the team. Read more.

Alexis Ajinca starts at center for the New Orleans Pelicans: notebook
When starting center Jason Smith was sidelined indefinitely with a knee injury on Jan. 18, New Orleans Pelicans coach Monty Williams said he would rotate players in and out of Smith's spot. Read more.

Pelicans mascot Pierre to get makeover
Just in time for the All-Star game, Pierre is getting a makeover. The Pelicans’ mascot, which has drawn negative reviews since he debuted with in the season opener will be “redesigned,” according to a team source. Read more.