Five things to know about the Pelicans on Dec. 31 (12/31/13)

by Jim Eichenhofer

Five things to know about the Pelicans on Dec. 31


1) In what was unquestionably the most exciting and most impressive win of the 2013-14 season so far for the Pelicans, they defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 110-108 last night in the New Orleans Arena. Tyreke Evans made the decisive basket, a stepback jumper over Mo Williams from the right wing.

2) Watch this unique fan-reaction video during and after the moments that Evans made his go-ahead shot.

3) Watch postgame video from the locker room featuring Evans, Jrue Holiday and Anthony Davis. Monty Williams also met with the media.

4) Check out numerous photo galleries from Blazers-Pelicans, including game action and the dance team.

5) New Orleans (14-15) will practice this morning, then head to Minneapolis today on an afternoon flight. The Pelicans will visit the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday in a 7 p.m. matchup of teams vying to move into the top eight of the Western Conference standings.

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