Five things to know about the Pelicans on Dec. 20, 2017

by Jim Eichenhofer

1)      New Orleans (15-16) lost in Washington on Tuesday, falling behind early, mounting a major comeback, but then falling 116-106.

2)      Watch highlights from Anthony Davis’ 37-point performance.

3)      The Pelicans are off today, but will travel to Orlando later this afternoon, in advance of Friday’s game against the Magic, the middle contest of a three-game road trip.

4)      Listen to Wednesday’s Black and Blue Report, for a visit with Pelicans TV analyst David Wesley.

5)      New Orleans is in eighth place in the West, one game ahead of ninth-place Utah (14-17), which visits seventh-place Oklahoma City (15-15) tonight at 7 p.m. Central.