Five things to know about the Pelicans on Dec. 21, 2017

by Jim Eichenhofer

1)      New Orleans (15-16) is practicing this morning in Orlando, after a Wednesday off day. Check later for coverage.

2)      Listen to Wednesday’s Black and Blue Report, featuring Pelicans TV analyst David Wesley.

3)      Alvin Gentry’s weekly radio show airs tonight at 6:30 on WRNO 99.5 FM.

4)      Speaking of radio, fans can participate in a live call-in show after every Pelicans regular season game, including Friday’s visit at Orlando. The call-in phone number is (504) 593-4910.

5)      New Orleans remains in eighth place in the Western Conference, now 1.5 games ahead of ninth-place Utah (14-18), which was routed last night at Oklahoma City. The Jazz host San Antonio on TNT tonight at 9:30 p.m. Central.