Five things to know about the Pelicans on Oct. 12, 2021
1) New Orleans completed its 2021 preseason slate Monday with a 127-96 defeat at Utah.
2) Check out photos from Monday.
3) Tuesday will be an off day, with the team returning to the practice court Wednesday in Metairie.
4) On Tuesdays throughout 2021-22, we’ll check in on national power rankings related to the Pelicans, who were No. 11 on NBA.com’s Western Conference list at last account. NBA.com has Memphis and Minnesota at 9-10, as the final two play-in entrants.
5) Listen to Monday’s Pelicans Podcast to hear from Trey Murphy’s college coach at Rice University, Scott Pera.