Pelicans News Around the Web (4-6-2020)

John DeShazier to join Pelicans Playback prior to re-airing of Pelicans vs. Cavaliers on Fox Sports New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS – Tonight’s “Pelicans Playback” will preview the 5:00 p.m. CT re-air of the Pelicans’ home win over the Cleveland Cavaliers from February 28. Pelicans radio color analyst John DeShazier will join Jennifer Hale in the eighth episode airing tonight at 4:30 p.m. CT. “Pelicans Playback” will include Power Plays presented by Entergy, featuring key plays and analysis from each game, in addition to a Twitter Q&A with fans.

Pelicans Playback: Three takeaways from John DeShazier’s April 5 appearance

Prior to Sunday’s rebroadcast of New Orleans’ Feb. 28 win vs. Cleveland, Pelicans radio analyst John DeShazier joined Fox Sports New Orleans TV sideline reporter Jennifer Hale on the “Pelicans Playback” show. Here are three takeaways:

Ranking the 5 New Orleans Pelicans players we'd most want to see in a H-O-R-S-E game

It's been more than a decade since the NBA worked with one of its TV partners to air a game of H-O-R-S-E. At All-Star Weekend in 2009 and 2010, TNT broadcast the classic your-turn, my-turn playground shooting game. Kevin Durant, who was then a budding star on a basketball franchise that had just relocated to Oklahoma City, won both times — not that many people seemed to care. The NBA's official H-O-R-S-E game was criticized for a lack of creativity and how long it took, and was canned after only two years.