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NBA Playoffs: New Orleans will be tough in potential second round series with Golden State

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By Joe Hawkes-Beamon
SRS Contributor

The Spurs shouldn’t be returning to Oakland for a Game 5 on Tuesday.

Golden State, leading 3-0 in their first-round series against San Antonio and looking unbeatable in the first three games, now has to play one more game after dropping Game 4 with a 103-90 rout Sunday afternoon in the Alamo City. 719 more words


Pelicans need defense to stay strong into postseason

New Orleans– The Pelicans have been able to build a 5-game win-streak heading into the playoffs, thanks in a big way to their defense down the stretch. 287 more words


Pels take 5-game win-streak into the playoffs

New Orleans — The Pelicans closed-out the regular season Wednesday night with a 24-point win over the Spurs, now riding a 5-game win-streak into the playoffs. 273 more words


Man On Fire

It’s not like Anthony Davis expected this, either. Coming into the season, expectations for the New Orleans Pelicans were sky-high, having run off an 11-14 record to close last season following the trade for DeMarcus Cousins that nevertheless inspired hope in a fan base accustomed to insipid displays by 11 of a dressed 12 on any given night. 916 more words


Pelicans lose 4th-straight

New Orleans — The Pelicans lost their 4th-straight Sunday night, and with the Western Conference playoff race as tight as ever, they know this is no time to have a sloppy game. 321 more words


Pelicans pick-up win over Celtics

New Orleans — The Pelicans got back in the win column Sunday, beating the Celtics 108-89, thanks in part to Anthony Davis’s 43rd double-double of the season. 322 more words