2018 ScheduleAll times ET

2018 Schedule
43-30, 2nd in Southwest
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Source: Cousins offers to pay for man's funeral

DeMarcus Cousins has told the family of a 22-year-old who was shot and killed by Sacramento police that he will pay for the man's funeral, a source confirmed to ESPN.

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18hMike Triplett

Benson celebrated with mass, jazz procession

Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson was laid to rest Friday in New Orleans after a private mass and a jazz funeral procession through the French Quarter.


Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Thousands of onlookers as Saints/Pelicans owner Tom Benson's funeral ends with a jazz funeral procession through the French Quarter. Wife Gayle, Saints executives Dennis Lauscha and Mickey Loomis, coach Sean Payton and quarterback Drew Brees among those in the procession.

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Saints coach Sean Payton, quarterback Drew Brees, Pelicans forward Anthony Davis and Pelicans GM Dell Demps among th honorary pallbearers for Saints/Pelicans owner Tom Benson's funeral Friday in New Orleans' historic French Quarter.

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Sean Payton embraces former Saints receiver Marques Colston outside of Saints/Pelicans owner Tom Benson's funeral at New Orleans' historic St. Louis Cathedral. A number of past and present Saints and Pelicans are here to pay their respects, including Drew Brees and Anthony Davis. Past and present NFL commissioners Roger Goodell and Paul Tagliabue and NBA commissioners Adam Silver and David Stern are among many others in attendance.

Davis defies being a typical big man (3:06)
Pelicans hold off Lakers for home victory (1:44)

Davis, Rondo push Pelicans past Lakers, 128-125

Anthony Davis capped a 33-point performance with two clutch free throws and a game-sealing steal in the final seconds, Rajon Rondo had 24 points and 10 assists, and the New Orleans Pelicans rallied to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 128-125 on Thursday night.

Davis extends to finish alley-oop with a dunk (0:16)
Davis glides to one-handed flush (0:19)
Davis thwarts Lonzo's layup attempt (0:15)
Davis left wide open for dunk (0:17)
Davis stuffs Kuzma at the rim (0:16)
Turner's rim-rocking jam from all the angles (0:25)
Davis lifts Pelicans over Pacers at home (0:54)

Davis, Moore, propel Pelicans past Pacers, 96-92

Anthony Davis capped a 28-point, 13-rebound, five-block performance with a 15-foot baseline fade, a gritty put-back and two free throws in the final minute, and the New Orleans Pelicans outlasted the Indiana Pacers 96-92 on Wednesday night.

Davis sinks huge bucket down the stretch (0:30)
Davis hits step-back jumper (0:22)
Holiday sends Joseph's shot away (0:16)
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Pelicans' Holiday (flu) OK to return vs. Pacers

Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday, who missed Tuesday night's game against the Mavs with the flu, has recovered enough to return for Wednesday night's game against the Pacers, coach Alvin Gentry said.

AD shines with 37 points in Pelicans' win (0:47)
Davis throws down clutch jam (0:26)
AD beats the buzzer from deep (0:22)

Team Stats

Points Per Game111.74th
Rebounds Per Game44.0Tied-12th
Assists Per Game26.52nd
Points Allowed111.029th

2017 Draft Picks

2(10)Dwayne BaconSFFlorida State
2(22)Edmond SumnerPGXavier

Team History