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2018 Schedule
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Cousins fined $25k after first technical (0:37)

Bobby Marks ESPN 

New Orleans is now $1M below the luxury tax and $1.58M below the hard cap after the Jameer Nelson signing and Jordan Crawford waiver. Nelson will sign for the prorated minimum exception worth $2.2M with $1.4M counting against the salary cap. The Pelicans have a small savings based on the $1.7M Crawford cap hit.

Bobby Marks ESPN 

New Orleans will incur a $250K cap hit with the Jordan Crawford waiver.

Bobby Marks ESPN 

New Orleans can wait until after their Sunday October 22 game at the Lakers to sign Jameer Nelson and not waive a player. The Pelicans after the 3rd game of the season will be eligible to apply for a roster hardship exception and add a 16th roster spot.

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Source: Pels reach deal with veteran Nelson

The Pelicans have reached a deal with 35-year-old veteran Jameer Nelson, who averaged 9.2 points for Denver last season, league sources told ESPN.

ESPN Stats & Info

Davis makes rare NBA history

Anthony Davis joins Wilt Chamberlain as the only players with two straight 30-point, 15-rebound games to open consecutive seasons. Chamberlain had five straight such games to begin 1961, and 12 to start 1962. (Elias Sports Bureau)

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Curry drills heartbreaking 3 over Pelicans (0:37)

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

Stephen Curry (3,927) has now passed Tim Hardaway (3,926) for second place on the franchise's all-time assists list.

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

Stephen Curry (3,927) has now passed Tim Hardaway (3,926) for second place on the franchise's all-time assists list.

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Durant loses footing, still makes layup (0:29)

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

It was a feisty second quarter, but the game is now close. At the break, New Orleans 64, Golden State 61. The Pelicans led by as many as 17. Kevin Durant has 17 points and four boards. Anthony Davis has 16 points and seven rebounds.

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Durant blasts the rim with missed dunk (0:37)
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Draymond gets a tech for pushing Cousins (0:40)

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

DeMarcus Cousins now picks up a technical for getting in the face of Draymond Green before heading to the bench.

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

Draymond Green picks up a technical foul for gently shoving DeMarcus Cousins.

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Durant doesn't need shoes to dominate (0:41)
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Davis beats 1st quarter buzzer (0:29)
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Holiday, Curry having a 3-point contest (0:28)

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

Kevin Durant just blocked Tony Allen twice with only one shoe on.

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

Anthony Davis drains a triple at the buzzer over Draymond Green to give the Pelicans a 39-26 advantage on Warriors going into the second quarter. Davis leads all scorers with 12 points.

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

Golden State was down 15 to New Orleans early in the opening quarter, but now the margin has been trimmed to eight with 2:42 remaining.

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Cousins knocks down jumper over Zaza (0:31)

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

Golden State finds itself in a miniature hole on the road. New Orleans jumps out to a 17-6 lead. Smoothie King Center is electric thus far.

Team Stats

Points Per Game105.515th
Rebounds Per Game50.54th
Assists Per Game21.5Tied-17th
Points Allowed115.522nd

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2017-1802.000
2016-173448.415
2015-163052.366
2014-154537.549
2013-143448.415

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