Golden State Warriors hold off New Orleans Pelicans to launch playoff race
Golden State Warriors hold off New Orleans Pelicans to launch playoff race

The Golden State Warriors powered to a big lead Saturday, but had to battle late to hold off the New Orleans Pelicans 106-99 in the first game of the NBA Western Conference playoffs.

NBA: Anthony Davis matches career-high with 43 in Orleans Pelicans win
NBA: Anthony Davis matches career-high with 43 in Orleans Pelicans win

Anthony Davis matched the highest scoring performance of his NBA career with 43 points and also grabbed 10 rebounds Monday as the New Orleans Pelicans won 114-103 at Milwaukee.

NBA: Mavs balanced attack snaps Pelican`s win streak
NBA: Mavs balanced attack snaps Pelican`s win streak

The Dallas Mavericks had six players in double figures as they used a balanced scoring attack to snap the New Orleans Pelicans` five-game winning streak with a 102-93 victory Monday.

Injuries sideline Thunder`s Durant, Pelicans` Davis
Injuries sideline Thunder`s Durant, Pelicans` Davis

Reigning NBA Most Valuable Player Kevin Durant and New Orleans Pelicans` playmaker Anthony Davis, their clubs fighting for playoff spots, have both been sidelined with injuries, team officials announced Sunday.

NBA: Pelicans' Anthony Davis pulls out of All-Star game
NBA: Pelicans' Anthony Davis pulls out of All-Star game

New Orleans Pelicans star forward Anthony Davis on Wednesday became the latest player to pull out of Sunday`s NBA All-Star game because of injury.

Kobe Bryant has torn rotator cuff, say LA Lakers
Kobe Bryant has torn rotator cuff, say LA Lakers

The struggling Los Angeles Lakers got more bad news on Thursday when an MRI exam revealed superstar Kobe Bryant`s right shoulder injury is a torn rotator cuff.

Tyreke Evans caps late rally as Pelicans stun Raptors
Tyreke Evans caps late rally as Pelicans stun Raptors

Tyreke Evans outduelled three defenders to sink the game-winning layup with one second left as the New Orleans Pelicans rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the Toronto Raptors 95-93.

Pelicans lose Eric Gordon to left shoulder injury
Pelicans lose Eric Gordon to left shoulder injury

New Orleans Pelicans starting guard Eric Gordon has been sidelined indefinitely with a torn labrum in his left shoulder, the NBA club announced Monday.

Pelicans trade for Turkey`s Asik, Israeli Casspi

Turkish big man Omer Asik and Israeli forward Omri Casspi were obtained Tuesday by the New Orleans Pelicans in a three-team NBA trade deal that also included Houston and Washington.

Spurs enjoy 17th straight win

The San Antonio Spurs beat New Orleans Pelicans 96-80 to enjoy their 17th straight NBA win.

Pelican playmaker Davis replaces Kobe in All-Star Game

New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis was named Friday by NBA commissioner Adam Silver to replace injured Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant in next week`s 63rd NBA All-Star Game.

League admits another botched call in a Dallas win

For the second time in two weeks, the NBA has admitted an officiating blunder in the last second of a game that could have denied the Dallas Mavericks a victory.

NBA: Pelicans top Trail Blazers on late Evans jumper

Tyreke Evans sank the game-winning basket with 1.2 seconds remaining Monday to give the New Orleans Pelicans a 110-108 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers.

NBA: Pelicans earn overtime win over Pistons

The New Orleans Pelicans scored a precious home win over the Detroit Pistons 111-106 through overtime in the National Basketball Association (NBA) league Wednesday.

NBA: Anthony Davis injures left hand

The New Orleans Pelicans power forward Anthony Davis injured his left hand.