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4hMike Triplett

Tom Benson scoffs at notion he's not competent

Tom Benson and his jilted daughter and grandchildren appeared together in a courtroom for the first time as the civil trial began in the Saints and Pelicans owner's bitter family legal dispute.

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3dKevin Pelton

Pelton: Gentry ready to speed up Pelicans

Alvin Gentry will push the Pelicans' current lethargic pace, ranked 27th the past season. The challenge? Improving New Orleans' bottom-10 defense.

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Reports: Gentry has second Pelicans interview

Alvin Gentry, the lead assistant for the Golden State Warriors, had a second interview with the New Orleans Pelicans for their vacant head-coaching position, according to multiple reports.

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Judge bars media from NOLA ownership dispute

A judge denied a motion by media outlets who sought to open court for next week's trial involving New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson and his estranged heirs.

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3dMatt Walks, ESPN.com

Reimagining NBA mascots as cartoon characters

A two-man, Montreal-based design firm released a batch of 16 reimagined NBA mascots that look like they were taken straight out of Looney Tunes.

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4dMarc Stein

Sources: Magic pushing to sign Skiles as coach

The Magic have entered into contract discussions with Scott Skiles and expect to soon complete his hiring as the team's next coach, according to league sources.

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5dMarc Stein

Sources: Skiles emerges as Pelicans candidate

Scott Skiles has unexpectedly emerged as a candidate for the ‎New Orleans Pelicans' vacant coaching position, according to league sources.

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5dMarc Stein

Sources: Bulls mull whether to fire Thibodeau

Sources say the Bulls are giving increasing consideration to firing coach Tom Thibodeau and absorbing the corresponding financial hit.

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New Orleans Pelicans' Salary: By the Numbers

The New Orleans Pelicans rank 37th of 333 international teams surveyed in an ESPN/SportingIntelligence report revealing the sports franchises that spend the most on their players.

7dMarc Stein

Can Curry run the All-NBA gauntlet?

Anthony Davis, Marc Gasol, James Harden. Steph Curry is running through his fellow All-NBA First Teamers on the road to the Finals.

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10dMarc Stein

Sources: J. Van Gundy option for Pelicans job

Jeff Van Gundy has expressed interest in and emerged as a candidate for the New Orleans Pelicans' coaching position, according to league sources. ‎

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Pelicans interview Warriors assistant Gentry

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr has acknowledged that top assistant Alvin Gentry interviewed for the vacant New Orleans Pelicans job.

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12dNBA Front Office

#NBAFrontOffice: Pelicans job better than Bulls job?

ESPN.com's NBA Front Office convenes to discuss the Pelicans' firing of Monty Williams, and whether the opening in New Orleans is a better job than the possible one in Chicago.

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Defensive sweep: 1st team All-D all from West

Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard followed up his first Defensive Player of the Year Award with his first appearance on the NBA's All-Defensive First Team, leading a Western Conference sweep.

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Andy Katz's Three-Point Shot (1:40)
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John Calipari happy at Kentucky (2:26)

2014-15 Team Stats

Points Per Game99.416th
Rebounds Per Game43.516th
Assists Per Game22.011th
Points Allowed98.611th

Team History

YearWLPCT
2014-154537.548
2013-143448.414
2012-132755.329
2011-122145.318
2010-114636.560

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