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2015-16 Schedule
18-32, 5th in Southwest
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Norris Cole could help your team

The Pelicans point guard can provide steals and assists for your fantasy team. Cole has been averaging over 30 minutes for last 10 games and is available in over 75 percent of ESPN leagues. Fantasy Forecaster

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Loveless Cavs snap slide (1:07)

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Cavs win 99-84, improve to 36-14 through 50 games. Kyrie 29p 4r 3a; LeBron 27p 8a 3r; J.R. 20p 4r 3a; TT 15r; Varejao 2p 10r 3a; Mo 7p. CLE holds NOP to 39.1 pct shooting. Cavs shoot 14-of-41 from 3 as a team.

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LeBron soars for massive slam (0:29)

Kyrie Irving lighting up Pelicans

The Cleveland PG is 7-for-11 from the floor to lead all scorers with 19 points at intermission. New Orleans has made just one 3-pointer and is -21 from beyond the arc. Halftime stats

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

In LeBron James' last three games against the New Orleans Pelicans since coming back to Cleveland, he is averaging 36.7 points on 55.7 percent shooting, 7.7 rebounds and 7.3 assists.

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Pelicans (18-31) at Cavaliers (35-14)

Fresh off a gut-wrenching, buzzer-beating loss to Boston, Cleveland takes on New Orleans and Anthony Davis, who had 31 points and 12 rebounds in the first matchup. Follow live

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Kobe has fun with clutch three (0:14)
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Kobe turns back the clock in Lakers' win (1:40)
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Anthony Davis whiffs on wide-open dunk (0:18)
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Resurgent Kobe leads Lakers past Pelicans

Kobe Bryant scored 27 points, hitting three pivotal 3-pointers in the final seven minutes, as the Los Angeles Lakers won their second straight, 99-96 over the New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday.

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Kobe put on a poster by Ryan Anderson (0:14)
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Kobe outduels Davis in Lakers' win

Anthony Davis put up 39 points and 11 rebounds, but Kobe Bryant countered with 27 points and 12 rebounds -- including a late 3-pointer to seal the lead -- as Los Angeles leaves the Big Easy a 99-96 winner. Box score

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Russell finds Black, who soars to the rim (0:23)
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Anthony Davis reaches back for the slam (0:15)
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Pelicans spot Lakers 10 with one to play

Los Angeles leads 79-69 after the third quarter with four Lakers in double figures. Anthony Davis scored 17 of the Pelicans' 21 points in the third and is up to a game-high 31. Follow live

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Lakers have command at the break

Los Angeles holds a 58-48 lead at intermission behind 16 points from Jordan Clarkson and 13 points and 8 rebounds from Kobe Bryant. Anthony Davis has 14 points for New Orleans. Halftime stats

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Lakers roar in second quarter

Kobe Bryant is approaching a double-double with 11 points and 7 rebounds, and L.A. has picked up the pace, outscoring New Orleans 24-12 in the quarter for a 50-40 lead. Follow live

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Kobe Bryant off to another fast start

Bryant has a game-high 11 points, but New Orleans stormed back to take the 28-26 lead after one. Anthony Davis has 10 points for the Pelicans. Follow live

NBA All-Star Skills Competition: Big men

The NBA has widened the scope this year, including big men for the first time:

  • DeMarcus Cousins, Kings
  • Anthony Davis, Pelicans
  • Karl-Anthony Towns, Timberwolves
  • Draymond Green, Warriors

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Lakers (10-41) at Pelicans (18-30)

Los Angeles has dropped five straight on the road, though it ended a five-game skid versus New Orleans on Jan. 12. Kobe Bryant will play after scoring a season-high 38 points on Tuesday against Minnesota. Follow live

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Aldridge shines as Spurs down Pelicans (0:46)

Team Stats

Points Per Game102.014th
Rebounds Per Game42.721st
Assists Per Game21.815th
Points Allowed105.024th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2015-161832.360
2014-154537.549
2013-143448.415
2012-132755.329
2011-122145.318

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