Check out the best from the first night of the NBA playoffs, featuring appearances by Dwight Howard, Pau Gasol and Anthony Davis.
The Pelicans received one of the most dominant scoring debuts ever, but the uncertain status of Tyreke Evans may leave Anthony Davis with little help.
Tyreke Evans was scheduled to undergo an MRI exam on his left knee Saturday after banging knees with Golden State's Andre Iguodala and suffering a contusion that knocked him out of Game 1.
Pelicans forward Anthony Davis throws down a great one-handed alley-oop from Norris Cole in the fourth quarter of New Orleans' 106-99 loss to Golden State.
Stephen Curry scores 34 points in the Warriors' 106-99 Game 1 win over the Pelicans.
Stephen Curry scored 34 points with an MVP-worthy performance, and the Golden State Warriors went up big before holding off the New Orleans Pelicans 106-99 in their playoff opener Saturday.
Warriors guard Stephen Curry makes a crazy layup while being fouled on the attempt against the Pelicans.
Pelicans point guard Norris Cole scores on a two-handed slam dunk against the Warriors.
Pelicans forward Anthony Davis blocks Warriors forward Draymond Green in the first quarter of Game 1.
Warriors guard Klay Thompson lobbed up a nice pass to center Andrew Bogut, who finished with a two-handed dunk.
Pelicans GM Dell Demps discusses Anthony Davis' work ethic and how excited the team is to be in the playoffs.
Anthony Davis discusses how important it was for him to have the Pelicans make the playoffs this year.
The Pelicans pose challenges for the Warriors that the Thunder did not. Starting with the Brow, here's some things the No. 1 seed needs to watch.
New Orleans Pelicans coach Monty Williams reacted to notions that he overcelebrated the Pelicans' playoff-clinching win by saying his excitement had nothing to do with basketball.
One report claimed the Pelicans GM and head coach could have been fired if the team didn't make the 2015 NBA playoffs.
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Our ESPN Forecast panel predicts which West teams will advance to Round 2.
Despite a bunch of losing seasons, the Pelicans did not fire head coach Monty Williams.
Our experts weigh in with their predictions for the first round of the Western Conference playoffs.
The New Orleans Pelicans celebrated making the playoffs with a dance party in their locker room, headlined by Anthony Davis.
Pelicans top Spurs 108-103 as Anthony Davis scores 31 with 13 rebounds
The Western Conference playoffs will be surely one to remember.
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Pelicans @ Warriors
ORACLE Arena - Tue 4/21