Georgia St. tops UTA 73-64 in Sun Belt final for NCAA bid

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Malik Benlevi hit four 3-pointers and finished with 16 points, and Georgia State advanced to a second straight NCAA Tournament with a 73-64 victory over Texas-Arlington in the Sun B...

Jackson, Booker lift Suns over Pelicans in OT, 138-136

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Josh Jackson hit a tying 3-pointer with 2 seconds left in overtime, the Pelicans were assessed a technical foul when they called a timeout they didn't have and Devin Booker hit the ...

Leonard's 31 lead Raptors past Pelicans, 127-104

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 31 points and the Toronto Raptors snapped a two-game skid with a 127-104 victory over the undermanned New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night. Pa...

Favors, Gobert push Jazz past Pelicans 114-104

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Derrick Favors scored 25 points, Rudy Gobert added 22 points and 13 rebounds, and the Utah Jazz defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 114-104 on Wednesday night. Donov...

Sixers beat Pelicans 111-110; Marjanovic hurt late

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tobias Harris scored 29 points, Ben Simmons had 14 points and 12 assists, and the Philadelphia 76ers narrowly held off the New Orleans Pelicans 111-110 on Monday night. ...

Holiday, Pelicans stunt Lakers playoff push, 128-115

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jrue Holiday hit five 3-pointers and scored 27 points while Anthony Davis watched from the bench, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Los Angeles Lakers 128-115 on Saturday night....

Pelicans lose Davis, beat Thunder 131-122

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Julius Randle capped a 33-point, 11-rebound performance with three clutch baskets in the final minutes, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 131-122 on Thursd...

Disgruntled AD has just 3 points, Pelicans routed by Magic

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Disgruntled star Anthony Davis scored three points on 1-of-9 shooting, outplayed badly by big man Nikola Vucevic as the Orlando Magic beat the listless New Orleans Pelicans 118-88 o...

Untraded Davis scores 32, Pelicans beat Wolves, 122-117

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis didn't need long to win back the crowd after being booed during his pregame introduction and the first few chances he had to handle the ball. But the...

Collison lifts Pacers over Pelicans, 109-107

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Darren Collison capped a 22-point performance with a 3-pointer, a 20-foot jumper with the shot clock winding down and a free throw during the final two minutes as the Indiana Pacers...

Jokic has triple-double, Nuggets beat Pelicans 105-99

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 20 points, 13 rebound and 10 assists for his eighth triple-double of the season and the Denver Nuggets beat the undermanned New Orleans Pelicans 105-99 on Wednesday...

Saints-Rams NFC title game a clash of like-minded coaches

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — One way or another, the NFC Championship between the Los Angeles Rams and New Orleans Saints will be won by a coach named Sean — with an Irish surname — who designs and calls plays ...

Risk-taking Saints advance to host Rams for NFC title

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Coach Sean Payton the New Orleans Saints are anything but risk averse. After all, Payton's Saints won a Super Bowl with the help of a surprise onside kick nine yea...

Recently banged-up Saints line showing signs of healing

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — When Saints starting right guard Larry Warford came out of the trainer's room, he scooped a mini basketball off the floor of the locker room and casually executed a quick, spinnin...

Saints: Payton used Lombardi Trophy, cash, as motivation

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The Lombardi Trophy, stacks of cash totaling more than $200,000 and a Super Bowl ring — flanked by armed guards — were among the sights Saints players saw when they showed up at t...