Oklahoma City Thunder (8-12, 12th in the Western Conference) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (11-8, third in the Western Conference)
New Orleans; Monday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and the Oklahoma City Thunder play the New Orleans Pelicans.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Stephen Clark’s 26 points helped Citadel defeat IUPUI 74-53 on Friday night at the New Orleans Big Easy Classic.
Clark added nine rebounds for the Bulldogs (4-3). Elijah Morgan scored 22 points while shooting 7 for 13, including 6 for 11 from beyond the arc.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Justin Mullins scored 27 points as Denver beat New Orleans 77-76 on Friday.
Mullins finished 12 of 14 from the field for the Pioneers (6-1). Tommy Bruner scored 19 points and added five assists.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — K'mani Doughty had 20 points in New Orleans' 87-84 win against IUPUI on Thursday.
Doughty also had seven rebounds and five assists for the Privateers (2-3). Khaleb Wilson-Rouse scored 16 points, shooting 5 for 10, including 4 for 7 from beyond the arc.
1890 — Navy beats Army 24-0 in the first matchup of this historic series.
1934 — The Detroit Lions play their first traditional Thanksgiving Day home game and lose to the Chicago Bears 19-16 in front of 26,000.
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints top cornerback Marshon Lattimore, who has missed six straight games with an abdomen injury, was among six New Orleans players to return to practice Wednesday after being unable to play in a Week 11 victory over the Los Angeles Rams.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An 8-year-old was killed by a bullet that passed through the wall of his family's New Orleans home Wednesday, authorities said.
Police responded to a call of a child shot shortly after 11 a.m.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Austin Ash scored 19 points as The Citadel beat New Orleans 72-65 on Wednesday.
Ash added five rebounds for the Bulldogs (3-2). David Maynard scored 11 points while shooting 4 for 8, including 3 for 7 from beyond the arc.
New Orleans Pelicans (10-7, sixth in the Western Conference) vs. San Antonio Spurs (6-12, 14th in the Western Conference)
San Antonio; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: San Antonio comes into the matchup with New Orleans after losing five games in a row.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Brandon Ingram scored a season-high 34 points in the same game that Zion Williamson returned from a three-game absence, and the New Orleans Pelicans routed the depleted Golden State Warriors 128-83 on Monday night.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints coach Dennis Allen placed a renewed focus on fundamentals during the past week of practice and it appeared to pay off.
If your idea of a New Orleans cocktail is a Kool-Aid colored, alcohol-heavy concoction served in a plastic hand grenade or a novelty glass resembling a hurricane lamp, stop thinking like a college freshman on his first trip to Bourbon Street and take a look at the new book from upscale bar owner Neal Bodenheimer.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Andy Dalton could sense the Rams' Aaron Donald closing quickly from the left edge on a third-and-9 play late in the third quarter of a three-point game.
New Orleans' quarterback unloaded a high, deep throw down the middle of the field a moment before being flung to the turf.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An already disappointing season for Matthew Stafford and Los Angeles Rams could be getting worse.
Now tied for the worst 10-game record of any defending Super Bowl champion, the Rams (3-7) lost Stafford to what was feared to be a second concussion in three weeks during a 27-20 defeat in New Orleans that extended their losing steak to four games.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jaylen Brown and the Boston Celtics are trying to remain mindful of the things they could be doing better as they continue to vanquish one opponent after another.
Brown had 27 points and 10 rebounds, Derrick White highlighted a 26-point performance with six 3-pointers, and the Boston Celtics beat the New Orleans Pelicans 117-109 on Friday night for their ninth straight win.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A southeast Louisiana town has eased its requirement that a $10,000 bond be posted by groups wanting to stage protest marches, and it settled a lawsuit with community activists who said the requirement was unconstitutional.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Congress unconstitutionally gave too much power to a nonprofit authority it created in 2020 to develop and enforce horseracing rules, a federal appeals court in New Orleans ruled Friday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A man who spent nearly four decades behind bars for a 1983 killing won his freedom Thursday after New Orleans prosecutors joined defense lawyers in asking to have his murder conviction overturned.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Derek Fountain scored 13 of his 15 points in the first half when LSU took off to a big lead and the Tigers defeated New Orleans 91-62 on Thursday night.
Fountain, a Mississippi State transfer, was 4 of 5 from the field and 6 of 6 at the line along with eight rebounds and seven of LSU's 17 steals in only 17 minutes.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The defending champion Los Angeles Rams and the New Orleans Saints have been on parallel paths this season.
Both have been disappointments, are multiple games below .500 and urgently need a victory as they meet in the Superdome on Sunday.
LOS ANGELES RAMS (3-6) at NEW ORLEANS (3-7)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, FOX
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Saints by 3.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — CJ McCollum scored 23 points, Jonas Valanciunas added 22 and the New Orleans Pelicans won their second straight game without Zion Williamson in the lineup, beating the Chicago Bulls 124-110 on Wednesday night.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints coach Dennis Allen won't make a quarterback change this week.
In announcing Wednesday that Andy Dalton would remain in the lineup Sunday against the Los Angeles Rams, the first-year Saints coach stressed that New Orleans' anemic offensive performance during its past two games stems from more than the performance of a single player.
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — C.J. McCollum scored 14 of his 30 points in the third quarter and the New Orleans Pelicans overcame Ja Morant’s 36-point effort to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 113-102 on Tuesday night.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans forward Zion Williamson sat out the Pelicans' game Tuesday night against the Memphis Grizzlies because of a right foot contusion.
Pelicans coach Willie Green said Williamson was “day-to-day” and that there was “definitely some hope” he could play Wednesday night at home against Chicago.
PEWAUKEE, Wis. (AP) — Three adults and dozens of dogs on board a twin-engine plane are OK after an emergency landing on a golf course in southeastern Wisconsin on Tuesday, according to sheriff's officials.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Quarterback Jameis Winston's return to the Saints' lineup appears more likely this week than at any time since his removal — in part because of back and ankle injuries — in Week 4.
Memphis Grizzlies (9-5, fifth in the Western Conference) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (7-6, seventh in the Western Conference)
New Orleans; Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Ja Morant leads Memphis into a matchup with New Orleans.
NEW ORLEANS, La. (AP) — The United Methodist Church, a mainstay of the American religious landscape, has cut ties with 58 churches in its Louisiana conference amid a nationwide schism within the Protestant denomination.
SLIDELL, La. (AP) — The 10 women gathered on yoga mats in a New Orleans suburb, the lights dimmed.
“I'd like to invite you to close your eyes," instructor Stephanie Osborne said in a soothing voice from the front of the room.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Zion Williamson scored 26 points and Brandon Ingram iced the game with six points in a 13-0 run in the final 2:07 to power the New Orleans Pelicans to a 119-106 victory over the Houston Rockets on Saturday night.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — John Rhys Plumlee ran around, through or away from the stingiest run defense in the American Athletic Conference again and again.
Plumlee accounted for 308 yards and three touchdowns, and No.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jordan Johnson scored 14 points as New Orleans beat Saint Francis (Ill.) 65-63 on Saturday night.
Johnson added five assists and five steals for the Privateers (1-1). Khaleb Wilson-Rouse scored 14 points while going 4 of 12 from the floor, including 2 for 6 from distance, and 4 for 4 from the line.
HAMMOND, La. (AP) — A mother and daughter were fatally shot early Saturday in their home north of New Orleans, authorities said.
The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting that happened just after 2:30 a.m.
Houston Rockets (2-10, 15th in the Western Conference) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (6-6, eighth in the Western Conference)
New Orleans; Saturday, 8:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: New Orleans plays Houston in a matchup of Western Conference teams.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jerami Grant dribbled between his legs, knifed between New Orleans forwards Zion Williamson and Brandon Ingram and dunked hard with two hands before defenders Herb Jones and Trey Murphy III could meet him at the rim.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tulane's campus and surrounding areas are abuzz over the historic significance of Saturday's clash between the No. 16 Green Wave and No. 22 UCF.
Tulane coach Willie Fritz is pleased, but not so inclined to feed into it.
Portland Trail Blazers (8-3, third in the Western Conference) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (6-5, eighth in the Western Conference)
New Orleans; Thursday, 8 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Pelicans -6.5; over/under is 225.5
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana Rep. Clay Higgins won a fourth term Tuesday, fending off a challenge from prosecutor and fellow Republican Holden Hoggatt, who mounted a challenge focused in part on discontent with the pace of federal aid in reaching the state’s hurricane-battered southwestern region.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Dennis Allen will need the second half of his first season as Saints head coach to go better than the first if New Orleans is to entertain any postseason possibilities.
The good news for Allen and the Saints (3-6) is that they remain just a game out of first place in the NFC South with eight to play — and many teams would take that.
New Orleans Pelicans (5-5, eighth in the Western Conference) vs. Chicago Bulls (6-6, sixth in the Eastern Conference)
Chicago; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: New Orleans will aim to stop its three-game road losing streak when the Pelicans take on Chicago.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With the Saints trailing Baltimore 14-0 late in the first half, Andy Dalton overthrew open receiver Marquez Callaway in the end zone.
It was that kind of a night for New Orleans' offense.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens didn't need their full complement of key contributors to stifle the Saints and silence the Superdome.
Kenyan Drake rushed for 93 yards and two touchdowns, Justin Houston had an interception to go with his third straight multiple-sack game, and the Ravens beat New Orleans 27-13 on Monday night.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Saints have scratched veteran receiver Jarvis Landry for Monday night's game against Baltimore after he tried to return to practice this week from an ankle injury, while the Ravens have ruled out tight end Mark Andrews with knee and shoulder injuries.