Age: 25 Height: 6-10 Weight: 253 lbs School: Kentucky
The Pelicans are scuffling, as shown in their loss Monday to the short-handed Celtics. But Anthony Davis' belief in his team remains strong.
Kyrie Irving's shoulder wasn't sore enough to keep him from cheering for Marcus Morris Sr. when he hit three 3-pointers to start the second half and propel Boston to a double-digit lead. Al Horford's injured knee didn't keep him from leaping to his feet when Jayson Tatum drove past Anthony Davis for a dunk. With four of their regulars relegated to cheerleaders, the Celtics got a season-high 31 points from Morris and another 21 from Tatum to beat New Orleans 113-100 on Monday night for their sixth straight victory.
BOSTON -- The New Orleans Pelicans saw their seesaw season stay true to form Monday night, losing 113-100 to the Boston Celtics to fall two games out of a playoff spot in the jumbled-up Western Conference standings. But despite their uneven play, star forward Anthony Davis remains convinced that if New
Five Boston Celtics including Kyrie Irving, Al Horford and Gordon Hayward will miss Monday night's game against New Orleans, but the Pelicans will have Anthony Davis in the startling lineup despite a right hip contusion.
In Monday's Dose, Raphielle Johnson covers Jrue Holiday's gem, Julius Randle picking up the slack for a banged-up Anthony Davis and more.