FILE - In this May 8, 2018, file photo, New Orleans Pelicans’ Anthony Davis, center, goes up for a shot as Golden State Warriors’ Kevon Looney, bottom left, and Kevin Durant defend during the first half in Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series, in Oakland, Calif. The Pelicans have moved on from DeMarcus Cousins and Rajon Rondo. They’ve gotten younger, intend to play faster and hope that helps All-Star Anthony Davis carry the team even farther than last year’s second-round playoff exit.
FILE - In this May 8, 2018, file photo, New Orleans Pelicans’ Anthony Davis, center, goes up for a shot as Golden State Warriors’ Kevon Looney, bottom left, and Kevin Durant defend during the first half in Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series, in Oakland, Calif. The Pelicans have moved on from DeMarcus Cousins and Rajon Rondo. They’ve gotten younger, intend to play faster and hope that helps All-Star Anthony Davis carry the team even farther than last year’s second-round playoff exit. Pool Photo via AP, File Ezra Shaw
FILE - In this May 8, 2018, file photo, New Orleans Pelicans’ Anthony Davis, center, goes up for a shot as Golden State Warriors’ Kevon Looney, bottom left, and Kevin Durant defend during the first half in Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series, in Oakland, Calif. The Pelicans have moved on from DeMarcus Cousins and Rajon Rondo. They’ve gotten younger, intend to play faster and hope that helps All-Star Anthony Davis carry the team even farther than last year’s second-round playoff exit. Pool Photo via AP, File Ezra Shaw

Pelicans, Davis, hope new faces, faster pace mean more wins

October 10, 2018 08:00 PM