Pelicans at Mavericks
7:30 p.m. Saturday, American Airlines Center, Dallas
TV: FSSW Radio: ESPN/103.3 FM, 1540 AM (Spanish)
Records: Pelicans 0-5; Mavericks 2-3
About the Pelicans: Two of their first three games were against the world champion Golden State Warriors. Stephen Curry scored 40 and 53 points in those two games, which the Pelicans lost 111-95 and 134-120. ... The Pelicans also dropped their other three games — 112-94 to Portland, 103-94 to Orlando and 121-115 to Atlanta. ... Anthony Davis (20.8 points, 10 rebounds, 3.0 blocks), Eric Gordon (16 points), and Jrue Holiday (16 points) are the primary go-to players for the Pelicans.
About the Mavs: They started the season with three road games, winning two. Since returning home, they’re 0-2. ... After Saturday’s game, the Mavs’ next game is also against the Pelicans, in New Orleans on Tuesday. ... The Mavs lost to Charlotte 108-94 on Thursday, two days after losing to Toronto 102-91. ... In the past two games the Mavs have given up 102 points in the paint, including 58 to Charlotte.