Mavericks at Pelicans
7 p.m. Tuesday, Smoothie King Center, New Orleans
TV: FSSW Radio: ESPN/103.3 FM, ESPN/1540 AM (Spanish)
Records: Mavericks 3-3; Pelicans 0-6
About the Mavericks: Dallas begins a stretch of four games in five days, the only one this season. ... The Mavericks host nemesis DeAndre Jordan and the LA Clippers on Wednesday, entertain Kobe Bryant and the LA Lakers on Friday, and play at Houston on Saturday. ... The Mavericks are 2-1 on the road this season with the wins at Phoenix and at the Lakers.
About the Pelicans: New Orleans has gone into desperation mode after joining Philadelphia (0-7) and Brooklyn (0-7) as the only teams in the NBA without a victory this season. ... The Pelicans were a playoff team last season and are under the direction of first-year coach Alvin Gentry. ... Since last season, Anthony Davis has 10 games in which he’s collected at least 20 points, 10 rebounds and five blocked shots.