The Pelicans stormed past the Trail Blazers courtesy of a Zion Williamson performance that saw the rookie break new ground.
Zion Williamson, Ja Morant and Luka Doncic will be among the headline acts in the NBA Rising Stars Challenge.
The Los Angeles Clippers fell to a 110-103 loss against the Philadelphia 76ers, leaving Paul George angry at the officiating.
The Philadelphia 76ers stayed hot at home, while the Boston Celtics had their winning streak snapped by the Houston Rockets on Tuesday.
After an eventful couple of days in Philadelphia, Joel Embiid was back on the floor and playing a starring role for the 76ers.
The New York Knicks are the NBA's priciest team, ahead of the Los Angeles Lakers and Golden State Warriors, per the magazine's calculations.
Luka Doncic has missed the past seven games, but he is set for a comeback midweek.
He is thrilled to see five Lakers players in the provisional US roster, but LeBron James will not rush to commit for the Olympics.
Ahead of his expected return against the Portland Trail Blazers, Zion Williamson explained his most recent injury absence.
D'Angelo Russell was unable to prevent the Toronto Raptors extended their magnificent winning run to 15 matches on Monday.