1) The NBA announced this morning that DeMarcus Cousins and Alvin Gentry will participate in the second annual summer game in Africa, as part of the league’s Basketball Without Borders initiative. Read Gentry’s thoughts on his excitement to take part in the event.
2) The summer league Pelicans posted a 105-95 win over the Hawks yesterday in the opening round of the Las Vegas tournament.
3) Watch postgame reaction from Quinn Cook (26 points, 11/16 shooting, 7 assists), Jalen Jones, Cheick Diallo and summer head coach Jamelle McMillan.
4) Watch highlights from Pelicans-Hawks.
5) New Orleans (1-3) advanced to today’s Round of 16 matchup against eighth-seeded San Antonio. Tip-off is at 3 p.m. Central, with live coverage provided by NBA TV.