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Final thoughts: Pelicans 105, Jazz 98

Published November 21, 2013 11:10 am

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New Orleans • How bad was Gordon Hayward's 1-for-17 shooting night?He's now one of just five guys to have done it since 1985, according to Basketball Reference (credit to @AndrewDBailey for the find). Hayward shares the dubious distinction with Hall of Fame finalist Tim Hardaway, a future Hall of Famer Jason Kidd, five-time All-Star Chris Bosh and one-time Brandy fiancé Quentin Richardson.• John Lucas III had his shot going tonight. He went 4 of 5 from three and finished with 14 points. But even if he was still slumping, it might not be his fault."Every time I shoot I feel like my shot's going in," he said. "I'm a shooter. To me, I feel like it's the ball's [fault], it's not my shot. That's my mentality."• Trey Burke led the team onto the court before the game. This happened:

— Aaron Falk