The Hornets traded SF Scotty Hopson to the Pelicans in exchange for cash on Sunday.
Russ Smith scored six points with four boards, eight assists, two steals, one block and six turnovers in 28 minutes.
Omri Casspi was traded to the Pelicans as part of Sunday's three-team trade with the Wizards and Rockets.
The Pelicans may waive Austin Rivers to clear enough cap space for their acquisition of Omer Asik.
Jeff Withey gained 17 pounds from last season and is now up to 240.
Tyreke Evans (knee) did some rehab work at the Pelicans' practice facility on Wednesday.
Jrue Holiday (shin surgery) expects to be cleared for on-court activity in August.
The Dallas Mavericks have expressed interest in Al-Farouq Aminu.
In order to make salary cap room to acquire Omer Asik from the Rockets, the Pelicans will not be extending a qualifying offer to Darius Miller, according to sources.
The 76ers selected Louisville PG Russ Smith at No. 47 on Thursday, but he was traded to the Pelicans for Pierre Jackson.
The Pelicans are shopping Ryan Anderson in a trade, according to Yahoo! Sports.
The New Orleans Pelicans are reportedly looking to trade Austin Rivers in an effort to clear salary cap space.
Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that the Rockets are set to deal C Omer Asik to the Pelicans for a future first-round draft pick and $1.5 million.
Jrue Holiday (leg) is still not cleared for basketball activity.
Jrue Holiday (leg) has been working out with his performance and conditioning coach.