Greg Smith failed his physical and will not join the Pelicans.
Anthony Davis made two 3-pointers against the Hawks on Friday, finishing with 20 points, five rebounds, one assist and three blocks in 26 minutes.
Tyreke Evans had no trouble getting to the rim against the Hawks on Friday, finishing with 17 points, nine rebounds, two assists and one 3-pointer.
Kendrick Perkins will start at center on Friday.
Greg Smith agreed to a non-guaranteed deal with the Pelicans.
Alonzo Gee (personal) will play in Friday's game vs. the Hawks.
Tyreke Evans (knee contusion) will play vs. the Hawks on Friday as expected.
Omer Asik (calf strain) is expected to miss three weeks.
Chris Douglas-Roberts said daily meditation helps him deal with the stress of playing in the NBA.
Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry said that he will play his starters at full regular-season minutes in the last two preseason games.
Alvin Gentry believes that Jrue Holiday can establish himself as one of the elite point guards in the league.
Kendrick Perkins said that he's ready to step up for the Pelicans with Alexis Ajinca nursing a hamstring injury.
Luke Babbitt said that he added some weight this offseason in hopes that head coach Alvin Gentry would give him some minutes using him as a stretch-four.
Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry said the team won't rush Alexis Ajinca (hamstring) back into action.
Anthony Davis will play more at center now that Alexis Ajinca (hamstring) is set to miss at least four weeks.