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Knicks guard Iman Shumpert brings the ball up court against the New Orleans Pelicans during the third quarter of a Summer League game. (July 12, 2013)

Knicks vs. Pelicans

The Knicks fell to the New Orleans Pelicans, 77-72, Friday in their NBA Summer League opener in Las Vegas.

Knicks guard Tim Hardaway Jr. shoots against the
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Knicks guard Tim Hardaway Jr. shoots against the New Orleans Pelicans during the third quarter of a Summer League game. (July 12, 2013)

Knicks guard Iman Shumpert brings the ball up
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Knicks guard Iman Shumpert brings the ball up court against the New Orleans Pelicans during the third quarter of a Summer League game. (July 12, 2013)

Josh Owens of the New Orleans Pelicans, center,
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Josh Owens of the New Orleans Pelicans, center, bobbles the ball as Eloy Vargas of the Knicks defends during the third quarter of a Summer League game. (July 12, 2013)

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Knicks small forward Iman Shumpert, center, passes the
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Knicks small forward Iman Shumpert, center, passes the ball off against New Orleans Pelicans shooting guard Austin Rivers, right, during the second quarter of a Summer League game. (July 12, 2013)

New Orleans Pelicans shooting guard Austin Rivers, center,
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New Orleans Pelicans shooting guard Austin Rivers, center, drives in for a layup against Knicks forward C.J. Leslie, left, and Eloy Vargas, right front, in the first quarter of a Summer League game. (July 12, 2013)

Knicks guard Tim Hardaway Jr. shoots against New
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Knicks guard Tim Hardaway Jr. shoots against New Orleans Pelicans point guard Brian Roberts during the first quarter of a Summer League game. (July 12, 2013)

Knicks forward C.J. Leslie, left, shoots against New
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Knicks forward C.J. Leslie, left, shoots against New Orleans Pelicans forward Jon Brockman during the first quarter of a Summer League game. (July 12, 2013)

New Orleans Pelicans point guard Brian Roberts, front
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New Orleans Pelicans point guard Brian Roberts, front left, drives the ball down court against Knicks guard Chris Smith, back left, as Elston Turner Jr. of the Pelicans sets a screen during the fourth quarter of a Summer League game. (July 12, 2013)

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New Orleans Pelicans Darius Miller shoots over Eloy
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New Orleans Pelicans Darius Miller shoots over Eloy Vargas of the Knicks during the second quarter of a Summer League game. (July 12, 2013)

New Orleans Pelicans guard Brian Roberts brings the
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New Orleans Pelicans guard Brian Roberts brings the ball up court against the New York Knicks during the second quarter of a Summer League game. (July 12, 2013)

Knicks guard Tim Hardaway Jr., center, brings the
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Knicks guard Tim Hardaway Jr., center, brings the ball up court against the New Orleans Pelicans during the third quarter of a Summer League game. (July 12, 2013)

New York Knicks guard Tim Hardaway Jr., left,
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New York Knicks guard Tim Hardaway Jr., left, looks to drive against New Orleans Pelicans point guard Brian Roberts during the third quarter of a Summer League game. (July 12, 2013)

Liam McMorrow of the Knicks, center, puts up
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Liam McMorrow of the Knicks, center, puts up a shot against New Orleans Pelicans small forward Darius Miller, left, and Cameron Moore, right, during the second quarter of a Summer League game. (July 12, 2013)

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Knicks guard Tim Hardaway Jr., left, talks with
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Knicks guard Tim Hardaway Jr., left, talks with Iman Shumpert during a timeout of a Summer League game against the New Orleans Pelicans. (July 12, 2013)

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