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Player rankings: Can Boogie and Brow make it work?

Where are things going right and wrong for the new Pelicans duo? Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

It has been three weeks since the New Orleans Pelicans made the NBA's boldest midseason splash in years by trading for DeMarcus Cousins.

At the time they were just 2.5 games out of the Western Conference playoff picture but have since gone 3-6 and now trail the Denver Nuggets by 5.5 games for the No. 8 seed.

How have Cousins and Anthony Davis -- both in the top 10 in our season-long player rankings before the deal -- performed together as teammates? Despite the losses, are there signs that the partnership can work long term?