Pelicans Down Philadelphia 135-98 - Match Report
Philadelphia was run off the court by the Pelicans on Saturday as New Orleans blasted the 76ers 135-98 at New Orleans Arena.
New Orleans won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 8.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 204.5.
New Orleans got 26 points from Ryan Anderson and another 19 points from Eric Gordon. Jrue Holiday contributed 12 assists, while Anthony Davis cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
The 76ers got a 20-point performance from Darius Morris, who was supported by 19 points from Tony Wroten. Spencer Hawes had 3 assists in a losing cause for Philadelphia, while Brandon Davies grabbed 8 rebounds.
New Orleans led at halftime, 67-46.
New Orleans won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 42-38.
New Orleans looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Jazz. The 76ers will aim to get back on the winning track at Dallas.