Los Angeles Falls 96-85 to Pelicans - Recap
Los Angeles was victimized by Anthony Davis for 32 points as the Pelicans defeated the Lakers 96-85 in NBA action on Friday.
The Pelicans were a 9.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 202.5.
New Orleans got 16 points from Eric Gordon and another 14 points from Jason Smith. Jrue Holiday contributed 13 assists, while Anthony Davis cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Los Angeles got 16 points from Chris Kaman in a losing cause and another 13 points from Steve Blake. Steve Blake contributed 8 assists for the Lakers, while Jordan Hill had 13 rebounds.
New Orleans led at halftime, 55-48.
New Orleans won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 50-48.
Next game, New Orleans takes its act on the road to face Phoenix looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head home to face Minnesota.