New Orleans Defeats Memphis 104-98 - Recap
New Orleans got 25 points from Eric Gordon en route to a 104-98 victory over Memphis on Friday at New Orleans Arena.
The Pelicans were a 2.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 191.5.
New Orleans got 20 points from Jrue Holiday and another 18 points from Ryan Anderson. Jrue Holiday contributed 12 assists, while Ryan Anderson cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
The Grizzlies got a 19-point performance from Jon Leuer, who was supported by 18 points from Mike Conley. Mike Conley had 7 assists in a losing cause for Memphis, while Zach Randolph grabbed 10 rebounds.
New Orleans led at halftime, 55-54.
Memphis won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 42-31.
Next game, New Orleans takes its act on the road to face Denver looking for another win. For Memphis, they head home to face Minnesota.