Pelicans Fall 116-95 Against Los Angeles - Game Recap
New Orleans was run off the court by the Lakers on Tuesday as Los Angeles blasted the Pelicans 116-95 at STAPLES Center.
Los Angeles won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 199.5.
Jordan Hill had 21 points for Los Angeles and Nick Young chipped in with 17 points. Steve Blake had 10 assists for the Lakers, while Jordan Hill was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
New Orleans got 17 points from Eric Gordon in a losing cause and another 15 points from Anthony Davis. Tyreke Evans contributed 6 assists for the Pelicans, while Al-Farouq Aminu had 5 rebounds.
The Lakers hit the break leading 55-39 before taking care of business in the second half.
Los Angeles had a 53-31 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Los Angeles looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Nuggets. The Pelicans will aim to get back on the winning track at Utah.