Recap - Pelicans Defeat Los Angeles 132-125
New Orleans scored early and very often on Tuesday, sprinting to a lead and going past the 130-point plateau with a 132-125 win over Los Angeles.
New Orleans won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 212.5.
Eric Gordon had 28 points for New Orleans and Anthony Davis chipped in with 28 points. Tyreke Evans had 11 assists for the Pelicans, while Anthony Davis was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 15 boards.
The Lakers got a 29-point performance from Pau Gasol, who was supported by 23 points from Kent Bazemore. Kendall Marshall had 10 assists in a losing cause for Los Angeles, while Pau Gasol grabbed 12 rebounds.
New Orleans led at halftime, 67-51.
New Orleans won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 39-30.
New Orleans looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bucks. The Lakers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Los Angeles.