76ers Fall 121-105 Against New Orleans - Game Recap
Eric Gordon went off for 26 points and added 2 rebounds leading New Orleans over Philadelphia, 121-105, on Friday at Wells Fargo Center.
New Orleans won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 209.5.
Anthony Davis had 22 points for New Orleans and Jrue Holiday chipped in with 20 points. Jrue Holiday had 13 assists for the Pelicans, while Anthony Davis was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
Philadelphia got 24 points from Tony Wroten in a losing cause and another 22 points from Evan Turner. Michael Carter-Williams contributed 10 assists for the 76ers, while Thaddeus Young had 12 rebounds.
New Orleans led at halftime, 61-55.
Philadelphia had a 49-40 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, New Orleans takes its act on the road to face New York looking for another win. For Philadelphia, they head on the road to face Detroit.