Anthony Davis put up 30 points and notched 8 blocks to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers, 100-89. The Pelicans had an impressive game shooting the ball in this game, finishing 39-74 (52.7%). New Orleans (19-25) has now won three straight.
Davis shot 12-18 from the field and 6-7 from the free throw line, in a good performance. He also put up 7 rebounds and 3 assists. Other key performers for New Orleans were Eric Gordon with 20 points and 9 assists, and Brian Roberts with 12 points and 6 assists. Despite the loss, Kyrie Irving put up 23 points for Cleveland on 8-17 shooting (1-4 on 3-point attempts), in addition to going 6-6 from the free throw line. Tyler Zeller added 13 points and 10 rebounds.
This drops Cleveland (16-29) to 0-2 against New Orleans on the year.
Coming up, the Pelicans take on the Minnesota Timberwolves, who are 22-22 on the season. The Cavaliers match up against the New York Knicks, currently sitting at 18-27 this year. The Pelicans are 0-1 versus Minnesota this season. The Cavaliers are 1-0 versus New York this season.
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