Buzzing on Yahoo Sports:

Anthony Davis gets double-double, Pelicans slip by Hawks

Automated Insights

Anthony Davis scored 27 points and recorded 10 rebounds, his 22nd double-double of the season, to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a close victory over the Atlanta Hawks, 105-100. New Orleans (21-27) picked up the win after falling to the San Antonio Spurs on Monday.

Davis went 9-14 from the field and 9-10 from the free throw line, in a solid performance. Brian Roberts also contributed for New Orleans, finishing with 19 points and 6 assists. Paul Millsap had another big game for Atlanta despite the loss, scoring 26 points on 10-20 shooting, including 3-7 from behind the arc. He also tallied 10 rebounds. DeMarre Carroll added 22 points and 7 rebounds and Jeff Teague finished with 11 points and 13 assists.

Atlanta (25-23) has now dropped consecutive games after losing to Indiana on Tuesday.

Coming up, the Pelicans square off with the Minnesota Timberwolves, who are 24-25 on the season. The Hawks match up with the Memphis Grizzlies, currently sitting at 26-22 this year. The Pelicans came up short against Minnesota each of the last two times they've met. The Hawks have a 0-1 record against Memphis this season.

Win cash prizes, pick a fantasy roster for just one day, join in minutes!

Learn how to play

Contest Entries Entry Fee Prizes Starts (EDT)
NFL $750K Baller 31381/85227 $10 $750000 Sunday 1:00 PM Enter
NFL $1 Single Entry 50/50 [Top 2,500 Win] 2710/5000 $1 $4500 Sunday 1:00 PM Enter
NFL $100K Tournament [$10K to 1st] 2266/4545 $25 $100000 Sunday 1:00 PM Enter
View Comments (0)