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Eric Gordon, Anthony Davis carry Pelicans by 76ers

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In a spectacular all-around effort, Jrue Holiday finished with 20 points and registered 13 assists and 7 rebounds to help the New Orleans Pelicans take down the Philadelphia 76ers, 121-105. The Pelicans put together a very efficient performance, turning it over on only 12 possessions while totaling 30 assists. New Orleans (7-8) gets one in the win column after losing to Golden State on Tuesday.

Holiday shot 8-13 from the field, in a strong performance. He tallied 3 steals as well. Other key performers for New Orleans were Eric Gordon with 26 points and 7 assists, Anthony Davis with 22 points and 10 rebounds, and Ryan Anderson with 18 points and 8 rebounds. Despite the loss, Tony Wroten put up 24 points off the bench for Philadelphia on 9-13 shooting from the field and 5-9 from the free throw line. Thaddeus Young chipped in 15 points and 12 rebounds, Spencer Hawes finished with 12 points and 9 rebounds, and Michael Carter-Williams put up 10 points and 10 assists.

Philadelphia (6-11) has now lost 3 consecutive games.

Coming up, the Pelicans square off with the New York Knicks, who are 3-11 on the season. The 76ers meet the Detroit Pistons, currently sitting at 6-10 this year.


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