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Brandon Ingram has 24 points, Pelicans beat Clippers 113-89

Jan. 13, 2022 23:31 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Brandon Ingram scored 24 points and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Los Angeles Clippers 113-89 on Thursday night. “B.I. is playing at an extremely high level; he can pick and choose his spots,” Pelicans coach Willie Green said. "The beauty in what he’s...

Siakam scores 29, Raptors beat Pelicans for 6th straight win

Jan. 09, 2022 21:43 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Pascal Siakam had 29 points and 10 rebounds, Fred VanVleet scored 32 points and the Toronto Raptors extended their winning streak to a season-high six games with a 105-101 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday night. OG Anunoby scored 12 points as the Raptors...

Ingram scores 32, Pelicans beat depleted Warriors 101-96

Jan. 07, 2022 00:15 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Brandon Ingram broke out of a shooting slump with 32 points and the New Orleans Pelicans snapped a three-game skid with a 101-96 victory over the depleted Golden State Warriors on Thursday night. “You could tell from the start of the game that he was playing at...

Booker scores 33, leads Suns to 123-110 win over Pelicans

Jan. 04, 2022 23:47 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Devin Booker scored 33 points, Chris Paul added 11 points and 15 assists, and the Phoenix Suns beat the New Orleans Pelicans 123-110 on Tuesday night. Mikal Bridges added 23 points for Phoenix, which picked up its seventh win over the Pelicans in the last nine...

Mitchell scores 29, Jazz top Pelicans 115-104

Jan. 04, 2022 00:20 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 29 points, Bojan Bogdanovic added 21, and Utah Jazz beat the New Orleans Pelicans 115-104 on Monday night to extend their road winning streak to nine games. Bogdanovic hit two of his five 3s in the final 2:31, the first pushing Utah's...

Giannis' triple-double leads Milwaukee to 6th straight win

Jan. 01, 2022 22:20 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — With Giannis Antetokounmpo in peak form since returning from COVID-19 protocols, the red-hot Milwaukee Bucks are scoring at their highest rate of the season. Antetokounmpo had 35 points, 16 rebounds and 10 assists for his second triple-double of the season and the...

Pelicans' Valanciunas enters COVID-19 protocols

Dec. 31, 2021 19:07 PM EST

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Pelicans center Jonas Valanciunas has entered the NBA's COVID-19 protocols, coach Willie Green said Friday. Valanciunas' status effectively rules him out for the Pelicans' next game at Milwaukee on Saturday night. He has been among New Orleans' most productive...

Temple, Jones rally Pelicans past Cavaliers after Rubio hurt

Dec. 29, 2021 00:24 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Garrett Temple nailed four of his five fourth-quarter 3-pointers in a decisive flurry and rookie Herb Jones scored a career-high 26 points to lift the New Orleans Pelicans to a near-record 108-104 comeback victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night. ...

Ingram, Hart lead Pelicans past Magic for 4th straight win

Dec. 23, 2021 22:28 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Brandon Ingram scored 31 points, Josh Hart hit two clutch 3-pointers in the second half to thwart an Orlando rally, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Magic 110-104 on Thursday night. The Pelicans have won four straight and five of six. New Orleans started...

Ingram, Alexander-Walker shoot Pelicans past Blazers 111-97

Dec. 22, 2021 00:19 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Brandon Ingram had 28 points, Nickeil Alexander-Walker scored 22 of his 27 in the second half and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Portland Trail Blazers 111-97 on Tuesday night for their first three-game winning streak of the season. Josh Hart scored 20 points...