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Embiid leads 76ers past short-handed Pelicans, 117-107

Jan. 25, 2022 22:56 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid is dominating opponents nightly — and he doesn’t plan on stopping anytime soon. Embiid scored 12 of his 42 points in the fourth quarter as the Philadelphia 76ers pulled away from the short-handed New Orleans Pelicans for a 117-107 win on Tuesday...

Graham, Valanciunas push Pelicans past Pacers, 117-113

Jan. 25, 2022 00:17 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Devonte' Graham scored 25 points, Josh Hart had 22 points and 10 rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Indiana Pacers 117-113 on Monday night. Graham, who was questionable before the game because of a sore left ankle, started and went 5 of 9 from...

Valanciunas, Hart lead Pelicans past Knicks, 102-91

Jan. 20, 2022 23:33 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Jose Alvarado felt right at home back in New York, where the Knicks had another rough night in front of their fans. Alvarado had a big game not far from his Brooklyn home and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Knicks 102-91 on Thursday night. ...

Lewis' late 3 sends Marquette past No. 11 Villanova 57-54

Jan. 19, 2022 23:01 PM EST

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Justin Lewis wanted the ball with the game on the line and got it — and briefly lost his grip. Like all the times Marquette nearly let the game slip away, Lewis recovered. And this time, he let it fly. Over a fallen defender, Lewis buried a 3 that sent the...

Bridges scores 38, Hornets beat Knicks without Ball

Jan. 17, 2022 16:22 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Miles Bridges made sure LaMelo Ball wasn't missed. Bridges scored a career-high 38 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, leading the Charlotte Hornets to a 97-87 victory over the New York Knicks on Monday. Terry Rozier added 22 points. He and Bridges...

Tatum scores 27, Celtics rally past Pelicans 104-92

Jan. 17, 2022 16:08 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 27 points and the Boston Celtics erased an 18-point first-half deficit with a 104-92 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday. Tatum scored 21 in the second half to help Boston rally for its fifth win in six games. Dennis...

Nets rout Pelicans but lose Durant to sprained left knee

Jan. 15, 2022 23:43 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — James Harden believes the Brooklyn Nets may be experiencing some bad luck despite their standing near the top of the Eastern Conference. The All-Star guard had 27 points, 15 assists and eight rebounds as the Nets cruised to a 120-105 victory over the New Orleans...

Wagner brothers, Magic top Hornets to end 10-game skid

Jan. 14, 2022 22:34 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Moritz Wagner scored a season-high 26 points, younger brother Franz added 19 points and seven assists, and the Orlando Magic beat the Charlotte Hornets 116-109 on Friday night to snap a 10-game losing streak. Gary Harris added 18 points for the Magic (8-35),...

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...

Ingram's 3 late 3s lift Pelicans past Timberwolves 128-125

Jan. 12, 2022 01:02 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Brandon Ingram threw both arms above his head, extending three fingers on each hand and smiling triumphantly as his Pelicans teammates and fans celebrated wildly. New Orleans' leading scorer could have extended all 10 fingers had he wanted to display his point...