roundup: Davis injured in Pelicans' win
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[February 15, 2019]
Jrue Holiday and Julius Randle
combined for 65 points to lead host New Orleans to a 131-122 victory
over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday, but the Pelicans lost
All-Star forward Anthony Davis to a shoulder injury.
Davis missed the second half, finishing with 14 points and four
rebounds in 15 minutes. It wasn't immediately known whether the
injury would keep Davis out of the All-Star Game on Sunday in
Randle had 33 points and 11 rebounds, and Holiday added 32 points.
E'Twaun Moore scored 15 points and Jahlil Okafor had 12 as New
Orleans bounced back from two straight losses.
Russell Westbrook extended his NBA record by producing an 11th
consecutive triple-double, finishing with 44 points, 14 rebounds and
11 assists to lead the Thunder, who had won four straight and 11 of
12. Paul George added 28 points, and Nerlens Noel had 22.
Knicks 106, Hawks 91
Dennis Smith Jr. scored 19 points as New York put an emphatic end to
its 18-game losing streak by winning at Atlanta.
New York had not won since Jan. 4 against the Los Angeles Lakers.
During the streak, the Knicks had dropped six games on the road and
12 at home. The 18-game skid was a franchise record for a single
The Knicks also got 14 points from ex-Hawk John Jenkins, who was
only playing his second game with the club, plus 14 points and nine
rebounds from Kadeem Allen. Dewayne Dedmon led the Hawks with 21
points while Trae Young and Kent Bazemore each scored 16. Young
added 11 assists.
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Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) collides with Oklahoma City
Thunder forward Nerlens Noel (3) during the second quarter at the
Smoothie King Center. Davis left the game and did not return
following the collision. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA
Magic 127, Hornets 89
All-Star Nikola Vucevic compiled 17 points and 11 rebounds for his
41st double-double of the season as Orlando beat visiting Charlotte
for its fifth consecutive victory.
The Magic snapped a 13-game losing streak to the Hornets that dated
to the 2015-16 season. They were in control throughout, racing to a
15-point lead after one quarter and leading by 35 at halftime. Their
biggest lead in the second half was 40.
Terrence Ross led the Magic with 21 points. Malik Monk was the top
scorer for the Hornets with 15 points.
--Field Level Media
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