Davis leads Pelicans’ rout of Lakers
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis had 42 points and 15 rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Los Angeles Lakers 139-117 on Wednesday night.
Davis went 15 for 18 from the field with three assists, three steals and two blocks. Jrue Holiday had 24 points and 11 assists, and reserve Darius Miller scored 19 points.
It was the highest scoring game of the season for New Orleans, which has won three in a row heading into the All-Star break.
Kyle Kuzma scored 23 points and Brandon Ingram had 21, but Los Angeles surrendered its most points in a regulation game this season. Julius Randle scored 20 and Josh Hart had 15.