New Orleans Pelicans
Alexis Ajinca and Quincy Pondexter each scored 17 points and the New Orleans Pelicans moved within percentage points of eighth place in the Western Conference by beating the Brooklyn Nets 111-91.
In one night, Lionel Hollins and the Nets undid all those feel-good stories from their modest two-game winning streak coming out of the All-Star break.
Quincy Pondexter scored a career-high 25 points and the New Orleans Pelicans won their third straight, 102-96 over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night.
The Knicks snapped their 16-game losing streak Monday, getting 24 points and nine rebounds from Carmelo Anthony to beat the short-handed New Orleans Pelicans 99-92.
Tyreke Evans scored 27 points, Anthony Davis added 18 points and three blocks, and the New Orleans Pelicans dropped the reeling New York Knicks to their ninth straight loss, 104-93 on Tuesday night.
Tyreke Evans scored a season-high 33 points and the short-handed New Orleans Pelicans ralled from 22 down in the third quarter, beating the Brooklyn Nets 109-104 in overtime Monday night.
Carmelo Anthony capped a 42-point performance with three clutch baskets in the last two minutes, and the Knicks snapped a three-game skid with a 98-91 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night.
Rookie Mason Plumlee scored a season-high 22 points and matched his best with 13 rebounds in a high-flying performance, and the Brooklyn Nets used their best defensive first half in eight years as the springboard for a 93-81 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday night.
The Nets have acquired guard Marquis Teague from Chicago for Toko Shengalia, and also sent guard Tyshawn Taylor to New Orleans in a separate move.
The New Orleans Pelicans overcame the loss of Anthony Davis to a broken left hand to beat the New York Knicks 103-99 on Sunday night.
The Philadelphia 76ers have selected Syracuse point guard Michael Carter-Williams with the 11th pick in the NBA draft.