8 months Plucky Pelicans shock Rockets, Bucks bounce back in Detroit Manilatimes |Sports
LOS ANGELES: The New Orleans Pelicans shrugged off multiple injuries and uncertainty surrounding star Anthony Davis on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila), rallying for a 121-116 NBA victory over the Houston Rockets. One day after Davis requested a trade, and with five of the team’s top six scorers — Anthony included — absent because of injury, the Pelicans withstood a 37-point performance from Rockets star James Harden to triumph. Jahlil Okafor scored 27 points for New Orleans. Jrue Holiday added 19 and Ian Clark chipped in 15 off the bench for a New Orleans team that used its 20th different starting ... more