Lyou New Orleans Pelicans They seem to have found the right cruising speed and after a forgettable start to the season they have managed to link a streak of four wins in the last seven games. The last after storming the Staples Center in Los Angeles imposing on the Clippers, to those who have taken the measure this season, for a comfortable 104-123.
Lithuanian Jonas Valančiūnas He was the great architect of victory for New Orleans after signing the best game in his nine seasons in the NBA. The pvot ended the clash with 39 points (his best score in the NBA) after an exhibition of shooting during the first half in which I scored the seven triples I tried. Valanciunas also added 15 rebounds and became the fourth player in history to make a game of more than 35 points, 15 rebounds and seven triples.
The spectacular first half of the Baltic player served for the Pelicans to achieve an income of 21 points that they only had to manage during the second 24 minutes. Brandon Ingram was the second sword of the Pelicans with 27 points in what was his home with the Lakers, while Herbert Jones he was New Orleans’ third leading scorer with 16 points.
The Spanish pvot Willy Hernangmez re-entered Willie Green’s plans to come off the bench. Madrid scored nine points after hitting four of the six field goals he attempted. He also grabbed six rebounds in 16 minutes.
On the part of the Clippers, who added their second consecutive loss, highlighted Paul George with 27 points after scoring 10 of his 20 field goals, to which he added three rebounds and three assists. Reggie Jackson contributed 19 goals, while the Spanish international Serge Ibaka he was the best of the team coming off the bench. The Congolese origin pvot ended with 13 points (five of seven from the field and three of four from the triple), six rebounds and one assist.