Jrue Holiday scored 10 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter and the New Orleans Pelicans snapped a three-game slide with a 99-91 victory over the New York Knicks on Monday night.
Returning from a two-game absence because of a toe injury on his left foot, Holiday took over a tight game in the final minutes, scoring six points during a 9-0 run that gave New Orleans a 93-85 lead.
The Pelicans won for the first time this season when scoring fewer than 100 points. New Orleans had been 0-33 in such games.
Former Knick Toney Douglas scored 16 points and Luke Babbitt added 14 for the Pelicans.
Carmelo Anthony scored 22 for New York, while Robin Lopez added 17 points. Knicks rookie Kristaps Porzingis had 16 points, 10 rebounds and three blocked shots. >> Read more