Brandon Ingram scored a season-high 34 factors and the host New Orleans Pelicans clobbered the depleted Golden State Warriors 128-83 on Monday evening.
Devonte’ Graham added a season-high 19 factors off the bench, CJ McCollum scored 15, Jonas Valanciunas had 10 factors and 13 rebounds and Jose Alvarado scored 10 off the bench.
Zion Williamson returned from a three-game absence brought on by a bruised foot to get 9 factors and 4 assists in 23 minutes because the Pelicans completed 4-2 on their longest homestand of the season.
New Orleans compelled 27 turnovers, which included 15 steals, and all 13 gamers who appeared scored.
The Warriors, who received on the highway for the primary time this season one evening earlier in Houston, didn’t play Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Draymond Inexperienced or Andrew Wiggins due to well being upkeep. The identical 4 sat out a 114-105 loss in New Orleans on Nov. 4.
Jordan Poole scored 26 factors, Jonathan Kuminga added 18 and JaMychal Inexperienced and Moses Moody had 10 apiece to steer Golden State, which misplaced on the highway for the ninth time and failed to attain 100 factors for the primary time this season.
Brandon Ingram put up a season-high 34 PTS to steer the @PelicansNBA to victory!
— NBA (@NBA) November 22, 2022
The Warriors made the primary basket of the sport, then went ice chilly and by no means recovered.
New Orleans went on a 17-1 run earlier than Kuminga’s 3-pointer ended a six-minute field-goal drought for Golden State.
The Pelicans led by as many as 24 factors earlier than holding a 35-16 lead on the finish of the primary quarter. New Orleans didn’t flip the ball over within the interval and the Warriors turned it over seven occasions, resulting in 9 factors.
Golden State chipped away on the deficit within the second quarter, however every time it made progress the Pelicans made a major run.
The Warriors obtained inside 37-23, however the Pelicans scored the subsequent 9 factors. The Warriors obtained inside 46-31, however the Pelicans scored the subsequent eight factors. The Warriors then obtained inside 54-39, however the Pelicans closed the second with an 11-2 run to take a 24-point halftime lead.
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