Cha 15 26 21 22 84
NOH 33 23 21 28 105
Date of game: 11/2/2013

Recap: New Orleans vs. Charlotte

New Orleans, LA (SportsNetwork.com) - Anthony Davis had the best game of his young career, filling the stat sheet in the New Orleans Pelicans' 105-84 rout of the Charlotte Bobcats on Saturday.

Davis contributed 25 points, eight rebounds, six blocks, six steals and four assists in the triumph, the Pelicans' first of the season. Davis shot 9-of-13 from the floor and 7-of-8 from the free throw line.

"I'm just trying to hustle and everything I need to do to help my team win," Davis said.

Tyreke Evans chipped in 15 points and seven assists off the bench, while Jrue Holiday had 14 points and eight helpers.

Kemba Walker was the lone Charlotte starter in double figures with 14 points. Ramon Sessions paced the Bobcats with 22 points off the bench and Jeff Adrien had 13 rebounds.

The Pelicans jumped all over the visitors from the opening tip. Walker scored the first eight Charlotte points as New Orleans went up 22-8 midway through the opening quarter. It wasn't until the 3:49 mark when Sessions hit a pair of free throws that a Charlotte player besides Walker registered a point. New Orleans led 33-15 after the first.

Charlotte won the second period after the Pelicans shot just 8-of-21 from the floor, but the home team still led by 15 at intermission.

Davis' emphatic dunk early in the third period gave the momentum back to New Orleans, which managed to keep the lead in double figures for the remainder of the second half.

"The disappointing part to me was the beginning of the third quarter where we just came out with nothing," Bobcats head coach Steve Clifford said.

Game Notes

Brian Roberts had 13 points off the bench for New Orleans ... Davis recorded career-highs in blocks and steals while matching a career-best in assists. The former No. 1 overall pick became the fifth player in the last 20 seasons with at least 25 points, five blocks and five steals in a game and the last since Dwight Howard ... The Pelicans shot 7-for-13 from 3-point range.

Illinois State rallies into FCS title game

If ever there was doubt about the Missouri Valley Football Conference being the top conference in the FCS, Illinois State provided a reminder on Saturday.

Lions clinch playoff spot

Landover, MD (Sports Network) - The Detroit Lions clinched a playoff spot on Saturday due to the Philadelphia Eagles' loss to the Washington Redskins.

Giants acquire McGehee from Marlins

The San Francisco Giants have acquired infielder Casey McGehee from the Miami Marlins in exchange for minor league pitchers Kendry Flores and Luis Castillo.

Anthony to play in Knicks-Suns tilt

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony will play in Saturday's game against the Phoenix Suns after sitting out the team's previous outing due to soreness in his left knee.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.