NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - Despite getting off to a slow start and finding themselves down 39-25 at the end of the 1st quarter, the New Orleans Pelicans finished strong, topping the Phoenix Suns 120-114 Wednesday night in Phoenix. It is the third consecutive win for the Pelicans (4-11) and their first road win of the season.
The Pelicans were led by Anthony Davis who finished with 26 points and 17 rebounds. Eric Gordon recorded 23 points, while Ish Smith and Ryan Anderson each chipped in 20.
Brandon Knight led the Suns (7-8) with 29 points and 10 assists, while Jon Leur tallied 20 points and 12 rebounds.
New Orleans returns to action Friday as they visit the Los Angeles Clippers. Tip-off is set for 9:30 p.m.