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Davis leads Pelicans to 130-125 win over Nuggets


Anthony Davis left after the first quarter with an illness only to return in the fourth and finish with 27 points, lifting the New Orleans Pelicans to a 130-125 win over the Denver Nuggets on Sunday night.
Davis had a dominating first quarter, scoring 19 points before leaving after feeling sick. He returned early in the fourth and sparked the Pelicans, who ended a five-game road swing with a 2-3 mark. They're now 3-13 on the road this season.
New Orleans was trailing 106-104 when Davis returned to the court with 8:20 remaining. The Pelicans went on a 19-10 run to wrap up the win.
The Pelicans had six players finish in double figures, including 21 points apiece from Tyreke Evans and Jrue Holiday.
Reserve Will Barton had a career-high 32 points for the Nuggets. He also had 10 rebounds.

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