(WVUE) - The New Orleans Pelicans earned their ninth win of the season Thursday night with a 102-95 victory over the Indiana Pacers. Anthony Davis led the way with 35 points, 16 rebounds and five blocks. Rookie Buddy Hield had a career high 21 points, including a game-tying three pointer late in the fourth quarter.
Thursday's win was the first win over the Pacers since 2011. It also improved their record to 9-18. They'll hit the road next for games against Houston and San Antonio.
Tyreke Evans made his long-awaited season debut Thursday night, scoring seven points in 11 minutes. Jrue Holiday chipped in with 16 points and 14 assists.