NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Playing in their first home game since the passing of team owner Tom Benson, the Pelicans went on a late rally, but ultimately came up short, falling to the Houston Rockets, 107-101, Saturday. The loss is the Pelicans' fourth in their last five games.
Anthony Davis led the Pelicans (39-30) with 26 points and 13 rebounds.
The Rockets (55-14) were led by James Harden who had a game-high 32 points.
The Pelicans will be right back to action on Sunday at 5 p.m. as they play host to the Boston Celtics.