Davis, Cousins power Pelicans past Cavaliers
(The Sports Xchange) - Anthony Davis scored 10 of his game-high 30 points in a two-minute stretch of the fourth quarter and DeMarcus Cousins had his seventh career triple-double with 29 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists to power the New Orleans Pelicans to a 123-101 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night.
The win improved the Pelicans’ record to 3-3, the first time they’ve been at .500 in the last 981 days. They were last at .500 with a 27-27 mark on Feb. 20, 2015.
The Pelicans got just three points from their bench in the first 47 minutes but won going away. Besides Davis and Cousins, Jrue Holiday added 29 points and seven assists and E’Twaun Moore tied a career-high with 24 points.