New Orleans Pelicans surge past Sacramento Kings, 106-100

Anthony Davis leads Pelicans to win over Kings with 28 points

Anthony Davis had 28 points and nine rebounds, and the surprising New Orleans Pelicans took control in the third quarter on their way to a 106-100 victory over the equally surprising Sacramento Kings on Tuesday in Sacramento.

Ryan Anderson hit four three-pointers and scored 22 points for the Pelicans (6-4), who outscored the Kings, 31-15, in the third. Tyreke Evans had 18 points, 11 in the fourth quarter, and Eric Gordon scored 17.

DeMarcus Cousins had 24 points and 17 rebounds for Sacramento, which dropped to 6-5 overall and 3-2 at home. Darren Collison had 13 points and 11 assists.

at Milwaukee 117, New York 113: Ersan Ilyasova had 20 points, and the rebuilding Bucks climbed above .500 for the first time in more than a year. Zaza Pachulia had season highs of 14 points and 13 rebounds for Milwaukee, which at 6-5 has a winning record for the first time since March 20, 2013, when it was 34-33. Carmelo Anthony had 26 points and Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 24 for the Knicks, who cut what was once a 26-point deficit to 115-113 with 7.9 seconds to play.

at Utah 98, Oklahoma City 81: Alec Burks had 20 points and a career-high 14 rebounds, and the Jazz handed the reeling, injury-wracked Thunder its third straight loss and seventh in nine games. Enes Kanter had 16 points and a season-high 15 rebounds for Utah, which enjoyed a 55-44 edge on the boards. Jeremy Lamb scored 19 points for Oklahoma City, which continues to play without injured stars Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook.

Lakers 114, at Atlanta 109

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