The top-seeded Warriors fell behind by 13 points in the first quarter after a strong start by
Game 3 of the best-of-seven series is Thursday night in New Orleans.
Davis finished with 26 points and 10 rebounds, and Gordon scored 23 points for the Pelicans who played with more poise and passion than they did in the series opener.
Thompson scored 14 points in the fourth quarter for the Warriors, who have won 20 straight home games and 41 of 43 at Oracle Arena this season. Their last loss in Oakland was against Chicago in overtime on Jan. 27.
Davis pulled the Pelicans to within one before Green and center
at Chicago 91, Milwaukee 82:
After scoring 25 points in Game 1, Butler trumped that with an even stronger performance. He was at his best down the stretch, scoring 14 points in the fourth quarter.
Chicago's Derrick Rose scored all of his 15 points in the second half after scoring 23 in the series opener, his first playoff game since 2012. Pau Gasol had 11 points and 16 rebounds and Mike Dunleavy Jr. scored 12 points for the third-seeded Bulls.
Game 3 is Thursday at Milwaukee.
Khris Middleton led the sixth-seeded Bucks with 22 points, and
The Bulls were trailing 74-71 early in the fourth when Butler started a 13-0 run with a three-pointer. He then drove along the right side for a two-handed dunk on