Detroit Pistons

Terrence Jones comes through for the Pelicans

Terrence Jones comes through for the Pelicans

Terrence Jones filled in brilliantly for the injured Anthony Davis, scoring a season-high 36 points, grabbing 11 rebounds and blocking LeBron James’ dunk attempt in the fourth quarter, and the host New Orleans Pelicans beat the Cleveland Cavaliers, 124-122, on Monday night. 

Jrue Holiday had 33 points and 10 assists for the Pelicans, and Langston Galloway capped a 12-point effort with a steal on James’ drive in the final minute, preventing the Cavaliers from erasing a deficit they had trimmed from 22 points late in the first half to three with 1 minute 32 seconds to play.

Kyrie Irving scored 49 points for the Cavaliers, and James had 26 points, 12 assists and 10...

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