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NBA roundup: Pelicans win fourth straight, gain ground in playoff bid
NBA roundup: Pelicans win fourth straight, gain ground in playoff bid

Anthony Davis had 32 points, 10 rebounds and four blocked shots, and the New Orleans Pelicans stretched their season-long winning streak to four games with a 99-74 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night in New Orleans. Ryan Anderson scored 19 points and Eric Gordon had 13 for the Pelicans, who improved to 24-21 and moved to within 1 1/2 games of Phoenix for the No. 8 playoff spot in the Western Conference. Tyreke Evans tied a season high, set one night earlier, with 12 assists. K.J. McDaniels scored 16 points for the 76ers, who lost their sixth straight. Henry Sims and Luc Mbah a Moute each had 14 points. Philadelphia played without Michael Carter-Williams, who was...

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