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Davis powers Pelicans past Pacers 117-112

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The New Orleans Pelicans appeared to be in big trouble. Then Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins took over.

Davis had 37 points and 14 rebounds, Cousins added 32 points and 13 boards and the Pelicans rallied to beat the Indiana Pacers 117-112 on Tuesday night.

''I think our talent is different than a lot of bigs - there's so many ways we can dominate a game,'' Cousins said. ''And I think we're just scratching the surface right now. We can get so much better.''

Davis was 14 for 18 from the field in New Orleans' third straight win. Cousins also had six assists.

''We've been doing this almost all season,'' Davis said. ''It's all the other guys (on this team) that make mine and DeMarcus' jobs easy.''

Indiana had six players score in double figures in its third straight loss. Myles Turner had 21 points and 12 rebounds, Victor Oladipo scored 15 points, and Bojan Bogdanovic and Lance Stephenson each had 14.

Indiana led 75-61 at halftime, but the Pelicans outscored the Pacers 35-19 in the third quarter. Indiana also blew a double-digit lead in a 108-101 loss to the New York Knicks on Sunday.

''Same thing that happened the last two games,'' Turner said. ''We come out flat in the third quarter. They took advantage of it.''

Darren Collison's corner 3-pointer with 1:31 left got Indiana within one, but Davis responded with a jumper for New Orleans. Jrue Holiday made a couple free throws and Cousins added a layup to help the Pelicans hold on.

TIP-INS

Pelicans: Five of New Orleans' six wins have come on the road. New Orleans' lone home win came against the Cavaliers. ... Darius Miller scored 12 points, and Jameer Nelson had 10.

Pacers: Thaddeus Young had 13 points, and Collison finished with 12. ... Indiana shot 47.3 percent (44 for 93) from the field.

HOT START

The Pacers set a season high for points in the first quarter with 37. Indiana's previous high was 33 points, a total it reached twice this season.

UP NEXT

Pelicans: Visit Toronto on Thursday.

Pacers: Visit Detroit on Wednesday.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
  Defensive rebound by Tony Allen 0:07
  Myles Turner missed reverse layup, blocked by Anthony Davis 0:07
  Offensive rebound by Myles Turner 0:07
  Victor Oladipo missed floating jump shot 0:10
  Offensive rebound by DeMarcus Cousins 0:15
+ 2 DeMarcus Cousins made dunk 0:15
  Jrue Holiday missed 2nd of 2 free throws 0:16
+ 1 Jrue Holiday made 1st of 2 free throws 0:16
  Personal foul on Victor Oladipo 0:16
  Offensive rebound by Anthony Davis 0:18
  Jrue Holiday missed 2nd of 2 free throws 0:20
Team Stats
Points 117 112
Field Goals 44-87 (50.6%) 44-93 (47.3%)
3-Pointers 14-35 (40.0%) 9-24 (37.5%)
Free Throws 15-22 (68.2%) 15-18 (83.3%)
Total Rebounds 53 49
Offensive 11 11
Defensive 32 30
Team 10 8
Assists 23 19
Steals 6 4
Blocks 5 4
Turnovers 12 10
Fouls 18 21
Technicals 0 0
37 PTS, 14 REB, 4 AST
21 PTS, 12 REB
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away team logo Pelicans 6-5 34273521117
home team logo Pacers 5-6 37381918112
Team Stats
away team logo Pelicans 6-5 117.5 PPG 47 RPG 27.1 APG
home team logo Pacers 5-6 108.7 PPG 43.6 RPG 25.8 APG
Key Players
A. Davis F 29.4 PPG 13.5 RPG 4.4 APG 50.8 FG%
M. Turner C 12.9 PPG 7.2 RPG 1.7 APG 50.9 FG%
Top Scorers
A. Davis F 37 PTS 14 REB 4 AST
M. Turner C 21 PTS 12 REB 0 AST
50.6 FG% 47.3
40.0 3PT FG% 37.5
68.2 FT% 83.3
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB +/- FPTS
A. Davis 37 14 4 14/18 4/5 5/8 1 41 1 2 2 3 11 +5 60
D. Cousins 32 13 6 12/25 4/10 4/5 5 38 0 2 2 3 10 +6 57
J. Holiday 10 3 5 4/9 0/2 2/4 4 29 1 0 4 1 2 +6 20
E. Moore 7 2 3 3/9 1/4 0/0 2 27 0 0 0 2 0 +6 15
D. Cunningham 2 3 0 1/3 0/2 0/0 0 16 0 0 0 0 3 +11 5
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB +/- FPTS
A. Davis 37 14 4 14/18 4/5 5/8 1 41 1 2 2 3 11 +5 60
D. Cousins 32 13 6 12/25 4/10 4/5 5 38 0 2 2 3 10 +6 57
J. Holiday 10 3 5 4/9 0/2 2/4 4 29 1 0 4 1 2 +6 20
E. Moore 7 2 3 3/9 1/4 0/0 2 27 0 0 0 2 0 +6 15
D. Cunningham 2 3 0 1/3 0/2 0/0 0 16 0 0 0 0 3 +11 5
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB +/- FPTS
D. Miller 12 1 1 4/6 3/5 1/1 1 19 0 0 0 0 1 -1 15
J. Nelson 10 2 3 3/8 1/3 3/4 1 28 3 1 0 1 1 +4 22
T. Allen 4 4 1 2/4 0/0 0/0 4 24 1 0 2 0 4 -1 9
I. Clark 3 1 0 1/5 1/4 0/0 0 14 0 0 2 1 0 -11 2
R. Rondo - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
A. Ajinca - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
O. Asik - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
C. Cooke - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
S. Hill - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
C. Diallo - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Jones - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
F. Jackson - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Smith - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 117 43 23 44/87 14/35 15/22 18 236 6 5 12 11 32 +25 205
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB +/- FPTS
M. Turner 21 12 0 6/16 1/2 8/9 4 35 0 3 3 4 8 -4 33
V. Oladipo 15 4 3 6/17 1/3 2/2 3 28 0 1 3 0 4 -15 23
B. Bogdanovic 14 3 1 6/9 2/4 0/0 1 22 1 0 0 0 3 -1 20
T. Young 13 6 2 5/9 1/3 2/2 3 38 2 0 1 3 3 -8 24
D. Collison 12 1 6 5/9 2/4 0/0 3 31 0 0 1 0 1 -3 24
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB +/- FPTS
M. Turner 21 12 0 6/16 1/2 8/9 4 35 0 3 3 4 8 -4 33
V. Oladipo 15 4 3 6/17 1/3 2/2 3 28 0 1 3 0 4 -15 23
B. Bogdanovic 14 3 1 6/9 2/4 0/0 1 22 1 0 0 0 3 -1 20
T. Young 13 6 2 5/9 1/3 2/2 3 38 2 0 1 3 3 -8 24
D. Collison 12 1 6 5/9 2/4 0/0 3 31 0 0 1 0 1 -3 24
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB +/- FPTS
L. Stephenson 14 8 2 5/9 1/2 3/5 1 27 1 0 1 2 6 +3 26
C. Joseph 9 1 4 4/9 1/4 0/0 0 22 0 0 0 0 1 +3 18
J. Young 6 1 0 3/5 0/1 0/0 1 10 0 0 0 1 0 0 7
A. Jefferson 6 3 1 3/6 0/0 0/0 2 12 0 0 1 0 3 +1 10
T. Leaf 2 2 0 1/4 0/1 0/0 3 10 0 0 0 1 1 +1 4
A. Poythress 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -2 0
G. Robinson III - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Sabonis - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
E. Sumner - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
I. Anigbogu - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Wilkins - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 112 41 19 44/93 9/24 15/18 21 236 4 4 10 11 30 -25 189