Golden State Warriors lose 141-105 to New Orleans Pelicans

On Wednesday night time in San Francisco, Herbert Jones led an early onslaught of 3-pointers, Jonas Valanciunas scored 21 factors in 21 minutes, and the New Orleans Pelicans dominated the Golden State Warriors 141-105.

Three days after dominating the host Sacramento Kings 133-100 and main by as a lot as 50 factors, the Pelicans used 9 3-pointers, three of which have been made by Jones, in a primary quarter that noticed them as much as 46 factors. The Warriors have been by no means capable of catch up.

With 19 factors, Zion Williamson was one in every of eight Pelicans in double digits, together with all 5 starters. New Orleans surpassed 140 factors for the third time this season, having performed so since December 13.

The Warriors ended a seven-game homestand with a fifth-game loss, regardless of listening to it from the house crowd because of 21 factors from Moses Moody off the bench.

Within the first 56 seconds of the sport, Jones made his first 3-pointer, giving the Pelicans a bonus they might by no means let up. They scored 15 factors of their first 15 possessions from past the arc, with 4 of the 5 3-pointers made by Jones and Valanciunas mixed to offer them a 15–4 lead.

Early within the third quarter, the Warriors have been inside 74-64, however any probability of a shocking comeback was dashed when Brandon Ingram made his fourth 3-pointer of the sport, sparking one other New Orleans run-away.

The Pelicans shot 47.5 p.c on 3-pointers and 57.4 p.c total. Trey Murphy III completed with 16 factors, whereas CJ McCollum and Jordan Hawkins contributed 14 factors apiece, Ingram 13 factors, and Naji Marshall and Jones 12 factors.

Of New Orleans’ 19 treys, 4 have been scored by Jones, Murphy, and Hawkins.

Valanciunas managed to seize 9 rebounds as nicely. McCollum and Williamson mixed for eight and 7 assists, accounting for fifteen of the crew’s complete of 37.

Three days after witnessing the Toronto Raptors rating 133 factors towards them, the Warriors conceded a season-high variety of factors, with rookie Trayce Jackson-Davis scoring 19 factors and rookie Brandin Podziemski grabbing 9 rebounds.

Golden State was outscored 57-36 from past the arc, with Stephen Curry scoring 15 factors and meting out six assists, Klay Thompson scoring 13 factors, and Jonathan Kuminga scoring 12.

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