New Orleans Anthony Davis led his team with 35 points and 14 rebounds. Jrue Holiday added 21 and Rajon Rondo chipped in 6 points and 17 assists. As the Pelicans steals game one from the Portland Trailblazers. By beating them 97-95 at the Moda Center in Portland Or.
The Pelicans held the Trailblazers to 36 first-half points. Portland fell behind by as much as 19 points. Before coming alive in the fourth quarter and outscoring the Pelicans 32-22 in the period.
The Trailblazers shrank New Orleans lead to a point and had a chance to take the lead, in the closing moments. However, some good defensive from Jrue Holiday derailed the Trailblazers chances of winning game one of this series
New Orleans shot 47% from the field and 33% from behind the three-point line. While the Trailblazers shot 37% from the field and 30% from behind the three.
CJ McCollum led his team with 19 points. Damian Lillard added 18 and Evan Turner chipped in 13 for the Portland Trailblazers. However, Damian and CJ shot a combined 13-41 for their team.
Game two of this series resumes Tuesday night.