Despite 20-point comeback, Pelicans fall to Warriors, 106-102

Don Ames
December 21, 2019 - 10:40 am

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After blowing a 20-point lead, Golden State's D'Angelo Russell made a tiebreaking 22-foot jumper with 32.9 seconds remaining, and the struggling Warriors beat the New Orleans Pelicans, 106-102, Friday night in a matchup of the two worst teams in the West. 

Russell finished with 25 points and seven assists as the Warriors (6-24) snapped a five-game losing streak with their second win over the Pelicans (7-23) this season.

Jrue Holiday and Brandon Ingram scored 25 points apiece for New Orleans. Lonzo Ball had 14 points.

New Orleans lost two nights after beating Minnesota on the road to end a 13-game losing streak.

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