Jordan Clarkson #8 of the Cleveland Cavaliers shoots the ball over Anthony Davis #23 of the New Orleans Pelicans at Smoothie King Center on January 09, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
The Pelicans scored 81 points in the second half to blast the Cavaliers 140-124 in New Orleans.
Anthony Davis led New Orleans with 38 points and 13 rebounds. Frank Jackson had a season-high 19 points off the bench and Jrue Holiday scored 18 in the win.
The Pelicans have won three straight for the first time since mid-November.
Reserve Jordan Clarkson led Cleveland with 21 points. Alec Burks and Matthew Dellavedova added 17 each in defeat. The Cavaliers have lost 11 straight and are an NBA-worst 8-34.
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