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New Orleans Defeats Portland 115-104 - Recap

Jrue Holiday scored 22 points and added 10 assists for a double-double, leading New Orleans over Portland, 115-104, on Tuesday at Smoothie King Center.

New Orleans won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the -3.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 231.0.

New Orleans got 21 points from Brandon Ingram and another 18 points from JJ Redick. Jrue Holiday contributed 10 assists, while Kenrich Williams cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.

Portland got 22 points from CJ McCollum in a losing cause and another 14 points from Hassan Whiteside. CJ McCollum contributed 5 assists for the Trail Blazers, while Hassan Whiteside had 14 rebounds.

The Pelicans hit the break losing 54-53 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored New Orleans as they grabbed 53 boards, while Portland only had 48

Next game, New Orleans takes its act on the road to face Phoenix looking for another win. For Portland, they head on the road to face Milwaukee.