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Davis has 31 points, 16 boards as Pelicans beat 76ers 108-93

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Anthony Davis had 31 points and 16 rebounds to lead the New Orleans Pelicans over the Philadelphia 76ers 108-93 on Tuesday night in a game between struggling teams.

Davis scored 11 in New Orleans' dominant second quarter and Terrence Jones finished with 17 points and 10 boards for the Pelicans, who avenged a Dec. 8 home loss to the 76ers while winning for only the third time in 11 games.

Ersan Ilyasova had 14 points to pace Philadelphia (7-21).

The Pelicans (10-20) built on their 13-point halftime lead and were up 18 early in the fourth quarter. Philadelphia got as close as 95-88 on Nik Stauskas' 3-pointer with 5:25 left and had chances to pull closer, but misfired on two straight possessions.

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