Wizards end skid with 92-85 win over Pelicans
NEW ORLEANS - John Wall had 15 points and 12 assists, and the Washington Wizards ended a three-game skid with a 92-85 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday night.
Paul Pierce scored 14 points on 6-of-8 shooting for Washington, which had five players in double digits. Andre Miller added 12 points, and Marcin Gortat and Kris Humphries each had 10.
Anthony Davis had 21 points and 10 rebounds for New Orleans, which led only once, by a single point, in the first 4 minutes of the game.
Tyreke Evans, playing despite an illness that kept him out of the team's shootaround earlier in the day, scored 21 points.
Pelicans guard Eric Gordon, returning from a left shoulder injury, played for the first time in 21 games, but scored only six points in 33 minutes.