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New Orleans Pelicans vs. Portland Trail Blazers

FINAL SCORE

New Orleans Pelicans 111
Portland Trail Blazers 102

The New Orleans Pelicans are playing their superb game against the Portland Trail Blazers and now had a 2-0 advantage at their ongoing best-of-seven 1st round playoff series for the 2017-2018 NBA regular season.

The Pelicans beat the Trail Blazers with the final score of 111-102.

They are inching closer to the next round and despite playing without big man DeMarcus Cousins who is out this season due to injury, the team proved their critics wrong because they are in row.

One of the most interesting stories of the game is that the New Orleans got a remarkable performance by Jrue Holiday who scored 33 big points (a career playoff high) and led the Pelicans to victory on Tuesday.

The other key players who scored in double figures include their franchise player Anthony Davis scored 22 points with 8 rebounds, Nikola Mirotic added 17 and Rajon Rondo scored 16 points for the game.

As for the Portland Trail Blazers, CJ McCollum led the team with 22 points, point guard Damian Lillard scored 17, Al-Farouq Aminu added 14 points, Jusuf Nurkic scored 13, Zach Collin with 12 points and Maurice Harkless scored 11 points for the game.

Both teams will play game 3 at the Smoothie King Center on Thursday, which gives the Pelicans a home court advantage and possible taking a 3-0 lead.

 

Credit image: Craig Mitchelldyer/AP

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