Harrell ties career high with 34 as Clippers rout Pelicans

first_imgMOST READ View comments Luka Doncic, Tim Hardaway Jr. lead Mavs in rout of Rockets Los Angeles Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell, right, hangs on the rim after a dunk past New Orleans Pelicans center Jahlil Okafor during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)LOS ANGELES — Montrezl Harrell tied a career-high with 34 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, Kawhi Leonard added 26 and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the New Orleans Pelicans 134-109 Sunday night for their fifth straight win.This is the fourth time this season Harrell has led the Clippers in scoring. The fourth-year forward also scored 34 in a win over Milwaukee on Nov. 6. Lou Williams added 19 points and Paul George had 18. The Clippers had 16 3-pointers with George making six.ADVERTISEMENT Leonardo DiCaprio, Taika Waititi, other stars react to Oscar nominations No need to wear face masks in Metro Manila, says scientist Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles01:48NBA: Kawhi, George seek more for Clippers than beating Lakers00:50Trending Articles01:05Poor visibility, nakaapekto sa maraming lugar sa Batangas03:028,000 pulis sa Region 4-A, tuloy ang trabaho03:57Phivolcs, nahihirapan sa komunikasyon sa Taal01:04Sold-out: Stores run out of face masks after Taal spews ash01:45Iran police shoot at those protesting plane shootdown01:54MMDA deploys rescue team to Batangas following Taal eruption Taal Volcano’s lava fountain weakens, but Phivolcs says it’s not sign of slowing down Microsoft ends free Windows 7 security updates on Tuesday Clippers: At Dallas on Tuesday night to begin a three-game road trip.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextcenter_img LATEST STORIES Thailand reports case of coronavirus from China NFA assures ample rice supply in ashfall, eruption-affected areas Lava gushes out of Taal Volcano as villagers flee TIP-INSPelicans: C Jahlil Okafor returned to the lineup after missing four games due to a left ankle sprain and had 10 points along with six rebounds. …. Josh Hart missed his fourth straight game due to a sprained left ankle. …Clippers: Ivica Zubac had 10 rebounds before fouling out. … This was the second time this season Los Angeles has scored 70 or more points in the first half.UP NEXTPelicans: Host the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night in the first meeting against former star Anthony Davis.ADVERTISEMENT ‘People evacuated on their own’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Brandon Ingram, one of three Lakers players involved in the Anthony Davis trade, led New Orleans with 24 points and eight rebounds in his first game back at Staples Center. Jrue Holiday scored 18 and E’Twaun Moore had 17.JJ Redick and Holiday hit 3-pointers to give the Pelicans a 10-6 lead three minutes into the game before the Clippers took control with a 15-4 run. George keyed the run with a pair of 3s and Leonard added five.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSAndray Blatche has high praise for teammate Kai SottoSPORTSBig differenceSPORTSAlmazan status stays uncertain ahead of Game 4Los Angeles led 40-27 and then increased it to 62-37 on George’s 3 with 5:55 remaining in the first half.The Clippers went into halftime with a 72-56 advantage before New Orleans cut the lead in half with an 11-3 run to start the third quarter. Jaxson Hayes’ layup drew the Pelicans to 86-80 with 4:53 remaining in the quarter but that would be as close as they got as Los Angeles countered with an 11-2 run, which included Harrell scoring the last six points.last_img read more