Of NOLA's 16 pts in 2Q, 14 have come from bench (Anderson 8, Ajinca 6), turning a 5-point deficit into 41-37 lead at 5:54
Alexis Ajinca already with eight points in five minutes. Omer Asik has two points in nine minutes.
Alexis Ajinca is playing extremely well. He has 8 points and 3 rebounds in 5 minutes.
Remember when everyone thought Perkins' D was good enough to cover for his horrible O? Ajinca has been pretty good against him so far.
Pelicans backup center Alexis Ajinca playing better than Omer Asik.
That's a bad shot by Anderson, but also a pretty blatant push-off by Perkins on Ajinca that wasn't called.
After recording a double-double last night, Alexis Ajinca is back in rotation, enters game in 1Q.
Russ Smith is about to enter, along with Alexis Ajinca. They need some kind of spark at this point.
Mekel and Ajinca are the only guys available, who haven't played yet. Honestly, I'm a bit surprised by that.
Withey is off the bench before Ajinca. He hasn't done a ton, but he did get an assist and he set two super annoying screens.
Pelicans seem to be settling into reserve group of PG Mekel, SG Rivers, SF Cunningham, PF Anderson, C Ajinca. 2nd unit looks better
Ajinca and Anderson have combined to score Pelicans' first 12 points in 2Q
Alexis Ajinca is the greatest basketball player of all time.
How bad the Lakers are playing: Ajinca 6 points on 3 shots, no fouls, 1 turnover, 1 rebound.
Alexis Ajinca off to a fast start with 6 quick points, including a dunk and two jumpers. Bench 12-8 edge over Lakers in 2Q
Alexis Ajinca has scored on three of four possessions
Extended discourse on the pronunciation of Ajinca is the type of thing that happens when the Pelicans' bench is in.
Pelicans subbing in big numbers in 1Q. Reserves Anderson, Salmons, Fredette, Rivers, Ajinca already in game. NOLA 26-22 at 0:52
Jimmer Fredette and Alexis Ajinca enter for Pelicans.
After two consecutive games of DNPs,Pelicans center Alexis Ajinca playing tonight against Wizards.
Is Pelicans backup center Alexis Ajinca hurt? Hasn't played since last Saturday's game against the Utah Jazz.
Nice showing by Jeff Withey (6 pts/4 reb/3 blk, 9 mins) as he tries to cement spot in rotation. Alexis Ajinca DNP after starting last 4 gms
Pelicans coach Monty Williams still appears to experimenting with rotations. Jeff Withey enters before Alexis Ajinca.
Alexis Ajinca a scoring threat so far - he has made his first three shots.
Pelicans running a version of their "BIG" lineup. No Asik but they have an Ajinca. Utah plays a slow pace. Let's see what happens.
Tyreke Evans, Anthony Davis, Alexis Ajinca, Eric Gordon and Jrue Holiday are the Pelicans starters tonight against Jazz.
Ryan Anderson starts 1-for-5 from field and has taken several tough shots, but he has neon green light to fire with group of subs + Ajinca
OH-Ficial starters Chandler/ Faried/ Mozgov/ AAA/ Ty................Evans/ Davis/ Ajinca/ Gordon/ Holliday