Alexis Ajinca on scoring career-high 24 points vs. Miami: "It feels great. It feels even better when you win. This was a big win."
Monty Williams on Alexis Ajinca and strides several Pels have made: "I’m just thankful that we have guys who work on their game every day.”
Alexis Ajinca makes layup - Pelicans up 104-102 with 25.9 seconds. Nice pass from E. Gordon.
Alexis Ajinca has his career high in scoring (24 pts) and what a time to get it, scoring the go-ahead layup with 25 seconds left. 104-102
It's been fun to see Alexis Ajinca's confidence skyrocket this season. Playing with no hesitation on offense. Was out of NBA 18 months ago
Pelicans backups Alexis Ajinca has made his first three shots; L. Babbitt made his first two.
Alexis Ajinca (6 pts, 3-3 FGs) breaking out the sweet post moves vs. Heat. Ajinca has averaged 11.3 pts. 5.3 reb in last 3 games.
Alexis Ajinca has scored on three straight possessions for Pelicans.
Pelicans (Ajinca and Co.) shot 10-for-13 at rim against Amir Johnson. That’s horrific D. Just 4-for-9 against Valanciunas.
How to replace The Brow? Alex Ajinca and Luke Babbit combined for 34 points, 17 rebounds and 4 assists with Davis and Ryan Anderson out.
Evans sets up Ajinca for go-ahead bucket, but can't put it away, missing jumper over Lowry. Raps down 1, with ball, 16.3 left.
Very tough loose-ball foul called on Alexis Ajinca, made worse by fact that NOLA is over the foul limit. Lowry sinks 2 FTs. Raps up 97-96
Dwane Casey, Raptors' coach/oracle, mentioned two names before the game: Ajinca and Babbitt. Both have been excellent for NOLA tonight.
Valanciunas-Ajinca rivalry lives. JV's having trouble seeing after taking elbow to the eye, gives 1 back to Ajinca. Some bad blood last year
Ajinca is just wiping guys out on screens. Lead down to 2.
Alexis Ajinca has 14 points on 7-of-11 shooting.
Raps up 56-44 at the half. JV with 13 and nine boards. Lowry with 12. Ajinca has 10 for the Pels.
Admittedly Alexis Ajinca caught the Raps off guard in Toronto last month. No excuse this time around. He has 10 pts & 4 reb in 11 mins
Alexis Ajinca has made 5-of-9 shots for 10 points.
Pelicans cut Raptors' lead to 38-31. Alexis Ajinca needs the ball in his hands more.
Do they play La Marseillaise here in New Orleans after every Ajinca basket? I'm glad you asked. They do.
Ajinca, who killed the Raptors in Toronto already has eight points in 11 minutes.
Raptors learning what we've seen most of season, that Alexis Ajinca is underrated offensive player. Ajinca had 22 pts in Toronto, 6 tonight
Ajinca picking up where he left off in Toronto.
Ajinca posts up Amir, turns around, fades away and goes bank. Perspective Raptor Killer.
Toronto doing lot of damage in the paint, on backboards. Alexis Ajinca was subbed in a bit early for Cunningham, giving Pelicans more size
Alexis Ajinca still having problems defending without fouling. Just got his third foul.
Alexis Ajinca resmen anti Hilton Armstrong.
Alexis Ajinca (14pts/7reb): "We're not getting down on ourselves because we know that we're right there and can catch (other teams in race)"
Alexis Ajinca just like Omer Asik can't make a shot underneath the basket.
Jeff Withey enters a game earlier than he has all season, replacing Alexis Ajinca after three-plus minutes. It's Withey's 27th game (of 53)
Alexis Ajinca started his second consecutive game at power forward.