Both of Dwight Howard shots tonight have been emphatic dunks. He just got a highlight at Alexis Ajinca's expense.
In 17 gms Alexis Ajinca has played more than 20 min (strong possibility with Asik coming off inj, avgs. 13.5 pts, 7.8 rebs, .9 blks. -CR
Sweet Pea in for Ajinca. Look out for DJ on the boards.
Where was Alexis Ajinca on that play involving Chris Paul in the lane?
Alexis Ajinca doing a nice job using 7-2 frame to keep DeAndre Jordan from doing damage on boards (2 reb) or offense (1 shot attempt)
Alexis Ajinca on hook shot - Pelicans has made their first five shots to open the game, leading Clippers 11-2.
Alexis Ajinca starting second consecutive game at center in place of injured Omer Asik.
Alexis Ajinca nails tough hook shot to give him 8 points, but he's back to bench with 3 fouls. Jeff Withey playing well though. GSW 46-36
Alexis Ajinca picks up third foul.
Alexis Ajinca with two fouls in six minutes- now on bench with Jeff Withey entering.
In his first start since Feb. 11, Alexis Ajinca out of gates quickly with 6 points, 3 rebounds. But he just picked up 2nd foul. Withey in
Alexis Ajinca starting in place of injured Omer Asik at center. Dante Cunningham will start in place of Anthony Davis at PF
Starting lineups for Pelicans-Warriors. Cunningham, Ajinca replace Davis, Asik for NOLA: http://t.co/p9yuBFRR3o
GSW vs NOP starters: Curry, Holiday, Barnes, Green, Bogut; NOP -- Evans, Gordon, Pondexter, Cunningham, Ajinca. Out:Klay/AD/Anderson/Holiday
If TNT's Kevin Harlan was calling this game, he'd say Alexis Ajinca just dunked "with no regard for human life!" Thunderous slam. NOLA 57-56
Pelicans take led 57-55 on Alexis Ajinca's one-handed slam dunk.
Omer Asik (calf strain) tallied 6pts/14reb in 19 minutes, but doubtful to return. Alexis Ajinca (8 pts/7 reb) will need to come up big again
Nice spark early 2Q by Norris Cole and Alexis Ajinca after Phx was up 8. Suns 29-26 at 8:11
Alexis Ajinca 0-of-3 from the field.
Anthony Davis, Giannis Antetokounmpo, John Henson and Alexis Ajinca on the floor at the same time. So much length.
Alexis Ajinca picked up two fouls in a minute.
Quick foul trouble for Alexis Ajinca puts Jeff Withey on floor for first time in a close game since Feb. 23 vs. Toronto. NOLA 26-21 end 1Q
Big ovation for Alexis Ajinca when he entered game, coming off 17-point, 5-rebound, 4-assist, 3-steal night while keying win at Brooklyn
So, Faried and JJ are working against Anthony Davis and Alexis Ajinca
Norris Cole fills in superbly for Tyreke. Omer Asik (12 pts/15 reb) a demon in paint. Alexis Ajinca playing like Kevin McHale. Splendid game
Sergey Karasev caught his leg on an Alexis Ajinca screen and it buckled in a very unnatural way. Ugly to see.
Deron Williams just tried to posterize Alexis Ajinca, but couldn't get the dunk down. Nets trail 78-61 after three.
Nets down 55-46 at the half. Lopez with 15 points, 6 boards. Alexis Ajinca went to town on Mason Plumlee & Pels backcourt outplayed BKN’s.
Pelicans ended the half on a 44-21 run, now lead 55-46. Alexis Ajinca has 13, Eric Gordon 11, Norris Cole 10. Brook Lopez has 15 for Nets.
Pelicans got their backups to thank, especially Alexis Ajinca, for getting back in game in the second quarter.
So Brook Lopez has 14 points and Alexis Ajinca has 13. Nets lead 44-42 with 3:50 left in first half.
Alexis Ajinca took what Mason Plumlee gave him. Mason Plumlee gave him a lot.
It's been an Alexis Ajinca clinic in 2Q. It's all coming together for the 7-2 center, who has above-average skill and shooting touch for big