Pelicans score first eight points of third quarter before Blake Griffin goes in for a layup.
Halftime: Clippers 54, Pelicans 53
Halftime: Clippers 54, Pelicans 53. Blake Griffin with 11 points and J.J. Redick with 10 points.
Pelicans trailing Clippers, 54-53, at halftime.
Chris Paul driving layup gives Clippers 54-53 halftime lead over Pelicans. Blake Griffin leads Clippers with 11 points.
Clippers have a 28-12 scoring edge in the paint against Pelicans.
Two big 3-pointers by Ryan Anderson, Pelicans leading Clippers, 47-42.
Pelicans outscored 6-0 right now in fastbreak points.
Pelicans leading Clippers, 28-26, at end of first quarter. Ryan Anderson 0-of-6 from the field.
Clippers trail Pelicans, 28-26, after first quarter. J.J. Redick leads Clippers with eight points.
Alexis Ajinca and Quincy Pondexter enter for Pelicans. Ajinca got to play well tonight.
It's early, but Pelicans leading Clippers 9-6. They start game making three of their first six shots. Dante Cunningham already with 4 pts.
Still remember Austin Rivers' words after his option was not picked up this past October that he planned to make the Pelicans pay.
Pelicans have lost seven of the past eight against the Clippers. And tonight they won't have Anthony Davis.
Clippers seek 7th straight win tonight. They are in New Orleans to test the Pelicans at 5 on Fox Sports West. JJ Redick returns.
Anthony Davis out for Pelicans.
Pelicans make the most sense for him. He has a relationship with Davis from Team USA. They offered him the job in 2010, too.