Brandon Ingram scored 24 points and New Orleans defeated Dallas 107-91 on Friday night. This was two days after Pelican lost 32 to his home Mavericks and set a franchise record for shooting rates.
The Pelicans missed the first eight shots, started two-twentieth, then advanced to 13 (68%) on 19 in the third quarter, scoring their fourth win in six games following the start of 3-16 after half-time. It surpassed Dallas 63-43.
Mavericks launched a home-and-home set with a 139-107 victory, shooting 68.7%, but surpassed 26 mistakes from that outing at the beginning of the third quarter.
Luka Doncic, with 21 points and 10 rebounds, was only seven from the field as Dallas finished with 41% (32 out of 79). Pelicans shot 42% (37 of 89).
While Garrett Temple did his best to irritate Dallas superstars, newcomer Herbert Jones, who spent time defending Doncic, said, “We need to fix the match and switch a few things. There was. ” “I knew they had a lot of tough shots. I was ready to fight in the defensive end and made them very tough. I feel like I did it tonight.”
Jonas Valanciunas finished with 14 points and 11 rebounds, while Willy Hernangomez scored 12 points and 14 boards. Ingram finished with 12 assists and 8 rebounds.
Devonte Graham and Jones each scored 13 points. Temple added nine rebounds to match Doncic’s nasty first half defense. Doncic missed all six 3-point shots and made seven turnovers.
Dallas coach Jason Kidd said, “I’m starting to miss a shot. I’m starting to bow.” “It can’t happen. We’re not going to be a team that shoots 70% again. I said before the match. New Orleans will play hard. And they played hard. They played harder than us. I wanted to win. I did it tonight. “
Dallas was missing Kristaps Porzingis due to another injury, a bruise on his left knee. The injured Latvian missed five games early in the season.
Jalen Brunson scored 16 points in Dallas and Maxi Kleber scored 13 points and 9 rebounds.
New Orleans dragged 48-44 in half-time, but controlled 26-8 in the third quarter. The lead reached 17 in the fourth early stage, and Dallas couldn’t get closer than 9 points in three consecutive home losses.
Ingram assisted five times in the third quarter, scoring 7 points with Jones and Valantunas eight assists.
“Everyone feels part of the game when the ball is moving and hopping,” said Pelicans coach Willie Green. “I’m proud of the turnaround … and the resilience of our team is back and we won on their home floor.”
Pelicans: 14 points in the first quarter were the lowest for Dallas opponents in any quarter of the season. New Orleans shot 20% (5 of 25), but Dallas wasn’t very good at settling on a 19-14 lead (7, 35% of 20). … Trey Murphy III scored all three 3 points with 9 points.
Mavericks: G Frank Ntilikina became active after missing four games due to the tension on the right side of the calf. … Porzingis missed 47 games in the first two seasons of Dallas, including the playoffs. He suffered various injuries and the club was sitting back to back on the second night. … Former Maverick Jerry Stackhouse was in the crowd. A team of Vanderbilt coaches will play at SMU on Saturday.
Of the four Pelican wins in the current surge, three were in the fight against last season’s Western Conference playoff teams in Utah, the Los Angeles Clippers, and Dallas.
“We’re going to play good games. We’re going to play some bad games,” Ingram said. “As long as we continue to learn and adjust, it will be encouraging.”
Away from the bench
Dallas guard Tim Hardaway Jr. temporarily went to the changing room in the first half after injuring his right quadriceps, but returned half-time before.
Hardaway scored 12 points with a 3 of 11 shot in his second game out of the bench after Reggie Bullock replaced him as a starter, while Kidd was another on the cold shoot team. I tried.
Pelican: Sunday in Houston.
Mavericks: Memphis finishes consecutively at home on Saturday. This is the first of two meetings between teams over a five-day period.