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Holiday’s 36 points push Pelicans past Clippers 132-127

Jrue Holiday scored 36 points and stole the ball from Paul George three times in the final minutes to spoil George’s season debut and lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 132-127 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday night.

Holiday sets up Favors for slam in the lane (0:16)
Holiday dunks all over Patterson (0:15)
Paul George makes first shot as a Clipper (0:15)

Andrew Lopez ESPN 

The MRI on Pelicans forward Brandon Ingram's right knee came back clean, New Orleans coach Alvin Gentry said on Tuesday afternoon. Gentry said Ingram is "day to day" and there is a possibility he could play Thursday against the Los Angeles Clippers.

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Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry says Brandon Ingram's knee MRI came back clean, and he's officially day to day. Ingram was a late scratch from Monday's game against Houston. He is currently 12th in the NBA in scoring, averaging 25.9 points per game.

Holiday finds Hayes for the alley (0:15)

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Alvin Gentry on James Harden: "To me, he's the most difficult matchup in the league."

Ingram leads Pelicans with 25 in win over Hornets (1:10)
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6dAndrew Lopez

Pelicans' Ball (groin) out against Hornets

Pelicans point guard Lonzo Ball won't play in Saturday's game against the Hornets because of a groin injury originally suffered on Nov. 2.

Siakam muscles in layup through contact (0:27)
Lowry feeds Powell for 3-ball (0:28)
Greeny flips out over idea of load management for Zion (1:13)
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8dAndrew Lopez

Zion 'getting stronger,' to play when Pels 'let me'

Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson, who had surgery for a torn lateral meniscus just prior to the season, feels he's "getting stronger day by day" and will return when "they'll let me play."

Zion: When I'm ready, I'll come back (1:16)

The Hoop Collective: Preseason Expectations Gone Wrong

With so many top players and teams struggling early on, Jackie MacMullan and Tim MacMahon join Brian Windhorst to discuss what's wrong with the Rockets, what's right with the Lakers (16:06) and why a few of the league's most notable names can't seem to get it right early on (29:28).

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11dMalika Andrews

Ingram silences injury talk with career-high 40

Brandon Ingram became the ninth Pelicans player to post a 40-point game less than two days after a head injury caused him to exit a game early.

Ingram drops 40 in career game (2:02)
Harris' slick pass sets up Allen's big dunk (0:27)

Team Stats

Points Per Game118.43rd
Rebounds Per Game46.512th
Assists Per Game26.74th
Points Allowed122.81st

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