Pelicans fall to 1-3 with loss at home to Phoenix
Eric Bledsoe scored 25 points, and the Suns scored 37 points in the third quarter as Phoenix beat New Orleans 104-98. The Pelicans have now lost two of their first three home games.
New Orleans jumped out to an early 14 point lead. Brian Roberts hit a three to give New Orleans a 27-13 lead. But, Phoenix stormed back in the third and took the lead. Gerald Green hit 6 three pointers, including a three ball from the left corner that gave Phoenix a 71-64 lead.
In the fourth, Phoenix led by two when Eric Gordon turned it over. Eric Bledsoe scored on a layup to give Phoenix an 89-85 lead. They were never threatened, again.
Gordon had 20 points for the Pelicans. Anthony Davis had 17 points, and 11 rebounds.
New Orleans, 1-3, plays at Memphis Wednesday night.