The Pelicans All Star had an off night, but it didn’t cost his team a victory.
Eric Gordon scored 21 points, Brian Roberts 17, and Alexis Ajinca had 16 as New Orleans won 102-98 Wednesday night at Milwaukee.
The Pelicans head to the All Star break with 23 wins and 29 losses.
Milwaukee has the worst record in the league with 9 wins in 52 games.
Anthony Davis, named as a reserve to the Western Conference All Star for Sunday’s game at the Smoothie King Center, scored 12 points and grabbed 1 rebound.
Davis played the fourth quarter with 4 fouls.
He played only 20 minutes.
Roberts had a key basket for New Orleans, a runner in the lane that gave his team a 98-95 lead.
Pelicans head coach Monty Williams is now 5-1 in his career against Milwaukee.