DeMar DeRozan scores 32 points, Spurs beat Pelicans 110-108


San Antonio Spurs center Jakob Poeltl (25) fights for a rebound with New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson (1) and center Steven Adams (12) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Saturday, April 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Rusty Costanza)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 11 of his team-high 32 points in the final 7:40 and made all 12 of his free throws in the San Antonio Spurs’ 110-108 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday night.

With the Spurs clinging to a 104-103 lead with 2:04 left, DeRozan scored the next four points, and the Pelicans could not respond.

The Pelicans damaged their chances by committing 19 turnovers and going 17 of 32 from the foul line. San Antonio made 27 of 32 free throws.

Derrick White added 22 points for the Spurs, hitting four 3-pointers.

Zion Williamson led the Pelicans with 33 points and 14 rebounds, and Brandon Ingram had 24 points, six rebounds and six assists.

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