iStock/Thinkstock(SALT LAKE CITY) — Pelicans forward Anthony Davis had a career-high 43 points and 14 rebounds as New Orleans (7-5) silenced the Utah Jazz (5-9), 106-94 on Saturday night.
Davis was 16 for 23 from the field and 11 for 12 from the free-throw line. Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday contributed 19 points and eight assists while forward Tyreke Evans had nine points and seven rebounds.
The Jazz entered the fourth quarter trailing by five points at 77-72. They would unable to close the gap as the Pelicans went on 10-2 run to take an 87-74 lead with 9:28 remaining.
Guard Gordon Hayward led the way for the Jazz with 31 points and eight rebounds, while guard Trey Burke added 20 points and four assists.
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